As a part of Made in Sweden week, Tomorrowlands One World Radio has taken listeners on a magical journey through the best music in Swedish dance history every day for the past week. Today included countdown and grand finale of The Made in Sweden Top 100, after tomorrow’s people massively voted for their favorite songs and One World Radio compiled everything in the brand new chart with the most iconic Swedish dance artists and songs, with Adam Beyer, Alesso, Avicii, Dada Life, Eric Prydz, Galantis, Ida Engberg, Otto Knows, Salvatore Ganacci, Swedish House Mafia, and many more.
Swedish House Mafia’s timeless classics’Do not worry children‘has been voted the absolute number one by music fans worldwide. The late Avicii takes second place with his anthem ‘Levels‘, while Sebastian Ingrosso, Tommy Trash and John Martin finish third with their track’Reload‘.
1. The Swedish heritage
Did you know that Swedish House Mafiais number one singleDo not worry children‘has another Swedish artist? John Martin, a Swedish singer, is responsible for the song. The iconic Swedish House Mafia has eight songs on the chart, each of its members contributing significantly. With 21 tracks, Axwell was first, followed by Sebastian Ingrosso (19 tracks) and Steve Angello (18 tracks).
2. Never forgotten
Avicii 2011 Track ‘Levels‘(# 2) contains song samples from Etta James’ single’Something has taken hold of me. ‘Avicii’s tracks are almost 5 decades older than the 1962 song. The late Swedish DJ appears 16 times in this list with “Levels” and many other tracks, of which three in the top ten.
3. Based on true facts
Avicii, Aloe Blacc and Mike Einziger collaborated on ‘Wake me up‘(# 8), but according to Blacc, it all started with Avicii being inspired by his own life. Along the way, Avicii used to think and say how amazing his accomplishments were and that the life he lived was too good to be true. ”Such a dreamHe said all the time and someone should wake him up “when it’s all over”.
4. Take me back to the year 2012.
2012 was a milestone year for electronic music, with a number of songs from Made in Sweden Top 100 making history. Otto Knows is part of this legacy and stays in the top 10 with ‘Millions of votes‘ (# 9).
5. A DJ working undercover.
Salvatore Ganacci’s song ‘HORSE‘ (# 99) made Made in Sweden Top 100, but have you ever seen him perform at Tomorrowland? He was the first artist to start his set in the middle of the audience! The Swedish DJ was among the audience in 2019 when he was announced on Mainstage. Before the show started, he danced like everyone else and made jokes!