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Loreen releases new single, “Body”

July 15, 2017 |

 Today, Swedish superstar Loreen has released her new song Body, the first single from the album Nude.

Loreen first became known to Eurovision fans in 2011 when she took part in Melodifestivalen with My Heart Is Refusing Me. The following … Read More

Wiktoria and Jon Henrik Fjällgren feat. Aninia are through to the Final of Melodifestivalen 2017

February 26, 2017 |

Tonight was the fourth Semi-Final of Melodifestivalen, and the final round of 7 artists would be revealed. Read the preview of there performances here. 

Loreen Almost Disqualified 

The day began with a bit of controversy as Loreen’s song Statements was … Read More

“Statements” by Loreen to win Melodifestivalen 2017?

February 24, 2017 |

This year marked the return of one of the most successful Eurovision winners in history, Loreen. Having scored the highest amount of 12 points back in 2012, all eyes were turned to Semi-Final 4 of the Swedish selection show, Melodifestivalen.

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Robin Bengtsson and Owe Thörnqvist are direct to final for Melodifestivalen

February 18, 2017 |

Tonight was the third semi-final of the Swedish Eurovision 2017 selection, Melodifestivalen 2017.

Broadcasting live from Växjö, seven more acts competed to represent Sweden. 

The Contestants

  • Robin Bengtsson – I Can’t Go On
  • Krista Siegfrids – Snurra min jord
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Mariette and Benjamin Ingrosso will go directly to Melodifestivalen 2017 final!

February 11, 2017 |

 Tonight, Sweden continued the search for their Eurovision representative with the second semi-final of Melodifestivalen 2017. Tonight’s show, held in the Malmö arena, saw Mariette and Benjamin Ingrosso being chosen as the next two Melodifestivalen finalists.

The running order

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Preview of the Second Semi-Final of Melodifestivalen 2017

February 11, 2017 |

Sweden’s search for their Eurovision representative continues on tonight, night live from Malmö Arena, the host of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest. We had the chance to see all the rehearsals leading up to the live broadcast, and here are … Read More

Melodifestivalen 2017 acts revealed with the return of Loreen

November 30, 2016 |

This morning, the 28 artists and shows for Melodifestivalen 2017 were revealed! Eurovision 2012 winner Loreen and Eurovision 1999 winner Charlotte Perrelli are among those returning.

Also returning from prior Eurovisions are Krista Siegfrids (Finland 2013) and Roger Pontare

Many … Read More

Melodifestivalen 2017 dates and cities announced

September 20, 2016 |

While we await the preparations of Eurovision 2017 in Kyiv, the Swedish national selection, Melodifestivalen, announced on their webpage the dates and cities for next year’s contest and tour.


Full list for Melodifestivalen 2017

The betting odds: Who will win Eurovision 2016?

May 14, 2016 |

With only hours ahead of the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, let’s take a final look at the betting odds.


Russia wins, Australia second

According to the current betting odds, Russia with Sergey Lazarev is set … Read More

Recap of the first dress rehearsal of the Grand Final of Eurovision 2016!

May 13, 2016 |

The first dress rehearsal of the Grand Final took place today at approximately 14:30 CET in Globen, Stockholm. This was the first time that the entire show was run from start to end, without breaks.

Host broadcaster SVT got to … Read More

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