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Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1977

Eurovision Song Contest 1977
Country Sweden
National selection
Selection processMelodifestivalen 1977
Selection date(s)26 February 1977
Selected entrantForbes
Selected song"Beatles"
Finals performance
Final result18th, 2 points
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1975 1977 1978►

Sweden selected their entry for ESC 1977 in the show "Melodifestivalen 1977". The winner was the song "Beatles" by a group called Forbes. It was a tribute to the rock band The Beatles, who had split up some years earlier, and was written by Sven-Olof Bagge and Claes Bure.

The contest was held in London, and Forbes performed 12th. Sweden received 2 points from Germany and nothing else, giving them their first last place since 1963. To date, there has not been anymore.

At Eurovision

Points awarded by Sweden

Final

12 points  Ireland
10 points  Monaco
8 points  United Kingdom
7 points  Greece
6 points  France
5 points  Germany
4 points  Belgium
3 points  Israel
2 points  Finland
1 point  Norway
Points awarded to Sweden (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point