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 first and only winner from Greece.
In 2005 Greece sent Helena Paparizou, born in Sweden as a child of Greek immigrants, to Kiev. As a member of the laiko and Eurodance band Antique, she rose to fame and represented Greece in Eurovision 2001 coming third. Antique disbanded in 2003 and Paparizou embarked on a solo career. She was internally selected in 2005 and presented three songs to the Greek public. “My Number One” was chosen as the entry. It is a dance song featuring traditional Greek music elements. The song’s arrangement includes bouzoukis and a solo featuring a Cretan lyra. The lyrics are about the singers lover who is praised as being her “number one” and the “only treasure” she’ll ever have.
Here is the winning performance:
Do you agree that Helena Paparizou is one of the worst winners of all time? If you voted for her, why did you?
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