Eurovision Song Contest Winners 1956 – Present Day

Eurovision Song Contest

This timeline details the date, host city, winning country, artist and song of the yearly Eurovision Song Contest from 1956 to present day.

 

24th May 1956
Host City- Lugano, Switzerland
Eurovision Winner – Switzerland
Lys Assia singing ‘Refrain’
3rd March 1957
Host City – Frankfurt, Germany
Winner – Netherlands
Corry Brokken singing ‘Net Als Toen’
12th March 1958
Host City – Hilversum, Netherlands
Winner – France
Andre Claveau singing ‘Dors, Mon Amour’
11th March 1959
Host City -Cannes, France
Winner – Netherlands
Teddy Scholten singing ‘n Beetje’
29th March 1960
Host City – London, United Kingdom
Winner – France
Jacqueline Boyer singing ‘Tom Pillibi’
18th March 1961
Host City – Cannes, France
Winner – Luxembourg
Jean-Claude Pascal singing ‘Nous les Amoureux’
18th March 1962
Host City – Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Winner – France
Isabelle Aubret singing ‘Un Premier Amour’
23rd March 1963
Host City – London, United Kingdom
Winner – Denmark
Grethe and Jorgen Ingmann singing ‘Dansevise’
21st March 1964
Host City – Copenhagen, Denmark
Winner – Italy
Gigliola Cinquetti singing ‘No Ho L’eta’
20th March 1965
Host City – Naples, Italy
Winner – Luxembourg
France Gall singing ‘Poupee de Cire, Poupee de Son’
5th March 1966
Host City – Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Winner – Austria
Udo Jurgens singing ‘Merci Cherie’
8th April 1967
Host City – Vienna, Austria
Winner – United Kingdom
Sandie Shaw singing ‘Puppet on a String’
6th April 1968
Host City – London, United Kingdom
Winner – Spain
Massiel singing ‘La, la, la’
12th March 1969
Host City – Madrid, Spain
Winner – France, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom – tied
Frida Boccara singing ‘Un Jour, Un Enfant’ for France
Lenny Kuhr singing ‘De Troubadour’ for the Netherlands
Salome singing ‘Vivo Cantando’ for Spain
Lulu singing ‘Boom Bang-a-Bang’ for the United Kingdom
21st March 1970
Host City – Amsterdam, Netherlands
Winner – Ireland
Dana singing ‘All Kinds of Everything’
3rd April 1971
Host City – Dublin, Ireland
Winner – Monaco
Dana singing ‘A Banc, Un Arbre, Un Rue’
25th March 1972
Host City – Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Winner – Luxembourg
Vicky Leandros singing ‘Apres Toi’
7th April 1973
Host City – Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Winner – Luxembourg
Anne-Marie David singing ‘Tu Te Reconnaitras’
6th April 1974
Host City – Brighton, United Kingdom
Winner – Sweden
ABBA singing ‘Waterloo’
22nd March 1975
Host City – Stockholm, Sweden
Winner – Netherlands
Teach-In singing ‘Ding-a-Dong’
3rd April 1976
Host City – The Hague, Netherlands
Winner – United Kingdom
Brotherhood of Man singing ‘Save Your Kisses for Me’
7th May 1977
Host City – London, United Kingdom
Winner – France
Marie Myriam singing ‘L’Oiseau et L’Enfant’
22nd April 1978
Host City – Paris, France
Winner – Israel
Izhar Cohen and the Alphabeta singing ‘A-Ba-Ni-Bi’
31st March 1979
Host City – Jerusalem, Israel
Winner – Israel
Gali Atari and Milk and Honey singing ‘Hallelujah’
19th April 1980
Host City – The Hague, Netherlands
Winner – Ireland
Johnny Logan singing ‘What’s Another Year’
4th April 1981
Host City – Dublin, Ireland
Winner – United Kingdom
Bucks Fizz singing ‘Making Your Mind Up’
24th April 1982
Host City – Harrogate, United Kingdom
Winner – Germany
Nicole singing ‘Ein Bischen Frieden’
23rd April 1983
Host City – Munich, Germany
Winner – Luxembourg
Corinne Hermes singing ‘Si La Vie Est Cadeau’
5th May 1984
Host City – Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Winner – Sweden
Herreys singing ‘Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley’
4th May 1985
Host City – Gothenburg, Sweden
Winner – Norway
Bobbysocks singing ‘La Det Swinge’
3rd May 1986
Host City – Bergen, Norway
Winner – Belgium
Sandra Kim singing ‘J’Aime la Vie’
9th May 1987
Host City – Brussels, Belgium
Winner – Ireland
Johnny Logan singing ‘Hold Me Now’
30th April 1988
Host City – Dublin, Ireland
Winner – Switzerland
Celine Dion singing ‘Ne Partez Pas Sans’
6th May 1989
Host City – Lausanne, Switzerland
Winner – Yugoslavia
Riva singing ‘Rock Me’
5th May 1990
Host City – Zagreb, Yugoslavia
Winner – Italy
Toto Cutugno singing ‘Insieme: 1992’
4th May 1991
Host City – Rome, Italy
Winner – Sweden
Carola singing ‘Fangad av en Stormvind’
9th May 1992
Host City – Malmo, Sweden
Winner – Ireland
Linda Martin singing ‘Why Me?’
15th May 1993
Host City – Millstreet, Ireland
Winner – Ireland
Niamh Kavanagh singing ‘In Your Eyes’
30th April 1994
Host City – Dublin, Ireland
Winner – Ireland
Paul Harrington and Charlie McGettigan singing ‘Rock n Roll Kids’
13th May 1995
Host City – Dublin, Ireland
Winner – Norway
Secret Garden singing ‘Nocturne’
18th May 1996
Host City – Oslo, Norway
Winner – Ireland
Eimear Quinn singing ‘The Voice’
3rd May 1997
Host City – Dublin, Ireland
Winner – United Kingdom
Katrina and the Waves singing ‘Love Shine a Light’
9th May 1998
Host City – Birmingham, United Kingdom
Winner – Israel
Dana International singing ‘Diva’
29th May 1999
Host City – Jerusalem, Israel
Eurovision Winner – Sweden
Charlotte Nilsson singing ‘Take Me To Your Heaven’
13th May 2000
Host City – Stockholm, Sweden
Winner – Denmark
Olsen Brothers singing ‘Fly On The Wings Of Love’
12th May 2001
Host City – Copenhagen, Denmark
Winner – Estonia
Tanel Padar, Dave Benton and 2XL singing ‘Everybody’
25th May 2002
Host City -Tallinn, Estonia
Winner – Latvia
Marie N singing ‘I Wanna’
24th May 2003
Host City – Riga, Latvia
Winner – Turkey
Sertab Erener singing ‘Every Way That I Can’
15th May 2004
Host City – Istanbul, Turkey
Winner – Ukraine
Rusiana singing ‘Wild Dances’
21st May 2005
Host City – Kiev, Ukraine
Winner – Greece
Helena Paparizou singing ‘My Number One’
20th May 2006
Host City – Athens, Greece
Winner – Finland
Lordi singing ‘Hard Rock Hallelujah’
12th May 2007
Host City – Helsinki, Finland
Winner – Serbia
Marija Serifovic singing ‘Molitva’
24th May 2008
Host City – Belgrade, Serbia
Eurovision Winner – Russia
Dima Bilan singing ‘Believe’
16th May 2009
Host City – Moscow, Russia
Winner – Norway
Alexander Rybak singing ‘Fairytale’
29th May 2010
Host City – Oslo, Norway
Winner – Germany
Lena singing ‘Satellite’
14th May 2011
Host City – Dusseldorf, Germany
Winner – Azerbaijan
Ell and Nikki singing ‘Running Scared’
26th May 2012
Host City – Baku, Azerbaijan
Winner – Sweden
Loreen singing ‘Euphoria’
18th May 2013
Host City – Malmo, Sweden
Winner – Denmark
Emmelie de Forest singing ‘Only Teardrops’
29th May 2014
Host City – Copenhagen, Denmark
Winner – Austria
Conchita Wurst singing ‘Rise Like A Phoenix’
23rd May 2015
Host City – Vienna, Austria
Winner – Sweden
Mans Zelmerlow singing ‘Heroes’
14th May 2016
Host City – Stockholm, Sweden
Winner – Ukraine
Jamala singing ‘1944’
13th May 2017
Host City – Kiev, Ukraine
Winner – Portugal
Salvador Sobral singing ‘Amar Pelos Dois’
12th May 2018
Host City – Lisbon, Portugal
Winner – Israel
Netta singing ‘Toy’
18th May 2019
Host City – Tel Aviv, Israel
Winner – Netherlands
Duncan Laurence singing ‘Arcade’

 

Published May 19, 2019 @ 1:45 am – Updated – Sep 15, 2019 @ 10:25 pm

 

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2019). Eurovision Song Contest Winners 1956 – Present Day. Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/eurovision-song-contest-winners Last accessed December 8th, 2019