There were 5 songs in the final, with the winning song chosen by five juries; 4 televoting regions and an expert jury. The winner was Trine Jepsen and Michael Teschl with the song "Denne Gang", which was translated into English for Eurovision as "This Time I Mean It".
After missing the 1998 contest, Denmark returned at Jerusalem for the 1999 contest. Jepsen and Teschl performed 9th on the night, following Norway and preceding France. At the close of the voting it had received 71 points, placing 8th in a field of 23.