Worst Eurovision Winners Ever – Hundreds of people have voted for their personal Top 5 of the Worst Eurovision winners ever. The 5th place of each voter got one point, the 4th place 2 points and so on, the first place thus getting 5 points. The result is a ranking of all 60 Eurovision winners. In the coming days we will reveal the Top 15 of your voting. Today we continue with the second Italian winner: Toto Cutugno.
Toto Cutugno represented Italy in the Eurovision Song Contest 1990 in Zagreb. He had won the San Remo festival in 1980 and had come second six times in subsequent years. His Eurovision entry in 1990 was “Insieme (1992)”, a song about the unification of Europe. The year 1992 refers to the birth of the European Union. Cutugno sings “Insieme, Unite Unite Europe” in the chorus and was supported by the Slovenian band Pepel in Kri, who represented Yugoslavia in 1975. After the song became a moderate hit in several European countries. His 14th place in our voting may have to do with his performance as host of the 1991 contest, which is still seen as possibly being the worst ever.
Here is the winning performance of 1990:
Do you agree that Toto is one of the worst winners? And if you voted for him, why did you?
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