Following the Melodifestivalen frenzy, the Swedish singles tally slowly comes back “to normal.” Eric Saade’s “Popular” is replaced by Jennifer Lopez’ “On the Floor,” her first ever No.1 in this country.
CHART SPOTLIGHT. The Russian ESC star Alex Vorobyov, or Alex Sparrow which he calls himself continues to heavily criticize Eric Saade. Pointing out that Saade sang playback at the show, Sparrow compares it to hara-kiri, according to leading news daily Aftonbladet.
CHART SPOTLIGHT. Jennifer Lopez manages to steal back the No.1 spot from Eric Saade as “On the Floor” returns to the top for a second non-consecutive week. Saade drops out of the top ten falling 1-12 (!).
CHART SPOTLIGHT. According to the Swedish news daily Aftonbladet, Russian ESC entry Alexey Vorobyov accuses Eric Saade of plagiarism. An appearance on a Russian TV show was also cancelled. The 20-year old Swede is currently in Russia to promote “Popular.” The single returns to No.1 on the Swedish singles tally this week, knocking Jennifer Lopez off the top.