No fewer than 171 people from 46 different countries have sent us a top 10. We are very happy with this great interest and would like to thank everyone who sent us a TOP 10! It’s time to reveal the 100 most mentioned songs, we go on with numbers 21 – 30!
21 (21) Sweden 2012, Loreen – Euphoria 79 (10x)
TANYA V covered it in Afrikaans as EUPHORIA.
22 (22) Russia 2015, Polina Gagarina – A Million Voices 78 (12x)
Two Afrikaans covers – JASMYN did it as EEN MILJOEN STEMME and LIEZL PIETERS did it as MILJOENE DRUPPELS.
23(28) United Kingdom 1981, Bucks Fizz – Making Your Mind Up 76 (13x)
Two English covers, one by CLAUDI HAMMAN and one by DIE CAMPBELLS.
24(14) Luxembourg 1973, Anne Marie David – Tu Te Reconnaîtras 73 (13x)
Several covers. The original Afrikaans was done by GE KORSTEN in 1983 as LIEFLIKE DROOM. All later covers were by artists thinking they covered this big Ge hit. Solo Afrikaans covers by FANIE DE JAGER, MATT STERN, JANNIE MOOLMAN and RIAN SWANEPOEL. Duet covers by Ge & Jannie, and RIAAN HUNTER and Jannie. Also DIRK & MARLOUIS covered it in Afrikaans.
25 ( Italy 2015, Il Volo – Grande Amore 71 (9x)
Cover never done by ZITA PRETORIUS.
26 (39) Switzerland 1988, Celine Dion – Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi 66 (16x)
Two Afrikaans covers JY BLY BY MY by LIANNE and GLO IN JOU DROOM by TOBI JOOSTE.
27 (11) Spain 2012, Pastora Soler – Que Date Conmigo 66 (9x)
One Afrikaans cover LIEFDE UIT DIE HEMEL BLOU by BURGERD & ZITA.
28 (new) Netherlands 2010, Sieneke – Ik Ben Verliefd (Sha-la-lie) 61 (10x)
Two Afrikaans covers SHALALIE SHALALA by ARISTA PAXTON and UMHLANGA ROCKS by STEVEN STERLING.
29 (43) Norway 2010, Didrik Solli-Tangen – My Heart Is Yours 60 (11x)
Again a lot of covers. VAUGHN GARDNER and DIRK & MARLOUIS covered it in English. DIRK & MARLOUIS also did it in Afrikaans as MEER VAN U, MINDER VAN MYSELF. RIAAN HUNTER covered it in Afrikaans as MY HART BEHOORT AAN JOU. STEVWN STERLING covered it in Afrikaans as VIER SEISOENE. TOBI JOOSTE also covered it in Afrikaans as HOU MY HART. He kept the same title and then recorded also an Italian version.
30 (36) Luxembourg 1978, Baccara – Parlez-Vous Français 60 (10x)