Sunday, March 15, 2015

Swedish charts: Måns in as one – Göteborgs-Posten

Following his victory in the Eurovision Song Contest sailing Mans Zelmerlöw straight to number one on the Swedish charts with the winning Heroes .

a new song enters as one happens very rarely, says Carolina Norén who leads the program on Swedish Radio.

This is the first time that a Melodifestivalen song is number one on the list the same weekend as the race and guaranteed the very first time that it simultaneously win the Eurovision Song Contest.

Read also: Third time lucky for Mans Zelmerlöw

Getting past it difficult to win Sven Top jury is a feat in itself, says Norén who believe that the explanation lies in the “Måns Zelmerlöweffekten.”

Mans Zelmerlöw is incredibly beloved by the people, his two former Eurovision songs have also been number one on the list.

recently as a song debuted at number one was Ramble in home district with Mando Diao 2012.


Swedish charts

1 (NY) Mans Zelmerlöw: Heroes

2 (2) Magnus Uggla: I and my father

3 (1) Mando Diao: Ramble in the home district

4 (6) First Aid Kit: My Silver Lining

5 (3) Laleh: A thousand pieces

6a (7) Tove Lo: Habits (stay high)

7 (4) Amanda Jenssen: When we Dig For Gold in the US

8 (5) Sarah Zacharias: Behind Blue Skies

9 (10) Avicii: Hey Brother

10 (NY) Helen Sjöholm: The stars twinkle over the Skarpnack


This week’s contenders

Magnus Carlsson: Meet Me in Old Town

Daughter: My Flower

Hasse Andersson: Gold and green forests

Source: Swedish Radio


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