World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2001

Article Id: WHEBN0013598796
Reproduction Date:

Title: Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2001  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Eurovision Song Contest 2001, Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest, Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000, 2001 in Sweden, Without Your Love (Gary O'Shaughnessy song)
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2001

Eurovision Song Contest 2001
Country  Sweden
National selection
Selection process Melodifestivalen 2001
Selection date(s) 23 February 2001
Selected entrant Friends
Selected song "Listen To Your Heartbeat"
Finals performance
Final result 5th, 100 points
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄2000 2001 2002►

In order to select an entry for the upcoming Melodifestivalen 2001. SVT received 1,567 songs, of which 10 were chosen to compete in the show. Winner was last year's runner-up, the group Friends with the typical schlager song Lyssna till ditt hjärta. It was written by Thomas G:son and Henrik Sethson, and was accused of plagiarism from the 1996 Belgian entry "Liefde is een kaartspel".

For the ESC, the song was rewritten into English and got the new title "Listen To Your Heartbeat". It was performed in the 7th spot, in a total of 23. Despite not receiving any 12s, Sweden reached the 5th position with 100 points.

Melodifestivalen 2001

For the full results, see Melodifestivalen 2001.
Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Teresia "Kom ner på jorden" 25 8th
2 Jan Johansen "Ingemansland" 107 4th
3 Date "Om du förlåter mig" 57 6th
4 Rosanna Jönis "Om du var här hos mig" 13 10th
5 Barbados "Allt som jag ser" 192 2nd
6 Sanna Nielsen "Igår, idag" 172 3rd
7 Annie Kratz-Gutå "Vända om" 29 6th
8 Friends "Lyssna till ditt hjärta" 237 1st
9 Popson "Jag känner dig" 23 9th
10 Ellinor Franzén "Om du stannar här" 91 5th
Points Awarded to Sweden (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.