2008

A list of people who took part in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2008.

The Contest was hosted by Jovana Janković and Željko Joksimović at the Belgrade Arena in Belgrade, Serbia.

See national final entries for 2008.

Writers with multiple songs in 2008

NameSongs
Karen Kavaleryan2

Artists who had performed at Eurovision before 2008

NamePrevious appearances
Dea Norberg6
Håvard Gryting5
Micke Blomqvist5
Karianne Kjærnes3
Martin Kagemark3
Regína Ósk3
Victoria Halkiti3
Belinda Sánchez Leal3
Pétur Örn Guðmundsson2
Amira Hidić2
Guðrún Gunnarsdóttir2
Grétar Örvarsson2
Martina Majerle2
Mariam Merabova2
Jorunn Hauge2
Gisela1
Anders Øhrstrøm1
Tigran Petrosyan1
Ana Kabalin1
Dima Bilan1
Aleksandar Sedlar Bogoev1
Jelena Majić1
Fredrik Olofsson1
Gergő Rácz1
Tamara Todevska1
Viktor Rakonczai1
Roberto Meloni1
Charlotte Perrelli1

Writers who had written Eurovisions songs before 2008

NamePrevious songs
Gerard James Borg4
Karen Kavaleryan4
Philip Vella4
Bobby Ljunggren4
Andrej Babić3
Priit Pajusaar3
Pandi Laço2
Adrian Hila2
Glen Pilvre2
Željko Joksimović2
Grigor Koprov2
Tjeerd van Zanen2
Örlygur Smári1
Kim Breitburg1
Jacob Launbjerg1
Paul Oscar1
Dejan Ivanović1
Imre Mózsik1
Vrčak1
Peter Fenner1
Philipp Kirkorov1
Torbjörn Wassenius1
Ognen Nedelkovski1
Viktor Rakonczai1
Poseidon Yannopoulos1

Artists who performed in 2008

Named artists Named artist Backing artists Backing artist
Albania   List of performers is complete Zemrën E Lamë Peng
Writer Adrian Hila, Pandi Laço
Spokesperson  Leon Menkshi
Andorra Casanova
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Jordi Cubino
Spokesperson  Alfred Llahí
Armenia Qele, Qele
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer H.A. Der-Hovagimian, Sirusho
Spokesperson  Hrachuhi Utmazyan
Azerbaijan Day After Day
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Govhar Hasanzadeh, Zahra Badalbeyli
Spokesperson  Leyla Aliyeva
Belarus Hasta La Vista
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Taras Demchuk, Eleonora Melnik
Spokesperson  Olga Barabanschikova
Belgium   List of performers is complete O Julissi
Writer Michel Vangheluwe
Spokesperson  Sandrine van Handenhoven
Bosnia & Herzegovina Pokušaj
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Elvir Laković Laka
Spokesperson  Melina Garibović
Bulgaria   List of performers is complete DJ, Take Me Away
Writer Dian Savov
Spokesperson  Valentina Voykova
Croatia Romanca
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Miran Hadži Veljković
Spokesperson  Barbara Kolar
Cyprus   List of performers is complete Femme Fatale
Writer Nikos Evangelou, Vangelis Evangelou
Spokesperson  Hristina Marouhou
Czech Republic   List of performers is complete Have Some Fun
Writer Gordon Pogoda, Stano Simor
Spokesperson  Petra Šubrtová
Denmark   List of performers is complete All Night Long
Writer Jacob Launbjerg, Nis Bøgvad, Svend Gudiksen
Spokesperson  Maria Montell
Estonia   List of performers is complete Leto Svet
Writer Glen Pilvre, Hannes Võrno, Peeter Oja, Priit Pajusaar, Tarmo Leinatamm
Spokesperson  Anna Sahlene
Finland   List of performers is complete Missä Miehet Ratsastaa
Writer Jarkko Ahola
Spokesperson  Mikko Leppilampi
France   List of performers is complete Divine
Writer Sébastien Tellier, Amandine de La Richardière
Spokesperson  Cyril Hanouna
Georgia Peace Will Come
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Kim Breitburg, Karen Kavaleryan
Spokesperson  Tika Patsatsia
Germany   List of performers is complete Disappear
Writer Hanne Sørvaag, Remee, Thomas Troelsen
Spokesperson  Thomas Hermanns
Greece   List of performers is complete Secret Combination
Writer Konstantinos Pantzis, Poseidon Yannopoulos
Spokesperson  Alexis Kostalas
Hungary   List of performers is complete Candlelight
Writer Viktor Rakonczai, Imre Mózsik, Jánosi
Spokesperson  Éva Novodomszky
Iceland   List of performers is complete This Is My Life
Writer Örlygur Smári, Paul Oscar, Peter Fenner
Spokesperson  Brynja Þorgeirsdóttir
Ireland Irelande Douze Pointe
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Darren Smith, Simon Fine
Spokesperson  Niamh Kavanagh
Israel   List of performers is complete The Fire In Your Eyes
Writer Dana International, Shai Kerem
Spokesperson  Noa Barak-Weshler
Latvia   List of performers is complete Wolves Of The Sea
Writer Claes Andreasson, Johan Sahlen, Jonas Liberg, Torbjörn Wassenius
Spokesperson  Kristīne Virsnīte
Lithuania   List of performers is complete Nomads In The Night
Writer Jeronimas Milius
Spokesperson  Rolandas Vilkončius
Malta   List of performers is complete Vodka
Writer Philip Vella, Gerard James Borg
Spokesperson  Moira Delia
Moldova   List of performers is complete A Century Of Love
Writer Oleg Baraliuc, Viorica Demici
Spokesperson  Vitalie Rotaru
Montenegro   List of performers is complete Zauvijek Volim Te
Writer Grigor Koprov, Ognen Nedelkovski
Spokesperson  Nina Radulović
Netherlands   List of performers is complete Your Heart Belongs To Me
Writer Bas van den Heuvel, Hind Laroussi Tahiri, Tjeerd van Zanen
Spokesperson  Esther Hart
North Macedonia   List of performers is complete Let Me Love You
Writer Vrčak
Spokesperson  Ognen Janeski
Norway   List of performers is complete Hold On Be Strong
Writer Mira Craig
Spokesperson  Stian Barsnes Simonsen
Poland   List of performers is complete For Life
Writer Tamara Gee
Spokesperson  Radek Brzózka
Portugal   List of performers is complete Senhora Do Mar (Negras Águas)
Writer Andrej Babić, Carlos Coelho
Spokesperson  Sabrina
Romania Pe-o Margine De Lume
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Andrei Tudor, Adina Şute, Andreea Andrei
Spokesperson  Alina Sorescu
Russia Believe[Winning song]
Unidentified  
Writer Dima Bilan, Jim Beanz
Spokesperson  Oxana Fedorova
San Marino   List of performers is complete Complice
Writer Francesco Sancisi, Nicola Della Valle
Spokesperson  Roberto Moretti
Serbia   List of performers is complete Oro
Writer Željko Joksimović, Dejan Ivanović
Spokesperson  Dušica Spasić
Slovenia   List of performers is complete Vrag Naj Vzame
Writer Josip Miani-Pipi, Amon
Spokesperson  Peter Poles
Spain   List of performers is complete Baila El Chiki Chiki
Writer Alberto Romero Tomás, Angel Cotobal Albaina, Eduardo Dols Pérez Guillem, Jair Dominguez Torregrosa, Javier Martín Torrente, Joan Grau Ginesta, Marcos Rodriguez Corral, Oriol Jara Vales, Rafel Barceló Figueira, Rodolfo Chikilicuatre, Roger Rubio Mora
Spokesperson  Ainhoa Arbizu
Sweden   List of performers is complete Hero
Writer Bobby Ljunggren, Fredrik Kempe
Spokesperson  Björn Gustafsson
Switzerland   List of performers is complete Era Stupendo
Writer Paolo Meneguzzi, Vincenzo Incenzo
Spokesperson  Cécile Bähler
Turkey   List of performers is complete Deli
Writer Mor ve Ötesi
Spokesperson  Meltem Ersan Yazgan
Ukraine Shady Lady
Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Philipp Kirkorov, Karen Kavaleryan
Spokesperson  Marysya Horobets
United Kingdom Even If
Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified   Unidentified  
Writer Andy Abraham, Andy Watkins, Paul Wilson
Spokesperson  Carrie Grant
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