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Road to Rotterdam: Tusse (Sweden)

Each day leading up to the rehearsals in Rotterdam, we will be showcasing each of the 39 acts taking part in this year’s contest and profiling their journey to this point! Today, it’s the turn of Melfest victor Tusse, who has been through a lot to get to this point… Who is Tusse? Tusse has certainly had to work hard …

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, …

Jan Johansen replaces Thorsten Flinck in Melodifestivalen!

Yesterday the news came out that Thorsten Flinck was disqualified by SVT following charges against him filed by the Swedish law enforcement. SVT announced that they would search for a replacement and a little earlier today that replacement was found. The guy to replace Thorsten Flinck is a known face in Eurovision-land: Jan Johansen. He performed on numerous occasions in …

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 …

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: High expectations for Melodifestivalen 2019 (Part 2)

[AdSense-B] To read part one of our rumour round-up, click HERE. With the announcement of this year’s Melodifestivalen stars set to take place tomorrow morning, we take a look at the strongest rumours and potential artists to fight for Sweden’s ticket to Tel Aviv! Who do #YOU want to see? Lina Hedlund The name alone may not be familiar, but …

Melfest reveal: Rounding up the rumours for 2018

The biggest reveal of the national final season is just around the corner, and will surely kick start many fans’ rampant anticipation for Lisbon 2018 when the names of the lucky Swedish performers are revealed on Tuesday 28th November. A lot of familiar faces tend to return to the lineup each year alongside some exciting newcomers, so who is likely …

Sweden: Eight acts vying for wildcard

We finally have some meaty Eurovision 2017 news to bring you; eight acts have been confirmed to fight for a wildcard entry to Melodifestivalen 2017! As in the last few years, Sveriges Radio’s competition Svensktoppen nästa (named after the airplay chart in Sweden) will decide one of the participants in the usually 32-strong field of Sweden’s Eurovision selection. Last year’s …

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