Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007

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Eurovision Song Contest 2007
CountryFlag of Sweden.svg  Sweden
National selection
Selection process Melodifestivalen 2007
Selection date(s)Semi-finals
3 February 2007
10 February 2007
17 February 2007
24 February 2007
Second Chance
3 March 2007
Final
10 March 2007
Selected entrant The Ark
Selected song"The Worrying Kind"
Finals performance
Final result18th, 51 points
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄200620072008►
The Ark performing "The Worrying Kind" at the May 12 final. ESC 2007 Sweden - The Ark - The Worrying Kind.jpg
The Ark performing "The Worrying Kind" at the May 12 final.

Sweden chose their entrants, The Ark, with the song 'The Worrying Kind' for the Eurovision Song Contest 2007.

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Before Eurovision

Melodifestivalen 2007

For the results of the semi-finals and second-chance round, see Melodifestivalen 2007.

Sweden used a national final format for Melodifestivalen 2007, which consisted of four semi-finals on February 3, February 10, February 17, February 24; a second chance round on March 3; and the final which took place on March 10. The method of selection remained the same as previous years with 4 semi-finals consisting of 8 songs each, with the 2 top placed entries securing spots for the final and the 3rd and 4th place entries earning spots in the Second Chance. The Second Chance round was live this year with competitors going up against each other for the last two spots in the final, facing off in a bracket-based tournament.

Some familiar faces returned to Melodifestivalen this year, among them Eurovision 1989 representative Tommy Nilsson, 1966 representative Svante Thuresson, 2003 representative Jessica Andersson, and 1996 representative Nanne Grönvall. Andreas Lundstedt also went to Eurovision in 2006 for Switzerland.

In the final on 10 March 2007, the winner was chosen by 11 regional juries (50%) and televoting (50%).

DrawArtistSongJuryTelevoteTotalPlace
1 Andreas Johnson "A Little Bit of Love"101881892
2 Sonja Aldén "För att du finns"4022626
3 Anna Book "Samba Sambero"1019
4 Sebastian "When the Night Comes Falling"390398
5 Marie Lindberg "Trying to Recall"466705
6 Måns Zelmerlöw "Cara Mia"611101713
7 Tommy Nilsson "Jag tror på människan"00010
8 Sanna Nielsen "Vågar du, vågar jag"3311447
9 Sarah Dawn Finer "I Remember Love"78441224
10 The Ark "The Worrying Kind"1161322481

At Eurovision

Sweden automatically qualified to the grand final, because it was on the top 10 last year. In the grand final, performed 12th in the running order, following Georgia and preceding France finished 18th with 51 points.

Points awarded to Sweden (final)
12 points10 points8 points7 points6 points
5 points4 points3 points2 points1 point

Points awarded by Sweden

Swedes representing other countries

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