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Hit It! All-Time Worst Of Eurovision Edition

Hit It! All-Time Worst Of Eurovision Edition

The 2014 Eurovision Song Contest will take place Saturday in Copenhagen. Through the glitter and cheese, some may again ask why such a show even exists — apart from its official claim of uniting the European continent through music.

And no, you don't watch the Eurovision in the hope of discovering that singularly euroesque talent that the world has been waiting for since ABBA. You watch it for those who don't take the contest seriously, those who entered just for the laugh, there simply to enjoy their few minutes of glitz and glory.

Or let's put it another way, Eurovision is the night that an entire continent gets together to watch an almost-really-drunk friend stand up from his chair at the karaoke bar, grab the mike, and belt out: "I Will Survive."

Here is a compilation of some those late-night heroes....

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