The upcoming Melodifestivalen in Sweden is again packed with strong entries and singers. As every year there will be four semi finals in different cities: Karlstad, Gothenburg, Malmö and Örnsköldsvik. The “Second Chance Show” will take place in Kristianstad with all the songs, which did not convince immediately, therefore they will have a second chance. In the past also songs from the second chance show became the Swedish Eurovision entry like Robin Stjernberg with “You” 2013, 14th. The final will be held on March 10th in the Friends Arena in Stockholm.
Here are the entrants of each semi final with some newcomers as well as composers and lyricists such as Kikki Danielsson, Thomas G:son, Samir & Viktor, Mimi Werner, Peter Boström, Fredrik Kempe, Bobby Ljunggren, Mariette and Anton Ewald.
The host will be the former Melodifestivalen singer and host David Lindgren.
Semi Final 1 – Karlstad, February 3rd
Renaida – “All The Feels” songwriters: Laurell Barker, Jon Hällgren, Peter Barringer, Lukas Hällgren
Benjamin Ingrosso – “Dance You Off” songwriters: Benjamin Ingrosso, MAG, Louis Schoorl, K Nita
Edward Blom – “Livet på en pinne” songwriters: Edward Blom, Thomas G:son, Stefan Brunzell, Kent Olsson
John Lundvik – “My Turn” songwriters: Anna-Klara Folin, John Lundvik, Jonas Thander
Dotter – “Cry” songwriters: Linnea Deb, Peter Boström, Thomas G:son, Johanna ”Dotter” Jansson
Moncho – “Cuba Libre” songwriters: Jimmy Jansson, David Strääf, Markus Videsäter, Axel Schylström, Moncho
Mendez – “Everyday” songwriters: Leopoldo Mendez, Jimmy Jansson, Palle Hammarlund
Kalle Moraeus & Orsa Spelmän – “Min dröm” songwriters: Thomas G:son, Alexzandra Wickman
Jessica Andersson – “Party Voice” songwriters: Fredrik Kempe, David Kreuger, Niklas Carson Mattsson, Jessica Andersson
Barbi Escobar – “Stark” songwriters: Barbi Escobar, Costa Leon, Andreas ”Stone” Johansson
Semi Final 4 – Örnsköldsvik, February 24th
Felicia Olsson – “Break That Chain” songwriters: Bobby Ljunggren, Kristian Lagerström, Henrik Wikström, Joy Deb
Felix Sandman – “Every Single Day” songwriters: Noah Conrad, Tony Ferrari, Parker James, Jake Torry, Felix Sandman
Mariette – “For You” songwriters: Jörgen Elofsson
Rolandz – “Fuldans” songwriters: Fredrik Kempe, David Kreuger, Robert Gustafsson, Regina Hedman
Emmi Christensson – “Icarus” songwriters: Thomas G:son, Christian Schneider, Andreas Hedlund, Sara Biglert
Elias Abbas – “Mitt paradis” songwriters: Anderz Wrethov, Hamed “K-One” Pirouzpanah, Sami Rekik
Olivia Eliasson – “Never Learn” songwriters: Anton Ewald, Jonas Wallin, Trond Smeplass
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