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The Eurovision Song Contest may be a friendly competition, but it is a competition. Records are made to be broken.


Winners Table

Country Amount of times won Years won
Flag of Ireland Ireland 7 1970, 1980, 1987, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996
Flag of Sweden Sweden 6 1971, 1984, 1991, 1999, 2012, 2015
Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg 5 1961, 1965, 1972, 1973, 1983
France France 5 1958, 1960, 1962, 1969, 1977
Flag of the United Kingdom United Kingdom 5 1967, 1969, 1976, 1981, 1997
Flag of the Netherlands The Netherlands 4 1957, 1959, 1969, 1975
Flag of Israel Israel 4 1978, 1979, 1998, 2018
Norway Norway 3 1985, 1995, 2009
Flag of Denmark Denmark 3 1963, 2000, 2013
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 2 1956, 1988
Flag of Italy Italy 2 1964, 1990
Flag of Austria Austria 2 1966, 2014
Flag of Germany Germany 2 1982, 2010
Flag of Spain Spain 2 1968, 1969
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 2 2004, 2016
Flag of Monaco Monaco 1 1971
Flag of Belgium Belgium 1 1986
Flag of SFR Yugoslavia Yugoslavia 1 1989
Flag of Estonia Estonia 1 2001
Flag of Latvia Latvia 1 2002
Flag of Turkey Turkey 1 2003
Flag of Greece Greece 1 2005
Flag of Finland Finland 1 2006
Flag of Serbia Serbia 1 2007
Flag of Russia Russia 1 2008
Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 1 2011
Flag of Portugal Portugal 1 2017

Winning languages

Language Amount of times won Years won
English 30 1967, 1969, 1970, 1974-1976, 1980-1981, 1987, 1992-1994, 1996-1997, 1999-2003, 2005-2006, 2008-2015, 2018
French 14 1956, 1958, 1960-1962, 1965, 1969, 1971-1973, 1977, 1983, 1986, 1988
Dutch 3 1957, 1959, 1969
Hebrew 3 1978-1979, 1998
Spanish 2 1968-1969
German 2 1966, 1982
Swedish 2 1984, 1991
Italian 2 1964, 1990
Norwegian 2 1985, 1995
Serbo-Croatian 2 1989, 2007
Danish 1 1963
English/Ukrainian 1 2004
English/Crimean Tatar 1 2016
Portuguese 1 2017

Type of artist

Female soloists 39 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969 (all winners), 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1977, 1982, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1993, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018
Male/Female groups 10 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1989, 1995, 1997, 2006
Male soloists 10 1958, 1961, 1966, 1980, 1987, 1990, 2008, 2009, 2015, 2017
Male duos 3 1994, 2000, 2001
Male/Female duos 2 1963, 2011
Male groups 1 1984
Female duos 1 1985

Winning combinations

One performer 11 1956, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1966, France 1969, 1970, 2014, 2017
Two performers 5 1957, 1963, Flag of the Netherlands 1969, 1994, 2012
Three performers 2 Flag of the United Kingdom 1969, 2016
Four performers 9 1967, 1968, Flag of Spain 1969, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1987, 1993, 2018
Five performers 13 1971, 1972, 1980, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2003, 2008, 2010
Six performers 23 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1991, 1992, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015

Longest...

Contest Vienna 2015 (3 hours 59 minutes)
Performance "Corde della mia chitarra" (5:09)
Song title "Man gewöhnt sich so schnell an das Schöne"

Artist names

Group Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg 1985 MargoFranck OlivierChris RobertsMalcolm RobertsIreen SheerDiane Solomon
Soloist Flag of Iceland Iceland 1987 Halla Margrét Anadóttir

Shortest...

Contest Frankfurt-am-Main, 1957 (1 hour, 9 minutes)
Performance "Aina mun pitää" (1:26)
Song titles

Artist names

Groups
Soloists

Miscellaneous Records

During the 2014 contest, some other miscellaneous records of the past were mentioned in segments known as the "Eurovision Book of Records". They are as follows:

Category Artist/Year
Biggest Shoulder Pads Jedward (Flag of Ireland Ireland 2011)
Highest Hair
Most Silver Verka Serduchka (Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 2007)
Highest Note Maja Blagdan (Flag of Croatia Croatia 1996) Bb5
Longest Note Mary Spiteri (Flag of Malta Malta 1992) 13 seconds
Most Licks Johnny Logan (Flag of Ireland Ireland 1987) 30 times
Most Claps Waterloo & Robinson (Flag of Austria Austria 1976) 157 claps
Most "La's" Betty Missiego (Flag of Spain Spain 1979) 152 "La's"