Eurovision songs hit the charts

Eurovision songs hit the charts
Some of the most popular songs from the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest

More than ten of the participating songs in this year's Eurovision Song Contest have made the sales, airplay or download charts internationally. The different European charts, like those in the UK or Germany, have seen more than five different entries charting altogether.

Most of the entries performed in Düsseldorf have reached their national charts, with several of them becoming big hits and topping their own singles chart, like Jedward's Lipstick in Ireland, Popular by Eric Saade in Sweden, Stella Mwangi's Haba Haba in Norway, Maja Keuc's Vanilija which represented Slovenia in its English version No One or Kati Wolf with What About My Dreams? in Hungary.

Others didn't reach the very top but were close, like Lena in Germany, Amaury Vassili in France, Anna Rossinelli in Switzerland, Estonia's Getter Jaani, Paradise Oskar from Finland or A Friend In London from Denmark, who were stopped at #2.

Precisely these songs have made the charts internationally as well, mostly thanks to the official download charts all over Europe, the UK entry I Can by Blue is the one that has gone further this year, reaching the top 10 in many territories, followed closely by Lipstick and also by the winning song from Azerbaijan, Running Scared by Ell/Nikki.

The Italian entry, Madness Of Love had been a home hit already after winning San Remo, and both the song and Raphael Gualazzi's album Reality And Fantasy have now entered the iTunes jazz charts accross Europe.

The Opening Act, Satellite by Stefan Raab feat. Lena, also made the German singles chart, where we can still find last year's interval act Glow by Madcon, spending now more than 50 weeks among the biggest selling songs in Germany.

The list is long and it goes on: Loucas Yiorkas & Stereo Mike reached #1 in the iTunes chart in Greece, Musiqq peaked at #3 in Latvia. Poli Genova with Na Inat in Bulgaria, Twiins' I'm Still Alive in Slovakia and A Luta É Alegria with Homens Da Luta in Portugal made the top 5 inside their frontiers. Lucía Pérez re-enters the Spanish charts after having placed inside the top 20.

The success of the songs, just like the points in the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest, is being well distributed. To witness it, the biggest chart success of the year, the official compilation containing all 43 songs. It has topped the compilation charts in many countries, mainly Germany, Sweden or Denmark and you can still buy it or download it in our official shop.

We wish further success to all of these artists in their upcoming projects.


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  • Posted on 6/July 2011 at 15:48
    WHAT ABOUT MY DREAMS is my favourite!! :)))) report to the moderator
  • Posted on 29/June 2011 at 13:56
  • Posted on 23/June 2011 at 01:27
    Jedward!
    They're so gorgeus.
    And Kati Wolf. What a great voice! report to the moderator
  • Posted on 20/June 2011 at 15:57
    Lena congratualted Azerbaijan for victory in our own language: Təbrik edirik (Сongratualtions)

    Thank you Lena, danke schön:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8opSxZ8-6M&feature=related report to the moderator
  • Posted on 17/June 2011 at 14:12
    YAY GO JEDWARD! report to the moderator
  • Posted on 13/June 2011 at 16:52
    @ESCAustria2012

    Azerbaijan ( Azərbaycan in Azerbaijani language), it's winner country of Eurovision Song Contest 2011 and Austria gave 8 points to us, Danke schön)) report to the moderator
  • Posted on 12/June 2011 at 17:22
  • Posted on 12/June 2011 at 15:17
    Slovenia was the best report to the moderator
  • Posted on 12/June 2011 at 14:39
    Im not so sure you can claim that many of this years songs really did have chart success.

    Where as a number of songs did chart well in their home counteries overall it was a bit of a flop across Europe, although more detail would be needed to include downloads and sales.

    In the Uk Blue struggled in the charts, thanks to the lack of airplay from BBC. Jedward did make the top 40 (if only just for one week) a few others may have charted lower down for a week but that was it with a wimper report to the moderator
  • Posted on 11/June 2011 at 15:59
    The best countires this year are: Poland, Hungary, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Belarus, Estonia, Israel, Switzerland and Armenia!!! :) report to the moderator
  • Posted on 11/June 2011 at 12:17
    ELL&NIKI "RUNNING SCARED" in European charts:
    GERMANY 5 PLASE
    GREESE,SWEDEN,SWITZERLAND 2PLASE
    LUXEMBOURG 1 PLAS
    NORWAY & AUSTRIA IN TOP 10 report to the moderator
  • Posted on 11/June 2011 at 10:39
    How on earth was "Sateliite" a failure? It was far from failuire. it became the nr 1 single in European charts, not even Rybak manged that, he was only 3rd.

    "Satellite" stayed in the charts all summer long and became a huge hit. I dont think that is a failure.

    None of the song this year are failuire either, they just arent as big hits as previous winners. They are in the charts but not in any high places, except for Jedward. perhaps.
    The songs were more "even" this year, that why the songs arent that sucesfull. report to the moderator
  • Posted on 11/June 2011 at 10:03
    @ESC_ape_74
    There's a slight difference : this year sucked. Last year as well, but at least the winning song was a tiny sucess that lasted more than one week, even if it was quite a failure anyway.

    ESC songs are indeed better than mainstream songs, but it's still mainstream. Did ESC songs needed any additional support to chart in 2008 and 2009? (or even 2006). (Fairytale, Tornero, Hard Rock Hallelujah to some extent)
    I know the exposure is the problem, but exposing bad songs surely won't help. (but what is bad and what's not is up to the majors to decide sadly...)

    I don't listen to radio at all, Majors are allmighty and some people don't care about music, only hype. And i think there's actually the same tendency in the ESC world with ESC fans, even if it's plain bad like this year (fans screaming during the piano part of the Italian song DID annoy me a lot, it shows they simply don't care, while it's obviously quality). But you admit it at least :). report to the moderator
  • Posted on 11/June 2011 at 09:51
    These songs were sure to do well after that many people saw the performances.
    - incredible satellite view of Europe ; Balkingpoints / www report to the moderator
  • Posted on 11/June 2011 at 09:31
    I hope these songs going hit in Indonesia! I'm big fan of Eurovision and I bored with World Hits (+ Asian Hits)!!!! My favorites are: Azerbaijan, Moldova, Latvia, and UK (my best). And other participants, congratulations for participating in Eurovision Song Contest! I'm proud of you guys!! report to the moderator