After a month and a half (four semi-finals, a second-chance round and the grand final) full of music variety in the most watched Swedish TV program Melodifestivalen, the whole thing reached today its end and no other than xx with xx who has won it all and will represent Sweden in home-soil just 15 kilometres away from Friends Arena!
Tonight’s line-up looked like this (winner in bold):
- Panetoz – Håll om mig hårt
- Lisa Ajax – My heart wants me dead
- David Lindgren – We are your tomorrow
- SaRaha – Kizunguzungu
- Oscar Zia – Human (2nd)
- Ace Wilder – Don’t worry (3rd)
- Robin Bengtsson – Constellation prize (5th)
- Molly Sandén – Youniverse (6th)
- Boris René – Put your love on me
- Frans – If I were sorry (1st)
- Wiktoria – Save me (4th)
- Samir & Viktor – Bada nakna
The show, hosted by Gina Dirawi and William Spetz from Sölna’s Friends Arena in Stockholm, also featured a medley of past Melodifestvalen songs: “Adrenaline” (2002) performed by DJ Méndez, “Don’t Stop Believing” (2015) performed by Mariette, “Kom” (2010) performed by Timoteij, “Kom och ta mig” (2002) performed by Brandsta City Släckers, “Bröder” (2014) performed by Linus Svenning, “Moving On” (2009) performed by Sarah Dawn Finer, “Live Forever” (2007) performed by Magnus Carlsson, “Snälla snälla” (2009) performed by Caroline af Ugglas, “Sing For Me” (2006) performed by Andreas Johnson, “Håll om mig” (2005) performed by Nanne Grönvall, “Begging” (2013) performed by Anton Ewald, “Vem é dé du vill ha” (2002) performed by Kikki and Bettan, “Lay Your Love on Me” (2008) performed by BWO, “Hero” (2008) performed by Charlotte Perrelli and “La dolce vita” (2004) performed by After Dark.
How much do you enjoy the Swedish song this year? Do you think Sweden can win the contest for second year in-a-row and bring the 7th victory for the nation? Stay tuned for more details about this year’s Eurovision Song Contest!