The Eurovision Song Contest may be over for 2019, but Eurovision is truly an eternal state of mind.
This post is simply a collection of a few songs by famous pop artists, including a lesser-known track or two, that easily could have won Eurovision if they had been entered into the famous song competition during the year that they were released *according to a Canadian - don't judge me, Europe*.
Make sense? No? Well keep reading anyway.
What makes a song a potential Eurovision winner? Well...
1. Upbeat, Repetitive Lyrics About Love
Eurovision loves a good song about loving love. It's as simple as that really.
What could have won?
*NSYNC - I NEED LOVE - 1997
Does it sound European? Check.
Is it actually European and eligible for Eurovision? No.
Repetitive Lyrics? Check.
Love love love? Check.
[What song actually won in 1997?]
KATRINA AND THE WAVES - LOVE SHINE A LIGHT (UK) - 1997
Is this a better song about love? Meh.
Does it have a bangin' 90s dance beat? No.
And the winner of Eurovision 1997 is? *Nsync would have easily placed number 1 in 1997 with "I Need Love" if *NSync were Europeans and eligible for entry into the Eurovision Song Contest.
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