Top 10 most streamed Eurovision songs of all time on Spotify
The Eurovision Song Contest is a great platform for artists and songs to be recognised by millions around the world. After the Contest several songs continue on a life of their own with many obtaining huge milestones when it comes to online music streaming.
Today we take a look at the top 10 most streamed Eurovision songs of all time on Spotify. All these songs have surpassed the 100 million streaming milestone with the majority of songs having competed at Eurovision over the last few decades, with the exception of one beloved song from almost 50 years ago!
Eurovision songs that have missed out on the top 10 but have over 100 million streams on Spotify include:
Daði Freyr - 'Think About Things' (Iceland, 2020) - 135,527,988 streams
Netta - 'Toy' (Israel, 2018) - 116,758,330
Alessandra - 'Queen of Kings' (Norway, 2023) - 107,467,821
Frans - 'If I Were Sorry' (Sweden, 2016) - 104,352,782
Eleni Foureria - 'Fuego' (Cyprus, 2018) - 100,805,958
Käärijä - 'Cha Cha Cha' (Finland, 2023) - 100,389,544
Let's check out the members of this exclusive club (as of the 13 August 2023):
10. Mahmood and Blanco - 'Brividi' (Italy, 2022)
‘Brividi' is the first of a few Italian Eurovision entries to make the top 10 most streamed on Spotify. The song was gaining huge numbers after Mahmood and Blanco’s Sanremo win. The streaming numbers only increased as the duo competed with the song at Eurovision hosted by their representative country Italy, in Turin.
9. Måns Zelmerlöw - ‘Heroes' (Sweden, 2015)
‘Heroes' is the first of three Swedish Eurovision songs to make the top 10 most streamed Eurovision songs on Spotify. The song is nearing the 150 million streaming milestone. ‘Heroes’ remains Måns most streamed song on Spotify.
8. Mahmood - 'Soldi' (Italy, 2019)
‘Soldi' by Mahmood finished in the runner up spot at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2019. The song skyrocketed in popularity across Europe and through streaming on Spotify. It used to be the most streamed Eurovision song ever until it was knocked off the top spot by Duncan Laurence’s ‘Arcade’. It has since dropped to 7th place.
7. Loreen - 'Tattoo’ (Sweden, 2023)
Eurovision 2023 only wrapped up this May and already this year's Eurovision winning entry 'Tattoo' by double Eurovision winner Loreen has amassed a huge amount of streams on Spotify. 'Tattoo' is already one of the top 10 most streamed Eurovision songs on Spotify. And it is not Loreen's only entry on this list.
6. Loreen - 'Euphoria' (Sweden, 2012)
One of the most loved Eurovision songs amongst the fandom, ‘Euphoria’ is Loreen’s most streamed song on Spotify (streaming numbers include both album and single versions). Loreen returned to Eurovision this year with ‘Tattoo’ and won. Loreen's strong streaming numbers on Spotify also sees 'Euphoria' overtake 'Soldi' to be the sixth most streamed Eurovision song on Spotify.
5. ABBA - 'Waterloo' (Sweden, 1974)
It is no surprise that one of the most memorable and well-known Eurovision winning songs is among the top 10 most streamed Eurovision songs on Spotify. 49 years since its release, ‘Waterloo’ has surpassed 200 million streams.
After their Eurovision win for Sweden ABBA became an overnight global sensation and a household name. The infamous band are still relevant in the music scene more than ever having released their most recent studio album in 2021 with ‘Voyage’.
4. Alexander Rybak - 'Fairytale' (Norway, 2009)
Norway’s last Eurovision winning song 'Fairytale' by Alexander Rybak has recently gained a resurgence on social media, thanks to TikTok and Instagram, which is translating to increased streaming numbers on Spotify. Alexander’s second most streamed song is ‘Typist Norsk’ in collaboration with Norwegian singer Katastrofe with over 19 million streams.
3. Måneskin - 'Zitti E Buoni' (Italy, 2021)
'Zitti E Buoni' by Måneskin is one of the few successful rock songs at Eurovision. Måneskin’s Eurovision win was only the star of their huge success. The band manage strong streaming numbers with many of their songs one Spotify.
After Eurovision their cover of Frankie Valli's 'Beggin'' catapulted them into huge success across the world. The Italian superstars have gone on to open for artists like the Rolling Stones, performed at Coachella and have been nominated for Best New Artist at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards.
2. Rosa Linn - 'Snap' (Armenia, 2022)
‘Snap’ by Rosa Linn was one of the biggest success stories from Eurovision 2022 when it went viral on TikTok and charted around the world despite only finishing in 20th place at the Eurovision Grand Final.
‘Snap’ is the fast Eurovision song to ever reach half a billion streams on Spotify. The song managed to reach the US Billboard Hot 100 chart peaking at No. 67, it also reached No. 20 on the ARIA singles chart in Australia and is played regularly on commercial radio.
1. Duncan Laurence - ‘Arcade' (The Netherlands, 2019)
Duncan Laurence’s Eurovision winning song ‘Arcade’ is an unstoppable force, now surpassing 1 billion million streams, a first for a Eurovision song, taking the crown as the most streamed Eurovision song on Spotify ever.
‘Arcade’ rose to worldwide prominence after going viral on TikTok and then started to dominate music singles charts across the globe. The song reached No. 1 in the Netherlands, Estonia, and Iceland, the top 5 across Europe and Asia and No. 30 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
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