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Entertainment The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked  

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Winners of the Eurovision Song Contest compete to represent their country over Eurovision week's live shows. Competitors have to both come out on top with public televoting and from a professional jury. The level of talent each contestant brings is always impressive, but who are the best winners of Eurovision? Help decide below!

With contestants ranging from solo artists to musical groups, the competition is fierce and expansive as musical artists compete for the honor of representing their country, and then against musicians from other countries. Countries themselves have to qualify for participation, based on how active they were in previous Eurovision voting. Even though many Eurovision Song Contest winners don't go on to become lasting household names, both ABBA and Celine Dion got their start at Eurovision.

Just like the original viewers who gave these musical artists their win, it's now your chance to vote up the best Eurovision winners.

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ABBA is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Synthpop, Disco, Pop music

Winner: 1974
Country: Sweden
Song: "Waterloo"
Points: 24
Won By Margin of: 6

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247 63
Loreen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Pop music, Dance music, Trance music

Winner: 2012
Country: Sweden
Song: "Euphoria"
Points: 372
Won By Margin of: 113

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158 75
France Gall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Pop music, Yé-yé

Winner: 1965
Country: Luxembourg
Song: "Poupée de cire, poupée de son"
Points: 32
Won By Margin of: 6

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180 98
Lordi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Horror punk, Glam metal, Progressive metal

Winner: 2006
Country: Finland
Song: "Hard Rock Hallelujah"
Points: 292
Won By Margin of: 44

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180 98
Måns Zelmerlöw is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Europop

Winner: 2015
Country: Sweden
Song: "Heroes"
Points: 365
Won By Margin of: 62

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165 86
Johnny Logan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Pop music, Folk music

Winner: 1980 and 1987
Country: Ireland
Song: "What's Another Year" (1980) and "Hold Me Now" (1987)
Points: 143 (1980) and 172 (1987)
Won By Margin of: 15 (1980) and 31 (1987)

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175 95
Marija Šerifović is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Marija Šerifović Pop music

Winner: 2007
Country: Serbia
Song: "Molitva" (Молитва)
Points: 268
Won By Margin of: 33

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166 98
Lena Meyer-Landrut is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Indie pop, Indie, Pop music

Winner: 2010
Country: Germany
Song: "Satellite"
Points: 246
Won By Margin of: 76

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163 97
Emmelie de Forest is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Pop music, Folk music

Winner: 2013
Country: Denmark
Song: "Only Teardrops"
Points: 281
Won By Margin of: 47

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181 113
Conchita Wurst is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Pop

Winner: 2014
Country: Austria
Song: "Rise Like A Phoenix"
Points: 290
Won By Margin of: 52

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141 79
Anne Marie David is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Anne Marie David Ballad, Pop music

Winner: 1973
Country: Luxembourg
Song: "Tu te reconnaîtras"
Points: 129
Won By Margin of: 4

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142 80
Lys Assia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Lys Assia

Winner: 1956
Country: Switzerland
Song: "Refrain"
Points: Not announced
Won By Margin of: Not announced

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150 88
Celine Dion is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

Winner: 1988
Country: Switzerland
Song: "Ne partez pas sans moi"
Points: 137
Won By Margin of: 1

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154 95
Sertab Erener is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Pop music, Turkish pop music

Winner: 2003
Country: Turkey
Song: "Everyway That I Can"
Points: 167
Won By Margin of: 2

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130 78
Gigliola Cinquetti is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked

Winner: 1964
Country: Italy
Song: "Non ho l'età"
Points: 49
Won By Margin of: 32

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136 86
Carola Häggkvist is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Pop music, Schlager music, Gospel music

Winner: 1991
Country: Sweden
Song: "Fångad av en stormvind"
Points: 146
Won By Margin of: 0

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126 77
Sandie Shaw is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Pop music

Winner: 1967
Country: United Kingdom
Song: "Wild Dances"
Points: 47
Won By Margin of: 25

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141 93
Ruslana is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Pop music, Rock music, Electro

Winner: 2004
Country: Ukraine
Song: "Wild Dances"
Points: 280
Won By Margin of: 17

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135 90
Dana International is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Pop music, World music, Electronic dance music

Winner: 1998
Country: Israel
Song: "Diva" (דיווה)
Points: 172
Won By Margin of: 6

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122 78
Vicky Leandros is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Ballad, Pop music

Winner: 1972
Country: Luxembourg
Song: "Après toi"
Points: 128
Won By Margin of: 14

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147 104
Alexander Rybak is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Indie pop, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

Winner: 2009
Country: Norway
Song: "Fairytale"
Points: 387
Won By Margin of: 169

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122 80
Nicole is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked

Winner: 1982
Country: Germany
Song: "Ein bißchen Frieden"
Points: 161
Won By Margin of: 61

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116 82
Niamh Kavanagh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Niamh Kavanagh Pop music

Winner: 1993
Country: Ireland
Song: "In Your Eyes"
Points: 187
Won By Margin of: 23

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Secret Garden is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
New Age music, Neoclassical New Age music, Nordic folk music

Winner: 1995
Country: Norway
Song: "Nocturne"
Points: 148
Won By Margin of: 29

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135 108
Jamala is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Eurovision Song Contest Winners, Ranked
Jamala Opera, Jazz, Soul music

Winner: 2016
Country: Ukraine
Song: "1944"
Points: 534
Won By Margin of: 23