Eurovision 2018

#SCOREBOARD: EI’s Favourite Swedish Entry – Part 1

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This week we continue our new feature at Eurovision Ireland, where the team and it’s contributors vote on their favourite songs from a particular participating nation. As with the traditional Eurovision Juries, we will each award 12 points to our favourite, then 10, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1.

This week we all put on our jury heads and vote on Sweden and their entries between 1958-2017 – as part of our Melodifestivalen coverage.

Jury 1: John Stanton

  • 12pts – 1996: One More Time – Den vilda
  • 10pts – 1989: Tommy Nilsson – En dag
  • 8pts – 1985: Kikki Danielsson – Bra vibrationer
  • 7pts – 1972: Family Four – Harliga sommardag
  • 6pts – 1995: Jan Johansen – Se pa mig
  • 5pts – 2000: Roger Pontare – When Spirits Are Calling My Name
  • 4pts – 1983: Carola – Framling
  • 3pts – 1993: Arvingarna – Eloise
  • 2pts – 2015: Mans Zelmerlow – Heroes
  • 1pt – 1966: Lill Lindfors & Svante Thuresson – Nygammal vals

Jury 2: Roy Delaney

  • 12pts – 1968: Claes-Goran Hederstrom – Det börjar verka karlek, banen mig
  • 10pts – 1959: Brita Borg – Augustin
  • 8pts – 2016: Frans – If I Were Sorry
  • 7pts – 1961: Lill-Babs – April, April
  • 6pts – 1960: Siw Malmkvist – Alla andra far varann
  • 5pts – 1965: Ingvar Wixell – Absent Friend
  • 4pts – 1988: Tommy Korberg – Stad i ljus
  • 3pts – 2000: Roger Pontare – When Spirits Are Calling My Name
  • 2pts – 1962: Inger Berggren – Sol och var
  • 1pt – 1985: Kikki Danielsson – Bra vibrationer

Jury 3: Phil Colclough

  • 12pts – 1989: Tommy Nilsson – En dag
  • 10pts – 1999: Charlotte Nilsson – Take Me To Your Heaven
  • 8pts – 1985: Kikki Danielsson – Bra vibrationer
  • 7pts – 1975: Lars Berghagen & The Dolls – Jennie, Jennie
  • 6pts – 1996: One More Time – Den vilda
  • 5pts – 1966: Lill Lindfors & Svante Thuresson – Nygammal vals
  • 4pts – 1968: Claes-Goran Hederstrom – Det börjar verka karlek, banen mig
  • 3pts – 1988: Tommy Korberg – Stad i ljus
  • 2pts – 1978: Bjorn Skifs – Det blir alltid värre framåt natten
  • 1pt – 1969: Tommy Korberg – Judy, min van

Jury 4: Elaine Dove

  • 12pts – 2000: Roger Pontare – When Spirits Are Calling My Name
  • 10pts – 2014: Sanna Nielsen – Undo
  • 8pts – 1984: Herreys – Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley
  • 7pts – 2012: Loreen – Euphoria
  • 6pts – 2015: Mans Zelmerlow – Heroes
  • 5pts – 1996: One More Time – Den vilda
  • 4pts – 1985: Kikki Danielsson – Bra vibrationer
  • 3pts – 1989: Tommy Nilsson – En dag
  • 2pts – 1972: Family Four – Harliga sommardag
  • 1pt – 2009: Marlena Emman – La Voix

After the first four juries, I can announce the Top 3 – with 25pts, the leader is Tommy Niilsson –  with “En dag”.

Video: YouTube/Maxim2291

  • 2nd (23pts) – 1996: One More Time – Den vilda
  • 3rd (21pts) – 1985: Kikki Danielsson – Bra vibrationer

Author: Richard Taylor

Source: Eurovision Ireland

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