Sweden: Melodifestivalen Semi-Final 1 Snippets Released

Melodifestivalen 2021 kicks off this weekend, with snippets of the first seven competing songs now released. The Semi-Final will take place on Saturday night, and will be hosted by Melodifestivalen 2004 winner Lena Philipsson alongside Christer Björkman. Here are the acts performing in the first semi-final: Kadiatou – One Touch Lillasyster – Pretender Jessica Andersson…

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Melodifestivalen 2020: Listen to the Semi-Final 2 Snippets!

It is now that time of the week where we can listen to the snippets of the songs participating in the Melodifestivalen semi-finals, with this week marking the second of four semi-finals. The semi-final will take place on February 8th in Gothenburg. Thorsten Flinck was originally part of the line-up, however due to a current…

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Sweden: Melodifestivalen 2020 Dates Announced!

The dates and host cities for Melodifestivalen 2020 have now been revealed. Swedish broadcaster SVT have announced the competition dates as well as where each show will be hosted for the 2020 edition of the contest. The show will begin on February 1st and will continue through to March 7th. As usual, the final will…

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Melodifestivalen: Here are the results from the fourth semi-final!

Tonight the fourth and final semi-final of Melodifestivalen took place in Lidköping with the final lot of qualifiers selected. A total of seven artists performed tonight, with two selected to qualify directly to the final, while two were selected for the second chance ‘Andra Chansen’ round. This means we say goodbye to three of the…

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Melodifestivalen 2019: Listen to the Semi-Final 4 Snippets!

Over the last three weeks we have heard a total of 21 competing entries, and this week marks the final week of fresh songs from this year’s Melodifestivalen. This semi-final will take place on February 23rd and will take place in Lidköping. Here is the line-up: Pagan Fury – Stormbringer Anton Hagman – Känner dig…

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Melodifestivalen 2019: Listen to the Semi-Final 3 Snippets!

It’s that time of the week again where we get to hear the snippets of the entries competing in this week’s semi-final of Melodifestivalen! This semi-final will take place on the 16th of February and will be held in Leksand. Here is the line-up: The Lovers of Valdaro – “Somebody Wants” Dolly Style – “Habibi”…

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Sweden: Melodifestivalen 2019 acts announced!

Sweden’s long running national selection, Melodifestivalen has been a staple in the Eurovision season and is highly anticipated. The upcoming edition is no exception, and many fans have been waiting for the announcement of who will be competing in Melodifestivalen 2019. That time has come, and now we know who will be competing as well…

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Sweden: Melodifestivalen 2019 hosts revealed!

Swedish broadcaster SVT have revealed who will be hosting the Swedish national selection, Melodifestivalen! The show is one of the most popular among Eurovision fans for the spectacular stage performances and overall quality of music. Melodifestivalen 2019 will feature four hosts, with those being, Marika Carlsson – A well-known stand-up comedian and television personality. Her…

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Melodifestivalen 2019 host cities and dates revealed!

Melodifestivalen is one of the most anticipated Eurovision national selections and the tradition remains strong, with the nation unsurprisingly choosing to stick with the format which more often than not has given them success in recent years, including two recent wins. Swedish broadcaster SVT have announced both the dates and host cities of next year’s…

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Choir of the Year: SVT will not participate in 2019

A few weeks back, we reported on the updates regarding next year’s Eurovision Choir of the Year. It had been decided that Sweden will host the contest in Gothenburg, however now we know that the Swedish broadcaster responsible for Sweden’s Eurovision participation, SVT, will not be participating in Choir of the Year. The Swedish broadcaster…

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