France

Performers who have represented France at the Eurovision Song Contest.

France first participated in 1956 and made its most recent appearance in 2021. It has won the Contest five times.

See national final entries for France.

Named artist Backing artist Performers with multiple appearances for France

Up to and including 2021.

NameAppearances
Francine Chantereau4
Georges Costa4
Michel Costa4
Dominique Poulain4
Martine Latorre3
Ulrich Kwasi2
Isabelle Aubret2
Delphine Elbé2
Émilie Satt2
Guy Bonnet2

Conductor Writers with more than one song for France

Up to and including 2021.

NameSongs
Hubert Giraud4
Guy Bonnet3
Pierre Delanoë3
Pierre Cour3
Jean-Paul Cara3
Henri Dijan2
Eddy Marnay2
André Popp2
Robert Goldman2
Nazim Khaled2
Jean-Karl Lucas2
Joe Gracy2
Émilie Satt2
Didier Barbelivien2

Conductor Conducted for France more than once

NameAppearances
Franck Pourcel16
Guy Matteoni3
Alain Goraguer3
Régis Dupré2
François Rauber2
Michel Bernholc2
Jean-Claude Petit2

Spokesperson Spokespeople with multiple appearances for France

Up to and including 2021.

NameAppearances
Jean-Claude Massoulier7
Marie Myriam6
Armand Lanoux4
Marc Menant4
Élodie Gossuin3
Olivier Minne2
Fabienne Égal2
Nicole André2

Jury member Repeat jury members for France

Up to and including 2021.

NameJuries
Bruno Berberes2

Appearances by year for France

Named artists Named artist Backing artists Backing artist
2021  List of performers is complete Voilà
Writer Barbara Pravi, Igit, Lili Poe
Spokesperson  Carla Lazzari
2020The Best in Me
Writer Peter Boström, Thomas G:son, Amir, John Lundvik, Léa Ivanne, Tom Leeb
2019  List of performers is complete Roi (King)
Writer Émilie Satt, Jean-Karl Lucas
Spokesperson  Julia Molkhou
2018Mercy
Writer Émilie Satt, Jean-Karl Lucas
Spokesperson  Élodie Gossuin
2017Requiem
Writer Nazim Khaled, Alma
Spokesperson  Élodie Gossuin
2016J'ai cherché
Writer Amir, Johan Errami, Nazim Khaled
Spokesperson  Élodie Gossuin
2015  List of performers is complete N'oubliez Pas
Writer Michel Illouz, Robert Goldman
Spokesperson  Virginie Guilhaume
2014  List of performers is complete Moustache
Writer Kim N’Guyen, Pierre Beyres, François Djemel, Lorent Idir
Spokesperson  Elodie Suigo
2013  List of performers is complete L'enfer Et Moi
Writer David Salkin, Boris Bergman
Spokesperson  Marine Vignes
2012  List of performers is complete Echo (You And I)
Writer Jean Pierre Pilot, William Rousseau, Anggun
Spokesperson  Amaury Vassili
2011  List of performers is complete Sognu
Writer Daniel Moyne, Quentin Bachelet, Jean-Pierre Marcellesi, Julie Miller
Spokesperson  Cyril Féraud
2010Allez Ola Olé
Unidentified  
Writer Hugues Ducamin, Jacques Ballue
Spokesperson  Audrey Chauveau
2009  List of performers is complete Et S'il Fallait Le Faire
Writer Anse Lazio, Fred Blondin
Spokesperson  Yann Renoard
2008  List of performers is complete Divine
Writer Sébastien Tellier, Amandine de La Richardière
Spokesperson  Cyril Hanouna
2007  List of performers is complete L'amour à La Française
Writer Ivan Callot, Jean-Marc Sauvagnargues, Laurent Honel, Paul Léger, Yves Giraud
Spokesperson  Vanessa Dolmen
2006  List of performers is complete Il était Temps
Writer Corneille
Spokesperson  Sophie Jovillard
2005Chacun Pense à Soi
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Ortal Malka, Saad Tabainet
Spokesperson  Marie Myriam
2004A Chaque Pas
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Ben Robbins, Steve Balsamo, Jonatan Cerrada
Spokesperson  Alex Taylor
2003Monts Et Merveilles
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Hocine Hallaf
Spokesperson  Sandrine François
2002  List of performers is complete Il Faut Du Temps
Writer Marie-Florence Gros, Patrick Bruel, Rick Allison
Spokesperson  Marie Myriam
2001  List of performers is complete Je N'ai Que Mon Âme
Writer Robert Goldman
Spokesperson  Corinne Hermès
2000On aura le ciel
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Benoît Heinrich, Pierre Legay
Spokesperson  Marie Myriam
1999Je Veux Donner Ma Voix
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Pascal Graczyk, René Colombies, Gilles Arcens, Luigi Rutigliano
Spokesperson  Marie Myriam
1998Où Aller
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Jean-Philippe Dary, Marie Line, Micaël Sene, Moïse Crespy
Spokesperson  Marie Myriam
Conductor  Martin Koch
1997Sentiments Songes
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Jean-Paul Dréau
Spokesperson  Frédéric Ferrer
Spokesperson  Marie Myriam
Conductor  Régis Dupré
1996  List of performers is complete Diwanit Bugale
Writer Dan Ar Braz
Spokesperson  Laurent Broomhead
Conductor  Fiachra Trench
1995Il Me Donne Rendez-vous
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Francois Bernheim, Didier Barbelivien
Spokesperson  Thierry Beccaro
Conductor  Michel Bernholc
1994Je Suis Un Vrai Garçon
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Bruno Maman, Nina Morato
Spokesperson  Laurent Romejko
Conductor  Alain Goraguer
1993Mama Corsica
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Francois Valéry
Spokesperson  Olivier Minne
Conductor  Christian Cravero
1992Monté la riviè
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Kali
Spokesperson  Olivier Minne
Conductor  Magdi Vasco Noverraz
1991  List of performers is complete C'est Le Dernier Qui A Parlé Qui A Raison
Writer Wasis Diop, Amina Annabi
Spokesperson  Daniela Lumbroso
Conductor  Jérôme Pillement
1990White And Black Blues
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Georges Ougier de Moussac, Serge Gainsbourg
Spokesperson  Valérie Maurice
Conductor  Régis Dupré
1989J'ai Volé La Vie
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer G. G. Candy, Guy Matteoni, Sylvain Lebel
Spokesperson  Marie-Ange Nardi
Conductor  Guy Matteoni Writer
1988Chanteur De Charme
Unidentified  
Writer Gérard Lenorman, Claude Lemesle
Spokesperson  Catherine Ceylac
Conductor  Guy Matteoni
1987Les Mots d'Amour n'ont pas de Dimanche
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Gerard Curci, Marc Minier
Spokesperson  Lionel Cassan
Conductor  Jean-Claude Petit
1986  List of performers is complete Européennes
Writer Georges Costa, Michel Costa
Spokesperson  Patricia Lesieur
Conductor  Jean-Claude Petit
1985  List of performers is complete Femme dans ses rêves aussi
Writer Didier Pascalis
Spokesperson  Clémentine Célarié
Conductor  Michel Bernholc
1984Autant d'amoureux que d'étoiles
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Vladimir Kosma, Charles Level
Spokesperson  Nicole André
Conductor  François Rauber
1983Vivre
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Guy Bonnet, Fulbert Cant
Spokesperson  Nicole André
Conductor  François Rauber
1981Humanahum
Unidentified  
Writer Jean-Paul Cara, Joe Gracy
Spokesperson  Denise Fabre
Conductor  David Sprinfield
1980  List of performers is complete He, he m'sieurs dames
Writer Sylvano Santorio, Richard de Bordeaux, Richard Joffo
Spokesperson  Fabienne Égal
Conductor  Sylvano Santorio Writer
1979Je Suis L'enfant Soleil
Unidentified  
Writer Hubert Giraud, Eddy Marnay
Spokesperson  Fabienne Égal
Conductor  Guy Matteoni
1978  List of performers is complete Il Y Aura Toujours Des Violons
Writer Gérard Stern, Didier Barbelivien
Spokesperson  Marc Menant
Conductor  Alain Goraguer
1977  List of performers is complete L'oiseau et l'enfant[Winning song]
Writer Jean-Paul Cara, Joe Gracy
Spokesperson  Marc Menant
Conductor  Raymond Donnez
1976  List of performers is complete Un, Deux, Trois
Writer Tony Rallo, Jean-Paul Cara
Spokesperson  Marc Menant
Conductor  Tony Rallo Writer
1975Et Bonjour à Toi L'artiste
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Jeff Barnel, Pierre Delanoë
Spokesperson  Marc Menant
Conductor  Jean Musy
1974La vie à vingt-cinq ans
1973Sans Toi
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Paul Koulak, Anne Grégory
Conductor  Jean Claudric
1972  List of performers is complete Comé-comédie
Writer Frédéric Botton
Conductor  Franck Pourcel
1971  List of performers is complete Un Jardin Sur La Terre
Writer Alice Dona, Henri Dijan, Jacques Demarny
Conductor  Franck Pourcel
1970  List of performers is complete Marie Blanche
Writer Guy Bonnet, André-Pierre Dousset
Spokesperson  Jean-Claude Massoulier
Conductor  Franck Pourcel
1969  List of performers is complete Un Jour, Un Enfant[Winning song]
Writer Emile Stern, Eddy Marnay
Spokesperson  Jean-Claude Massoulier
Conductor  Franck Pourcel
1968  List of performers is complete La Source
Writer Daniel Faure, Guy Bonnet, Henri Dijan
Spokesperson  Jean-Claude Massoulier
Conductor  Alain Goraguer
1967  List of performers is complete Il Doit Faire Beau Là-bas
Writer Hubert Giraud, Pierre Delanoë
Spokesperson  Jean-Claude Massoulier
Conductor  Franck Pourcel
1966Chez Nous
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Claude Carrère, Jacques Plante
Spokesperson  Jean-Claude Massoulier
Conductor  Franck Pourcel
1965  List of performers is complete N'avoue Jamais
Writer Guy Mardel, Françoise Dorin
Spokesperson  Jean-Claude Massoulier
Conductor  Franck Pourcel
1964  List of performers is complete Le Chant De Mallory
Writer André Popp, Pierre Cour
Spokesperson  Jean-Claude Massoulier
Conductor  Franck Pourcel
1963  List of performers is complete Elle était Si Jolie
Writer Alain Barrière, Armand Migiani
Spokesperson  Armand Lanoux
Conductor  Franck Pourcel
1962  List of performers is complete Un Premier Amour[Winning song]
Writer Claude-Henri Vic, Roland Valade
Spokesperson  André Valmy
Conductor  Franck Pourcel
1961  List of performers is complete Printemps (avril Carillonne)
Writer Francis Baxter, Guy Favereau
Spokesperson  Armand Lanoux
Conductor  Franck Pourcel
1960  List of performers is complete Tom Pillibi[Winning song]
Writer André Popp, Pierre Cour
Spokesperson  Armand Lanoux
Conductor  Franck Pourcel
1959  List of performers is complete Oui, Oui, Oui, Oui
Writer Hubert Giraud, Pierre Cour
Spokesperson  Marianne Lecène
Conductor  Franck Pourcel
1958  List of performers is complete Dors Mon Amour[Winning song]
Writer Hubert Giraud, Pierre Delanoë
Spokesperson  Armand Lanoux
Conductor  Franck Pourcel
1957  List of performers is complete La Belle Amour
Writer Guy Lafarge, Francis Carco
Spokesperson  Claude Darget
Conductor  Paul Durand
1956  List of performers is complete Il Est Là
Writer Simone Vallauris
Conductor  Franck Pourcel
1956  List of performers is complete Le Temps Perdu
Writer André Lodge, Rachèle Thoreau
Conductor  Franck Pourcel
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