To the End (Yohio song)

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"To the End"
Single by Yohio
from the album Together We Stand Alone
Songwriter(s) Andreas Johnson
Johan Lyander
Peter Kvint
Yohio singles chronology
"Heartbreak Hotel"
"To the End"

"To the End" is a 2014 music single performed by singer Yohio in the first semifinal of Melodifestivalen 2014 on 1 February in Malmö Arena. [1] The song made it to the final to be held at Friends Arena on 8 March from the semifinal, [2] where it finished sixth overall.


Chart (2013)Peak
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan) [3] 38

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  1. "YOHIO och Ellen Benediktson är i final i Melodifestivalen". Aftonbladet. 1 February 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  2. "n: De gick vidare". Aftonbladet. 1 February 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  3. "Yohio – To the End". Singles Top 100.