Swedish Grammy Song Of The Year is announced on Feb 28, 2017 - "If I Were Sorry", which has received more than 71 million Spotify plays and is certified 5 x platinum status in Sweden, 2 x platinum in Poland and has passed gold status in Germany and Austria.
Badpojken's "Johnny G" (The Guidetti Song) passed 32 million plays on Spotify in March 2017 and received Swedish 4 x platinum status in April 2016.
And the Winner is Frans!!! "If I Were Sorry" wins the Swedish Eurovision qualifier Melodifestivalen 2016 on March 12th, 2016 at Friends Arena in Stockholm. The following day it breaks the Swedish Spotify streaming record and receives close to 680000 plays in24 hours. The song passes 3 x platinum Swedish status in less than six weeks and is Number one on Swedish National P3 Digilistan and P4 Svensktoppen for six consecutive weeks. Number One on RIX-FM and NRJ It hits Number one on Spotify Viral Top 50 in Iceland, Hong Kong, Greece, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and top 20 on Spotify Global viral and Top 10 in Canada, France, Spain, Peru, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Belgium, Ireland, Norway, Singapore, Poland, Finland and Top 20 in numerous other countries worldwide.
"If I Were Sorry", co-written by Fredrik Andersson, Frans Jeppsson Wall, Oscar Fogelström and Michael Saxell enters Swedish Spotify Top 50 Charts at pole position on February 29th, 2016 and receives 546000+ plays in 24 hours on March 1st. It hits the Number One position on Swedish iTunes on March 2nd. View Frans performance from the Gävle finals here.
Frans Jeppsson Wall performed "If I Were Sorry" in the Swedish National Television live broadcast Melodifestivalen on February 27th 2016 in Gävle and won a spot to the national finals, which will be held at Friends Arena in Stockholm on March 12th. The winner gets to compete for Sweden in the Eurovision finals at Stockholm Globe Arena in May 2016.
Saxell Jalle Bandet perform at Victoriateatern in Malmö on February 12, 2016. Tickets here.
Terry Jacks includes "Back Of A Map Of The Moon", co-written by Craig Jacks and Michael Saxell on his Greatest Hits "...starfish on the beach - The Terry Jacks Collection" in September 2015.
Badpojken's Swedish monster hit 2015 "Johnny G (The Guidetti Song)", co-written by Fredrik Andersson, Ingvar Irhagen and Michael Saxell. Number One selling 3 x platinum awarded Swedish single, Number One Swedish Dance song, Number One on Swedish Top 20, Number One on Spotify passed 20 million plays at the beginning of December 2015. AND Badpojken's Christmas song "Crashy Bashy Christmas" has 300,000 plays in its first month of existence.