In 2005 she won the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "My Number One", marking Greece’s first and only win so far. It was also named as one of the five greatest Contest entries of all time, earning the 4th place in Eurovision Song Contest history.
Paparizou has released 9 albums, all being certified platinum and double platinum. She has also released 58 radio singles and 50 music videos.
She has collaborated with great artists of the international music scene as well as with very notable Greek artists.
Helena has won 38 awards: 3 Arion Awards, 1 EBBA Award, 1 Balkan Music Award, 1 Cyprus Music Award, 1 MTV Best Greek Act Award, 1 OGAE Song Contest Award, 3 Super Music Awards, 27 Mad Video Music Awards, and of course the first place at the Eurovision Song Contest.
She was a member of the judge panel of the show Dancing On Ice (2011-2012) in Greece and of the Inför Eurovision Song Contest (2016) in Sweden. She has also took part in the Swedish version of Let’s Dance (2012) and in 2015 she made her theatre debut in the musical “Nine”, playing the part of Saraghina. Since 2016 she is one of the 4 judges of The Voice of Greece, and in 2018 she released her album “Ouranio Toxo” which went platinum in Greece, being the best selling album by a female artist in 2018.