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The Eurovision Song Contest may be a friendly competition, but it is a competition. Records are made to be broken.


Winners Table

Country Amount of times won Years won
IconIreland Ireland 7 1970, 1980, 1987, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996
IconSweden Sweden 6 1971, 1984, 1991, 1999, 2012, 2015
IconLuxembourg Luxembourg 5 1961, 1965, 1972, 1973, 1983
IconFrance France 5 1958, 1960, 1962, 1969, 1977
IconUnited Kingdom United Kingdom 5 1967, 1969, 1976, 1981, 1997
IconThe Netherlands The Netherlands 5 1957, 1959, 1969, 1975, 2019
IconIsrael Israel 4 1978, 1979, 1998, 2018
IconNorway Norway 3 1985, 1995, 2009
IconDenmark Denmark 3 1963, 2000, 2013
IconSwitzerland Switzerland 2 1956, 1988
IconItaly Italy 2 1964, 1990
IconAustria Austria 2 1966, 2014
IconGermany Germany 2 1982, 2010
IconSpain Spain 2 1968, 1969
IconUkraine Ukraine 2 2004, 2016
IconMonaco Monaco 1 1971
IconBelgium Belgium 1 1986
IconYugoslavia Yugoslavia 1 1989
IconEstonia Estonia 1 2001
IconLatvia Latvia 1 2002
IconTurkey Turkey 1 2003
IconGreece Greece 1 2005
IconFinland Finland 1 2006
IconSerbia Serbia 1 2007
IconRussia Russia 1 2008
IconAzerbaijan Azerbaijan 1 2011
IconPortugal Portugal 1 2017

Winning languages

Language Amount of times won Years won
English 31 1967, 1969, 1970, 1974-1976, 1980-1981, 1987, 1992-1994, 1996-1997, 1999-2003, 2005-2006, 2008-2015, 2018-
French 14 1956, 1958, 1960-1962, 1965, 1969, 1971-1973, 1977, 1983, 1986, 1988
Dutch 3 1957, 1959, 1969
Hebrew 3 1978-1979, 1998
Spanish 2 1968-1969
German 2 1966, 1982
Swedish 2 1984, 1991
Italian 2 1964, 1990
Norwegian 2 1985, 1995
Serbo-Croatian 2 1989, 2007
Danish 1 1963
English/Ukrainian 1 2004
English/Crimean Tatar 1 2016
Portuguese 1 2017

Type of artist

Female soloists 39 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969 (all winners), 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1977, 1982, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018
Male/Female groups 10 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1989, 1995, 1997, 2006
Male soloists 11 1958, 1961, 1966, 1980, 1987, 1990, 2008, 2009, 2015, 2017, 2019
Male duos 3 1994, 2000, 2001
Male/Female duos 2 1963, 2011
Male groups 1 1984
Female duos 1 1985

Winning combinations

One performer 11 1956, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1966, IconFrance 1969, 1970, 2014, 2017
Two performers 5 1957, 1963, IconThe Netherlands 1969, 1994, 2012
Three performers 2 IconUnited Kingdom 1969, 2016
Four performers 9 1967, 1968, IconSpain 1969, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1987, 1993, 2018, 2019
Five performers 13 1971, 1972, 1980, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2010
Six performers 23 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1991, 1992, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015

Longest...

Contest Vienna 2015 (3 hours 59 minutes)
Performance "Corde della mia chitarra" (5:09)
Song title "Man gewöhnt sich so schnell an das Schöne"

Artist names

Group IconLuxembourg Luxembourg 1985 MargoFranck OlivierChris RobertsMalcolm RobertsIreen SheerDiane Solomon
Soloist IconIceland Iceland 1987 Halla Margrét Anadóttir

Shortest...

Contest Frankfurt-am-Main, 1957 (1 hour, 9 minutes)
Performance "Aina mun pitää" (1:26)
Song titles

Artist names

Groups
Soloists

Miscellaneous Records

During the 2014 contest, some other miscellaneous records of the past were mentioned in segments known as the "Eurovision Book of Records". They are as follows:

Category Artist/Year
Biggest Shoulder Pads Jedward (IconIreland Ireland 2011)
Highest Hair
Most Silver Verka Serduchka (IconUkraine Ukraine 2007)
Highest Note Maja Blagdan (IconCroatia Croatia 1996) Bb5
Longest Note Mary Spiteri (IconMalta Malta 1992) 13 seconds
Most Licks Johnny Logan (IconIreland Ireland 1987) 30 times
Most Claps Waterloo & Robinson (IconAustria Austria 1976) 157 claps
Most "La's" Betty Missiego (IconSpain Spain 1979) 152 "La's"
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