Last May Sweden was knocked out during the semi-finals for the first time in its storied Eurovision history. But with the announcement of the first four contestants for Melodifestivalen 2011, its national selection contest, Sweden is dusting itself off and hopping back on the Eurotrash saddle.
After Anna Bergendahl became the first Swedish contestant to ever be eliminated during the semi-finals of Eurovision, she consoled herself by trashing Dutch contestant Sieneke. Then she released an album entitled Yours Sincerely.
Anna Bergendahl is the first Swedish entry in the history of Eurovision to fail to qualify for the final, but y’all are still showing her some love. Wiwi’s readers have named the 18-year old singer and former Swedish Idol finalist their favorite Nordic act at Eurovision. Which Scandinavian Entry Is Your Favorite at Eurovision 2010?online […]
If imitation really is the greatest form of flattery, then Leona Lewis should feel really good about herself. Two of Eurovision’s most promising contestants covered Leona’s single “Bleeding Love” during their rise to national prominence. Neither does the song justice, but Wiwi gives them an A for effort. And for ego: it takes courage to […]
Elena Gheorghe, Eurovision’s Next Top Model 2009 As of May 17 at midnight, Wiwi’s readers had cast 1,720 votes to determine who should win Eurovision’s Next Top Model. Eurovision front-runner and teen singing sensation Safura has jumped into a commanding lead with 39% of all votes. Last week she was in fifth position with only […]
We’ve already ridden the remix train through Finland and Germany and onto Romania and Slovakia. Today we’re stopping in Sweden to check out dance versions of Anna Bergendahl’s This Is My Life. Enjoy!
On March 18, Wiwi asked you to vote for your favorite Scandinavian Eurovision contestant. After one month and 340 votes, here’s how you guys have ranked them. 1. Sweden’s Anna Bergendahl with “This Is My Life”: 159 votes, 46.63% 2. Finland’s Kuunkuiskaajat with “Työlki ellää”: 58 votes, 17% 3. Denmark’s Chanée & Tomas N’evergreen with […]
Â From Sweden’s ABBA to Finland’s Lordi to Norway’s Alexander Rybak, the Scandinavians know what it takes to win Eurovision. This year they’re fielding an impressive roster of candidates. Denmark offers mainstream pop, Iceland throws down ecstasy-induced euro-dance and Finland has gone native with a traditional folk melody. The act that proves itself the best […]