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Further acts announced for Eurovision's 60th Anniversary Event

04 February 2015 at 12:13 CET

Joining the guest line-up are Emmelie de Forest (2013 winner), Lordi (2006 winners) and Nicole (1982 winner).

Conchita Wurst (Austria 2014), Natasha St-Pier (France 2001) and The Herreys (Sweden 1984) were all announced yesterday as confirmed acts for the special anniversary event to be held  London’s Eventim Apollo Hammersmith on the 31st of March

Stay tuned to this week for further announcements on which acts will be performing in Eurovision Song Contest's Greatest Hits.

Emmelie de Forest

Emmelie de Forest  won the 2013 edition when it was staged in Malmö, with the song Only Teardrops, and gave Denmark its third victory in the contest, and brough the contest back to Copenhagen last year.


Lordi gave Finland their first and only victory in 2006 with the only hard rock entry ever to have won the contest, Hard Rock Hallelujah. Who can forget their monster outfits when they took to the stage in Athens?


It took Germany until the 27th contest held in 1982 to achieve their first win in the contest, and Nicole was just 17 years old when she stormed to victory with Ein Bißchen Frieden in Harrogate. Who could forget her mult-lingual winning reprise that helped the song become a massive hit across the continent. 

Ticket Details

Tickets to attend Eurovision Song Contest's Greatest Hits, which will be recorded on the 31st of March, will be available to purchase at 11.15 (CET) on the 6th of February from (international sales) and the BBC’s Eurovision website (UK sales)