Sending a popular home star to the international Eurovision stage sounds in theory a good idea, but it doesn’t always come with success.
Contrary to the UK, Belgium’s Eurovision history is slightly more complicated. Alternating between two broadcasters, Belgium’s Eurovision resume features just one win so far.
Until the end of the nineties, the UK’s relationship with Eurovision was pretty successful. But as times progressed, the language rule abolished and the new milennium unfolded, the UK success faded quickly.
Cited as one of the best voices Sweden has on offer, Rock singer and composer Tommy Nilsson headed to Lausanne to represent Sweden in the 1989 Eurovision Song Contest.