Eurovision Prediction

The history of Eurovision Prediction: 2014-2020

The eighth season of Eurovision Prediction begins next month!

This article is an updated version of The history of Eurovision Prediction posted in November 2019.

Over the next few months, Eurovision Prediction will take place for the EIGHTH time! That’s right, unlike the contest itself, we have an unbroken run (too soon?). Although we’re potentially facing an…um…leaner national final season, there will still be plenty to predict in the coming months. Although we have our reliable regulars who play each year, here’s a condensed history of the past seven editions, in time for the new edition!

Starting with our humble beginnings…

2014

The first edition of Eurovision Prediction took place in the run-up to the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest. A total of 36 players took part in the game, five of which were involved in the organisation of the competition. Therefore, 31 of you were eligible to be present on the main leaderboard and it was Arianna Brooke who was the game’s first-ever winner!

Samantha Ross finished as runner-up, which was to be the first of four consecutive top 11 finishes – will it be a fifth this time around? Taking the bronze medal was Jack Cuffe! Check out the full top 10 below:

PositionPlayerScore
1stArianna Brooke179
2ndSamantha Ross170
3rdJack Cuffe166
4thJoana Patricia161
5thJessica Cambridge160
6thCallum Nowacki152
7thMila Kovalj150
8thDennis & Maikel144
9thNicholas Provenghi142
10thEurofriends141

To see the leaderboards in full, check out the following two Eurovision Prediction tweets (here and here).

2015

Eurovision Prediction 2015 was even more popular than its debut year, with an impressive 58 of you taking part. Anthony, the founder of fellow Eurovision fansite Eurovoix, was the competition’s second champion! Furthermore, Holger and Matthew A. completed the podium.

PositionPlayerScore
1stAnthony207
2ndHolger200
3rdMatthew A.192
4thEmily192
5thJessica C.191
6thMila191
7thCallum R.182
8thPatrick180
9thJamie H.180
10thHelen176

The full leaderboard for this year is included below:

Our journey down memory lane continues on the next page…

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