The BEST Episodes of Eurovision Song Contest

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 30, 2020

Network: SBS (AU)

The Eurovision Song Contest is the longest-running annual international TV song competition, held, primarily, among the member countries of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) since 1956.

Eurovision Song Contest 2010:  Final (Norway)

#1 - Eurovision Song Contest 2010: Final (Norway)

Season 2010 - Episode 3 - Aired May 29, 2010

The 20 acts that qualified through the two Semi-Finals will join the five pre-qualified countries: Norway (the Host Country), France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom. Viewers and professional juries in over 40 participating countries will vote. Viewers and professional juries each have a 50 percent stake in the outcome. The professional juries will feature six members in each country. The running order of the represented countries in the FInal will be determined by draw, right after each of the two Semi-Finals.

star 8.00
29 votes
Eurovision Song Contest 2013: Final (Sweden)

#2 - Eurovision Song Contest 2013: Final (Sweden)

Season 2013 - Episode 3 - Aired May 18, 2013

The 2013 Eurovision Song Contest was in the Malmö Arena in Malmö, Sweden. 26 countries qualified for the Grand Final and took the stage in front of a live audience and millions watching at home.

star 8.00
29 votes
Eurovision Song Contest 2014: Final (Denmark)

#3 - Eurovision Song Contest 2014: Final (Denmark)

Season 2014 - Episode 3 - Aired May 10, 2014

The Grand Final of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest took place on 10th May 2014. The slogan for the event was #JoinUs which was an attempt by the producers to incorporate social media into the shows. Austria won the 2014 contest with Rise Like A Phoenix, performed by bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst. Immediately after her victory Conchita became a household name. The Netherlands finished in second place with Calm After The Storm performed by The Common Linnets, which became a big hit following the contest.

star 8.00
58 votes
Eurovision Song Contest 2015: 1st Semi-Final (Austria)

#4 - Eurovision Song Contest 2015: 1st Semi-Final (Austria)

Season 2015 - Episode 1 - Aired May 19, 2015

The first Semi-Final of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest with 16 contestants representing Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, F.Y.R. Macedonia, Finland, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia and The Netherlands.

star 8.00
29 votes
Eurovision Song Contest 2016: 2nd Semi-Final (Sweden)

#5 - Eurovision Song Contest 2016: 2nd Semi-Final (Sweden)

Season 2016 - Episode 2 - Aired May 12, 2016

The second Semi-Final contenders : 1. Latvia: Heartbeat sung bu Justs 2. Poland: Color Of Your Life sung by Michał Szpak 3. Switzerland: The Last Of Our Kind sung by Rykka 4. Israel: Made Of Stars sung by Hovi Star 5. Belarus: Help You Fly sung by IVAN 6. Serbia: Goodbye (Shelter) sung by Sanja Vučić ZAA 7. Ireland: Sunlight sung by Nicky Byrne 8. FYR Macedonia: Dona sung by Kaliopi 9. Lithuania: I've Been Waiting For This Night sung by Donny Montell 10. Australia: Sound Of Silence sung by Dami Im 11. Slovenia: Blue And Red sung by ManuElla 12. Bulgaria: If Love Was A Crime sung by Poli Genova 13. Denmark: Soldiers Of Love sung by Lighthouse X 14. Ukraine: 1944 sung by Jamala 15. Norway: Icebreaker sung by Agnete 16. Georgia: Midnight Gold sung by Nika Kocharov and Young Georgian Lolitaz 17. Albania: Fairytale sung by Eneda Tarifa 18. Belgium: What's The Pressure sung by Laura Tesoro

star 8.00
29 votes
Directors: Sven Stojanovic
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Eurovision Song Contest 2009: Final (Russia)

#6 - Eurovision Song Contest 2009: Final (Russia)

Season 2009 - Episode 3 - Aired May 16, 2009

This year there are 42 entries to the Eurovision Song Contest, with San Marino withdrawing due to financial difficulties and Georgia being forced out of the contest as their song breached the rules of the contest, while Slovakia makes a return to the contest after an 11 year absence. The 54th Eurovision Song Contest is being hosted by Moscow, Russia, following Dima Bilan's win for Russia in the 53rd Eurovision Song Contest. The Contest will take place in Moscow's Olympic Indoor Arena.

star 7.00
29 votes
Eurovision Song Contest 2011: Final (Germany)

#7 - Eurovision Song Contest 2011: Final (Germany)

Season 2011 - Episode 3 - Aired May 14, 2011

For the first time since 1983, Germany hosted the Eurovision Song Contest. The 2011 Eurovision Song Contest was held in Düsseldorf following an open selection process. A total of forty-three countries took part in the 2011 contest held in Düsseldorf. The city emerged as the winner of an open selection process which saw several cities compete for the right to host the Eurovision Song Contest. The biggest news of this contest was the return of Italy, after more than ten years. Italy joined France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom to form the so-called Big Five countries that have automatic qualification to the Grand Final.

star 7.00
29 votes
Eurovision Song Contest 2012: Final (Azerbaijan)

#8 - Eurovision Song Contest 2012: Final (Azerbaijan)

Season 2012 - Episode 3 - Aired May 26, 2012

The 2012 Eurovision Song Contest was held in Baku, Azerbaijan. It is the furthest East that the contest had ever been held. Baku provided a unique setting for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest. The slogan for the competition this year was Light Your Fire, which was fitting given that the event was being held in Azerbaijan, the Land of Fire.

star 7.00
29 votes
Eurovision Song Contest 2016: Final (Sweden)

#9 - Eurovision Song Contest 2016: Final (Sweden)

Season 2016 - Episode 3 - Aired May 14, 2016

26 countries competed in the final, which was the first to be broadcast on live television in the United States. A record-breaking 204 million viewers worldwide watched the contest, beating the 2015 viewing figures by over 5 million. The slogan for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest was Come Together. The theme artwork, inspired by the dandelion, symbolised the power of resistance and resilience but also of regeneration – when the seeds fly away from the dandelion new life is created where they touch down.

star 7.00
29 votes
Directors: Sven Stojanovic
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 Eurovision Song Contest 2016: 1st Semi-Final  (Sweden)

#10 - Eurovision Song Contest 2016: 1st Semi-Final (Sweden)

Season 2016 - Episode 1 - Aired May 10, 2016

The first Semi-Final contenders 1. Finland: Sing It Away sung by Sandhja 2. Greece: Utopian Land sung by Argo 3. Moldova: Falling Stars sung by Lidia Isac 4. Hungary: Pioneer sung by Freddie 5. Croatia: Lighthouse sung by Nina Kraljić 6. Netherlands: Slow Down sung by Douwe Bob 7. Armenia: LoveWave sung by Iveta Mukuchyan 8. San Marino: I Didn't Know sung by Serhat 9. Russia: You Are The Only One sung by Sergey Lazarev 10. Czech Republic: I Stand sung by Gabriela Gunčíková 11. Cyprus: Alter Ego sung by Minus One 12. Austria: Loin d'ici sung by ZOË 13. Estonia: Play sung by Jüri Pootsmann 14. Azerbaijan: Miracle sung by Samra 15. Montenegro: The Real Thing sung by Highway 16. Iceland: Hear Them Calling sung by Greta Salóme 17. Bosnia & Herzegovina: Ljubav Je sung by Dalal, Deen, Ana & Jala 18. Malta: Walk on Water sung by Ira Losco

star 7.00
58 votes
Directors: Sven Stojanovic
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Eurovision Song Contest 2014: 1st Semi-Final (Denmark)

#11 - Eurovision Song Contest 2014: 1st Semi-Final (Denmark)

Season 2014 - Episode 1 - Aired May 6, 2014

star 6.00
29 votes
Eurovision Song Contest 2014: 2nd Semi-Final (Denmark)

#12 - Eurovision Song Contest 2014: 2nd Semi-Final (Denmark)

Season 2014 - Episode 2 - Aired May 8, 2014

star 6.00
29 votes
Eurovision Song Contest 2015: 2nd Semi-Final (Austria)

#13 - Eurovision Song Contest 2015: 2nd Semi-Final (Austria)

Season 2015 - Episode 2 - Aired May 21, 2015

The second Semi-Final of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest with 17 contestants representing Azerbaijan, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland.

star 5.00
29 votes
Eurovision Song Contest 2009: 1st Semi-Final (Russia)

#14 - Eurovision Song Contest 2009: 1st Semi-Final (Russia)

Season 2009 - Episode 1 - Aired May 12, 2009

This year there are 42 entries to the Eurovision Song Contest, with San Marino withdrawing due to financial difficulties and Georgia being forced out of the contest as their song breached the rules of the contest, while Slovakia makes a return to the contest after an 11 year absence. The 54th Eurovision Song Contest is being hosted by Moscow, Russia, following Dima Bilan's win for Russia in the 53rd Eurovision Song Contest. The Contest will take place in Moscow's Olympic Indoor Arena.

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Eurovision Song Contest 2009: 2nd Semi-Final (Russia)

#15 - Eurovision Song Contest 2009: 2nd Semi-Final (Russia)

Season 2009 - Episode 2 - Aired May 14, 2009

This year there are 42 entries to the Eurovision Song Contest, with San Marino withdrawing due to financial difficulties and Georgia being forced out of the contest as their song breached the rules of the contest, while Slovakia makes a return to the contest after an 11 year absence. The 54th Eurovision Song Contest is being hosted by Moscow, Russia, following Dima Bilan's win for Russia in the 53rd Eurovision Song Contest. The Contest will take place in Moscow's Olympic Indoor Arena.

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0 votes
Eurovision Song Contest 2010:  1st Semi-Final (Norway)

#16 - Eurovision Song Contest 2010: 1st Semi-Final (Norway)

Season 2010 - Episode 1 - Aired May 25, 2010

Artists from some 15-20 countries will compete in the first Semi-Final, as ten spots for the Final are at stake. Viewers and professional juries each have a 50 percent stake in the outcome. The professional juries will feature six members in each country. The 10 qualified acts will be announced in random order, and to raise the excitement the ranking and other voting results will not be announced until right after the Final.

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Eurovision Song Contest 2010:  2nd Semi-Final (Norway)

#17 - Eurovision Song Contest 2010: 2nd Semi-Final (Norway)

Season 2010 - Episode 2 - Aired May 27, 2010

Artists from some 15-20 countries will compete in the first Semi-Final, as ten spots for the Final are at stake. Viewers and professional juries each have a 50 percent stake in the outcome. The professional juries will feature six members in each country. The 10 qualified acts will be announced in random order, and to raise the excitement the ranking and other voting results will not be announced until right after the Final.

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Eurovision Song Contest 2011: 1st Semi-Final (Germany)

#18 - Eurovision Song Contest 2011: 1st Semi-Final (Germany)

Season 2011 - Episode 1 - Aired May 10, 2011

Artists from some 15-20 countries will compete in the first Semi-Final, as ten spots for the Final are at stake. Viewers and professional juries each have a 50 percent stake in the outcome. The professional juries will feature six members in each country. The 10 qualified acts will be announced in random order, and to raise the excitement the ranking and other voting results will not be announced until right after the Final.

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0 votes
Eurovision Song Contest 2011: 2nd Semi-Final (Germany)

#19 - Eurovision Song Contest 2011: 2nd Semi-Final (Germany)

Season 2011 - Episode 2 - Aired May 12, 2011

Artists from some 15-20 countries will compete in the first Semi-Final, as ten spots for the Final are at stake. Viewers and professional juries each have a 50 percent stake in the outcome. The professional juries will feature six members in each country. The 10 qualified acts will be announced in random order, and to raise the excitement the ranking and other voting results will not be announced until right after the Final.

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Eurovision Song Contest 2008: Final (Serbia)

#20 - Eurovision Song Contest 2008: Final (Serbia)

Season 2008 - Episode 3 - Aired May 24, 2008

Serbia's debut entry as an independent nation, the ballad "Molitva" by Marija Šerifović, won the Eurovision Song Contest 2007, receiving 268 points. Serbia became the first country that won with debut entry after Switzerland's win at the first edition. After this, they were the host of the 2008 contest in the Serbian capital of Belgrade.

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Eurovision Song Contest 2007: Final (Finland)

#21 - Eurovision Song Contest 2007: Final (Finland)

Season 2007 - Episode 2 - Aired May 12, 2007

The Final of the 52nd Eurovision Song Contest took place in Helsinki, Finland, at the Hartwall Arena. For the occasion, the venue was referred to as the Helsinki Arena. Czech Republic and Georgia debuted in the Semi-Final, so did Serbia and Montenegro as independent states. Of those countries, only Georgia and Serbia managed to qualify for the Final, together with returning country Hungary.

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Eurovision Song Contest 2008: 1st Semi-Final (Serbia)

#22 - Eurovision Song Contest 2008: 1st Semi-Final (Serbia)

Season 2008 - Episode 1 - Aired May 20, 2008

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Eurovision Song Contest 2008: 2nd Semi-Final (Serbia)

#23 - Eurovision Song Contest 2008: 2nd Semi-Final (Serbia)

Season 2008 - Episode 2 - Aired May 22, 2008

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Eurovision Song Contest 2007: Semi-Final (Finland)

#24 - Eurovision Song Contest 2007: Semi-Final (Finland)

Season 2007 - Episode 1 - Aired May 10, 2007

28 countries performed in this semifinal!

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Eurovision Song Contest 2006: Semi-Final (Greece)

#25 - Eurovision Song Contest 2006: Semi-Final (Greece)

Season 2006 - Episode 1 - Aired May 18, 2006

23 countries performed in this semi-final.

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