Sweden: Måns Zelmerlöw triumphant at Rockbjörnen 2015

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Måns Zelmerlöw, the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, was victorious at Rockbjörnen 2015. Rockbjörnen are the prestigious Swedish music awards, and Måns received the “rock bears” in two categories.

Måns Zelmerlöw did not only receive the award for Male Live Artist Of The Year for his summer tour, but also won Swedish Song Of The Year with his winning Eurovision-entry Heroes. Måns is of course extremely proud and thankful for the two awards, voted on by the public. As he told Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet:

This is so freaking fat! I have always thought that Rockbjörnen perhaps was not my kind of gala, because there are so many other artists who have been vocally strong and who have many fans. To then receive these Rock Bears is a great proof of love from the fans. It is so phenomenally fun!

“Heroes” has been streamed over 50 million times and is a big hit, so I thought I might win that prize. But this year’s Live Male Award was a total shock and I’m very proud and grateful for it.

My biggest dream in life is to make a European tour and in the fall, I get to visit 21 European cities. Come join me everybody!

Måns Zelmerlöw was victorious over various other Swedish artists with ties to Eurovision, including Eric Saade, Danny Saucedo, Molly Sandén and Darin.

Watch Måns Zelmerlöw win the Rockbjörnen 2015 awards in the categories Male Live Artist Of The Year and Song Of The Year:

Also enjoy Måns’ winning performance of Heroes at the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna, Austria, once again:

Måns Petter Albert Sahlén Zelmerlöw (Lund, Sweden, 1986) is a Swedish pop-singer, musical artist and television host. Starting his career with his participation in Swedish Idol 2005, the singer went on to win the 2006 Swedish dance show Let’s Dance, and perform in the musicals Grease and Romeo & Juliet.

Måns Zelmerlöw participated in Melodifestivalen, the Swedish selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, four times: in 2007, 2009 and 2015 as performer, and in 2013 as (co-) song writer. He also hosted Melodifestivalen 2010, and its junior version Lilla Melodifestivalen 2007. Måns Zelmerlöw won the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna with his entry Heroes, earning 365 points, and the song becoming a huge hit across Europe.

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