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As summer rolls on, and new music drops by the minute, it’s inevitable that some Eurovision tracks drop off your playlists. But every year a few tracks manage to stand the test of time to become evergreens played at home and in bars and restaurants (if they’re open again where you live anyway).

We wanted to forecast which tracks from the Class of 2021 will stand the test of time. So on July 15 we asked our readers to consult their iPhones and music systems and to let us know which Eurovision 2021 tracks they are still listening to.

After receiving 36,012 votes, the results are in…and our readers are still rocking out to Måneskin’s Eurovision winner “Zitti e buoni”.

The song charted in several countries following the contest, even cracking the Top 20 in the UK. But the signs of its potential success were already abundant ahead of Eurovision. The band’s track received plenty of plaudits from the Wiwi Jury — our in-house panel of music unprofessionals.

Our Spanish blogger Luis wrote: “Updating a formula is not an easy task, but Italy’s Måneskin have succeeded. Their sound blends rock bands from the previous decades and updates it for 2021, while giving it an extra dose of glam. ‘Zitti e buoni’ is a punch in the face made with gusto. It’s edgy and elegant, gritty yet classy. The band has proven their live abilities during the five nights of Sanremo: Italy is bound to have one of the most exciting performances of the year.”

He awarded the band a perfect 10. And so did our New Zealand based blogger Robyn. She wrote:

“I’m very ready for Måneskin to take to the Ahoy stage. Their Sanremo performances showed that they are capable of delivering a show-stopping performance, able to bring plenty of rock and roll swagger and attitude with a definite Italian feeling. Eurovision always needs a good rock performance to set the arena on fire — and Måneskin are here to serve.”

Ukraine’s Go_A, Cyprus’ Elena Tsagrinou, Azerbaijan’s Efendi and Switzerland’s Gjon’s Tears round out our readers’ Top 5.

Poll Results: Which Eurovision 2021 songs are you still listening to?

  1. Italy: Måneskin – “Zitti e buoni” – 9.25%, 3,332 votes
  2. Ukraine: Go_A – “SHUM” – 8.02%, 2,887 votes
  3. Cyprus: Elena Tsagrinou – “El Diablo” – 5.14%, 1,851 votes
  4. Azerbaijan: Efendi – “Mata Hari” – 4.55%, 1,638 votes
  5. Switzerland: Gjon’s Tears – “Tout l’univers” – 4.48%, 1,612 votes
  6. France: Barbara Pravi – “Voilà” – 4.40%, 1,583 votes
  7. Finland: Blind Channel – “Dark Side” – 4.36%, 1,570 votes
  8. Iceland: Daði og Gagnamagnið – “10 Years” – 4.21%, 1,515 votes
  9. Lithuania: THE ROOP – “Discoteque” – 4.00%, 1,442 votes
  10. Serbia: Hurricane – “Loco Loco” – 3.95%, 1,423 votes
  11. San Marino: Senhit & Flo Rida – “Adrenalina” – 3.75%, 1,351 votes
  12. Malta: Destiny — “Je Me Casse” – 3.64%, 1,311 votes
  13. Russia: Manizha – “Russian Woman” – 3.43%, 1,236 votes
  14. Greece: Stefania – “Last Dance” – 3.25%, 1,172 votes
  15. Norway: TIX – “Fallen Angel” – 2.79%, 1,006 votes
  16. Croatia: Albina – “Tick-Tock” – 2.76%, 994 votes
  17. Belgium: Hooverphonic – “The Wrong Place” – 2.63%, 948 votes
  18. Israel: Eden Alene – “Set Me Free” – 2.56%, 922 votes
  19. Romania: Roxen – “Amnesia” – 2.44%, 878 votes
  20. Moldova: Natalia Gordienko – “Sugar” – 2.17%, 780 votes
  21. Bulgaria: VICTORIA – “Growing Up is Getting Old” – 1.81%, 651 votes
  22. Australia: Montaigne – “Technicolour” – 1.64%, 589 votes
  23. Sweden: Tusse – “Voices” – 1.61%, 578 votes
  24. Ireland: Lesley Roy – “Maps” – 1.52%, 547 votes
  25. Denmark: Fyr og Flamme – “Øve os på hinanden” – 1.30%, 468 votes
  26. Germany: Jendrik – “I Don’t Feel Hate” – 1.26%, 454 votes
  27. United Kingdom: James Newman – “Embers” – 1.15%, 415 votes
  28. Portugal: The Black Mamba – “Love Is on My Side” – 1.10%, 397 votes
  29. Albania: Anxhela Peristeri – “Karma” – 1.10%, 397 votes
  30. Czech Republic: Benny Cristo – “Omaga” – 0.99%, 355 votes
  31. The Netherlands: Jeangu Macrooy – “Birth of a New Age” – 0.84%, 304 votes
  32. Spain: Blas Cantó – “Voy a quedarme” – 0.73%, 263 votes
  33. Latvia: Samanta Tīna – “The Moon Is Rising” – 0.71%, 256 votes
  34. Poland: Rafał – “The Ride” – 0.55%, 198 votes
  35. Estonia: Uku Suviste – “The Lucky One” – 0.54%, 196 votes
  36. Slovenia: Ana Soklič – “Amen” – 0.52%, 187 votes
  37. Austria: Vincent Bueno – “Amen” – 0.41%, 149 votes
  38. North Macedonia: Vasil – “Here I Stand”, 0.22%, 80 votes
  39. Georgia: Tornike Kipiani – “You”, 0.21%, 77 votes

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2 months ago

That was an obvious one to be fair though.

2 months ago

Weird to see Azerbaijan so high, it stands out in this top-10 since it’s surrounded by songs that did a lot better than it.

Bulgaria and Malta are really low concidering the hype both had!

Italy winning this poll was quite clear, it’s a good song!

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2 months ago

malta being 12th? but how? wasn’t that the huge favorite?

oh right! they bribed the odds and stuff!

2 months ago

“Zitti e buoni” is not my favourite song but Måneskin definitely made the best stage show in Eurovision at least in 2021. That is in my opinion. Great winners.

I do enjoy watching the televote points. Albania and Azerbaijan were not shown and the hosts seemed cool about it and the transitions were smooth. Ridiculous and “suspicious”.

2 months ago

Zitti e Buoni and Shum rightfully at the top, but I’m pleasantly surprised by how well Technicolour has aged for me. Think Montaigne might’ve been more of a fave if she’d been in Rotterdam.

2 months ago
Reply to  Ellie

Technicolour was too ahead of its time

2 months ago

Seems reasonable, considering they won! At least those Maltese alts can shush now

2 months ago
Reply to  Sot

Apparently it’s not that common for the winner of the contest to win these polls judging by the results of the previous years. Even winners that aren’t generally considered controversial like “Only Teardrops” or “Euphoria” didn’t manage to. I wonder if esc fans just get tired of the winning songs pretty quickly because the hype reaches them earlier.

2 months ago

Definitely Rock n’ roll never dies.

2 months ago

Birth of a New Age, Omaga, Øve os på hinanden.