Cara Mia (Måns Zelmerlöw song)

"Cara Mia"
Single by Måns Zelmerlöw
from the album Stand By For...
Released 5 March 2007 (2007-03-05)
Recorded 2006
Genre Electropop
Length 03:06
Label Warner Music Sweden
  • Fredrik Kempe
  • Henrik Wilkström
  • Henrik Wikström
  • Koshiar Mehdipoor
Måns Zelmerlöw singles chronology
"Cara Mia"
"Work of Art (Da Vinci)"

"Cara Mia" is a song recorded by Swedish singer Måns Zelmerlöw. It was released as the first single from Måns' debut album Stand by For... in Sweden on 28 February 2007 digitally and later released as a CD single. The song served as Måns' Melodifestivalen 2007 entry coming eventual 3rd place behind winners The Ark and Andreas Johnson. The song has been certified 2x platinum in Sweden.


On February 17, 2007 Måns competed in the 3rd semi final of Melodifestivalen 2007 in Örnsköldsvik with the song "Cara Mia" where he qualified for the final in Stockholm on March 10, where he won 3rd place in the contest. The single was released digitally in February 2007 and physically a few days later entering the Swedish Singles Chart at number 9 but quickly climbing the charts to number 1 where it spent 4 consecutive weeks,[1] with a total of 36 weeks on the chart and being certified 2x platinum by IFPI. A video clip has been filmed for the single, shots of which can be seen in the last pages of Måns' album booklet for "Stand By For...".

Track listings

Digital download[2]
No. Title Length
1. "Cara Mia"   3:04
2. "Cara Mia" (PJ Harmony Day Remix) 3:22
3. "Cara Mia" (PJ Harmony At Nite Remix) 3:43
4. "Cara Mia" (Perra Dance Remix) 4:04
5. "Cara Mia" (Acoustic Version) 4:02

Chart performance

The single debuted at number 9 on the Swedish Singles Chart but climbed to number 1 after the physical release in March 2007.[3]

Weekly charts

Chart (2007) Peak
Finland (Suomen virallinen lista)[4] 4
Sweden (Sverigetopplistan)[3] 1


Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Sweden (GLF)[5] 1× Platinum 40,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

Release history

The single was released officially in Sweden as a digital download and then as a CD single 5 days later. The song was only released digitally in Poland and Finland. The song was never officially released in Bulgaria but charted there from download sales only.

Region Label Date Format
Sweden Warner Music Sweden 5 March 2007 Digital download[2]
Finland Warner Music July 2007 Digital download
Poland 6 August 2007

Cover versions


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