• Kyriakos Tsinivits

Eurovision songs from Italy ranked by Spotify streams



Out of all the 48 Eurovision entries from Italy, 45 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.


This ranking of Spotify play counts were collated as of September 18:


1. Måneskin - 'Zitti e buoni' - 2021 - 1st place at Eurovision - 217,059,594 streams

2. Mahmood - 'Soldi' - 2019 - 2nd place at Eurovision - 187,820,106

3. Diodato - 'Fai rumore' - 2020 - Contest cancelled - 43,877,646

4. Francesco Gabbani - 'Occidentali's Karma' - 2017 - 6th place at Eurovision - 40,070,451

5. Ermal Meta and Fabrizio Moro - 'Non mi avete fatto niente' - 2018 - 5th place at Eurovision - 34,325,890

6. Domenico Modugno - 'Nel blu, dipinto di blu' - 1958 - 3rd place at Eurovision - 32,640,761

7. Il Volo - 'Grande amore' - 2015 - 3rd place at Eurovision - 30,726,923

8. Francesca Michielin - 'No Degree of Separation' - 2016 - 16th place at Eurovision - 20,312,708*

9. Marco Mengoni - 'L'essenziale' - 2013 - 7th place at Eurovision - 19,855,843

10. Umberto Tozzi & Raf - 'Gente di mare' - 1987 - 3rd place at Eurovision - 15,652,553

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11. Gigliola Cinquetti - 'Non ho l'età' - 1964 - 1st place at Eurovision - 6,129,988

12. Toto Cutugno - 'Insieme: 1992' - 1990 - 1st place at Eurovision - 5,892,020

13. Alice & Battiato - 'I treni di Tozeur' - 1984 - 5th place at Eurovision - 4,641,099

14. Emma - 'La mia città' - 2014 - 21st place at Eurovision - 3,683,730

15. Nicola di Bari - 'I giorni dell'arcobaleno' - 1972 - 6th place at Eurovision - 2,951,272

16. Raphael Gualazzi - 'Madness of Love' - 2011 - 2nd place at Eurovision - 2,276,543

17. Alan Sorrenti - 'Non so che darei' - 1980 - 6th place at Eurovision - 2,115,187

18. Domenico Modugno - 'Piove (Ciao, ciao bambina)' - 1959 - 6th place at Eurovision - 2,059,365

19. Domenico Modugno - 'Dio, come ti amo' - 1966 - 17th place at Eurovision - 1,918,133

20. Jalisse - 'Fiumi di parole' - 1997 - 4th place at Eurovision - 1,492,265

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21. Al Bano & Romina Power - 'Magic Oh Magic' - 1985 - 7th place at Eurovision - 1,285,876

22. Nina Zilli - 'L'amore è femmina (Out of Love)' - 2012 - 9th place at Eurovision - 1,258,552

23. Bobby Solo - 'Se piangi, se ridi' - 1965 - 5th place at Eurovision - 1,251,936

24. Gianni Morandi - 'Occhi di ragazza' - 1970 - 8th place at Eurovision - 1,217,610

25. Riccardo Fogli - 'Per Lucia' - 1983 - 11th place at Eurovision - 673,637

26. Massimo Ranieri - 'L'amore è un attimo' - 1971 - 5th place at Eurovision - 276,582

27. Franca Raimondi - 'Aprite le finestre' - 1956 - 2nd place at Eurovision - 263,501

28. Matia Bazar - 'Raggio di luna' - 1979 - 15th place at Eurovision - 258,474

29. Wess & Dori Ghezzi - 'Era' - 1975 - 3rd place at Eurovision - 175,363

30. Gigliola Cinquetti - 'Sì' - 1974 - 2nd place at Eurovision - 148,885*

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31. Massimo Ranieri - 'Chi sarà con te' - 1973 - 13th place at Eurovision - 141,115

32. Al Bano & Romina Power - 'We'll Live It All Again' - 1976 - 7th place at Eurovision - 139,230

33. Anna Oxa & Fausto Leali - 'Avrei voluto' - 1989 - 9th place at Eurovision - 130,072

34. Mia Martini - 'Libera' - 1977 - 13th place at Eurovision - 72,992*

35. Renato Rascel - 'Romantica' - 1960 - 8th place at Eurovision - 63,792

36. Betty Curtis - 'Al di là' - 1961 - 5th place at Eurovision - 59,918

37. Sergio Endrigo - 'Marianne' - 1968 - 10th place at Eurovision - 50,051

38. Peppino di Capri - 'Comme è ddoce 'o mare' - 1991 - 7th place at Eurovision - 46,856

39. Enrico Ruggeri - 'Sole d'Europa' - 1993 - 12th place at Eurovision - 44,166

40. Emilio Pericoli - 'Uno per tutte' - 1963 - 3rd place at Eurovision - 43,156

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41. Ricchi e Poveri - 'Questo amore' - 1978 - 12th place at Eurovision - 30,212

42. Tonina Torrielli - 'Amami se vuoi' - 1956 - 2nd place at Eurovision - 17,483

43. Nunzio Gallo - 'Corde della mia chitarra' - 1957 - 6th place at Eurovision - 16,931

44. Claudio Villa - 'Addio, addio' - 1962 - 9th place at Eurovision - 15,847

45. Iva Zanicchi - 'Due grosse lacrime bianche' - 1969 - 13th place at Eurovision - 3,806


* streams include Italian and English versions of song


It comes at no surprise that the most recent Eurovision winners for Italy, Måneskin, rank first in our list with the most Spotify streams. With now over 217 million streams 'Zitti e buoni' is the fastest Eurovision song to reach the 200 million stream milestone. The band have two other songs on Spotify with over 200 million streams, 'Beggin' has amassed 578 million streams and 'I Wanna Be Your Slave' has over 372 million streams.



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 63 years ago. The song remains one of the most covered Eurovision songs ever and sits at No. 6 in our list with over 32 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 11th and 12th place respectively.


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