An ESC History

Winning Entries, by year

Year Country Song Performer Writers  Pts
1956  Switzerland Refrain Lys Assia      Géo Voumard, Émile Gardaz n/a
1957  Netherlands Net als toen Corry Brokken Guus Jansen, Willy van Hemert 31
1958  France Dors, mon amour André Claveau Pierre Delanoë, Hubert Giraud 27
1959  Netherlands Een beetje Teddy Scholten Dick Schallies, Willy van Hemert 21
1960  France Tom Pillibi Jacqueline Boyer André Popp, Pierre Cour 32
1961  Luxembourg Nous les amoureux Jean-Claude Pascaldagger Jacques Datin, Maurice Vidalin 31
1962  France Un premier amour Isabelle Aubret Claude-Henri Vic, Roland Stephane Valade 26
1963  Denmark Dansevise Grethe and Jørgen Ingmann Otto Francker, Sejr Volmer-Sørensen 42
1964  Italy Non ho l’età Gigliola Cinquetti Nicola Salerno, Mario Pinzeri 49
1965  Luxembourg Poupée de cire, poupée de son France Gall Serge Gainsbourg 32
1966  Austria Merci Chérie Udo Jürgens Udo Jürgens, Thomas Hörbiger 31
1967  United Kingdom Puppet on a String Sandie Shaw Bill Martin, Phil Coulter 47
1968  Spain La, la, la Massiel Manuel de la Calva, Ramón Arcusa 29
1969  Spain Vivo cantando Salomé Maria José de Cerato, Aniano Alcalde
 United Kingdom Boom Bang-a-Bang Lulu Alan Moorhouse, Peter Warne
 Netherlands De troubadour Lenny Kuhr Lenny Kuhr, David Hartsema
 France Un jour, un enfant Frida Boccara Émile Stern, Eddy Marnay
1970  Ireland All Kinds of Everything Dana Derry Lindsay, Jackie Smith 32
1971  Monaco Un banc, un arbre, une rue Séverine Jean-Pierre Bourtayre, Yves Dessca 128
1972  Luxembourg Après toi Vicky Leandros Mario Panas, Klaus Munro, Yves Dessca 128
1973  Luxembourg Tu te reconnaîtras Anne-Marie David Claude Morgan, Vline Buggy 129
1974  Sweden Waterloo ABBA Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Stig Anderson 24
1975  Netherlands Ding-A-Dong Teach-In Dick Bakker, Eddy Ouwens, Will Luikinga 152
1976  United Kingdom Save Your Kisses for Me Brotherhood of Man Tony Hiller, Lee Sheriden, Martin Lee 164
1977  France L’oiseau et l’enfant Marie Myriam Jean-Paul Cara, Joe Gracy 136
1978  Israel A-Ba-Ni-Bi Izhar Cohen and the Alphabeta Nurit Hirsh, Ehud Manor 157
1979  Israel Hallelujah Gali Atari and Milk and Honey Kobi Oshrat, Shimrit Orr 125
1980  Ireland What’s Another Year? Johnny Logan Shay Healy 143
1981  United Kingdom Making Your Mind Up Bucks Fizz John Danter, Andy Hill 136
1982  Germany Ein bißchen Frieden Nicole Ralph Siegel, Bernd Meinunger 161
1983  Luxembourg Si la vie est cadeau Corinne Hermès Jean-Pierre Millers, Alain Garcia 142
1984  Sweden Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley Herreys Torgny Söderberg, Britt Lindeborg 145
1985  Norway La det swinge Bobbysocks Rolf Løvland 123
1986  Belgium J’aime la vie Sandra Kim Jean-Paul Furnémont, Angelo Crisci,
Rosario Marino Atria
176
1987  Ireland Hold Me Now Johnny Logan Johnny Logan 172
1988  Switzerland Ne partez pas sans moi Celine Dion Atilla Şereftuğ, Nella Martinetti 137
1989  Yugoslavia Rock Me Riva Rajko Dujmić, Stevo Cvikić 137
1990  Italy Insieme: 1992 Toto Cutugno Toto Cutugno 149
1991  Sweden Fångad av en stormvind Carola Stephan Berg 146
1992  Ireland Why Me Linda Martin Johnny Logan 155
1993  Ireland In Your Eyes Niamh Kavanagh Jimmy Walsh 187
1994  Ireland Rock ‘n’ Roll Kids Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan Brendan J. Graham 226
1995  Norway Nocturne Secret Garden Rolf Løvland, Petter Skavland 148
1996  Ireland The Voice Eimear Quinn Brendan J. Graham 162
1997  United Kingdom Love Shine a Light Katrina and the Waves Kimberley Rew 227
1998  Israel Diva Dana International Zvika Pik, Yoav Ginai 172
1999  Sweden Take Me to Your Heaven Charlotte Nilsson Lars ‘Dille’ Diedricson, Marcos Ubeda 163
2000  Denmark Fly on the Wings of Love Olsen Brothers Jørgen Olsen 195
2001  Estonia Everybody Tanel Padar, Dave Benton and 2XL Ivar Must, Maian-Anna Kärmas 198
2002  Latvia I Wanna Marie N Marija Naumova, Marats Samauskis 176
2003  Turkey Every Way That I Can Sertab Erener Demir Demirkan, Sertab Erener 167
2004  Ukraine Wild Dances Ruslana Ruslana, Oleksandr Ksenofontov 280
2005  Greece My Number One Helena Paparizou Christos Dantis, Natalia Germanou 230
2006  Finland Hard Rock Hallelujah Lordi Mr. Lordi 292
2007  Serbia Molitva Marija Šerifović Saša Milošević Mare, Vladimir Graić 268
2008  Russia Believe Dima Bilan Jim Beanz, Dima Bilan 272
2009  Norway Fairytale Alexander Rybak Alexander Rybak 387
2010  Germany Satellite Lena Meyer-Landrut Julie Frost, John Gordon 246
2011  Azerbaijan Running Scared Ell/Nikki Stefan Örn, Sandra Bjurman, Iain Farquharson 221
2012  ??????

Winning Countries

Wins Country Years
7  Ireland 1970, 1980, 1987, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996
5  France 1958, 1960, 1962, 1969, 1977
 Luxembourg 1961, 1965, 1972, 1973, 1983
 United Kingdom 1967, 1969, 1976, 1981, 1997
4  Netherlands 1957, 1959, 1969, 1975
 Sweden 1974, 1984, 1991, 1999
3  Israel 1978, 1979, 1998
 Norway 1985, 1995, 2009
2  Spain 1968, 1969
 Switzerland 1956, 1988
 Italy 1964, 1990
 Denmark 1963, 2000
 Germany 1982, 2010
1  Austria 1966
 Monaco 1971
 Belgium 1986
 Yugoslavia 1989
 Estonia 2001
 Latvia 2002
 Turkey 2003
 Ukraine 2004
 Greece 2005
 Finland 2006
 Serbia 2007
 Russia 2008
 Azerbaijan 2011

Years in italics indicate joint wins.

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