Melodifestivalen: Who Deserves a Second Chance?

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Now that all four heats of Melodifestivalen are over, our attention turns to the Second Chance show which will take place on Saturday 6th March. But which of the Swedish acts would you like to see progress to the live Final the following week. Listen to the artists in contention below and let us know which of acts from each battle you think should advance by voting in our polls.

JTR and Måns Zelmerlöw Qualify from Melodifestivalen Heat 4

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JTR qualify directly for Melodifestivalen Final

Melodifestivalen 2015 has been highly entertaining so far. From life dolls jpop girl band Dolly Style to the triumphant return of Eric Saade and crazy performance from last week’s winner Jon Henrik Fjallgren, it never disappoints. This week was no different as host Sanna Nielsen took to the stage to give us another wonderfully bizarre performance this week it was En Vogue’s ‘Free Your Mind’ accompanied by Complete Dance Crew, a comedy dance act whose routine was reminiscent of a scene featuring Quicksilver from X-Men’s Days of Future Past.

Jon Henrik Fjallgren and Isa Progress to Melodifestivalen Final

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Jon Henrik Fjallgren advances to Melodifestivalen final along with Isa from Heat 3.

Tonight saw the third heat of Sweden’s Melodifestivalen. The show kicked off as always with a song and dance number from hosts Sanna Nielsen and Robin Paulsson who this week were accompanied by a hipster with a top knot and guitar and a harmonica lady. The quartet began their performance back stage with what I assume was a parody song, however when they made their way into the studio they were welcomed with silver pom poms and pink feather boas and broke into some Avicii.

The show kicked off proper with first contender Ellen Benedictson

15 Things We Learned This Week

15 things we learned this week
Il Volo win Sanremo 2015

Il Volo win Sanremo 2015

1. This week another three acts were chosen, as the national finals finished up in Serbia, Iceland and Italy crowned the winner of their Sanremo Festival.

2. Serbia have opted for larger than life character Bojana Stamenov who will represent the country with her song ‘Ceo Svet Je Moj’ also known as ‘The Whole World is Mine’ in English. She beat off stiff

Twitter Battles: Final

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With tomorrow’s Eurovision final looming we have finally whittled our Eurovision Battles down to just two candidates and it’s time for you to vote in our Twitter Battle final by following us on Twitter @tabooeurovision

The Final: Running Order Announced

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UK's chances ruined by drawing slot 26?

UK’s chances ruined by drawing slot 26?

The running order for the final of Eurovision has been announced. The running order has a huge impact on your chances of winning. Very rarely do songs that are performed in the early stages of the

Twitter Battles: Quarter Final Results, Semi Final Battles Revealed

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With just three days to go to Eurovision final day our Twitter Battles are really starting to heat up.

 

Below are the Quarter Final results and the Semi Final match ups which will both take place tomorrow Thursday 8th May.

Armenia Drop in the Betting Odds, Netherlands Gain.

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mmon linnetsFollowing last night’s first semi final there has been huge alterations in the bookies betting odds. Sweden are now the firm favourites

Semi Final 1: Russia Gets Booed!

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Russia's twins tangled on a see-saw

Russia’s twins tangled on a see-saw

Russian twins the Tolmachevy Sisters advanced through to the Eurovision Final on Saturday 10th May following a performance at last night’s first semi final. However it wasn’t all good news for the ‘Shine’ singers

Semi Final 1- Predictions

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sanna2Here are my predictions ahead of tonight’s Semi Final One. Please note that the ones I think will qualify for the final on Saturday are not necessarily my favourites. For instance I actually despise the Belgian entry this year but I do think it will qualify. I am also not a huge fan of the Armenian entry but you can not deny its popularity. Let me know if you agree with my predictions.