Melodifestivalen 1990

Last updated
Melodifestivalen 1990
Dates
Final9 March 1990
Venue Rondo, Gothenburg
Presenter(s) Carin Hjulström
Vote
Voting systemRegional juries
Winning song"Som en vind" by Edin-Ådahl
1989  Melodifestivalen  1991

Melodifestivalen 1990 was the contest for selection of the 30th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 29th time that this method of picking a song had been used. 1,223 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV2 but not on radio. The show was watched by 5,964,000 people, the biggest recorded audience for the competition (74.1% of Sweden's 1990 population).

Contents

Results

DrawArtistSongSongwritersPointsPlace
1 Elisabeth Andreasson "Jag ser en stjärna falla"Peter Stedt537th
2 Peter Jöback "En sensation"Christer Lundh, Mikael Wendt 439th
3 Lizette Pålsson "Sången över havet"Hans Skoog, Martin Klaman566th
4 N'Gang "Vi vill ha värme"Mikael Erlandsson, Robert Ardin, Peter Andersson, Niklas Börjesson, Lars Sandrén735th
5 Lotta Engberg "En gång till"Christer Lundh, Mikael Wendt 498th
6 Lisbet Jagedal "Varje natt" Ingela 'Pling' Forsman, Lasse Holm 763rd
7 Loa Falkman "Symfonin"Elisabeth Lord, Tommy Gunnarsson3010th
8 Carola Häggkvist "Mitt i ett äventyr" Stephan Berg 842nd
9 Edin-Ådahl "Som en vind" Mikael Wendt 991st
10 Sofia Källgren "Handen på hjärtat" Ingela 'Pling' Forsman, Lasse Holm 754th

Voting

Juries

Song MMalmo.svg MLulea.svg MUmea.svg MSundsvall.svg MFalun.svg MKarlstad.svg MOrebro.svg MStockholm.svg MNorrkoping.svg MVaxjo.svg MGothenburg.svg MTotal.svg
"Jag ser en stjärna falla"61381728231253
"En sensation"5411416476443
"Sången över havet"3566587518256
"Vi vill ha värme"121212325411021073
"En gång till"23712343354349
"Varje natt"410810668685576
"Symphonin"12241021241130
"Mitt i ett äventyr"8842121012767884
"Som en vind"1065581210121212799
"Handen på hjärtat"7710773510310675

See also

Related Research Articles

Melodifestivalen Swedish Eurovision Song Contest preselection

Melodifestivalen is an annual song competition organised by Swedish public broadcasters Sveriges Television (SVT) and Sveriges Radio (SR). It determines the country's representative for the Eurovision Song Contest, and has been staged almost every year since 1959. In the early 2000s, the competition was the most popular television programme in Sweden; it is also broadcast on radio and the Internet. In 2012, the semi-finals averaged 3.3 million viewers, and over an estimated four million people in Sweden watched the final, almost half of the Swedish population.

Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest

Sweden has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 60 times since making its debut in 1958, missing only three contests since then. Since 1959, the Swedish entry has been chosen through an annual televised competition, known since 1967 as Melodifestivalen. At the 1997 contest, Sweden was one of the first five countries to adopt televoting. Sweden is the only country to have hosted the event in five different decades, three times in Stockholm, twice in Malmö and once in Gothenburg (1985).

Sweden in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest

Sweden has participated at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 11 times since its inception in 2003. Two broadcasters have been responsible for Sweden's entries at Junior Eurovision - from 2003 to 2005 Sveriges Television (SVT) was responsible, before withdrawing with other Nordic broadcasters. From 2006 to 2009, commercial broadcaster TV4 was responsible for Sweden's entry at the Junior Eurovision.

Melodifestivalen 1999 was the selection for the 39th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 38th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 1,315 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on SVT2 and Sveriges Radio's P4 network. Charlotte Nilsson went on to win that year's Eurovision Song Contest in Jerusalem, Sweden's fourth Eurovision win. A total of 630,339 votes were cast.

Melodifestivalen 2001 was the selection for the 41st song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 42nd time that this system of picking a song had been used. 1,567 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on SVT1 and Sveriges Radio's P4 network. The winners were Friends who later that year ended up in 5th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2001 in Copenhagen with the English-language version of the song "Listen To Your Heartbeat". The show was watched by 3,840,000, with a total of 357,408 votes cast.

Melodifestivalen 1991 was the selection for the 31st song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 30th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 1,323 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV2 and Sveriges Radio's P3 network. Carola Häggkvist went on to win that year's Eurovision Song Contest in Rome, Sweden's third Eurovision win. The show was watched by 5,880,000 people.

Melodifestivalen 1984 was the selection for the 24th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 23rd time that this system of picking a song had been used. 90 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV1 but was not broadcast on radio. Herreys went on to win that year's Eurovision Song Contest in Luxembourg; Sweden's second Eurovision win.

Melodifestivalen 1974

Melodifestivalen 1974 was the selection for the 15th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 14th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 10 songwriters were selected by SR for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV1 but was not broadcast on radio. ABBA went on to win that year's Eurovision Song Contest in Brighton, Sweden's first Eurovision win.

Melodifestivalen 1996 was the selection for the 36th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 35th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 1,323 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on SVT1 and Sveriges Radio's P3 and P4 networks. The show was watched by 3,775,000 people.

Melodifestivalen 1995 was the selection for the 35th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 34th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 986 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV2 and Sveriges Radio's P3 and P4 networks. The show was watched by 3,646,000 people.

Melodifestivalen 1975 was the selection for the 16th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 15th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 10 songwriters were selected by SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV1 but was not broadcast on radio.

Melodifestivalen 1998 was the selection for the 38th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 37th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 1,141 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on SVT2 and Sveriges Radio's P4 network. The show was watched by 2,881,000 people.

Melodifestivalen 1997 was the selection for the 37th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 36th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 1,229 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on SVT2 and Sveriges Radio's P3 network. The winner was the boyband Blond who later that year represented Sweden in Eurovision Song Contest 1997. The show was watched by 2,965,000 people.

Melodifestivalen 1989 was the selection for the 29th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 28th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 1,223 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The hostess, Yvonne Ryding, was the 1984 Miss Universe. The final was broadcast on SVT1 and was surprisingly not broadcast on radio. The show was watched by 5,328,000 people.

Melodifestivalen 1988 was the selection for the 28th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 27th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 1,100 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV2 and was not broadcast on radio. The show was watched by 4,464,000 people.

Melodifestivalen 1987 was the selection for the 27th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 26th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 1502 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV1 and was not broadcast on radio. The winning song's title was changed to "Boogaloo" for the Eurovision Song Contest as it contained chewing gum brand Bugg as well drinks company Coca-Cola in the title.

Melodifestivalen 1981 was the selection for the 21st song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 20th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 90 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV1 but was not broadcast on radio. It was the second time that Lasse Holm and Kikki Danielsson had been beaten into second place by Björn Skifs, after 1978.

Melodifestivalen 1980 was the selection for the 20th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 19th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 120 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV1 but was not broadcast on radio.

Melodifestivalen 1979 was the selection for the 19th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 18th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 452 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV1 but was not broadcast on radio.

Melodifestivalen 1977 was the selection for the 17th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. Sweden did not participate in the Eurovision Song Contest 1976 due to the potential expenses if Sweden had won the contest again and due to demonstrations against commercial music. It was the 16th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 965 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV1 but was not broadcast on radio.