• Ford Carter

The 10 highest scoring Eurovision songs



Now that the Eurovision 2021 Contest is over, we take a look at what the highest scoring songs of all time now are.


Two 2021 songs make the list, while an Australian entry still remains high.


10 – Mahmood – ‘Soldi’ (472 points)


Selected through national final ‘Sanremo Music Festival’, Mahmood represented Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv in 2019 with the song ‘Soldi’. The entry received ten sets of twelve points (six sets from the jury vote and four sets from the televote).


9 – Sergey Lazarev – ‘You Are the Only One’ (491 points)


Internally selected by VGTRK, Sergey Lazarev represented Russia at the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm in 2016 with the song ‘You Are the Only One’. The entry received fourteen sets of twelve points (four sets from the jury vote and ten sets from the televote).


8 – Duncan Laurence – ‘Arcade’ (498 points)


Internally selected by AVROTROS, Duncan Laurence represented the Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv in 2019 with the song ‘Arcade’. The entry received eight sets of twelve points (six sets from the jury vote and two sets from the televote).


7 – Barbara Pravi – ‘Voilà’ (499 points)



Selected through national final ‘Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez!’, Barbara Pravi represented France at the Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam in 2021 with the song ‘Voilà’. The entry received twelve sets of twelve points (eight sets from the jury vote and four sets from the televote).


6 – Dami Im – ‘Sound of Silence’ (511 points)


Internally selected by SBS, Dami Im represented Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm in 2016 with the song ‘Sound of Silence’. The entry received twelve sets of twelve points (nine sets from the jury vote and three sets from the televote).


5 – Måneskin – ‘Zitti e buoni’ (524 points)



Selected through national final ‘Sanremo Music Festival’, Måneskin represented Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam in 2021 with the song ‘Zitti e buoni’. The entry received nine sets of twelve points (four sets from the jury vote and five sets from the televote).


4 – Netta – ‘Toy’ (529 points)


Selected through national final ‘HaKokhav HaBa L’Eurovizion’, Netta represented Israel at the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon in 2018 with the song ‘Toy’. The entry received thirteen sets of twelve points (five sets from the jury vote and eight sets from the televote).


3 – Jamala – ‘1944’ (534 points)



Selected through national final ‘Vidbir’, Jamala represented Ukraine at the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm in 2016 with the song ‘1944’. The entry received seventeen sets of twelve points (eleven sets from the jury vote and six sets from the televote).


2 – Kristian Kostov – ‘Beautiful Mess’ (615 points)


Internally selected by BNT, Kristian Kostov represented Bulgaria at the Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv in 2017 with the song ‘Beautiful Mess’. The entry received eleven sets of twelve points (four sets from the jury vote and seven sets from the televote).


1 – Salvador Sobral – ‘Amar pelos dois’ (758 points)



Selected through national final ‘Festival da Canção’, Salvador Sobral represented Portugal at the Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv in 2017 with the song ‘Amar pelos dois’. The entry received thirty sets of twelve points (eighteen sets from the jury vote and twelve sets from the televote).



Of course songs before 2016 are at a severe disadvantage, but these records still stand in the total amount of points.