Never Let It Go

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Sweden "Never Let It Go"
Afro-dite-Never Let It Go.jpg
Eurovision Song Contest 2002 entry
Country
Artist(s)
Blossom Tainton,
Gladys del Pilar,
Kayo Shekoni
As
Language
Composer(s)
Marcos Ubeda
Lyricist(s)
Marcos Ubeda
Finals performance
Final result
8th
Final points
72
Entry chronology
◄ "Listen To Your Heartbeat" (2001)   
"Give Me Your Love" (2003) ►

"Never Let It Go" was the Swedish entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2002. The song was a cheery number about a woman dancing the night away with the man she loves.

On the night of the contest Afro-dite performed 12th, following Switzerland's Francine Jordi with "Dans le jardin de mon âme" and preceding Finland's Laura Voutilainen and "Addicted To You". At the close of the voting they received 72 points, placing 8th in a field of 24.[1]

The song was succeeded as Swedish representative at the 2003 contest by Fame with "Give Me Your Love".

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[2] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2002) Position
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[3] 8

Certifications[edit]

In 2002, "Never Let It Go" was certified platinum in Sweden.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eurovision 2002 Results: Voting & Points". Eurovisionworld. Retrieved 10 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Afro-Dite – Never Let It Go". Singles Top 100. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  3. ^ "Årslista Singlar – År 2002" (in Swedish). Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 8 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Guld- och Platinacertifikat − År 2002" (PDF) (in Swedish). IFPI Sweden.
Preceded by
"Lyssna till ditt hjärta" by Friends
Melodifestivalen winners
2002
Succeeded by
"Give Me Your Love" by Fame