Andreas Johnson not willing to take part in Eurovision again

by Stella Floras 54 views

Singer/songwriter, Andreas Johnson, who won the Melodifestivalen 2006 jury vote with the song Sing for me, is competing again this year with A little bit of love . He wrote and recorded it on the deadline for the submission of songs for Melodifestivalen 2007, but he may not turn out to be the singer at the competition next year.

Andreas says in his diary that he does not really have the time to get involved in “the Eurovision race” this year. He is extremely happy that the song qualified but he is not sure if he will be performing it himself. His priority for next year is to pursue an international career and being involved in Eurovision just won’t leave enough time.

Andreas’ career is really looking up. Although now based in New York City, the popular Swedehas been nominated by the SMFF ( Swedish Music Publishing Association) for "best song of the year" Award, as well as for "best male artist" at the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards. Of course it remains to be seen what SVT will finally decide should Andreas decline to perform after all, since he is the artist performing the song on the demo.

Clickhere to visit Andrea's official page where you can keep up to date with his diary entries, listen to his songs and watchhis videos.

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Stella Floras

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