Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1999

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Eurovision Song Contest 1999
Country  Sweden
National selection
Selection process Melodifestivalen 1999
Selection date(s) 27 February 1999
Selected entrant Charlotte Nilsson
Selected song "Tusen och en natt"
Finals performance
Final result 1st, 163 points
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1998 1999 2000►

Sweden was present at the Eurovision Song Contest 1999, held in Jerusalem, Israel. For the contest, Sweden used their usual pre-selection Melodifestivalen. The contest was hosted by Anders Lundin and Vendela Thommessen. There were 10 songs in the final, with the winner being chosen through a 50/50 jury/televoting method. The winner was Charlotte Nilsson with the song "Tusen och en natt", written by Gert Lengstrand and Lars Diedricsson. It got the highest number of points from both the 11 juries and the televoters.

The song was translated into English for Eurovision as "Take Me To Your Heaven". Nilsson sung in the 15th spot of 23. In the voting Sweden took their fourth victory, taking 163 points.

Melodifestivalen 1999[edit]

For the full results, see Melodifestivalen 1999.
Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Charlotte Nilsson "Tusen och en natt" 217 1st
2 Crosstalk "Det gäller dej och mej" 87 6
3 Janica "Jag kan se dig" 66 7
4 Drömhus "Stjärna på himmelen" 148 2
5 Roger Pontare "Som av is" 98 5
6 Martin "(Du är så) Yeah Yeah Wow Wow" 109 4
7 Christer Björkman "Välkommen hem" 6 10
8 Ai "Bilder av dig" 42 9
9 Arvingarna "Det svär jag på" 114 3
10 Cleo "Natten är min vän" 59 8

At Eurovision[edit]

Points Awarded to Sweden[edit]

Points Awarded to Sweden
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points Awarded by Sweden[edit]

12 points  Iceland
10 points  Estonia
8 points  Denmark
7 points  Austria
6 points  Bosnia and Herzegovina
5 points  Norway
4 points  Netherlands
3 points  Israel
2 points  Germany
1 point  Croatia