Melfest is one of the most anticipated Eurovision selections of the season. The presenting line up was announced last month (Eric Saade, Sarah Dawn Finer, Kodjo Akolor and Marika Carlsson) and rumours have been rife as to which acts would compete in this year’s contest. Today’s announcement puts all those rumours to bed. Read on to find out which familiar faces will return to fight it out to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Loreen, Mans Zelmerlow and ABBA to represent Sweden at Eurovision in 2019.
Eric Saade, Sarah Dawn Finer, Marika Carlsson and Kodjo Akolor will host the Swedish Eurovision selection show Melodifestivalen when it returns to our screens in February 2019.
Friday saw the release of Swedish pop star Benjamin Ingrosso’s debut album ‘Identification’. His fans have been eating the tracks up, as all 12 of the songs on the album have entered the Spotify Top 100 most streamed songs in Sweden at the weekend.
This morning (28 September) saw the release of Benjamin Ingrosso’s official debut album ‘Identification’. The album, consisting of 12 tracks was made available to fans on streaming service Spotify and in hard copy today. It features the already popular single ‘I Wouldn’t Know’ and his Eurovision 2018 song ‘Dance You Off’.
With the thrill ride that was Eurovision 2018 now over us, we look towards new music from our past contestants. Hot off the heels of their appearance this year, we get new tracks from UK artist SuRie, Italy’s Ermal Meta and Armenian representative Sevak Khanagyan. Also joining the May line up of new music is 2017 Eurovision champ Salvador Sobral, Austria’s Nathan Trent who teams up with J-MOX, Belgian artist Blanche, Sweden’s Robin Bengtsson and a duet from Melfest winner and runner up (and best mates) Benjamin Ingrosso and Felix Sandman.
Benjamin Ingrosso will represent Sweden at Eurovision 2018. Here are the lyrics to his song ‘Dance You Off’!
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Sweden’s Melodifestivalen 2018 has drawn to a close this evening following the hosting of its final in Stockholm. Twelve acts were in contention with eight qualifying directly from their heats and a further four joining them from the second chance show last week. In the end up Benjamin Ingrosso has been crowned the champ for 2018 and will represent Sweden in Lisbon in May with the song ‘Dance You Off’. Read on to get a round up of the full results.
Sweden are one of the last nations to select their Eurovision artist and song for Eurovision 2018. The final of Melodifestivalen will take place later tonight with twelve acts vying to be the nation’s pick for Lisbon. Ahead of that, we reveal the results of our poll! Read on to find out who came out on top!
Eight acts have qualified directly for the Melfest final and a further eight will compete in the Second Chance show next weekend. Before then we rank and rate the sixteen remaining contenders. Have a look and see where your favourite has placed!