28 songs, 28 acts but only one of them will make it to Rotterdam!
SVT, the Swedish broadcaster has just revealed the first 9 hopefuls that will compete in February in Melodifestivalen. Due to Covid-19 pandemic, SVT decided not to host a press conference like the previous years, but present the artists through social media. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7:00 CET in the morning, the broadcaster will be revealing one artist every hour. Nine acts will be revealed on Tuesday and Wednesday and 10 on Thursday.
The 28 acts are revealed in random order. The semi-final allocation and running order will be revealed later on.
Here are the first acts of Melodifestivalen 2021:
- Participant: Danny Saucedo
Song title: Dandi Dansa
Songwriters: Danny Saucedo, Karl-Johan Råsmark
- Participant: Lovad
Song title: Allting är precis likadant
Songwriter: Mattias Andréasson, Alexander Nivek, Lova Drevstam, Albin Johnsén
- Participant: Kadiatou
Song title: One Touch
Songwriter: Joy Deb, Linnea Deb, Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, Anderz Wrethov
- Participant: Mustasch
Song title: Contagious
Songwriters: Ralf Gyllenhammar, David Johannesson
- Participant: Eva Rydberg & Ewa Roos
Song title: Rena rama ding dong
Songwriters: Göran Sparrdahl, Kalle Rydberg, Ari Lehtonen
- Participant: Emil Assergård
Song title: Om allting skiter sig
Songwriters: Emil Assergård, Jimmy Jansson, Jimmy ”Joker” Thörnfeldt, Anderz Wrethov, Johanna Wrethov
- Participant: Tess Merkel
Song title: Good life
Songwriters: Tony Malm, Tess Merkel, Palle Hammarlund, Mats Tärnfors
- Participant: Paul Rey
Song title: The Missing Piece
Songwriters: Fredrik Sonefors, Laurell Barker, Paul Rey
- Participant: Arvingarna
Song title: Tänker inte alls gå hem
Songwriters: Stefan Brunzell, Nanne Grönvall, Thomas G:son, Bobby Ljunggren
As mentioned previously, all shows will take place in Stockholm’s Annexet this year because of the Covid-19 pandemic.