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Eurovision Awards 2021

Eurovision Awards 2021: The Winners ⭐️

After more than 70,000 votes across 10 categories, we have our Eurovision Awards 2021 winners!

The shortlists were determined by top Eurovision fan sites and podcasts nominating their favourites across each of the 10 categories throughout December, with the fans having their final say by casting votes via the official Eurovision Instagram channel.

Let’s see what you’ve been voting for in the inaugural Eurovision Awards…

EUROVISION AWARDS 2021

Most Innovative Staging: Ukraine, Go_A – Shum

Congratulations to Ukraine’s Go_A on a memorable performance which saw the very stage they were on move beneath them. Barbara’s crafty camerawork was enough to secure second.

  • Stefania – Greece

  • Elena Tsagrinou – Cyprus

  • Gjon’s Tears – Switzerland

  • Barbara Pravi – France – RUNNER-UP ✨

  • Go_A – Ukraine – WINNER ⭐️

Best Vocals: Gjon’s Tears: Switzerland, Gjon’s Tears – Tout l’Univers

Congratulations to Gjon’s Tears – another award to add to his Marcel Bezençon for best composition. Eden whistles into the runner-up spot.

  • Gjon’s Tears – Switzerland – WINNER ⭐️

  • Destiny – Malta

  • Anxhela Peristeri – Albania

  • The Black Mamba – Portugal

  • Eden Alene – Israel – RUNNER-UP ✨

Most Iconic Prop: Russia, Manizha – Russian Woman

Was this ever in any doubt? Congratulations to Manizha… and if you want to know where the dress is now? Check out this video. Daði’s homemade keytar/piano left a memorable impression too!

  • Manizha – Russia (Dress) – WINNER ⭐️

  • Blas Canto – Spain (Moon)

  • Daði Freyr – Iceland (Circular Piano) – RUNNER-UP ✨

  • James Newman – UK (Trumpets)

  • Senhit – San Marino (Head Dress)

Best Non-Qualifier: Croatia, Albina – Tick-Tock

Congratulations Albina from Croatia and also Fyr & Flamme who were such narrow runners-up in this hotly contested category.

  • Fyr & Flamme – Denmark RUNNER-UP ✨

  • Albina – Croatia – WINNER ⭐️

  • Montaigne – Australia

  • Rafal – Poland

  • Benny Cristo – Czech Republic

Best Spokesperson: Iceland, Olaf Yohansson

PLAY JA JA DING DONG!!!!!

  • Olaf Yohansson – Iceland – WINNER ⭐️

  • Epic Sax Guy – Moldova – RUNNER-UP ✨

  • Joel Creasey – Australia

  • Barbara Schöneberger – Germany

  • Carola – Sweden

Best Dressed: Italy, Måneskin – Zitti E Buoni

The closest of all the categories. TIX lost out to Mäneskin by just a few votes… angel-wings versus scarlet lederhosen – the battle we’d all been waiting for!

  • Måneskin – Italy – WINNER ⭐️

  • TIX – Norway – RUNNER-UP ✨

  • Go_A – Ukraine

  • Daði Freyr – Iceland

  • Tusse – Sweden

The MoroccanOil Award for Best Hairstyle: Serbia, Hurricane – Loco Loco

Congratulations Hurricane! There was SO MUCH hair on display – how could they not win? Another silver medal in the bag for Eden of Israel.

  • Eden Alene – Israel – RUNNER-UP ✨

  • Hurricane – Serbia – WINNER ⭐️

  • Blas Canto – Spain

  • Jeangu – Netherlands

  • Elena – Cyprus

Best Choreography: Lithuania, The Roop – Discotheque

The Roop troop walk away with the choreography award for 2021, nudging Hurricane into second. Congratulations!

  • Elena Tsagrinou – Cyprus

  • The Roop – Lithuania – WINNER ⭐️

  • Hurricane – Serbia – RUNNER-UP ✨

  • Dadi Freyr – Iceland

  • Destiny – Malta

Best Official Video: Italy, Måneskin – Zitti E Buoni

All fantastic videos, and all available to watch on the official Eurovision YouTube channel.

  • Natalia Gordienko – Moldova

  • Go_A – Ukraine

  • Maneskin – Italy – WINNER ⭐️

  • Dadi Freyr – Iceland – RUNNER-UP ✨

  • Jendrik – Germany

Moment of the Year: Four 0 Points

Not the easiest of watches for some countries but the sportsmanship and camaraderie on show are what makes it such a special moment… and there’s always next year.

  • Four 0 points in a row – WINNER ⭐️

  • James Newman’s champagne celebration

  • 'Rock n roll never dies!' – RUNNER-UP ✨

  • Daði Freyr and Gagnamagnið still participate

  • Flo Rida makes an appearance

So there we have it! Time to close the lid on 2021 and to say goodbye to Rotterdam as we enter 2022 and look forward to Turin.

Do you agree or disagree with the results? Let us know via the official Eurovision Song Contest Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and Facebook channels.

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