2016

A list of people who took part in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2016.

The Contest was hosted by Måns Zelmerlöw and Petra Mede at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden.

See national final entries for 2016.

Performers with multiple appearances in 2016

NameAppearances
Lars Säfsund4
Dea Norberg2
Gabriel Alares2

Writers with multiple songs in 2016

NameSongs
Gabriel Alares2
Thomas G:son2

Artists who had performed at Eurovision before 2016

NamePrevious appearances
Dea Norberg10
Martina Majerle7
Pétur Örn Guðmundsson5
Danijela Večerinović4
Jessica Marberger4
Kaire Vilgats3
Anna Sahlene3
Kristján Gíslason3
Daniel Gill2
Andrej Babić2
Dagmar Oja2
Gabriel Alares2
Rebeca Rods2
Gísli Magnason2
Pamela Bezzina2
Dunja Vujadinović2
Jennie Jahns2
Jelena Đurić2
Alvaro Estrella2
Karin Zemljič1
Lea Sirk1
Alana Sinkëy1
Johannes Nymark1
Awinnie MyBaby1
Anders Ørsager1
Milena Brody1
Reetta Korhonen1
Nicoline Berg Kaasin1
Delphine Elbé1
Fuad Backović1
Iuri Rîbac1
Imri Ziv1
Gábor Molnár1
Greta Salóme1
Donny Montell1
Anna Zankovska1
Ira Losco1
Katrīna Anna Vīgante1
Bojan Jovović1
Marija Lazić1
Anna Linnéa Isbäck1
Kaliopi1
Anna Azzopardi1
Poli Genova1
Maja Sazdanovska1
Desislava Hristova1
Elizabeth Nesheva1
Yana Baleva1
Lena Kuzmanović1

Writers who had written Eurovisions songs before 2016

NamePrevious songs
Thomas G:son10
Dimitris Kontopoulos3
Philipp Kirkorov3
Ralph Charlie2
Nektarios Tyrakis2
Mary Susan Applegate2
Gabriel Alares2
John Ballard2
Olcayto Ahmet Tuğsuz2
Leonid Gutkin2
Aminata1
Doron Medalie1
Joacim Persson1
Tobias Lundgren1
Henrik Wikström1
Tim Larsson1
Borislav Milanov1
Kamil Varen1
Leon Oblak1
Sebastian Arman1
Stig Rästa1
Wayne Hector1
Greta Salóme1
Romeo Grill1
Timofei Leontiev1
Poli Genova1
Andreas Grass1
Kaliopi1
Nikola Paryla1

Artists who performed in 2016

Named artists Named artist Backing artists Backing artist
Albania Fairytale
Writer Olsa Toqi
Spokesperson  Andri Xhahu
Armenia   List of performers is complete LoveWave
Writer Levon Navasardyan, Lilit Navasardyan, Iveta Mukuchyan, Stephanie Crutchfield
Spokesperson  Arman Margaryan
Australia Sound Of Silence
Writer Anthony Egizii, David Musumeci
Spokesperson  Lee Lin Chin
Austria Loin d'ici
Writer Christof Straub, Zoe Straub
Spokesperson  Kati Bellowitsch
Azerbaijan   List of performers is complete Miracle
Writer Amir Aly, Henrik Wikström, Jakke Erixson
Spokesperson  Tural Asadov
Belarus   List of performers is complete Help You Fly
Writer Victor Drobysh, Alexander Ivanov, Mary Susan Applegate, Timofei Leontiev
Spokesperson  Uzari
Belgium   List of performers is complete What's The Pressure
Writer Birsen Uçar, Sanne Putseys, Louis Favre, Yannick Werther
Spokesperson  Umesh Vangaver
Bosnia & Herzegovina   List of performers is complete Ljubav Je
Writer Almir Ajanović, Jala Brat
Spokesperson  Ivana Crnogorac
Bulgaria   List of performers is complete If Love Was A Crime
Writer Borislav Milanov, Joacim Persson, Sebastian Arman, Poli Genova
Spokesperson  Anna Angelova
Croatia Lighthouse
Writer Andreas Grass, Nikola Paryla
Spokesperson  Nevena Rendeli
Cyprus   List of performers is complete Alter Ego
Writer Antonis Loizides, Christopher Ioannides, Constantinos Amerikanos, François Micheletto, Harrys Pari, Thomas G:son
Spokesperson  Loukas Hamatsos
Czech Republic I Stand
Writer Christian Schneider, Sara Biglert, Aidan O'Connor
Spokesperson  Daniela Písařovicová
Denmark   List of performers is complete Soldiers Of Love
Writer Daniel Durn, Johannes Nymark, Katrine Klith Andersen, Martin Skriver, Sebastian Owens, Søren Bregendal
Spokesperson  Ulla Essendrop
Estonia Play
Writer Fred Krieger, Stig Rästa, Vallo Kikas
Spokesperson  Daniel Levi Viinalass
Finland   List of performers is complete Sing It Away
Writer Heikki Korhonen, Markus Savijoki, Milos Rosas, Petri Matara, Sandhja
Spokesperson  Jussi-Pekka Rantanen
France J'ai cherché
Writer Amir, Johan Errami, Nazim Khaled
Spokesperson  Élodie Gossuin
Georgia Midnight Gold
Writer Kote Kalandadze, Thomas G:son
Spokesperson  Nina Sublatti
Germany Ghost
Writer Anna Leyne, Conrad Hensel, Thomas Burchia
Spokesperson  Barbara Schöneberger
Greece   List of performers is complete Utopian Land
Writer Vladimiros Sofianidis
Spokesperson  Constantinos Christoforou
Hungary Pioneer
Writer Szabó Zé, Borbála Csarnai
Spokesperson  Csilla Tatár
Iceland   List of performers is complete Hear Them Calling
Writer Greta Salóme
Spokesperson  Unnsteinn Manuel Stefánsson
Ireland   List of performers is complete Sunlight
Writer Nicky Byrne, Ronan Hardiman, Wayne Hector
Spokesperson  Sinéad Kennedy
Israel   List of performers is complete Made Of Stars
Writer Doron Medalie
Spokesperson  Ofer Nachshon
Italy No Degree Of Separation
Writer Cheope, Fabio Gargiulo, Federica Abbate, Francesca Michielin, Norma Jean Martine
Spokesperson  Claudia Andreatti
Latvia Heartbeat
Writer Aminata
Spokesperson  Toms Grēviņš
Lithuania I've Been Waiting For This Night
Writer Beatrice Robertsson, Jonas Thander
Spokesperson  Ugnė Galadauskaitė
Malta   List of performers is complete Walk On Water
Writer Ira Losco, Lisa Desmond, Molly Hammar, Tim Larsson, Tobias Lundgren
Spokesperson  Ben Camille
Moldova Falling Stars
Writer Ellen Berg Tollbom, Gabriel Alares, Leonid Gutkin, Sebastian Lestapier
Spokesperson  Olivia Furtună
Montenegro   List of performers is complete The Real Thing
Writer Luka Vojvodić, Maro Market, Srdjan Sekulovic Skansi
Spokesperson  Danijel Alibabić
Netherlands   List of performers is complete Slow Down
Writer Douwe Bob, Jan-Peter Hoekstra, Jeroen Overman, Matthijs van Duijvenbode
Spokesperson  Trijntje Oosterhuis
North Macedonia Dona
Writer Romeo Grill, Kaliopi
Spokesperson  Dijana Gogova
Norway   List of performers is complete Icebreaker
Writer Agnete Johnsen, Gabriel Alares, Ian Curnow
Spokesperson  Elisabeth Andreassen
Poland   List of performers is complete Color Of Your Life
Writer Andy Palmer, Kamil Varen
Spokesperson  Anna Popek
Romania Moment of Silence
Spokesperson  Sonia Argint-Ionescu
Russia   List of performers is complete You Are The Only One
Writer Dimitris Kontopoulos, Philipp Kirkorov, John Ballard, Ralph Charlie
Spokesperson  Nyusha
San Marino   List of performers is complete I Didn't Know
Writer Olcayto Ahmet Tuğsuz, Nektarios Tyrakis
Spokesperson  Irol MC
Serbia   List of performers is complete Goodbye (Shelter)
Writer Ivana Peters
Spokesperson  Dragana Kosjerina
Slovenia   List of performers is complete Blue and Red
Writer ManuElla, Marjan Hvala, Leon Oblak
Spokesperson  Marjetka Vovk
Spain   List of performers is complete Say Yay!
Writer Barei, Rubén Villanueva, Victor Pua
Spokesperson  Jota Abril
Sweden If I Were Sorry
Writer Frans, Fredrik Andersson, Michael Saxell, Oscar Fogelström
Spokesperson  Gina Dirawi
Switzerland The Last Of Our Kind
Writer Jeff Dawson, Mike James, Rykka, Warne Livesey
Spokesperson  Sebalter
Ukraine 1944[Winning song]
Writer Jamala
Spokesperson  Verka Serduchka
United Kingdom   List of performers is complete You're Not Alone
Writer Justin J. Benson, Matt Schwartz, Siva Kaneswaran
Spokesperson  Richard Osman
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