Mahmood came second at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv
Mahmood came second at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv — EBU / Andres Putting
Eleni Foureira came second at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2018
Eleni Foureira came second at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2018 — EBU / Andres Putting
Bulgaria's Kristian Kostov scored the most points to date while finishing second
Bulgaria's Kristian Kostov scored the most points to date while finishing second — EBU / Andres Putting
Dami Im (Australia 2016) finished second with her song 'Sound Of Silence'
Dami Im (Australia 2016) finished second with her song 'Sound Of Silence' — EBU
Polina Gagarina represented Russia in 2015 and finished second with the song 'A Million Voices'
Polina Gagarina represented Russia in 2015 and finished second with the song 'A Million Voices' — EBU / Andres Putting
The Common Linnets almost took the trophy home in 2014.
The Common Linnets almost took the trophy home in 2014. — EBU
Azerbaijan's Farid Mammadov had impressive staging in 2013, but it wasn't enough to win the Contest
Azerbaijan's Farid Mammadov had impressive staging in 2013, but it wasn't enough to win the Contest — EBU
Russia's Buranovskiye Babushki 'Partied For Everybody' but finished second at the Contest
Russia's Buranovskiye Babushki 'Partied For Everybody' but finished second at the Contest — EBU
Italy's Raphael Gualazzi finished second with the song 'Madness Of Love'
Italy's Raphael Gualazzi finished second with the song 'Madness Of Love' — EBU
maNga from Turkey finished first in the Semi-Final, but second in the Grand Final
maNga from Turkey finished first in the Semi-Final, but second in the Grand Final — EBU
Mahmood came second at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv
Eleni Foureira came second at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2018
Bulgaria's Kristian Kostov scored the most points to date while finishing second
Dami Im (Australia 2016) finished second with her song 'Sound Of Silence'
Polina Gagarina represented Russia in 2015 and finished second with the song 'A Million Voices'
The Common Linnets almost took the trophy home in 2014.
Azerbaijan's Farid Mammadov had impressive staging in 2013, but it wasn't enough to win the Contest
Russia's Buranovskiye Babushki 'Partied For Everybody' but finished second at the Contest
Italy's Raphael Gualazzi finished second with the song 'Madness Of Love'
maNga from Turkey finished first in the Semi-Final, but second in the Grand Final
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The acts that finished in second place

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While winners of the Eurovision Song Contest get the trophy, the glory and the honour of hosting the Contest the year after, the numbers two go home with the honour of being liked second best. Let's have a look at the ten most recent second places.

Mahmood came second at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv — EBU / Andres Putting
Eleni Foureira came second at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2018 — EBU / Andres Putting
Bulgaria's Kristian Kostov scored the most points to date while finishing second — EBU / Andres Putting
Dami Im (Australia 2016) finished second with her song 'Sound Of Silence' — EBU
Polina Gagarina represented Russia in 2015 and finished second with the song 'A Million Voices' — EBU / Andres Putting
The Common Linnets almost took the trophy home in 2014. — EBU
Azerbaijan's Farid Mammadov had impressive staging in 2013, but it wasn't enough to win the Contest — EBU
Russia's Buranovskiye Babushki 'Partied For Everybody' but finished second at the Contest — EBU
Italy's Raphael Gualazzi finished second with the song 'Madness Of Love' — EBU
maNga from Turkey finished first in the Semi-Final, but second in the Grand Final — EBU
Mahmood came second at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv
Eleni Foureira came second at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2018
Bulgaria's Kristian Kostov scored the most points to date while finishing second
Dami Im (Australia 2016) finished second with her song 'Sound Of Silence'
Polina Gagarina represented Russia in 2015 and finished second with the song 'A Million Voices'
The Common Linnets almost took the trophy home in 2014.
Azerbaijan's Farid Mammadov had impressive staging in 2013, but it wasn't enough to win the Contest
Russia's Buranovskiye Babushki 'Partied For Everybody' but finished second at the Contest
Italy's Raphael Gualazzi finished second with the song 'Madness Of Love'
maNga from Turkey finished first in the Semi-Final, but second in the Grand Final

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