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 for the 1999 contest in Jerusalem . 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.