Eurovision 2018

#SCOREBOARD: EI’s Favourite Swedish Entry – Part 2 & Results

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

Jury 5: Sascha Frasz

  • 12pts – 2012: Loreen – Euphoria
  • 10pts – 1974: ABBA – Waterloo
  • 8pts – 1991: Carola – Fangad av en stormvind
  • 7pts – 2015: Mans Zelmerlow – Heroes
  • 6pts – 2009: Marlena Emman – La Voix
  • 5pts – 1968: Claes-Goran Hederstrom – Det börjar verka karlek, banen mig
  • 4pts – 1961: Lill-Babs – April, April
  • 3pts – 1984: Herreys – Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley
  • 2pts – 2016: Frans – If I Were Sorry
  • 1pt – 2006: Carola – Invincible

Jury 6: James Scanlan

  • 12pts – 2012: Loreen – Euphoria
  • 10pts – 2014: Sanna Nielsen – Undo
  • 8pts – 1974: ABBA – Waterloo
  • 7pts – 2004: Lena Philipsson – It Hurts
  • 6pts – 1999: Charlotte Nilsson – Take Me To Your Heaven
  • 5pts – 2003: Fame – Give Me Your Love
  • 4pts – 2000: Roger Pontare – When Spirits Are Calling My Name
  • 3pts – 2008: Charlotte Perrelli – Hero
  • 2pts – 1991: Carola – Fangad av en stormvind
  • 1pt – 1963: Monica Zetterlund – En gang i Stockholm

Jury 7: Bogdan Stefan

  • 12pts – 2012: Loreen – Euphoria
  • 10pts – 1974: ABBA – Waterloo
  • 8pts – 2014: Sanna Nielsen – Undo
  • 7pts – 2004: Lena Philipsson – It Hurts
  • 6pts – 2015: Mans Zelmerlow – Heroes
  • 5pts – 2008: Charlotte Perrelli – Hero
  • 4pts – 1999: Charlotte Nilsson – Take Me To Your Heaven
  • 3pts – 1984: Herreys – Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley
  • 2pts – 1981: Bjorn Skifs – Fangad i en drom
  • 1pt – 1991: Carola – Fangad av en stormvind

After all seven juries have now voted, I can announce the final results – with 43pts, the Winner is – Loreen with “Euphoria”.

Video: YouTube/EBU

  • =2nd (28pts) – 1974: ABBA – Waterloo
  • =2nd (28pts) – 2014: Sanna Nielsen – Undo
  • 4th (25pts) – 1989: Tommy Nilsson – En dag
  • 5th (24pts) – 2000: Roger Pontare – When Spirits Are Calling My Name
  • 6th (23pts) – 1996: One More Time – Den vilda
  • =7th (21pts) – 1968: Claes-Goran Hederstrom – Det börjar verka karlek, banen mig
  • =7th (21pts) – 1985: Kikki Danielsson – Bra vibrationer
  • =7th (21pts) – 2015: Mans Zelmerlow – Heroes
  • 10th (20pts) – 1999: Charlotte Nilsson – Take Me To Your Heaven
  • =11th (14pts) – 1984: Herreys – Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley
  • =11th (14pts) – 2004: Lena Philipsson – It Hurts
  • =13th (11pts) – 1961: Lill-Babs – April, April
  • =13th (11pts) – 1991: Carola – Fangad av en stormvind
  • =15th (10pts) – 1959: Brita Borg – Augustin
  • =15th (10pts) – 2016: Frans – If I Were Sorry
  • 17th (9pts) – 1972: Family Four – Harliga sommardag
  • 18th (8pts) – 2008: Carola – Invincible
  • =19th (7pts) – 1975: Lars Berghagen & The Dolls – Jennie, Jennie
  • =19th (7pts) – 1988: Tommy Korberg – Stad i ljus
  • =19th (7pts) – 2009: Marlena Emman – La Voix
  • =22nd (6pts) – 1960: Siw Malmkvist – Alla andra far varann
  • =22nd (6pts) – 1966: Lill Lindfors & Svante Thuresson – Nygammal vals
  • =22nd (6pts) – 1995: Jan Johansen – Se pa mig

Outside of the Top 25, here is a brief rundown of the results, given Sweden’s lengthly participation at the Eurovision Song Contest.

  • =25th (5pts) – 1965, 2003
  • 27th (4pts) – 1983
  • 28th (3pts) – 1993
  • =29th (2pts) – 1962, 1978, 1981
  • =32nd (1pt) – 1963, 1969, 2006
  • =35th (0pts) – All other entries from Sweden’s participation at the Eurovision Song Contest.

There we are, we have decided our favourite Swedish entry of all time. Do you agree with us – lets us know in the comments below or via our social media platforms. Next week I’ll be back with a Latvian #SCOREBOARD.

Author: Richard Taylor

Source: Eurovision Ireland

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