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Top 10 most streamed Eurovision songs of all time on Spotify

(This article was previously published in 2023 and has now been updated on 22/03/2024)

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. The majority of songs competed at Eurovision over the last few decades, except one beloved song from almost 50 years ago!

Before we get to the list, the Eurovision songs that just missed out on the top 10 are:

  • Mahmood and Blanco - 'Brividi' (Italy, 2022) - 146,019,064 streams

  • Daði Freyr - 'Think About Things' (Iceland, 2020) 144,723,262

  • Käärijä - 'Cha Cha Cha' (Finland, 2023) - 130,296,618

The Top 10 most streamed songs

(updated 20 March 2024)

10. Alessandra - 'Queen of Kings' (Norway, 2023)

148,605,356 streams

Despite finishing fifth at Eurovision, 'Queen of Kings' is one of only two songs from 2023 to make the list (so far). Alessandra did finish third in the public vote in Liverpool and had already gained traction on streaming charts before the Contest started. She is the newest entry to the Top 10.

9. Måns Zelmerlöw - ‘Heroes' (Sweden, 2015)

156,126,951 streams

‘Heroes' is the first of three Swedish Eurovision songs to make the top 10 most streamed Eurovision songs on Spotify. With over 150 million streams ‘Heroes’ remains Måns most streamed song on Spotify.

8. Mahmood - 'Soldi' (Italy, 2019)

235,278,151 streams

‘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 now sits as the 8th most streamed Eurovision song.

7. Loreen - 'Euphoria' (Sweden, 2012)

266,941,493 streams

One of the most loved Eurovision songs amongst the fandom, ‘Euphoria’ is Loreen’s second most streamed song on Spotify (streaming numbers include both album and single versions). Loreen returned to Eurovision this year with ‘Tattoo’ and won.

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

309,688,175 streams

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’ is heading closer to 300 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’.

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

339,981,606 streams

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 20 million streams.

4. Måneskin - 'Zitti E Buoni' (Italy, 2021)

453,765,001 streams

'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.

3. Loreen - 'Tattoo’ (Sweden, 2023)

455,058,500 streams

It hasn't even been a year since Eurovision 2023 wrapped up and already the winning entry 'Tattoo' by double Eurovision winner Loreen has amassed a huge amount of streams on Spotify. 'Tattoo' recently overtook Måneskin to move into the top three most streamed Eurovision songs on Spotify.

2. Rosa Linn - 'Snap' (Armenia, 2022)

951,367,156 streams

‘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)

1,130,935,359 streams

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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1 Comment

Dec 29, 2023

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