• Kyriakos Tsinivits

Spotify and YouTube rankings of Eurovision 2018 songs



Over the next few weeks we take a look at all play counts and views on Spotify and YouTube of all the Eurovision songs year by year since Australia’s debut in 2015 to 2020, to see which songs have been most popular with listeners and watchers.

Last week we looked at how the Eurovision 2017 songs ranked on Spotify and YouTube. Today we look at how Jessica Mauboy's 'We Got Love' fairs against all the other Eurovision 2018 songs on Spotify and YouTube.


Before we begin with the full list of songs with combined play counts and views we will take a look at the current top 10 on Spotify and YouTube. Also in brackets we have shown the songs final placing at Eurovision.

All play counts and views were collated on April 18 2021 (Australian time).



Spotify Top 10 - since song release


1. Cyprus - Eleni Foureira - 'Fuego' - 83,804,858 play counts (2nd place at Eurovision)

2. Israel - Netta - 'Toy' - 77,974,242 (1st place)

3. Germany - Michael Schulte - 'You Let Me Walk Alone' - 66,011,735 (4th place)

4. Sweden - Benjamin Ingrosso - 'Dance You Off' - 35,194,663 (7th place)

5. Czech Republic - Mikolas Josef - 'Lie to Me' - 33,387,213 (6th place)

6. Italy - Ermal Meta & Fabrizio Moro - 'Non mi avete fatto niente' - 28,322,122 (5th place)

7. Spain - Amaia & Alfred - 'Tu canción' - 25,866,740 (23rd place)

8. France - Madame Monsieur - 'Mercy' - 14,767,791 (13th place)

9. Denmark - Rasmussen - 'Higher Ground' - 14,192,223 (9th place)

10. Austria - Cesár Sampson - 'Nobody but You' - 13,162,554 (3rd place)

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11. Australia - Jessica Mauboy - 'We Got Love' - 11,980,879 (20th place)

YouTube Top 10 - since song release


1. Israel - Netta - 'Toy' - 221,833,539 views (1st place at Eurovision)

2. Cyprus - Eleni Foureira - 'Fuego' - 79,029,002 (2nd place)

3. Czech Republic - Mikolas Josef - 'Lie to Me' - 58,189,919 (6th place)

4. Spain - Amaia & Alfred - 'Tu canción' - 24,408,411 (23rd place)

5. Norway - Alexander Rybak - 'That's How You Write a Song' - 21,562,931 (15th place)

6. Sweden - Benjamin Ingrosso - 'Dance You Off' - 15,647,961 (7th place)

7. Ukraine - Mélovin - 'Under the Ladder' - 15,492,728 (17th place)

8. Bulgaria - Equinox - 'Bones' - 14,298,917 (14th place)

9. Denmark - Rasmussen - 'Higher Ground' - 14,250,108 (9th place)

10. Austria - Cesár Sampson - 'Nobody but You' - 13,967,160 (3rd place)

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11. Australia - Jessica Mauboy - 'We Got Love' - 11,960,747 (20th place)

Spotify and YouTube Combined Rankings - since release


1. Israel - Netta - 'Toy' - 299,807,781 play counts and views (1st place at Eurovision)

2. Cyprus - Eleni Foureira - 'Fuego' - 162,833,860 (2nd place)

3. Czech Republic - Mikolas Josef - 'Lie to Me' - 91,577,132 (6th place)

4. Germany - Michael Schulte - 'You Let Me Walk Alone' - 76,665,453 (4th place)

5. Sweden - Benjamin Ingrosso - 'Dance You Off' - 50,842,624 (7th place)

6. Spain - Amaia & Alfred - 'Tu canción' - 50,275,151 (23rd place)

7. Italy - Ermal Meta & Fabrizio Moro - 'Non mi avete fatto niente' - 37,872,759 (5th place)

8. Norway - Alexander Rybak - 'That's How You Write a Song' - 31,561,787 (15th place)

9. Denmark - Rasmussen - 'Higher Ground' - 28,442,331 (9th place)

10. Austria - Cesár Sampson - 'Nobody but You' - 27,129,714 (3rd place)

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11. France - Madame Monsieur - 'Mercy' - 25,871,006 (13th place)

12. Australia - Jessica Mauboy - 'We Got Love' - 23,941,626 (20th place)

13. Ukraine - Mélovin - 'Under the Ladder' - 22,075,292 (17th place)

14. Bulgaria - Equinox - 'Bones' - 21,387,977 (14th place)

15. Finland - Saara Aalto - 'Monsters' - 19,322,796 (25th place)

16. Netherlands - Waylon - 'Outlaw in 'Em' - 15,991,807 (18th place)

17. Poland - Gromee feat. Lukas Meijer - 'Light Me Up' - 15,549,423 (SF2-14th place)

18. Estonia - Elina Nechayeva - 'La forza' - 15,509,587 (8th place)

19. Moldova - DoReDoS - 'My Lucky Day' - 15,117,370 (10th place)

20. Ireland - Ryan O'Shaughnessy - 'Together' - 13,920,670 (16th place) _______

21. Lithuania - Ieva Zasimauskaitė - 'When We're Old' - 13,254,681 (12th place)

22. Russia - Julia Samoylova - 'I Won't Break' - 12,175,748 (SF2-15th place)

23. Hungary - AWS - 'Viszlát nyár' - 11,206,214 (21st place)

24. United Kingdom - SuRie - 'Storm' - 10,592,838 (24th place)

25. Greece - Yianna Terzi - 'Oniro mou (Όνειρό μου)' - 9,218,765 (SF1-14th place)

26. Portugal - Cláudia Pascoal - 'O jardim' - 8,770,183 (26th place)

27. Belgium - Sennek - 'A Matter of Time' - 8,743,201 (SF1-12th place)

28. Slovenia - Lea Sirk - 'Hvala, ne!' - 8,641,193 (22nd place)

29. Belarus - Alekseev - 'Forever' - 8,547,936 (SF1-16th place)

30. Serbia - Sanja Ilić & Balkanika - 'Nova deca (Нова деца)' - 8,022,790 (19th place)

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31. Albania - Eugent Bushpepa - 'Mall' - 6,774,476 (11th place)

32. North Macedonia - Eye Cue - 'Lost and Found' - 6,569,945 (SF1-18th place)

33. Azerbaijan - Aisel - 'X My Heart' - 6,179,064 (SF1-11th place)

34. Switzerland - ZiBBZ - 'Stones' - 5,072,150 (SF1-13th place)

35. Malta - Christabelle - 'Taboo' - 5,014,638 (SF2-13th place)

36. Croatia - Franka - 'Crazy' - 4,049,530 (SF1-17th place)

37. Latvia - Laura Rizzotto - 'Funny Girl' - 3,677,880 (SF2-12th place)

38. Armenia - Sevak Khanagyan - 'Qami (Քամի)' - 3,464,983 (SF1-15th place)

39. Romania - The Humans - 'Goodbye' - 3,334,897 (SF2-11th place)

40. San Marino - Jessika feat. Jenifer Brening - 'Who We Are' - 2,233,794 (SF2-17th place)

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41. Iceland - Ari Ólafsson - 'Our Choice' - 2,100,928 (SF1-19th place)

42. Georgia - Ethno-Jazz Band Iriao - 'For You' - 2,037,100 (SF2-18th place)

43. Montenegro - Vanja Radovanović - 'Inje (Иње)' - 1,990,659 (SF2-16th place)

(All the YouTube counts are based on the videos through the Official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel.)


Out of the songs from Eurovision 2018 the runner-up 'Fuego' by Eleni Foureira takes the crown for the most streamed song on Spotify. However on the official Eurovision YouTube channel 'Toy' by Netta rules with almost the double amount of views than the second ranked 'Fuego'.



The biggest jump into the top 10, compared to their Eurovision final placing, is Spain's 'Tu canción' by Amaia & Alfred. It ranks in 6th place in our list compared to finishing in last place in the 23rd spot at the Eurovision final.



The highest ranked entry from semi final 1 in our list is Greece's 'Oniro mou' by Yianna Terzi which came in at 25th place in our ranking. At Eurovision the song failed to qualify to the final and came in 14th place in its semi final.



The highest placed song from the semi final 2 is the Polish entry 'Light Me Up' by Gromee feat. Lukas Meijer. It may have finished in 14th place at Eurovision in semi final 2, but in our list it reached the 17th place, placing higher than ten other songs that made it to the grand final.


Australia's entry, 'We Got Love' has held up very well, just sitting out of the Top 10 of the most played Eurovision 2018 songs on Spotify and most viewed Eurovision 2018 entries on YouTube. It came in at an overall place of 12th in our overall ranking.


If you want to see how the Australian entries by Guy Sebastian, Dami Im and Isaiah fair now on Spotify and YouTube against their competitors songs check out our previous ranking articles on the past contests here:

Spotify and YouTube rankings of Eurovision 2017 songs

Spotify and YouTube rankings of Eurovision 2016 songs

Spotify and YouTube rankings of Eurovision 2015 songs