International stars who took part in the Eurovision Song Contest

Created by mk87 on 27 Feb 2018 | Last edited by mk87 on 30 Mar 2018

A collection of musicians who charted in at least five different countries with any single or album that did not include their Eurovision entry.

1st place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1988 for Switzerland

Biggest international hits: Because You Loved Me, The Power of Love, My Heart Will Go On

Translations:  English Dutch Portuguese 7 more

2nd place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1968 for the United Kingdom

Cliff Richard returned in 2973 and finished third with "Power to All Our Friends"

Biggest international hits: We Don't Talk Anymore, Lucky Lips, The Minute You're Gone, (Congratulations, Power to All Our Friends)

Translations:  Turkish German Russian 1 more

21st place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1987 for Luxembourg

Biggest (and only) international hit: Ça plane pour moi

Translations:  Russian
Song | English ABBA

1st place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1974 for Sweden

Biggest international hits: Fernando, Dancing Queen, Take a Chance on Me, (Waterloo)

Translations:  French Serbian Greek 14 more

3rd place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2003 for Russia

Biggest international hits: All the Things She Said, All About Us, Not Gonna Get Us

Translations:  English Turkish French 8 more

5th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1982 for Cyprus

Anna Vissi had already represented Greece in 1980 with "Autostop" (13th place) and would do so again in 2006 with "Everything" (9th place)

Biggest international hits: Call Me, Still in Love with You, (Everything)

2nd place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1975 for the United Kingdom

Biggest international hits: Apache, Wonderful Land, Dance On

19th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 for the United Kingdom

Biggest International hits: It's a Heartache, Total Eclipse of the Heart, Holding Out for a Hero

Translations:  Spanish French Czech 9 more
Song | English Blue

11th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 for the United Kingdom

Biggest International hits: All Rise, Too Close, Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word

Translations:  German Persian Spanish 11 more

2nd place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1970 for the United Kingdom

Biggest International hits: Those Were the Days, Goodbye, Que sera sera, (Knock, Knock Who's There?)

Translations:  Italian French Spanish 2 more

8th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 for France

International hit albums: Dans ma chair, Sexe fort, Kaas chante Piaf

performed by Umberto Tozzi & Raf

3rd place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1987 for Italy

Biggest international hits by Umberto Tozzi: Gloria, Ti amo, Tu
Biggest international hit by Raf: Self Control

Translations:  German Bulgarian Polish 7 more

7th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1976 for Italy

Al Bano & Romina Power returned to the contest in 1985 with "Magic, oh Magic", again finishing in 7th place.

Biggest international hit: Felicità

Translations:  English Croatian

1st place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1966 for Austria

Udo Jürgens had already repesented Austria in 1964 and 1965 with "Warum nur, warum" (6th place) and "Sag ihr, ich laß sie grüßen" (4th place) respectively.

Biggest international hit: Griechischer Wein

Translations:  English Spanish French 4 more

25th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 for the United Kingdom

Biggest international hits: Release Me (and Let Me Love Again), A Man Without Love, Winter World of Love,

Translations:  Spanish Turkish French 11 more

8th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1963 for Luxembourg

Nana Mouskouri albums charted in at least seven different countries (France, Germany, Austria, Siwtzerland, UK, Canada, US). However, since she recorded different albums for different music markets, she did not have a standout album that was a worldwide success.

Translations:  English Russian Italian

9th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 for Australia

Biggest international hit: It's Gotta Be You

Translations:  Spanish French German 16 more
Song | English Lulu

1st place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1969 for the United Kingdom

Biggest international hits: The Boat That I Row, To Sir with Love, The Man Who Sold the World, (Boom-Bang-a-Bang)

Translations:  Turkish Hebrew Russian 4 more

3rd place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1980 for the Netherlands

Maggie MacNeal returned as a soloist for the Netherlands in 1980 finishing 4th with "Amsterdam".

Biggest international hits: How Do You Do?, Hello-A

2nd place in the Eurovision Song Contest for the United Kingdom

Biggest international hit for Lynsey de Paul: Sugar Me

Translations:  German

15th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1979

Biggest international hit: Ti sento

Translations:  English

12th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1978 for Italy

Biggest international hits: Sarà perché ti amo, M'innamoro di te, Mamma Maria

Translations:  English

5th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1963 for Monaco.

International hit albums: Tant de belles choses, La pluie sans parapluie, L'amour fou

4th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1974 for the United Kingdom.

Biggest international hits: You're the One That I Want, Xanadu, Physical

Translations:  German Russian
Song | Spanish Peret

9th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1974 for Spain.

Biggest international hit: Borriquito

Translations:  English

2nd place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1974 for Spain.

Biggest international hits: (Calm After the Storm), Jolene
International hit albums: II, (The Common Linnets)

Translations:  German Dutch Hungarian 20 more

7th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1978 for Luxembourg.

Biggest international hits: Yes Sir, I Can Boogie; The Devil Sent You to Lorado, Sorry I'm a Lady

5th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 for Australia.

Biggest international hits: Battle Scars, Like a Drum, (Tonight Again)

Translations:  French Greek Turkish 13 more

4th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1970 for Spain.

Biggest international hits: Begin the Beguine, All of You, To All the Girls I've Loved Before

Translations:  English Polish German 4 more

16th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000 for the United Kingdom.

Biggest (and only) international hit: Total Eclipse of the Heart

18th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1993 for Germany.

Biggest international hits: Ohne dich (schlaf ich heut Nacht nicht ein), Tausendmal Du, Play it Cool

Translations:  English Russian

14th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1989 for Germany.

Biggest (and only) international hit: Jenseits von Eden/La valle dell'Eden

Translations:  English

1st place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1997 for the United Kingdom.

Biggest international hits: Walking on Sunshine, That's the Way, (Love Shine a Light)

Translations:  Polish Turkish Spanish 3 more

1st place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1965 for Luxembourg.

Biggest international hits: Ella elle l'a, Babacar, (Poupée de cire, poupée de son)

Song | English Anouk

9th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 for the Netherlands.

Biggest international hits: Nobody's Wife, Lost, (Birds)

Translations:  Hungarian Dutch French 25 more

1st place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1990 for Italy.

Biggest international hits: L'italiano, Solo noi, (Insieme: 1992)

Translations:  English Croatian German 8 more

8th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 for Ireland.

International hit albums: Planet Jedward, (Victory), (Young Love)

Translations:  Finnish French Turkish 2 more

1st place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1972 for Luxembourg.

Biggest international hits: Ich hab' die Liebe geseh'n, Theo, wir fahr'n nach Lodz, (Après toi/Dann kamst du/Come What May)

Translations:  English German Dutch 9 more

3rd place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 for Italy.

International hit albums: Il Volo, Notte magica - A Tribute to the Three Tenors, (Grande amore)

Translations:  English Spanish Greek 33 more

8th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1977 for Germany.

Biggest international hits: Fly, Robin, Fly; Get Up and Boogie, Save Me

Translations:  German

21st place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 for Germany.

Biggest international hits: Everytime We Touch, Evacuate the Dancefloor, Truly Madly Deeply

Translations:  French Turkish Serbian 13 more

1st place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1981 for the United Kingdom.

Biggest international hits: The Land of Make Believe, Piece of the Action, (Making Your Mind Up)

Translations:  German French Norwegian 1 more

4th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1988 for Luxembourg.

Biggest international hit: I Will Love Again
International hit albums: Lara Fabian, A Wonderful Life, Toutes les femmes en moi

8th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1988 for the United Kingdom.

Biggest international hits: I Belong to You, (Ooh Aah .... Just a Little Bit)

4th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2001 for France.

Biggest international hits: Un ange frappe à ma porte, Mourir demain, Tu trouveras

Translations:  English Finnish Greek 5 more

15th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1976 for Germany.

Biggest international hits: Mexico, Mama Loo, Kansas City

14th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004 for Macedonia.

Biggest international hits: Po tebe/Pratim te, Koj li ti grize obrazi/Ko ti to grize obraze, Volim osmijeh tvoj

Translations:  Serbian Greek Russian 5 more

1st place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1980 for Ireland.

Johnny Logan returned to the contest as a performer in 1987, winning one more time with "Hold Me Now".

International hit albums: The Irish Connection, Irishman In America, (Hold Me Now)

Translations:  Turkish Serbian Finnish 6 more

16th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1991 for Belgium.

Biggest international hits: Close Encounters/Daar gaat ze, Anne/Anna

23rd (equal last) place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 for Germany.

Biggest international hits: Daylight in Your Eyes, There Must Be An Angel, Rivers of Joy

Translations:  German

1st place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1976 for the United Kingdom.

Biggest international hits: Kiss Me, Kiss Your Baby, Angelo, (Save Your Kisses for Me)

Translations:  German Serbian French

9th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1969 for Germany.

Biggest international hits: Liebeskummer lohnt sich nicht, Küsse nie nach Mitternacht

Translations:  Russian English
Song | Greek Antique

3rd place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2001 for Greece.

Biggest international hits: Opa opa, Dinata dinata, (I Would) Die for You

Translations:  English French Croatian 2 more

unknown place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1956 for Germany.

Biggest international hits: Heimweh (Dort, wo die Blumen blüh'n), Die Gitarre und das Meer, La paloma

Translations:  English

member of Westlife from 1998 to 2012

15th place in the second semi final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 for Ireland.

Biggest international hits with Westlife: Flying Without Wings, Uptown Girl, You Raise Me Up

Translations:  Spanish German French 12 more

21st place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 for Spain.

Biggest international hits: The Ketchup Song (Aserejé), Kusha Las Payas

Translations:  English

6th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1980 for Italy.

Biggest international hits: Tu sei l'unica donna per me, (Non so che darei/If You Need Me Now)

member of Sugababes from 2009 to 2010

5th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1980 for the United Kingdom.

Biggest (and only) international hit with Sugababes: Get Sexy

Translations:  Turkish Azerbaijani Greek

14th (equal last) place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1974 for Germany.

Biggest international hits: Immer wieder sonntags, Aber am Abend da spielt der Zigeuner

Translations:  English French

19th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 for France.

There is no standout hit song by Sébastien Tellier, but his songs and albums charted in at lest six different markets. Furthermore, the song "Fantino" was used in the film "Lost in Translation" and the soundtrack album charted in many countries.

Translations:  French

12th place in the semi final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 for Belgium.

Biggest international hits: Désenchantée, Libertine, Voyage voyage

Translations:  French Spanish Swedish 4 more

member of O-Zone from 1998 to 2005

20th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 for Moldova.

Biggest international hits with O-Zone: Dragostea din tei, Despre tine

Translations:  Lithuanian

1st place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1967 for the United Kingdom.

Biggest international hits: Long Live Love, Monsieur Dupont, (Puppet on a String)

Translations:  German French Russian 1 more

4th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1979 for Germany.

Biggest international hits: Moskau, Loreley, (Dschinghis Khan/Genghis Khan)

Translations:  English Turkish Greek 4 more

20th place in the semi final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 for Switzerland.

Biggest international hits: Somebody Dance with Me, Everybody, Love Is All Around

2nd place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1983 for Israel.

Biggest international hits: Im nin' alu, Galbi, My Love Is for Real

2nd place in the Eurovision Song Contest 1993 for the United Kingdom.

Biggest international hits: You'll Never Stop Me Loving You, Listen to Your Heart

Translations:  Italian

member of Me & My from 1989 to 2007

15th place in the first semi final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 for Andorra.

Biggest international hits with Me & My: Dub-I-Dub, Baby Boy

Translations:  French
Comments
mk87    Tue, 27/02/2018 - 08:18

There are many more to be added... Regular smile

A.S.M    Tue, 27/02/2018 - 09:50

Why don't you make a collection, like one song in multiple languages?
Nicole - ein bisschen frieden (German)
Danish: En smule fred
English: A Little Peace
French: La paix sur terre
Italien: Un po’ di pace
Dutch: Een beetje vrede
Russian: Немного мира
Spanish: Un poco de paz

Diazepan Medina    Tue, 27/02/2018 - 15:00

Many spanish artists who had great success in Latin America: Raphael, Julio Iglesias, Mocedades, Paloma San Basilio, Massiel, Peret, Jose Velez, Braulio, Betty Missiego (she's Peruvian but so what), Trigo Limpio, Azúcar Moreno and Sergio Dalma.

Diazepan Medina    Tue, 27/02/2018 - 15:14

Others more:

Representing Italy: Domenico Modugno, Gigliola Cinquetti, Iva Zanicchi, Nicola di Bari, Matia Bazar, Ricchi e Poveri, Toto Cutugno, Il Volo
Representing Luxembourg: Vicky Leandros, Baccara
Representing UK: Matt Monro, Lulu, Olivia Newton-John, Katrina and the Waves

mk87    Tue, 27/02/2018 - 15:33

Yeah, quite a few are yet to be added Regular smile