Melodifestivalen 2020: Artists Revealed!

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Sweden’s national selection – Melodifestivalen – is the Eurovision before Eurovision for many fans. Swedes know how to make shows. Today, more information about the 6-week event was revealed. The 28 acts that will compete in the 4 semis were announced, including the title of their songs.

Semi-Final 1

Semi-Final 1 will take place at Linköping on 1st February. The seven participating acts are:

  • Malou Prytz – Ballerina
  • Felix Sandman – Boys with emotions
  • OVÖ – Inga Problem
  • The Mamas – Move
  • Suzi P – Moves
  • Sonja Aldèn – Sluta aldrig gå
  • Robin Bengtsson – Take a chance

Semi-Final 2

Semi-Final 2 will take place at Gothenburg on 8th February. The seven participating acts are:

  • Linda Bengtzing – Alla mina sorger
  • Dotter – Bulletproof
  • Anna Bergendahl – Kingdom come
  • Torsten Flinck – Miraklernas tid
  • Klara Hammarström – Nobody
  • Paul Rey – Talking in my sleep
  • Mendez feat. Alvaro Estrella – Vamos Amigos

Semi-Final 3

Semi-Final 3 will take place at Luleå on 15th February. The seven participating acts are:

  • Faith Kakembo – Crying Rivers
  • Amanda Aasa – Late
  • Albin Johnsén – Livet börjar nu
  • Drängarna – Piga och dräng
  • Mariette – Shout it out
  • Annis Don Demina – Vem är som oss
  • Mohombi – Winners

Semi-Final 4

Semi-Final 4 will take place at Malmö on 22nd February. The seven participating acts are:

  • Hanna Ferm – Brave
  • Nanne Grönvall – Carpool Karaoke
  • William Stridh – Molnljus
  • Jakob Karlberg – Om du trot att jag sakvar dig
  • Ellen Benediktson & Simon Peyron – Surface
  • Victor Crone – Troubled Waters
  • Frida Öhrn – We are one

Returning Artists

This year’s contest will see the return of many artists. A total of 21 returning artists will sing in this year’s edition. The returning artists are Malou Prytz (2019), Felix Sandman (2017, 2018), The Mamas (2019), Robin Bengtsson (2016, 2017), Linda Bengtzing (2005, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2014, 2016), Dotter (2018), Anna Bergendahl (2010, 2019), Torsten Flinck (2012), Mendez (2002, 2003, 2018), Alvaro Estrella (2014), Mariette (2015, 2017, 2018), Mohombi (2005, 2019), Albin Johnsén (2016), Anis Don Demina (2019), Hanna Ferm (2019), Nanne Grönvall (1986, 1987, 1996, 1998, 2003, 2005, 2007), Ellen Benediktson (2014, 2015), Simon Peyron (2014), Sonja Aldèn (2006, 2007, 2012), Victor Crone (2015) and Frida Öhrn (2009, 2013).

What we know

On September the three presenters were announced. David Sundin, Linnea Henriksson and Lina Hedlund will host the 6 shows (more). The host cities of the Second Chance round and the final is also known. Eskilstuna will be the host city of Second Chance (29 February), whilst Stockholm will be the host city of the final (7 March), as usual (more). This show will mark the 60th edition of the contest!

What do you think about Melodifestivalen? Is Sweden going to win for its seventh time this year? Write your thoughts on the comment box below.

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