Since esctoday.com interviewed Swedish songwriter Bobby Ljunggren at Melodifestivalen 2005 in Stockholm, where he went on to win Songwriter of the Year at the event. Since then, he has been keeping busy writing songs for next year and working with the Lithuanian delegation on their song Little by little.
In another exclusive interview, esctoday.com caught up with Sweden's 'Mr. Eurovision', Bobby Ljunggren, at the Lithuanian delegations hotel in Kyiv. On the table for discussion was his Lionheart Record label's development and Schlager and former Eurovision Song Contest singers Shirley Clamp, Anna Sahlene and Nanne Gronvall. Also discussed was his views on this year's contest, and what's coming up in the future.
A pleasant surprise was in store for us as Sonja Aldén came to join us at the table. Sonja is one of the Swedish backing singers for Laura and the Lovers at this year's Eurovision Song Contest, and is tipped by Bobby to be a major breakthrough artist in Sweden next year. Will Sonja Aldén be bidding for representing Sweden at the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest?