Måneskin’s performance of “Zitti E Buoni” has today become the most viewed live Eurovision performance on YouTube.
“Zitti E Buoni” has this evening passed 46 million views on the official YouTube channel of the Eurovision Song Contest, breaking the record for the most-watched live Eurovision performance on the official YouTube channel. It has been just 12 days since Måneskin’s victory at Eurovision 2021.
The most-watched live performances on the Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel are:
- Italy 2021 – Måneskin – “Zitti E Buoni” – 46.1 million views
- Sweden 2012 – Loreen – “Euphoria” – 45.9 million views
- Sweden 2015 – Måns Zelmerlöw – “Heroes” – 45.3 million views
- Israel 2018 – Netta – “Toy” – 44.4 million views
- Finland 2006 – Lordi – “Hard Rock Hallelujah” – 42.8 million views
Måneskin and their entry “Zitti E Buoni” won the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. Måneskin is a rock band from Rome, consisting of members Damiano David (lead vocals), Victoria De Angelis (bass), Thomas Raggi (guitar), and Ethan Torchio (drums).
Image Source: EBU / Thomas Hannes
Italy debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956 and has participated a total of 42 times to date. Italy returned to the Eurovision Song Contest in 2011 having last participated in the contest in 1997, the country has withdrawn from the contest on a number of occasions in the past. Italy has won the contest three times, the first time being in 1964 and the latest being in 2021. Italy’s hosting of the contest in 1991 has been remembered as one of the most chaotic contests to date. Since their return in 2011 Italy has finished in the top 10 on eight occasions.