John Lundvik Wins Melfest 2019!

John Lundvik has been crowned the winner of Melodifestivalen 2019. He won the contest earlier this evening with his song ‘Too Late For Love’. He will represent Sweden at Eurovision 2019. Continue reading

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Lisa Ajax, Anna Bergendahl, Arvingarna and Nano Advance to Melfest Final from Andra Chansen!

Everyone deserves a second chance, or as it goes in Melfest the acts that finished third and fourth in their semi finals get a second bite of the cherry in the fifth week of their Eurovision selection show. Eight artists returned to the stage in Nyköping on Saturday to face off for the four spots in next week’s final. Continue reading

Ranking: Sweden’s Melodifestivalen 2019 Contenders!

Over the past four weeks, Sweden has treated us to 28 songs in their national final Melodifestivalen 2019. There have been some upsets with some of the fan favourites not qualifying for the final or the second chance shows and being eliminated from the contest. Nonetheless, now that we have heard all the songs in full, we are in a position to rate and rank them. Read on to find out which were our favourites from this year’s bunch! Continue reading

Wiktoria and Mohombi to the Final of Melfest 2019!


Sweden’s Melfest 2019 kicked off in Gothenburg this evening! Seven acts competed for the two spots in the final in March and the two spots in the second chance show the week prior to that. Continue reading

Sweden Reveal Snippets of Melfest Semi 1 Songs!


It all kicks off in Gothenburg on Saturday night! One of the most anticipated selections of the Eurovision season: Sweden’s Melodifestivalen, will get under way in just two days’ time and today the Swedish broadcaster SVT gave us a sneak peak of what we can expect from the first semi final.  Continue reading

SVT Announces Line Up For Melfest 2019!


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. Continue reading

You think Wiktoria Will Be Triumphant in the Melfest Final!

The twelve remaining acts in Melodifestivalen will do battle later this evening to be crowned the representative for Sweden at Eurovision 2017. You have been voting for the past number of weeks for your favourite and we can now reveal the results of the poll.  Continue reading

15 Things We Learned This Week (5th Feb 2017)

15-things-5th-febEurovision news has kicked into overdrive this week with more countries beginning their national selection searches, news regarding the Eurovision proceedings in May and more details on announced artists’ songs.
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Melfest 2017 Participants To Include Loreen, Charlotte Pirelli, Krista Siegfrids and Ace Wilder!

melodifestivalen sweden eurovision 2017Sweden’s Eurovision selection show Melodifestivalen is probably the most anticipated event of the Eurovision selection season. Earlier this month it was announced that the format would remain true to past years with 28 acts competing over four semi finals, a second chance show and a final over six consecutive weeks. This year the shows would start on 4th February, culminating in the grand final held on 11th March.

It was also announced that the shows would be presented by former Melfest competitor David Lindgren and Hasse Andersson alongside presenter Clara Henry. Since then there have been many rumours about which acts would be participating in the 2017 contest, and today these rumours have been put to bed with Swedish broadcaster SVT revealing the 28 acts. Continue reading