Cornelia Jakobs will represent Sweden at this year's Eurovision Song Contest after triumphing at Melodifestivalen.
The 30-year-old scored a table-topping 76 points with the professional juries for her song 'Hold Me Closer', which combined with a second-place 70 points from the voting public to help her secure the victory.
Taking to Instagram after her victory, Jakobs wrote: "I CAN NOT BELIEVE THIS... THANK YOU FOR ALL THE LOVE!!!!!!!!! THANK YOU FOR ALL THE VOTES!!!!!!!! I PROMISE YOU THAT I WILL PUT MY HEART ON THE STAGE IN EUROVISION!!!!
"there is so much more I want to say about this... People I want to thank. But right now I can't express myself clearly because my brain is destroyed by yesterday's celebration and emotional explosions..."
Watch Cornelia Jakobs perform 'Hold Me Closer' below: