Melodifestivalen 2001

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Melodifestivalen 2001
Dates
Final23 February 2001
Venue Malmö Musikteater, Malmö
Presenter(s) Josefine Sundström and Henrik Olsson
Participants
Vote
Voting system50/50 Jury and telephone voting
Winning song"Lyssna till ditt hjärta" by Friends

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.

Contents

Results

DrawArtistSongSongwriter(s)VotesPlace
JuryPublicTotal
1 Teresia "Kom ner på jorden"Rune Gardell250258
2 Jan Johansen "Ingenmansland" Ingela "Pling" Forsman, Bobby Ljunggren 63441074
3 Date "Om du förlåter mig"Sofia Lagerström, Henrik Sethsson3522576
4 Rosanna Jönis "Om du var här hos mig"Mattias Reimer, Lars Edvall2111310
5 Barbados "Allt som jag ser"Marcos Ubeda, Ulf Georgsson, Lars "Dille" Diedricson 821101922
6 Sanna Nielsen "I går, i dag"Bert Månson84881723
7 Annie Kratz-Gutå "Vända om"Tony Malm, Annie Kratz-Gutå, Farhad Zand290297
8 Friends "Lyssna till ditt hjärta" Thomas G:son, Henrik Sethson1051322371
9 Popson "Jag känner dig"Lars Benckert, Petter Gunnarsson230239
10 Ellinor Franzén "Om du stannar här"Tony Malm, Ellinor Franzén2566915

Voting

Juries

Song
Total
Televote
Luleå
Umeå
Sundsvall
Falun
Stockholm
Karlstad
Örebro
Norrköping
Växjö
Gothenburg
Malmö
"Kom ner på jorden"250411241462
"Ingemansland"10744686662812261
"Om du förlåter mig"5722212216426
"Om du var här hos mig"131111
"Allt som jag ser"192110104810128628410
"Igår, idag"1728881244412128128
"Vända om"2902812124
"Lyssna till ditt hjärta"23713212101012101010110812
"Jag känner dig"23016610
"Om du stannar här"9166128104

Televotes

SongTotalJuryTelevote
VotesPoints
"Kom ner på jorden"252514,6310
"Ingemansland"1076320,24444
"Om du förlåter mig"573517,87022
"Om du var här hos mig"13217,10711
"Allt som jag ser"1928282,799110
"Igår, idag"1728464,90388
"Vända om"292911,4990
"Lyssna till ditt hjärta"23710596,380132
"Jag känner dig"23237,5590
"Om du stannar här"912524,41666

Returning artists

ArtistPrevious year(s)
Jan Johansen 1995
Barbados 2000
Friends
Ellinor Franzén 1996

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