• Ford Carter

YouTube rankings of Eurovision 2014 Grand Final live performances

For more than two months now, we’ve been taking a look back through the history of Eurovision to see the rankings of the live performances of the ten Eurovision Song Contest grand finals between 2004 and 2013, and this week, we take a look at the eleventh contest in this series as we continue with the 2014 contest, to see which live performances have been the most popular with Eurovision fans over the years.


Image source: EBU

Before we begin, these view counts were taken only from the official Eurovision YouTube channel’s live performances from the grand final. We also have the performances final placing at Eurovision in brackets.


All views were accurate as of August 30, 2021 (Australian time).


  1. Austria – Conchita Wurst – ‘Rise Like a Phoenix’ – 14,666,013 views (1st place at Eurovision 2014)

  2. Sweden – Sanna Nielsen – ‘Undo’ – 6,169,258 views (3rd place)

  3. Spain – Ruth Lorenzo – ‘Dancing in the Rain’ – 5,108,320 views (10th place)

  4. Armenia – Aram MP3 – ‘Not Alone’ – 3,697,577 views (4th place)

  5. Poland – Donatan and Cleo – ‘My Słowianie – We Are Slavic’ – 3,192,568 views (14th place)

  6. Ukraine – Mariya Yaremchuk – ‘Tick-Tock’ – 3,092,967 views (6th place)

  7. France – TWIN TWIN – ‘Moustache’ – 2,968,699 views (26th place)

  8. Switzerland – Sebalter – ‘Hunter of Stars’ – 2,262,668 views (13th place)

  9. Greece – Freaky Fortune featuring RiskyKidd – ‘Rise Up’ – 2,233,928 views (20th place)

  10. Netherlands – The Common Linnets – ‘Calm After the Storm’ – 2,161,325 views (2nd place)

  11. Germany – Elaiza – ‘Is It Right’ – 1,666,241 views (18th place)

  12. United Kingdom – Molly – ‘Children of the Universe’ – 1,607,692 views (17th place)

  13. Denmark – Basim – ‘Cliché Love Song’ – 1,348,207 views (9th place)

  14. Italy – Emma – ‘La mia città’ – 1,333,912 views (21st place)

  15. Slovenia – Tinkara Kovač – ‘Round and Round’ – 1,320,973 views (25th place)

  16. Belarus – Teo – ‘Cheesecake’ – 1,310,098 views (16th place)

  17. Hungary – András Kállay-Saunders – ‘Running’ – 1,292,829 views (5th place)

  18. Romania – Paula Seling and Ovi – ‘Miracle’ – 1,117,313 views (12th place)

  19. Russia – Tolmachevy Sisters – ‘Shine’ – 1,075,857 views (7th place)

  20. Finland – Softengine – ‘Something Better’ – 945,147 views (11th place)

  21. Norway – Carl Espen – ‘Silent Storm’ – 944,777 views (8th place)

  22. Malta – Firelight – ‘Coming Home’ – 490,052 views (23rd place)

  23. Iceland – Pollapönk – ‘No Prejudice’ – 487,992 views (15th place)

  24. San Marino – Valentina Monetta – ‘Maybe’ – 449,343 views (24th place)

  25. Montenegro – Sergej Ćetković – ‘Moj svijet’ – 383,493 views (19th place)

  26. Azerbaijan – Dilara Kazimova – ‘Start a Fire’ – 374,811 views (22nd place)


As we can see, the most viewed live performance from the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 was winning entry Austria’s ‘Rise Like a Phoenix’ by Conchita Wurst.



The biggest riser when compared to their placing at Eurovision was France’s TWIN TWIN with ‘Moustache’, which rose nineteen places from twenty-sixth to seventh.



Meanwhile, the biggest descender was Norway’s Carl Espen with ‘Silent Storm’, which dropped thirteen places from eighth to twenty-first.


This Grand Final has a total of just under 62 million combined views in total. The eleven combined contests have grand final live performances with roughly 620 million views in total.


Next week, join us for an unforgettable article as we see how Australia’s Guy Sebastian fairs against his European counterparts in Vienna for the first time in the series.