Tag Archives: Eurovision 1996

366 The Voice – Eimear Quinn (Ireland, 1996)

The most recent of Ireland’s record-setting seven winning songs is at No. 366, 58 places higher than win No. 6 (see No. 424). Higher too than win No. 4 – Linda Martin’s Why Me fell short of the Top 500 … Continue reading

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425 Kým Nás Máš – Marcel Palonder (Slovakia, 1996)

From the most unpopular year of the 1990s (see No. 426), we move to the most popular. This is the fourth entry from 1996 so far in our countdown, and there are another ten to come. Slovakia’s Eurovision results have been lousy, … Continue reading

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452 Beşinci Mevsim – Şebnem Paker (Turkey, 1996)

Nearly 50 songs into the countdown and Şebnem Paker becomes our first artist to notch up two solo entries inside the Top 500. Her 1997 effort Dinle (see No. 465) was first up and 13 places higher is her debut performance from the year … Continue reading

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456 Sveta Ljubav – Maja Blagdan (Croatia, 1996)

Between 1993 and the inception of the semi final in 2004 the EBU were constantly tinkering with the format of the show to try and accommodate the ever increasing number of nations wishing to take part. In 1996 they experimented … Continue reading

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471 Mono Yia Mas – Constantinos (Cyprus, 1996)

1981 was the year Cyprus made their debut in Eurovision. Since then their entries have received the maximum 12 points from Greece on no fewer than 16 occasions. Indeed, between the years 1996 and 2014 the two countries were able to vote for each other a total … Continue reading

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