Melodifestivalen 2001

Melodifestivalen 2001 was the selection for the 41st song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 42nd time that this system of picking a song had been used. 1,567 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on SVT1 and Sveriges Radio's P4 network. The winners were Friends who later that year ended up in 5th place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2001 in Copenhagen with the English-language version of the song "Listen To Your Heartbeat". The show was watched by 3,840,000, with a total of 357,408 votes cast.

Melodifestivalen 2001
Final23 February 2001
VenueMalmö Musikteater, Malmö
Presenter(s)Josefine Sundström and Henrik Olsson
Voting system50/50 Jury and telephone voting
Winning song"Lyssna till ditt hjärta" by Friends


Draw Artist Song Songwriter(s) Votes Place
Jury Public Total
1Teresia"Kom ner på jorden"Rune Gardell25258th
2Jan Johansen"Ingenmansland"Ingela "Pling" Forsman, Bobby Ljunggren63441074th
3Date"Om du förlåter mig"Sofia Lagerström, Henrik Sethsson3522576th
4Rosanna Jönis"Om du var här hos mig"Mattias Reimer, Lars Edvall2111310th
5Barbados"Allt som jag ser"Marcos Ubeda, Ulf Georgsson, Lars "Dille" Diedricson821101922nd
6Sanna Nielsen"I går, i dag"Bert Månson84881723rd
7Annie Kratz-Gutå"Vända om"Tony Malm, Annie Kratz-Gutå, Farhad Zand29297th
8Friends"Lyssna till ditt hjärta"Thomas G:son, Henrik Sethson1051322371st
9Popson"Jag känner dig"Lars Benckert, Petter Gunnarsson23239th
10Ellinor Franzén"Om du stannar här"Tony Malm, Ellinor Franzén2566915th



"Kom ner på jorden"41124146225
"Om du förlåter mig"21221642635
"Om du var här hos mig"112
"Allt som jag ser"10481012862841082
"Igår, idag"8124441212812884
"Vända om"281212429
"Lyssna till ditt hjärta"12101012101010110812105
"Jag känner dig"1661023
"Om du stannar här"12810425


Song Jury No. of televotes Points Total
"Kom ner på jorden"2514,63125
"Om du förlåter mig"3517,8702257
"Om du var här hos mig"217,1071113
"Allt som jag ser"8282,799110192
"Igår, idag"8464,90388172
"Vända om"2911,49929
"Lyssna till ditt hjärta"10596,380132237
"Jag känner dig"237,55923
"Om du stannar här"2524,4166691

Returning artists

Artist Previous year(s)
Jan Johansen 1995
Barbados 2000
Ellinor Franzén 1996

See also

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