15 Oct Top 12 The Best Eurovision Winners
From a transgender woman and drag queens to famous singers, Eurovision, one of the biggest music competitions around the word, bring each year different contestants from all Europe, some people love it and have fun, for others it is a bit boring and the vote is influenced by many aspects different to talent, like politics etc. Anyway is one of the best shows around the world, welcome to Eurovision and the top 12 Benoisy The best Eurovision winners.
12. Céline Dion, “Ne partez pas sans moi,” Switzerland, 1988
Maybe you know this Canadian lady for her most popular song is undoubtedly “My heart will go on”. However in 1988 won Eurovision being the contest for Switzerland in her native language French with the song “Ne partez pas sans moi” (Don’t go without me). She has sold more than 200 million records making her the best-selling female artist of all time
11.Ruslana – Wild Dances (Ukraine) – LIVE – 2004 Eurovision Song Contest
It was the first top number one song performed in more than one language, english and this Shi-di-ri-di-duy, shi-di-ri-di-da-na that sounds Ukranian. Great coreography and nice voice.
10. Lordi – Hard Rock Hallelujah (Finland) 2006 Eurovision Song Contest Winner
This Finnish band made history in 2006 becoming the first Finnish band to win the contest. Dressing as monsters accumulated 292 points (a record at that point). . Their winning song made it into many European charts and their albums published in 2006 and 2008 made it into many countries’ charts. The show that be different can be the key of the success.
9. Brotherhood of Man, “Save Your Kisses For Me,” UK, 1976
It was the third win for the United Kingdom and if you listening it you will understand the reason. Great performnace and song, It become a European hit and is still the best selling winning song ever!. The song itself is about a girl, which is only 3 years old.
8. Dana International, “Diva,” Israel, 1998
Some people said that is a hit, another’s said that is a catchy melody with a silly lyrics but the point was song performed by a transgender and all the community gay in Europe support this song and made it number one.
7. Eurovision 1975 Netherlands – Teach-In – Ding-a-dong
The lyrics not making much sense, however this impacted that year, actually seems to be an advantage at the Eurovision contest. “Sing a sing every hour when you pick a Flower even when your lover has gone, gone, gone, sing fing’fing dong. Why do I like this song? Because its such a happy and positive one;-)”
6. Conchita Wurst – Rise Like a Phoenix (Austria) 2014 LIVE Eurovision Second Semi-Final
She made the difference. First, her style, a bearded woman, second, a great song and voice and third its no necessary to have many people on stage to have an amazing performance. Since she won, Conchita has been in dozens of magazine covers, graced international catwalks and shared the stage with world leaders. She made it hard to the next contestant, it will be difficult impact more than she did.
5. Domenico Modugno, “Nel blu dipinto di blu,” Italy, 1958
One of the most recorded songs of all time, Gran parents, parents, brothers and our songs still listening this song, The most old in this top but the most beautiful song. ” Volare, volare…”
4. EUROVISION 2009 WINNER -NORWAY ALEXANDER RYBAK FAIRYTALE
The performance was great, the singer cute and the song was so cool.Fairytale become an Eurovision record breaker! and Norway impact again with the third victory with the highest number of points and margin to the second place ever.
3. France Gall – Poupée de cire, poupée de son (1965)
The song was a sensation that year! Everyone was singing that song, radios wanted to play it and people wanted to buy it. This singer continued her successful career until late 80s. Its a really old song but if you listen, you will have in your head all day.
2. Loreen – Euphoria – Live – Grand Final – 2012 Eurovision Song Contest
You can see if the song is really great if after Eurovision you hear it in radios, and Loreen got it, the massive success of Sweden’s 2012 winner, which topped the charts in 17 countries and selling more than 250,000 copies. this song was part of the thousands of parties and nightclubs around the world.
Abba, “Waterloo,” Sweden, 1974
They were an amazing group, ABBA’s “Waterloo” performance on the Eurovision is truly classic. The world have gotten the chance to see what they could do. And songs like Mamma mia, Chiquitita, or Waterloo make them on of the best bands of the world and our number one of this Top 12.