Eurovision 2016 – Yet again this year we could see several songs appearing at Eurovision written or published by the Swedes. Sweden Songs, a songwriting and music publishing company , founded by Keith Almgren, has 11 songs in national competitions 2015.
Sweden Songs has submitted a song for the recent deadline in Malta with Miss Gillian Attard.
Sweden Songs last year published the song ‘Beautiful to me‘ with L-Ahwa (Gianluca Bezzina with his siblings) in the Maltese nation competition. Sweden Songs was also the publisher of Azerbaijan’s song for the Eurovision Song Contest in 2013, ‘Hold me‘ by Farid Mammadov. Last year they had 11 songs in national competitions to ESC around Europe. Moldova (4 songs), Malta, Cyprus (4 songs), and Lithuania (2 songs (one came #2) and hope to equal that record this year.
Sweden Songs has admitted that it submitted a song for Ryan Dolan (Ireland 2013) for the current Irish selection competition but has just failed to make it to the last 5 finalists.
Keith Almgren published Swedish winner Charlotte Nilsson (nowadays Perrelli) ‘Take me to your heaven‘ (winner 1999) and Sweden Songs currently also has 2 songs on Eurovision Winner Conchita Wurst’s album.