• Kyriakos Tsinivits

Eurovision winning songs ranked by Spotify streams: August 2022



Out of the 69 Eurovision winning songs, 68 of them can be streamed on Spotify in Australia.


Today we take a look and see how the Eurovision winning songs stack up against each other based on Spotify streams, so we have pulled together full rankings and compare them to when we last took a look last year.


The only Eurovision winning song that isn't on Spotify in Australia is the 2001 Eurovision entry ‘Everybody’ by Tanel Padar, Dave Benton and 2XL.


This ranking of Spotify streams were collated as of August 7, 2022:


1. Duncan Laurence - 'Arcade' - 2019 - Netherlands - 769,571,714 total streams (-)

2. Måneskin - 'Zitti e buoni' - 2021 - Italy - 329,297,159 (-)

3. Alexander Rybak - 'Fairytale' - 2009 - Norway - 200,458,672 (Up 4)

4. Loreen - 'Euphoria' - 2012 - Sweden - 194,086,510 (Down 1)

5. ABBA - 'Waterloo' - 1974 - Sweden - 192,814,456 (Down 1)

6. Måns Zelmerlöw - 'Heroes' - 2015 - Sweden - 141,702,012 (Down 1)

7. Netta - 'Toy' - 2018 - Israel - 100,594,593 (Down 1)

8. Lena - 'Satellite' - 2010 - Germany - 64,274,166 (-)

9. Lordi - 'Hard Rock Hallelujah' - 2006 - Finland - 54,890,867 (-)

10. Emmelie de Forest - 'Only Teardrops' - 2013 - Denmark - 43,870,300 (-)

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11. Kalush Orchestra - 'Stefania' - 2022 - Ukraine - 33,773,515 (NEW)

12. Johnny Logan - 'Hold Me Now' - 1987 - Ireland - 30,904,944 (-)

13. Secret Garden - 'Nocturne' - 1995 - Norway - 30,871,208 (-)

14. Salvador Sobral - 'Amar pelos dois' - 2017 - Portugal - 28,020,885 (Down 3)

15. Carola - 'Fångad av en stormvind' - 1991 - Sweden - 26,006,902 (Down 1)

16. France Gall - 'Poupée de cire, poupée de son' - 1965 - Luxembourg - 24,607,141 (Down 1)

17. Conchita Wurst - 'Rise Like a Phoenix' - 2014 - Austria - 22,563,234 (Down 1)

18. Bucks Fizz - 'Making Your Mind Up' - 1981 - United Kingdom - 19,238,299 (Up 1)

19. Helena Paparizou - 'My Number One' - 2005 - Greece - 19,027,209 (Down 2)

20. Jamala - '1944' - 2016 - Ukraine - 16,153,027 (-)

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21. Katrina and the Waves - 'Love Shine a Light' - 1997 - United Kingdom - 15,803,563 (-)

22. Olsen Brothers - 'Fly on the Wings of Love' - 2000 - Denmark - 15,678,087 (Down 4)

23. Sertab Erener - 'Every Way That I Can' - 2003 - Turkey - 14,499,971 (Down 1)

24. Herreys - 'Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley' - 1984 - Sweden - 13,089,290 (Down 1)

25. Ruslana - 'Wild Dances' - 2004 - Ukraine - 12,745,494 (Down 1)

26. Brotherhood of Man - 'Save Your Kisses for Me' - 1976 - United Kingdom - 12,169,738 (-)

27. Sandra Kim - 'J'aime la vie' - 1986 - Belgium - 9,491,823 (Down 2)

28. Gigliola Cinquetti - 'Non ho l'età' - 1964 - Italy - 8,370,501 (Up 2)

29. Johnny Logan - 'What's Another Year' - 1980 - Ireland - 8,285,513 (Down 2)

30. Sandie Shaw - 'Puppet on a String' - 1967 - United Kingdom - 8,120,068 (Up 2)

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31. Toto Cutugno - 'Insieme: 1992' - 1990 - Italy - 7,989,216 (-)

32. Vicky Leandros - 'Après toi' - 1972 - Luxembourg - 7,910,349 (Down 4)

33. Bobbysocks! - 'La det swinge' - 1985 - Norway - 7,599,548 (Down 4)

34. Marija Šerifović - 'Molitva' - 2007 - Serbia - 6,572,005 (Down 1)

35. Nicole - 'Ein bißchen Frieden' - 1982 - Germany - 6,533,569 (Up 1)

36. Céline Dion - 'Ne partez pas sans moi' - 1988 - Switzerland - 6,487,216 (Down 2)

37. Charlotte Nilsson - 'Take Me to Your Heaven' - 1999 - Sweden - 6,072,143 (Down 2)

38. Teach-In - 'Ding-a-dong' - 1975 - Netherlands - 5,778,008 (Down 1)

39. Marie Myriam - 'L'oiseau et l'enfant' - 1977 - France - 4,776,167 (-)

40. Ell and Nikki - 'Running Scared' - 2011 - Azerbaijan - 4,657,814 (Down 2)

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41. Udo Jürgens - 'Merci, Chérie' - 1966 - Austria - 4,134,277 (Down 1)

42. Dana International - 'Diva' - 1998 - Israel - 2,608,529 (Up 1)

43. Dana - 'All Kinds of Everything' - 1970 - Ireland - 2,284,370 (Up 1)

44. Massiel - 'La, la, la' - 1968 - Spain - 2,232,226 (Down 2)

45. Grethe and Jørgen Ingmann - 'Dansevise' - 1963 - Denmark - 2,155,302 (Down 4)

46. Lulu - 'Boom Bang-a-Bang' - 1969 - United Kingdom - 1,953,447 (Down 1)

47. Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan - 'Rock 'n' Roll Kids' - 1994 - Ireland - 1,794,457 (-)

48. Milk and Honey - 'Hallelujah' - 1979 - Israel - 1,618,592 (Down 2)

49. Anne-Marie David - 'Tu te reconnaîtras' - 1973 - Luxembourg - 1,501,211 (-)

50. Dima Bilan - 'Believe' - 2008 - Russia - 1,419,443 (-)

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51. Salomé - 'Vivo cantando' - 1969 - Spain - 1,382,424 (Down 3)

52. Corinne Hermès - 'Si la vie est cadeau' - 1983 - Luxembourg - 1,114,621 (Down 1)

53. Séverine - 'Un banc, un arbre, une rue' - 1971 - Monaco - 1,009,372 (Up 2)

54. Frida Boccara - 'Un jour, un enfant' - 1969 - France - 970,027 (Down 1)

55. Linda Martin - 'Why Me' - 1992 - Ireland - 933,124 (Down 3)

56. Marie N - 'I Wanna' - 2002 - Latvia - 828,269 (Down 2)

57. Jean-Claude Pascal - 'Nous les amoureux' - 1961 - Luxembourg - 666,175 (Down 1)

58. Teddy Scholten - 'Een beetje' - 1959 - Netherlands - 598,678 (Down 1)

59. Riva - 'Rock Me' - 1989 - Yugoslavia - 580,630 (Down 1)

60. Izhar Cohen and the Alphabeta - 'A-Ba-Ni-Bi' - 1978 - Israel - 540,261 (Down 1)

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61. Eimear Quinn - 'The Voice' - 1996 - Ireland - 497,859 (-)

62. Jacqueline Boyer - 'Tom Pillibi' - 1960 - France - 376,478 (Down 2)

63. Isabelle Aubret - 'Un premier amour' - 1962 - France - 337,950 (Down 1)

64. Lys Assia - 'Refrain' - 1956 - Switzerland - 326,783 (Down 1)

65. André Claveau - 'Dors, mon amour' - 1958 - France - 287,350 (Down 1)

66. Lenny Kuhr - 'De troubadour' - 1969 - Netherlands - 246,437 (Down 1)

67. Corry Brokken - 'Net als toen' - 1957 - Netherlands - 132,387 (Down 1)

68. Niamh Kavanagh - 'In Your Eyes' - 1993 - Ireland - 20,977 (Down 1)


It comes at no surprise that ‘Arcade’ is the most streamed song on Spotify! The song regained a resurgence over 2020 and 2021 thanks to TikTok and it is getting close to passing 800 million stream milestone on Spotify for the original version of the song.



As expected this years Eurovision winner made its debut in our list at No. 11. 'Stefania' has amassed over 30 million streams.



The biggest jump in the top 10 is 'Fairytale' by Alexander Rybak. Over the year it has gained over 120 million streams making it the third most streamed Eurovision winning song.

The more recent Eurovision winning songs have been played the most, with seven Eurovision winning songs from the 2010 and 2020’s’s making the top 10.



The oldest Eurovision winning song with the highest ranking is 'Poupée de cire, poupée de son’ from 1965 reaching the top 20 in 16th place with over 24 million streams.


Here is a look at the top 10 most streamed Eurovision winning songs over the past year from August 2021 to August 2022:


1. Duncan Laurence - 'Arcade' - 2019 - Netherlands - 297,012,015 streams

2. Måneskin - 'Zitti e buoni' - 2021 - Italy - 148,101,759

3. Alexander Rybak - 'Fairytale' - 2009 - Norway - 120,998,613

4. ABBA - 'Waterloo' - 1974 - Sweden - 54,753,797

5. Kalush Orchestra - 'Stefania' - 2022 - Ukraine - 33,773,515

6. Loreen - 'Euphoria' - 2012 - Sweden - 25,150,640

7. Netta - 'Toy' - 2018 - Israel - 16,825,482

8. Lena - 'Satellite' - 2010 - Germany - 11,926,964

9. Måns Zelmerlöw - 'Heroes' - 2015 - Sweden - 10,830,844

10. Lordi - 'Hard Rock Hallelujah' - 2006 - Finland - 10,143,125


Out of the countries with multiple Eurovision winning songs, we thought it would be interesting to look at their best song ranked in this list - with countries with three or more victories, they are:

  • Ireland (7 victories) - 12th place - Johnny Logan - 'Hold Me Now' - 1987 - 30,904,944 streams

  • Sweden (6 victories) - 4th place - Loreen - 'Euphoria' - 2012 - 194,086,510

  • France (5 victories) - 39th place - Marie Myriam - 'L'oiseau et l'enfant' - 1977 - 4,776,167

  • Luxembourg (5 victories) - 16th place - France Gall - 'Poupée de cire, poupée de son' - 1965 - 24,607,141

  • United Kingdom (5 victories) - 18th place Bucks Fizz - 'Making Your Mind Up' - 1981 - 19,238,299

  • Netherlands (5 victories) - 1st place - Duncan Laurence - 'Arcade' - 2019 - 769,571,714

  • Israel (4 victories) - 7th place - Netta - 'Toy' - 2018 - 100,594,593

  • Denmark (3 victories) - 10th place - Emmelie de Forest - 'Only Teardrops' - 2013 - 43,870,300

  • Italy (3 victories) - 2nd place - Måneskin - 'Zitti e buoni' - 2021 - 329,297,159

  • Norway (3 victories) - 3rd place - Alexander Rybak - 'Fairytale' - 2009 - 200,458,672

  • Ukraine (3 victories) - 11th place - Kalush Orchestra - 'Stefania' - 2022 - 33,773,515



Check out last years Eurovision winning songs ranking by Spotify streams article here.


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