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2014: Austria

Austria’s distinctive bearded drag artist, Conchita Wurst (Tom Neuwirth) has won the 59th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest with the song Rise Like a Phoenix. Austria won the contest with 290 points and an impressive 13 maximum scores. The Common Linnets were 52 …

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2013 – Denmark

Emmelie de Forest has won Eurovision 2013 for Denmark! The 20 year old finished with 281 points, overcoming a dubious charge from Azerbaijan’s Farid who scored 234 points. Make sure you follow the ESCtips FaceBook & Twitter accounts!

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2012 – Sweden

Way back in February 2012, Loreen stunned Eurovision early birds with a rousing 90s inspired trance/house song that sent forums and chat rooms alight, whilst also sending betting markets spiraling. It was Rybak moment all over again. Many Eurovision commentators …

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2010 – Germany

Another controversial winner that divided opinion. Whilst Lena’s Satellite was well written, catchy and undeniably popular, her performance was out-of-tune with poor pronunciation. Her school disco bopping was hardly Eurovision quality either. Concerns about Lena’s ability to perform and ultimately, …

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2009 – Norway

The greatest ever Eurovision song? Debatable, but certainly the most successful. Alexander Rybak’s, Fairytale scored a massive 600,000 votes more than its second placed challenger and went on to reach the top-10 in over 15 countries. Not bad for the …

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2008 – Russia

This is Russia’s controversial winner. Many believe the victory was won through political voting as there were arguably far better songs from Greece and Serbia to name but two. Nevertheless, the Russian entry was slickly performed and won. That’s all …

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2007 – Serbia

A decent year at the top. A powerful ballad winning, followed by a dance-floor classic performed by a Ukrainian drag act. I preferred the latter, but I can understand why Serbia won. This is Marija Serifovic, performing Molitva.

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2006 – Finland

Now for one that took Eurovision by surprise. Even on finals night, this was considered an outsider. Of course, I cleaned up with a nice little profit at the bookies. This is Hard Rock Hallelujah, by Lordi.

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