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Team Reviews: Our thoughts on Melodifestivalen 2020

It’s a highlight of many a national final season for Eurovision fans, and tonight, Melodifestivalen draws to a close once more in Stockholm, with twelve acts fighting to be selected as the Swedish representative at Eurovision 2020. But we must know – which of these acts are our team backing tonight? Here, Boris, Daniel, James, Roy and Sean review the …

Team Reviews: Our thoughts on Melodifestivalen Andra Chansen 2020

Melodifestivalen 2020 is almost reaching fever pitch, with the annual Andra Chansen round upon us tonight, live from Eskilstuna. With eight acts fighting it out for the final four spots in next weekend’s Melfest final, the stakes are higher than ever. But, what did we make of the duels? Who should make it through to the final from each duel? …

Sweden: James Corden reacts to Nanne Grönvall’s “Carpool Karaoke”

Who said that Eurovision didn’t help to launch careers? Well, one highlight of this year’s Melodifestivalen may have gone global, as veteran performer Nanne Grönvall’s “Carpool Karaoke” a song about taking part in the titular TV segment with James Corden, has reached the man himself. Nanne’s song was eliminated in last weelend’s fourth Melodifestivalen semi-final, but it seems the song …

Sweden has voted: Who will be going on to Friends Arena?

Semi-final two of the most popular national final has come and gone, and naturally the Swedes gave us a show full of fun, music, drama, and suspense. This semi-final showcased a plethora of genres from country pop, ballads, schlager, and so much more. Tonight seven acts took to the stage in Gothenburg’s Scandinavium arena and competed for a chance to …

Poll: Which Melodifestivalen act from Semi 2 excites #YOU the most?

Sweden’s Melodifestivalen moves on to its second weekend in Gothenburg on Saturday, with seven more acts taking to the stage in the hopes of going direkt til finalen – or at least, til andra chansen. Among the names this week include a former Eurovision participant, Melfest royalty and a host of other familiar names. But which act and their song, …

Sweden: Thorsten Flinck removed from Melfest line-up

The Swedish national broadcaster SVT, who organise the national selection show Melodifestivalen annually, have confirmed this morning that Thorsten Flinck will no longer be part of the second semi-final of the competition. The performer was due to sing the Thomas G:son entry “Miraklernas tid” in this Saturday’s semi-final in Gothenburg, but has been removed from the line-up after he was …

Poll: Which act are you most excited for in Melodifestivalen Semi-Final 1?

For a great deal of Eurovision fans, the return of Sweden’s iconic selection Melodifestivalen is a highlight of each winter, and the competition is back for its landmark 60th edition in 2020. The first semi-final comes live from the Saab Arena in the southern Swedish city of Linköping and will see seven acts take part, with some very familiar faces. …

Sweden: Carola to return to Melodifestivalen

Carola, three-time participant for Sweden and one of the most iconic Melodifestivalen and Eurovision performers, will return to the competition in 2020, according to Aftonbladet’s Tobbe Ek. The five-time participant and Eurovision 1991 champion will return with a self-penned track about her Christian faith, This marks the first time she appears with a song she wrote and will be making …

Sweden: John Lundvik is your favourite to win Melodifestivalen 2019!

[AdSense-B] We asked #YOU to decide which act should win tonight’s Melodifestivalen final, and we have your result – it’s John Lundvik! John gained 34% of the voting for his track “Too Late For Love”, beating Wiktoria’s “Not With Me” on 23% and Jon Henrik Fjällgren’s “Norrsken (Goeksegh)” on 17% – the favourite of our editors and staff. There isn’t …

Sweden: Who should win Melodifestivalen 2019?

[AdSense-B] After hundreds of songs, a lot of drama and some interesting choices across Europe, tonight sees the last national final draw to a close, and there’s not better place to end than with Sweden’s Melodifestivalen. The show-stopping behemoth of a selection will hold its final tonight, live from Friends Arena in Solna, northern Stockholm, as twelve acts battle to …

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