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Victor CroneNew Music
Victor Fritz-Crone, also known as Victor Crone, is a Swedish singer and guitarist. He won the Estonian national selection Eesti Laul with the song 'Storm' earning the right to represent Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, held in Tel Aviv, Israel. In the final Victor Crone placed 20th.
Cesar SampsonFan Favourite
Cesár Sampson is an Austrian singer, songwriter, producer, dancer and model. He was also a social worker and fitness coach. He represented Austria in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 with the song 'Nobody but You', winning the jury vote, coming in 13th place in the televote and finishing in third place overall.
Sweden has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 62 times since making its debut in 1958, missing only three contests since then (1964, 1970 and 1976). 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 has hosted the contest six times: three times in Stockholm (1975, 2000, 2016), twice in Malmö (1992, 2013) and once in Gothenburg (1985); and is set to host for a seventh time in 2024 in Malmö. Sweden, along with Ireland, is the most successful country in the Eurovision Song Contest, with a total of seven victories. Sweden also has the most top five results of the 21st century, with 13; in total, Sweden has achieved 26 top five results in the contest. After finishing second with Lill Lindfors and Svante Thuresson in 1966, Sweden went on to achieve its seven victories with ABBA (1974), Herreys (1984), Carola (1991), Charlotte Nilsson (1999), Loreen (2012 and 2023) and Måns Zelmerlöw (2015).
John Lundvik is a Swedish singer, songwriter, and former sprinter. He was part of the athletic team for IFK Växjö. Lundvik also has a singing and songwriter career having composed songs for films and the Wedding of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, and Daniel Westling in 2010.
In 2018, he competed in Melodifestivalen with his song “My Turn”, finishing in third place. He represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 with his song “Too Late for Love”, finishing in fifth place. In the same contest, he represented the United Kingdom as one of the songwriters of “Bigger than Us” performed by Michael Rice, which finished in 26th place (last).
|1||Love Kills||Roberto Bellarosa||2013 Belgium|
|2||Without Your Love||Gary O’Shaughnessy||2001 Ireland|
|3||Diggi Loo Diggi-Ley||Herreys||1984 Sweden|
|4||This Is My Life||Anna Bergendahl||2010 Sweden|
|5||Too Late For Love||John Lundvik||2019 Sweden|
|6||Shine||Sofia Nizharadze||2010 Georgia|
|7||Mata Hari||Anne Karina||1976 Norway|
|8||All Time Love||Victor Crone||2023 Non Contest|
|9||Anytime You Need||Hayko||2007 Armenia|
|10||I Don’t Feel Hate||Jendrik||2021 Germany|
|11||Love Games||Belle & The Devotions||1984 United Kingdom|
|12||Cake To Bake||Aarzemnieki||2014 Latvia|
|13||Nobody But You||Cesar Sampson||2018 Austria|
|14||Eyes That Never Lie||Petr Elfimov||2009 Belarus|
|15||Sound Of Our Hearts||Compact Disco||2012 Hungary|