In the beginning of 2010, Saade performed the song “Manboy” written by Frederik Kempe during the 2nd semi-final of Melodifestivalen (the Swedish qualifier for the Eurovision Song Contest). He was awarded the 3rd place. The single itself was released in March of the same year. It topped the charts of Sweden. The acoustic version of the single was certified Platinum in the country. Two months later, Eric presented to the public his debut album “Masquerade”.
In 2011, Eric took part in Melodifestivalen once again. He performed the song “Popular” that was also written by Kempe. He was the winner of the 3rd semi-final and the winner of the final that took place in Stockholm. He was chosen to represent Sweden at Eurovision Song Contest 2011 that was held in Düsseldorf. According to the results, Saade was awarded the 3rd place with a total of 185 points. After the contest, he presented to the public two more albums: “Saade Vol.1 (on the 29th of June)” and “Saade Vol.2” (on the 30th of November).
In 2015, he was selected to represent Sweden at the 55th Eurovision Song Contest. He performed with the song “Sting” that was the result of collaboration between Sam Arash Fahmi, Frederik Kempe, Hamed “K-one” Pirouzpanah and David Kreuger. The song earned him the 5th place. In May of the same year, his new single entitled “Girl From Sweden” was presented to the public.