• Kyriakos Tsinivits

Looking back at the Eurovision Top 250: Results from 2009



It is that time of the year where Eurovision fans vote for their all time favourite Eurovision songs in the annual Eurovision Top 250 (ESC 250).


Every New Year's Eve, Eurovision fans across the globe tune into ESC Radio to hear the Top 250 Eurovision songs voted by fans. The poll has been running since 2007 (started by 12points.tv) with the voting component organised by Belgian Eurovision site Songfestival.be. Vote for your top 10 favourite Eurovision songs ever on the songfestival.be website here.


We take a look back at the third ever edition of the Eurovision Top 250 in 2009. The voting was run by the now defunct Eurovision site 12points.tv.


The third Eurovision song to be voted No.1 on the Eurovision Top 250 is Iceland's Yohanna with 'Is It True?'. Croatia's Danijela with 'Neka mi ne svane', a classic Balkan ballad with an epic reveal. She knocked off Croatia's Danijela with 'Neka mi ne svane' from 1998.


You can check out the full results from the second edition of the Eurovision Top 250 in 2008 here.


Take a look at the full Eurovision Top 250 list here:



1. Yohanna - 'Is It True?' (Iceland, 2009)

2. Danijela - 'Neka mi ne svane' (Croatia, 1998)

3. Sertab Erener - 'Everyway That I Can' (Turkey, 2003)

4. Helena Paparizou - 'My Number One' (Greece, 2005)

5. Željko Joksimović & Ad-Hoc Orchestra - 'Lane moje' (Serbia and Montenegro, 2004)

6. ABBA - 'Waterloo' (Sweden, 1974)

7. Marija Šerifovic - 'Molitva' (Serbia, 2007)

8. Edsilia Rombley - 'Hemel en aarde' (Netherlands, 1998)

9. Ani Lorak - 'Shady Lady' (Ukraine, 2008)

10. Secret Garden - 'Nocturne' (Norway, 1995)

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11. Urban Symphony - 'Rändajad' (Estonia, 2009)

12. Rita - 'Shara Barkhovot' (Israel, 1990)

13. Hari Mata Hari - 'Lejla' (Bosnia and Herzegovia, 2006)

14. Vania Fernandes - 'Senhora Do Mar' (Portugal, 2008)

15. Dima Bilan - 'Believe' (Russia, 2008)

16. Shiri Maimon - 'Hasheket Shenish'ar' (Israel, 2005)

17. Alice & Battiato - 'I Treni Di Tozeur' (Italy, 1984)

18. Mia Martini - 'Rapsodia' (Italy, 1992)

19. Carola - 'Invincible' (Sweden, 2006)

20. Alexander Rybak - 'Fairytale' (Norway, 2009)

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21. Mocedades - 'Eres tú' (Spain, 1973)

22. Amina - 'Le dernier qui a parlé' (France, 1991)

23. Patricia Kaas - 'Et s'il fallait le faire' (France, 2009)

24. Anabel Conde - 'Vuelve conmigo' (Spain, 1995)

25. Sakis Rouvas - 'Shake It' (Greece, 2004)

26. Dima Bilan - 'Never Let You Go' (Russia, 2006)

27. Vicky Leandros - 'Après toi' (Luxembourg, 1972)

28. Charlotte Perrelli - 'Hero' (Sweden, 2008)

29. Kate Ryan - 'Je t'adore' (Belgium, 2006)

30. Marie Myriam - 'L'oiseau et I'enfant' (France, 1977)

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31. Celine Dion - 'Ne partez pas sans moi' (Switzerland, 1988)

32. Dana International - 'Diva' (Israel, 1998)

33. Umberto Tozzi & Raf - 'Gente di mare' (Italy, 1987)

34. Ruth Jacott - 'Vrede' (Netherlands, 1993)

35. Hadise - 'Düm tek tek' (Turkey, 2009)

36. Katrina and the Waves - 'Love Shine a Light' (United Kingdom, 1997)

37. Kalomira - 'Secret Combination' (Greece, 2008)

38. Sandrine François - 'Il Faut Du Temps' (France, 2002)

39. Edyta Górniak - 'To nie ja!' (Poland, 1994)

40. Lenny Kuhr - 'De Troubadour' (Netherlands, 1969)

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41. Corinne Hermès - 'Si la vie est cadeau' (Luxembourg, 1983)

42. Anne-Marie David - 'Tu te reconnaîtras' (Luxembourg, 1973)

43. Charlotte Nisson - 'Take Me to Your Heaven' (Sweden, 1999)

44. Euroband - 'This Is My Life' (Iceland, 2008)

45. Gigliola Cinquetti - 'Sì' (Italy, 1974)

46. Sebnem Paker & Grup Etnic - 'Dinle' (Turkey, 1997)

47. One More Time - 'Den vilda' (Sweden, 1996)

48. Natasha St-Pier - 'Je n'ai que mon âme' (France, 2001)

49. Olsen Brothers - 'Fly on the Wings of Love' (Denmark, 2000)

50. Imaani - 'Where Are You?' (United Kingdom, 1998)

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51. Antique - 'Die For You' (Greece, 2001)

52. Lúcia Moniz - 'O Meu Coração Não Tem Cor' (Portugal, 1996)

53. Jade Ewen – 'It’s My Time' (United Kingdom, 2009)

54. Lisa Andreas - 'Stronger Every Minute' (Cyprus, 2004)

55. Doris Dragović - 'Marija Magdalene' (Croatia, 1999)

56. Lordi - 'Hard Rock Hallelujah' (Finland, 2006)

57. Gali Atari & Milk and Honey - 'Hallelujah' (Israel, 1979)

58. Dana International - 'Ding Dong' (Israel, 2011)

59. Azúcar Moreno - 'Bandido' (Spain, 1990)

60. Aysel & Arash - 'Always' (Azerbaijan, 2009)

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61. Mihai Traistariu - 'Tornero' (Romania, 2006)

62. Jan Johansen - 'Se På Mig' (Sweden, 1995)

63. Regina - 'Bistra Voda' (Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2009)

64. Eimear Quinn - 'The Voice' (Ireland, 1996)

65. Sirusho - 'Qélé Qélé' (Armenia, 2008)

66. Jill Johnson - 'Kärleken Är' (Sweden, 1998)

67. Maribelle - 'Ik Hou Van Jou' (Netherlands, 1984)

68. Niels Brinck - 'Believe Again' (Denmark, 2009)

69. Jalisse - 'Flumi di parole' (Italy, 1997)

70. Darja Švajger - 'Prisluhni Mi' (Slovenia, 1995)

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71. Friderika Bayer - 'Kinek mondjam el vétkeimet?' (Hungary, 1994)

72. Carola - 'Fångad av en stormvind' (Sweden, 1991)

73. Elisabeth Andreassen - 'I evighet' (Norway, 1996)

74. Sopho - 'Visionary Dream' (Georgia, 2007)

75. Nina - 'Nacida Para Amar' (Spain, 1989)

76. Maarja-Liis Ilus & Ivo Linna - 'Kaelakee hääl' (Estonia, 1996)

77. Urban Trad - 'Sanomi' (Belgium, 2003)

78. Aud Wilken - 'Fra Mols til Skagen' (Denmark, 1995)

79. Luminita Anghel & Sistem - 'Let Me Try' (Romania, 2005)

80. Anna Oxa & Fausto Leali - 'Avrei Voluto' (Italy, 1989)

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81. Boaz Ma'uda - 'The Fire in Your Eyes' (Israel, 2008)

82. Anna Maria Jopek - 'Ale jestem' (Poland, 1997)

83. Niamh Kavanagh - 'In Your Eyes' (Ireland, 1993)

84. Sakis Rouvas - 'This Is Our Night' (Greece, 2009)

85. Soraya - 'La Noche Es Para Mi' (Spain, 2009)

86. Elisabeth Andreassen & Jan Werner Danielsen - 'Duett' (Norway, 1994)

87. Chiara - 'Angel' (Malta, 2005)

88. Johnny Logan - 'Hold Me Now' (Ireland, 1987)

89. Malena Ernman – 'La Voix' (Sweden, 2009)

90. Sandra Kim - 'J'aime la vie' (Belgium, 1986)

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91. Brainstorm - 'My Star' (Latvia, 2000)

92. Esther Hart - 'One More Night' (Netherlands, 2003)

93. Duo Datz - 'Kan' (Israel, 1991)

94. Lena Philipsson - 'It Hurts' (Sweden, 2004)

95. Joy Fleming - 'Ein Lied Kann Eine Brücke Sein' (Germany, 1975)

96. Ofra Haza - 'Hi' (Israel, 1983)

97. Sherisse Laurence - 'L'amour de ma vie' (Luxembourg, 1986)

98. Beth - 'Dime' (Spain, 2003)

99. Christine Guldbrandsen - 'Alvedansen' (Norway, 2006)

100. Séverine - 'Un banc, un arbre, une rue' (Monaco, 1971)

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101. Magdi Rúzsa - 'Unsubstantial Blues' (Hungary, 2007)

102. Justyna Steczkowska - 'Sama' (Poland, 1995)

103. Keti Garbi - 'Ellada, Chora Tou Fotos' (Greece, 1993)

104. Nicki French - 'Don’t Play That Song Again' (United Kingdom, 2000)

105. Verka Serduchka - 'Dancing Lasha Tumbai' (Ukraine, 2007)

106. Frida Boccara - 'Un jour, un enfant' (France, 1969)

107. Grethe & Jørgen Ingmann - 'Dansevise' (Norway, 1963)

108. Alexandros Panayi - 'Sti Fotia' (Cyprus, 1995)

109. Texas Lightning - 'No No Never' (Germany, 2006)

110. Evridiki - 'Comme Ci, comme Ca' (Cyprus, 2007)

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111. Nuša Derenda - 'Energy' (Slovenia, 2001)

112. Peter, Sue & Marc - 'Io Senza Te' (Switzerland, 1981)

113. Alenka Gotar - 'Cvet z juga' (Slovenia, 2007)

114. Paul Harrington & Charlie McGettigan - 'Rock 'n' Roll Kids' (Ireland, 1994)

115. t.A.T.u. – 'Ne Ver Ne Boisia' (Russia, 2003)

116. Joëlle Ursull - 'White And Black Blues' (France, 1990)

117. Olta Boka - 'Zemrën E Lamë Peng' (Albania, 2008)

118. France Gall - 'Poupée de cire, poupée de son' (Luxembourg, 1965)

119. Inga & Anush - 'Jan Jan' (Armenia, 2009)

120. Flor-de-Lis - 'Todas As Ruas Do Amor' (Portugal, 2009)

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121. Diana Gurtskaya - 'Peace Eill Come' (Georgia, 2008)

122. Anjeza Shahini - 'The Image of You' (Albania, 2004)

123. Cleopatra - 'Olou Tou Kosmou I Elpida' (Greece, 1992)

124. Mary Roos - 'Nur Die Liebe Läßt Uns Leben' (Germany, 1972)

125. Ruslana - 'Wild Dances' (Ukraine, 2004)

126. Jelena Tomašević ft. Bora Dugić - 'Oro' (Serbia, 2008)

127. Lena Valaitis - 'Johnny Blue' (Germany, 1981)

128. Ines - 'Once In A Lifetime' (Estonia, 2000)

129. Maggie MacNeal - 'Amsterdam' (Netherlands, 1980)

130. The Toppers - 'Shine' (Netherlands, 2009)

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131. Serebro - 'Song #1' (Russia, 2007)

132. Domenico Modugno - 'Nel blu dipinto di blu' (Italy, 1958)

133. Dulce Pontes - 'Lusitana Paixão' (Portugal, 1991)

134. Adja Pekkan - 'Petr'Oil' (Turkey, 1980)

135. Conny Froboess - 'Zwei Kleiner Italiener' (Germany, 1962)

136. Elitsa Todorova & Stoyan Yankoulov - 'Water' (Bulgaria, 2007)

137. Toše Proeski - 'Life' (FYR Macedonia, 2004)

138. Sophia Vossou - 'I Anixi' (Greece, 1991)

139. Udo Jürgens - 'Warum nur, warum?' (Austria, 1964)

140. Hara & Andreas Konstantinou - 'Mana Mou' (Cyprus, 1997)

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141. Vanilla Ninja - 'Cool Vibes' (Switzerland, 2005)

142. Linda Wagenmakers - 'No Goodbyes' (Netherlands, 2000)

143. Xandee - '1 Life' (Belgium, 2004)

144. Gigliola Cinquetti - 'Non Ho L'Età' (Italy, 1964)

145. Nicole - 'Ein Bisschen Frieden' (Germany, 1982)

146. Birgitta Haukdal - 'Open Your Heart' (Iceland, 2003)

147. Wig Wam - 'In My Dreams' (Norway, 2005)

148. Noa & Mira Awad - 'There Must Be Another Way' (Israel, 2009)

149. Evridiki - 'Teriazoume' (Cyprus, 1992)

150. Sibel Tüzün - 'Süper Star' (Turkey, 2006)

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151. Paloma San Basilio - 'La fiesta terminó' (Spain, 1985)

152. Omar Naber - 'Stop' (Slovenia, 2005)

153. Kenan Dogulu - 'Shake It Up Sekerim' (Turkey, 2007)

154. Kamil Mikulčik & Nela Pocisková - 'Let' tmou' (Slovakia, 2009)

155. Tina Karol - 'Show Me Your Love' (Ukraine, 2006)

156. Mouth & MacNeal - 'I See a Star' (Netherlands, 1974)

157. Maria Haukaas Storeng – 'Hold On Be Strong' (Norway, 2008)

158. Evridiki –'Ime Anthropos Ki Ego' (Cyprus, 1994)

159. Vicky Leandros - 'L’Amour Est Bleu …' (Luxembourg, 1967)

160. Marie N - 'I Wanna' (Latvia, 2002)

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161. Natalia Bardu - 'Fight' (Moldova, 2007)

162. Johnny Logan - 'What’s Another Year' (Ireland, 1980)

163. Ingeborg - 'Door De Wind' (Belgium, 1989)

164. Waldo's People - 'Lose Control' (Finland, 2009)

165. Daniela Simons - 'Pas pour moi' (Switzerland, 1986)

166. Isabelle Aubret - 'La Source' (France, 1968)

167. Gina G - 'Ooh Aah... Just A Little Bit' (United Kingdom, 1996)

168. Silje Vige - 'Alle mine tankar' (Norway, 1993)

169. Anastasiya Prikhodko - 'Mamo' (Russia, 2009)

170. Rita Guerra - 'Deixa-me sonhar' (Portugal, 2003)

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171. Remedios Amaya - 'Quién Maneja Mi Barca?' (Spain, 1983)

172. Brotherhood of Man - 'Save Your Kisses for Me' (United Kingdom, 1976)

173. Åse Kleveland - 'Intet er nytt under solen' (Norway, 1966)

174. Maywood - 'Ik Wil Alles Met Je Delen' (Netherlands, 1990)

175. Lindsay Dracass - 'No Dream Impossible' (United Kingdom, 2001)

176. Mor ve Ötesi - 'Deli' (Turkey, 2008)

177. Dschinghis Khan - 'Dschinghis Khan' (Germany, 1979)

178. Marc Roberts - 'Mysterious Woman' (Ireland, 1997)

179. Anna Vissi - 'Everything' (Greece, 2006)

180. Maria Sestic - 'Rijeka Bez Imena' (Bosnia & Herzegovina, 2007)

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181. Annie Palmen - 'Een speeldoos' (Netherlands, 1963)

182. Athena - 'For Real' (Turkey, 2004)

183. Rollo & King - 'Never Ever Let You Go' (Denmark, 2001)

184. Hanna - 'Leave Me Alone' (Finland, 2007)

185. Svetlana Loboda - 'Be My Valentine (Anti-Crisis Girl) (Ukraine, 2009)

186. Dollie de Luxe - 'Lenge leve livet' (Norway, 1984)

187. Extra Nena - 'Ljubim Te Pesmama' (Yugoslavia, 1992)

188. Maria Guinot - 'Silencio E Tanta Gente' (Portugal, 1984)

189. Svetlana - 'Cours après le temps' (Luxembourg, 1982)

190. Heart 2 Heart - 'Nei Eða Já' (Iceland, 1992)

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191. Sandra Oxenryd - 'Through My Window' (Estonia, 2006)

192. Deen - 'In the Disco' (Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2004)

193. Gülseren - 'Rimi Rimi Ley' (Turkey, 2005)

194. Michalis Hatzigiannis - 'Genesis' (Cyprus, 1998)

195. Glennis Grace - 'Impossible Dream' (Netherlands, 2005)

196. Paul Oscar - 'Minn Hinsti Dans' (Iceland, 1997)

197. Alexia - 'Aspro Mavro' (Cyprus, 1987)

198. Kejsi Tola - 'Carry Me in Your Dreams' (Albania, 2009)

199. Silvia Night - 'Congratulations' (Iceland, 2006)

200. Karolina Goceva - 'Od Nas Zavisi' (FYR Macedonia, 2002)

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201. Magazin & Lidija - 'Nostalgija' (Croatia, 1995)

202. Selma - 'All Out of Luck' (Iceland, 1999)

203. Alex Swings Oscar Sings! - 'Miss Kiss Kiss Bang' (Germany, 2009)

204. Roger Cicero - 'Frauen regier'n die Welt' (Germany, 2007)

205. Toto Cutugno - 'Insieme: 1992' (Italy, 1990)

206. Anabela - 'A cidade (até ser dia)' (Portugal, 1993)

207. Liliane Saint-Pierre - 'Soliders of Love' (Belgium, 1987)

208. Simone de Oliveira - 'Desfolhada portuguesa' (Portugal, 1969)

209. Jeane Manson - 'J'Ai Déja Vu Ça Dans Tes Yeu' (Luxembourg, 1979)

210. Kim Jackson - 'Could It Be That I'm In Love?' (Ireland, 1991)

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211. Mary Roos - 'Aufrecht geh'n' (Germany, 1984)

212. Karoline Krüger - 'For Vår Jord' (Norway, 1988)

213. Karina - 'En un mundo nuevo' (Spain, 1971)

214. Milestones - 'Falter im Wind' (Austria, 1972)

215. Paolo Meneguzzi - 'Era Stupendo' (Switzerland, 2008)

216. Izhar Cohen & The Alphabeta - 'A-Ba-Ni-Bi' (Israel, 1978)

217. Elena - ' The Balkan Girls' (Romania, 2009)

218. Sergio Dalma - 'Bailar pegador' (Spain, 1991)

219. Pas de Deux - 'Rendez Vous' (Belgium, 1983)

220. Simon Mathew - 'All Night Long' (Denmark, 2008)

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221. Ilanit - 'Ey Sham' (Israel, 1973)

222. Ann Christy - 'Gelukkig Zijn' (Belgium, 1975)

223. Stefán and Eyfi - 'Nína' (Iceland, 1991)

224. Anonymous - 'Salvem el món' (Andorra, 2007)

225. D’Nash - 'I Love You Mi Vida' (Spain, 2007)

226. Dana - 'All Kinds of Everything' (Ireland, 1970)

227. Ishtar - 'O Julissi' (Belgium, 2008)

228. Feminnem - 'Call Me' (Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2005)

229. Betty Missiego - 'Su Cancion' (Spain, 1979)

230. Arzu Ece - 'Sev' (Turkey, 1995)

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231. Voice - 'Nomiza' (Cyprus, 2000)

232. Jónsi - 'Heaven' (Iceland, 2004)

233. Teddy Scholten - 'Een Beetje' (Netherlands, 1959)

234. Sheeba - 'Horoscopes' (Ireland, 1981)

235. Linda Williams - 'Het is een wonder' (Netherlands, 1981)

236. Anne-Marie David - 'Je Suis L’enfant Soleil' (France, 1979)

237. Marcha - 'Rechtop in de wind' (Netherlands, 1987)

238. Belle and the Devotions - 'Love Games' (United Kingdom, 1984)

239. Family Four - 'Vita vidder' (Sweden, 1971)

240. Nino Pršeš - 'Hano' (Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2001)

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241. Andrea Demirovic - 'Just Get Out Of My Life' (Montenegro, 2009)

242. Put - 'Don't Ever Cry' (Croatia, 1993)

243. Kasia Kowalska - 'Chc? zna? swój grzech...' (Poland, 1996)

244. Maarja-Liis Ilus - 'Keelatud Maa' (Estonia, 1997)

245. Monica Aspelund - 'Lapponia' (Finland, 1977)

246. Rodlfo Chikilicuatre & Friends - 'Baila el Chiki-Chiki' (Spain, 2008)

247. Lise Darly - 'Tout de moi' (Monaco, 2005)

248. Ingrid Peters - 'Über Die Brücke Geh'n' (Germany, 1986)

249. Jakob Sveistrup - 'Talking To You' (Denmark, 2005)

250. Elina Konstantopoulou - 'Pia Prosefhi' (Greece, 1995)


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