• Kyriakos Tsinivits

Eurovision songs from Italy ranked by Spotify streams



Out of all the 49 Eurovision entries from Italy, 46 of the songs are available for streaming on Spotify in Australia.


We take a look and see how the Eurovision entries from Italy stack up against each other based on Spotify play streams.


When adding up the total play counts for each song we included radio edits and remastered versions.


The three Italian Eurovision entries that are not included on Spotify in Australia include:

  • Claudio Villa - 'Non andare più lontano' - 1967 - 11th place at Eurovision

  • Mia Martini - 'Rapsodia' - 1992 - 4th place

  • Luca Barbarossa - 'Vivo (Ti scrivo)' - 1988 - 12th place

This ranking of Spotify streams were collated as of May 11:


1. Måneskin - 'Zitti e buoni' - 2021 - 1st place at Eurovision - 303,502,594 streams

2. Mahmood - 'Soldi' - 2019 - 2nd place - 200,347,449

3. Mahmood and Blanco - 'Brividi' - 2022 - 80,675,288

4. Diodato - 'Fai rumore' - 2020 - Contest cancelled - 49,345,264

5. Francesco Gabbani - 'Occidentali's Karma' - 2017 - 6th place - 41,794,340

6. Domenico Modugno - 'Nel blu, dipinto di blu' - 1958 - 3rd place - 37,883,236

7. Ermal Meta and Fabrizio Moro - 'Non mi avete fatto niente' - 2018 - 5th place - 36,749,998

8. Il Volo - 'Grande amore' - 2015 - 3rd place - 34,956,751

9. Marco Mengoni - 'L'essenziale' - 2013 - 7th place -23,478,878

10. Francesca Michielin - 'No Degree of Separation' - 2016 - 16th place - 22,134,471*

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11. Umberto Tozzi & Raf - 'Gente di mare' - 1987 - 3rd place - 20,699,925

12. Gigliola Cinquetti - 'Non ho l'età' - 1964 - 1st place - 7,771,422

13. Toto Cutugno - 'Insieme: 1992' - 1990 - 1st place - 7,320,267

14. Alice & Battiato - 'I treni di Tozeur' - 1984 - 5th place - 5,859,360

15. Emma - 'La mia città' - 2014 - 21st place - 4,299,723

16. Nicola di Bari - 'I giorni dell'arcobaleno' - 1972 - 6th place - 3,542,791

17. Domenico Modugno - 'Piove (Ciao, ciao bambina)' - 1959 - 6th place - 2,916,654

18. Alan Sorrenti - 'Non so che darei' - 1980 - 6th place - 2,622,326

19. Domenico Modugno - 'Dio, come ti amo' - 1966 - 17th place - 2,099,418

20. Gianni Morandi - 'Occhi di ragazza' - 1970 - 8th place - 1,990,191

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21. Jalisse - 'Fiumi di parole' - 1997 - 4th place - 1,848,641

22. Al Bano & Romina Power - 'Magic Oh Magic' - 1985 - 7th place - 1,473,549

23. Nina Zilli - 'L'amore è femmina (Out of Love)' - 2012 - 9th place - 1,434,330

24. Raphael Gualazzi - 'Madness of Love' - 2011 - 2nd place - 871,943

25. Riccardo Fogli - 'Per Lucia' - 1983 - 11th place - 829,406

26. Bobby Solo - 'Se piangi, se ridi' - 1965 - 5th place - 747,720

27. Tonina Torrielli - 'Amami se vuoi' - 1956 - 2nd place - 308,776

28. Matia Bazar - 'Raggio di luna' - 1979 - 15th place - 308,658

29. Franca Raimondi - 'Aprite le finestre' - 1956 - 2nd place - 291,126

30. Massimo Ranieri - 'L'amore è un attimo' - 1971 - 5th place - 291,125

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31. Gigliola Cinquetti - 'Sì' - 1974 - 2nd place - 229,962*

32. Wess & Dori Ghezzi - 'Era' - 1975 - 3rd place -208,432

33. Al Bano & Romina Power - 'We'll Live It All Again' - 1976 - 7th place - 178,825

34. Massimo Ranieri - 'Chi sarà con te' - 1973 - 13th place - 145,409

35. Anna Oxa & Fausto Leali - 'Avrei voluto' - 1989 - 9th place - 142,758

36. Nunzio Gallo - 'Corde della mia chitarra' - 1957 - 6th place - 133,698

37. Betty Curtis - 'Al di là' - 1961 - 5th place - 77,123

38. Mia Martini - 'Libera' - 1977 - 13th place - 70,556

39. Renato Rascel - 'Romantica' - 1960 - 8th place - 66,280

40. Sergio Endrigo - 'Marianne' - 1968 - 10th place - 64,099

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41. Peppino di Capri - 'Comme è ddoce 'o mare' - 1991 - 7th place - 61,716

42. Claudio Villa - 'Addio, addio' - 1962 - 9th place - 54,468

43. Emilio Pericoli - 'Uno per tutte' - 1963 - 3rd place - 53,160

44. Ricchi e Poveri - 'Questo amore' - 1978 - 12th place - 51,318

45. Enrico Ruggeri - 'Sole d'Europa' - 1993 - 12th place -49,689

46. Iva Zanicchi - 'Due grosse lacrime bianche' - 1969 - 13th place - 9,196


* streams include Italian and English versions of song



It comes as no surprise that the most recent Eurovision winners for Italy, Måneskin, rank first in our list with the most Spotify streams. With now over 300 million streams 'Zitti e buoni' is the fastest Eurovision song to reach the 300 million stream milestone.



The highest ranked oldest song in our list is 'Nel blu, dipinto di blu' better known as 'Volare' by Domenico Modugno who came third in the 1958 Contest 64 years ago. The song remains one of the most covered Eurovision songs ever and sits at No. 7 in our list with over 37 million streams. 'Volare' became hugely popular winning the inaugural Grammy Awards for Record and Song of the Year in 1959. You can read more about the songs' impact around the world in our 'The story and legacy of ‘Nel blu dipinto di blu (Volare)’ article.



When it comes to Eurovision winning songs in our list, the most recent entry topped our rankings. Italy's other winning songs 'Non ho l'età' by Gigliola Cinquetti from 1964 and 'Insieme: 1992' by Toto Cutugno from 1990 finished in 12th and 13th place respectively.



This year's entry 'Brividi' by Mahmood and Blanco is extremely popular sliding into the No.3 spot with over 80 million streams. It is one of the contenders to take out this years Contest.


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Check out ranking list of entries from the United Kingdom based on Spotify streams.