France

Performers who have represented France at the Eurovision Song Contest.

France first participated in 1956 and made its most recent appearance in 2019. It has won the Contest five times.

See national final entries for France.

Performers with multiple appearances for France

Up to and including 2019.

NameAppearances
Francine Chantereau4
Georges Costa4
Michel Costa4
Dominique Poulain3
Martine Latorre3
Ulrich Kwasi2
Isabelle Aubret2
Delphine Elbé2
Émilie Satt2
Guy Bonnet2

Conductor Conducted for France more than once

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

Appearances by year for France

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