Melodifestivalen 1959

Melodifestivalen winners

This page lists the songs and artists that have won Melodifestivalen, the Swedish preselection for the Eurovision Song Contest. There was no competition in 1964, 1970 and 1976.

List of winners

Year Song Translation Artist Songwriter(s) Position in Eurovision Song Contest
1958

Lilla stjärna

Little star

Alice Babs

Åke Gerhard

4th
1959

Augustin

Siw Malmkvist

Åke Gerhard, Harry Sandin

9th (performed by Brita Borg)
1960

Alla andra får varann

Everyone gets everyone else

Östen Warnerbring/Inger Berggren

Åke Gerhard, Ulf Kjellqvist

10th (performed by Siw Malmkvist)
1961

April, April

Siw Malmkvist/Gunnar Wiklund

Bobbie Ericson, Bo Eneby

14th (performed by Lill-Babs)
1962

Sol och vår

Sun and spring

Inger Berggren/Lily Berglund

Åke Gerhard, Ulf Kjellqvist

7th
1963

En gång i Stockholm

Once, in Stockholm

Monica Zetterlund/Carli Tornehave

Bobbie Ericson, Beppe Wolgers

13th
1965

Annorstädes vals

Elsewhere waltz

Ingvar Wixell

Dag Wirén, Alf Henriksson

10th (as "Absent Friends")
1966

Nygammal vals

New old-fashioned waltz

Lill Lindfors & Svante Thuresson

Bengt Arne Wallin, Björn Lindroth

2nd
1967

Som en dröm

Like a dream

Östen Warnerbring

Curt Petterson, Marcus Österdahl, Patrice Hellberg

8th
1968

Det börjar verka kärlek, banne mej

It starts to look like love, damn right

Claes-Göran Hederström

Peter Himmelstrand

5th
1969

Judy, min vän

Judy, my friend

Tommy Körberg

Roger Wallis, Britt Lindeborg

9th
1971

Vita vidder

White expanses

Family Four

Håkan Elmquist

6th
1972

Härliga sommardag

Glorious summer's day

Family Four

Håkan Elmquist

13th
1973

Sommaren som aldrig säger nej

Summer that never says no

Nova and The Dolls

Monica Dominique, Carl-Axel Dominique, Lars Forssell

5th (as "You're Summer")
1974

Waterloo

ABBA

Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Stikkan Andersson

1st
1975

Jennie, Jennie

Lasse Berghagen

Lasse Berghagen

8th
1977

Beatles

Forbes

Claes Bure, Sven-Olof Bagge

18th
1978

Det blir alltid värre framåt natten

It's always worse towards the night

Björn Skifs

Peter Himmelstrand

14th
1979

Satellit

Satellite

Ted Gärdestad

Ted Gärdestad, Kenneth Gärdestad

17th (as "Satellite")
1980

Just nu

Right now

Tomas Ledin

Tomas Ledin

10th
1981

Fångad i en dröm

Captured in a dream

Björn Skifs

Björn Skifs, Bengt Palmers

10th
1982

Dag efter dag

Day after day

Chips

Lasse Holm

8th
1983

Främling

Stranger

Carola Häggkvist

Monica Forsberg, Lasse Holm

3rd
1984

Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley

Herreys

Britt Lindeborg, Torgny Söderberg

1st
1985

Bra vibrationer

Good vibrations

Kikki Danielsson

Ingela Forsman, Lasse Holm

3rd
1986

É dé det här du kallar kärlek?

Is this what you call love?

Lasse Holm & Monica Törnell

Lasse Holm

5th
1987

Fyra bugg och en coca cola

Four chewing gums and a Coke

Lotta Engberg

Mikael Wendt, Christer Lundh

12th (as "Boogaloo")
1988

Stad i ljus

City of light

Tommy Körberg

Py Bäckman

12th
1989

En dag

One day

Tommy Nilsson

Tim Norell, Ola Håkansson, Alexander Bard

4th
1990

Som en vind

Like a wind

Edin-Ådahl

Mikael Wendt

16th
1991

Fångad av en stormvind

Captured by a stormwind

Carola Häggkvist

Stephan Berg

1st
1992

I morgon är en annan dag

Tomorrow is another day

Christer Björkman

Niklas Strömstedt

22nd
1993

Eloise

Arvingarna

Lasse Holm, Gert Längtstrand

7th
1994

Stjärnorna

The stars

Roger Pontare & Marie Bergman

Peter Bertilsson, Mikael Littwold

13th
1995

Se på mej

Look at me

Jan Johansen

Ingela Forsman, Bobby Ljunggren, Håkan Almqvist

3rd
1996

Den vilda

The wild one

One More Time

Nanne Grönvall, Peter Grönvall

3rd
1997

Bara hon älskar mig

Just if she loves me

Blond

Stephan Berg

14th
1998

Kärleken är

Love is

Jill Johnson

Ingela Forsman, Bobby Ljunggren, Håkan Almqvist

10th
1999

Tusen och en natt

A thousand and one nights

Charlotte Nilsson

Gert Längstrand, Lars Diedricsson

1st (as "Take Me to Your Heaven")
2000

När vindarna viskar mitt namn

When winds whisper my name

Roger Pontare

Thomas Holmstrand, Linda Jansson, Peter Dahl

7th (as "When Spirits Are Calling My Name")
2001

Lyssna till ditt hjärta

Listen to your heart

Friends

son, Henrik Sethsson

5th (as "Listen To Your Heartbeat")
2002

Never Let It Go

Afro-Dite

Marcos Ubeda

8th
2003

Give Me Your Love

Fame

Calle Kindböm, Carl Lösnitz

5th
2004

Det gör ont

It hurts

Lena Philipsson

Thomas Eriksson

5th (as "It Hurts")
2005

Las Vegas

Martin Stenmarck

Niklas Edberger, Johan Fransson, Tim Larsson, Tobias Lundgren

19th
2006

Evighet

Eternity

Carola

Carola, Bobby Ljunggren, son, Henrik Wikström

5th (as "Invincible")
2007

The Worrying Kind

The Ark

Ola Salo

18th
2008

Hero

Charlotte Perrelli

Bobby Ljunggren, Fredrik Kempe

18th

Notes

References

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