Melodifestivalen 2017 Line-Up Announced!

The list of competitors for Sweden’s national final, Melodifestivalen, have been released! The list includes a number of former Eurovision participants, and some Melodifestivalen fan favourites. Broadcaster SVT released the names and titles of the songs that will be performed for all four semi-finals. Each show will be hosted by Clara Henry, David Lindgren and Hasse Andersson.

Here is the dates and schedules:

Semi-Final 1: Göteborg, 4th of February

Semi-Final 2: Malmö, 11th of February

Semi-Final 3: Växjö, 18th of February

Semi-Final 4: Skellefteå, 25th of February

Second Chance Round: Linköping, 4th of March

Final: Stockholm, 11th of March


And here is what you’ve been waiting for! Here is the participant list:

Semi-Final 1:

  • Adrijana – Amare

  • Boris René – Her Kiss

  • Nano – Hold On

  • Charlotte Perrelli – Mitt liv

  • Dinah Nah – One More Night

  • De Vet Du – Road Trip

  • Ace Wilder – Wild Child

Semi-Final 2:

  • Mariette – A Million Years

  • Benjamin Ingrosso – Good Loovin’

  • Dismissed – Hearts Align

  • Roger Pontare – Himmel och hav

  • Lisa Ajax – I Don’t Give A

  • Etzia – Up

  • Allyawan – Vart Haru Varit

Semi-Final 3:

  • Owe Thörnqvist – Boogieman Blues

  • Bella & Filippa – Crucified

  • The Fooo Conspiracy – Gotta Thing

  • Jasmine Kara – Gravity

  • Robin Bengtsson – I Can’t Go On

  • Anton Hagman – Kiss You Goodbye

  • Krista Siegfrids – Snurra Min Jord

Semi-Final 4:

  • Wiktoria – As I Lay Me Down

  • Les Gordons – Bound To Fall

  • Sara Varga & Juha Mulari – Du Får inte ändra på mig

  • Jon Henrik Fjällgren feat. Aninia – En Värld full av Strider

  • Axel Schylström – När ingen ser

  • Alice – Running with Lions

  • Loreen – Statements

You will notice that the line-up features former Eurovision winners, Charlotte Perrelli (1999) and Loreen (2012) along with former participants Roger Pontare (1994, 2000) and Krista Siegfrids (Finland 2013). It is reported that 2478 songs were sent into SVT, and now the line-up features the lucky 28. If we break down the language choices, 10 of the 28 songs are in Swedish.

Which songs are you most excited to see performed on stage, and who do you want to win? Tell us below!