Keep On Walking (Salem Al Fakir song)

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"Keep On Walking"
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Single by Salem Al Fakir
from the album Ignore This
Released February 2010
Format CD single, digital download
Recorded 2010
Genre Pop
Length 3:02
Label EMI Music Sweden AB
under exclusive licence from
Salem Al Fakir Music AB
Writer(s) Salem Al Fakir
Music video
"Keep on Walking" on YouTube

"Keep On Walking" is a Swedish, English language hit sung by the Swedish singer Salem Al Fakir recorded in 2010. Both lyrics and music were written by Salem Al Fakir himself.

He participated in the Swedish Melodifestivalen 2010 with "Keep On Walking" and finished first in the first semi-final in Örnsköldsvik on 6 February 2010. The song was picked as a "wildcard finalist", progressing to the final in Stockholm on March 13, 2010 where it competed to represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010, held in Oslo, Norway.

Salem Al Fakir took part in the Melodifestivalen final on Saturday, March 13, 2010 at Globe Arena in Stockholm, in a bid to represent Sweden in Eurovision Song Contest 2010, held in Oslo, Norway. He came in 2nd place overall as a runner up to the winning song by "This is My Life" by Anna Bergendahl with a total of 183 points, to Bergendahl's 214.

But Al Fakir received two sets of 12 points from the French and Norwegian juries and 10 points from the Russian and Serbian judges making him the clear international choice. He also got the maximum 12 points from Stockholm juries and sets of 10 points from Luleå, Umeå and Malmö juries and 17.1% (299,746 votes) from the televoting public to Bergendahl's 20.8% (363,546 votes).

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Swedish Singles Chart 3[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""Keep On Walking" in Swedish charts". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2010-03-12.