Sweden: 2017 Melodifestivalen – semi-final 4 – two more acts to the final

The fourth semi-final of the 2017 Melodifestivalen took place in Skellefteå with two more acts making it directly to the final – Wiktoria – As I Lay Me Down Jon Henrik Fjällgren feat. Aninia – En värld full av strider (Eatneme gusnie jeenh dåaroeh) The following two acts will take part in the Andra Chansen show next weekend […]

Sweden: Two more acts qualify from third semi-final of 2017 Melodifestivalen

The third semi-final of the 2017 Melodifestivalen in Sweden took place and two more acts automatically went directly to the final – Robin Bengtsson – I Can’t Go On   Owe Thörnqvist – Boogieman Blues One interesting fact about Owe is that he is 87 years old. …and there is a second chance for the following Anton Hagman […]

Sweden: 2017 Melodifestivalen – Mariette and Benjamin Ingrosso to the final

photos@copyright: SVT The second semi-final of the 2017 Melodifestivalen took place in Sweden with seven acts competing and two directly going to the final and two more having a second chance in the Andra Chansen. Mariette – A Million Years Roger Pontare – Himmel och hav Etzia – Up  Allyawan – Vart haru varit Dismissed – Hearts Align Lisa Ajax […]

Lisa Ajax gets in the festive mood with ‘Santa Bring My Baby To Me’

Lisa Ajax will take part in the 2017 Melodifestivalen in Sweden with I Don’t Give A and she also participated in 2016 with My Heart Wants Me Dead. Lisa has just released a song for the festive season of 2016 entitled Santa Bring My Baby To Me. It is a catchy and upbeat song that […]

Some facts about 2017 Melodifestivalen

SVT this week announced the 28 acts competing in the 2017 Melodifestivalen semi-finals. The acts include two former winners of the Eurovision Song Contest, Loreen (2012) and Charlotte Perrelli (1999). Roger Pontare (1994, 2000) and Krista Siegfrids (Finland 2013) also return and we see Lisa Ajax and Robin Bengtsson return from last year. Legendary songwriter from Sweden, […]

Sweden: Charlotte Perrelli confirmed for 2017 Melodifestivalen – according to Aftonbladet newspaper

The winner of the 1999 Eurovision Song Contest for Sweden, Charlotte Perrelli (or Charlotte Nilsson as she was known then with Take Me To Your Heaven) will take part in the 2017 Melodifestivalen in Sweden according to the Aftonbladet newspaper in Sweden. Charlotte also participated in the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest with Hero. 18 names […]

Les Gordons confirmed as first act for 2017 Melodifestalen in Sweden

The first act confirmed to participate in the 2017 Melodifestivalen in Sweden is the indie rock band Les Gordons. They were selected via the Swedish radio competition Svensktoppen Nästa. Les Gordons are from Orebro and consist of Jonatan Renström, Albert Björliden, Carl Ragnemyr, Andreas Persson and David Runebjörk.  Whilst we await their Melodifestivalen song in 2017, […]