Sweden: Please Welcome Melodifestivalen 2020 Acts

The Swedish broadcast, SVT, held this morning the expected press conference that ends for any future speculation and revealed the Melodifestivalen 2020 twenty-eight participants.

Earlier this year, it was revealed that Lina Hedlund, Linnea Henriksson & David Sundin will host the show six live shows. Lina is well remembered for the Melfest fans for her participation in the contest more than once. the last time she did it was in 2019 when her song “Victorious” came 11th in the final.

One singer for the contest has already been confirmed. Amanda Aasa was the first runner-up confirmed and got her wildcard Melodifestivalen on Sverige’s Radio P4 show, “P4 Nästa.”

The 28 acts and titles of Melodifestivalen 2020 are:

• February 1 – semi Final 1 – Linköping, SAAB Arena

  • Malou Prytz – Ballerina (Written by: Thomas G:son, Peter Boström, Jimmy Jansson)
  • Felix Sandman – Boys With Emotions (Written by Tony Ferrari, Parker James, Peter Thomas, Philip Bentley, Nicki Adamsson, Felix Sandman)
  • OVÖ – Inga problem (Written by Nicholas Frandsen, Lukas Nathanson, Jean-Willy Akofely, Nickie Osenius Kouakou
    Duon OVÖ)
  • The Mamas – Move (written by Melanie Wehbe, Patrik Jean, Herman Gardarfve)
  • Suzi P – Moves (written by Joy Deb, Suzi Pancekov, Aniela Eklund, Malou Ruotsalainen, Chanel Tukia, Kenny Silverdique)
  • Sonja Aldén – Sluta aldrig gå (written by Bobby Ljunggren, David Lindgren Zacharias, Sonja Aldén)
  • Robin Bengtsson – Take A Chance (Written by Jimmy Jansson, Karl-Frederik Reichhardt, Marcus Winther-John)

• February 8 – semi Final 2 – Göteborg, Scandinavium

  • Linda Bengtzing – Alla mina sorger (Written by Yvonne Dahlbom, Jesper Welander, Adam Jönsson, Linda Bengtzing)
  • Dotter – Bulletproof (Written by Dino Medanhodzic, Johanna Jansson (Dotter), Erik Dahlqvist)
  • Anna Bergendahl – Kingdom Come (Written by Bobby Ljunggren, Thomas G:son, Erik Bernholm, Anna Bergendahl)
  • Thorsten Flinck – Miraklernas tid (Written by Thomas G:son)
  • Klara Hammarström – Nobody (Written by Erik Smaaland, Palle Hammarlund, Klara Hammarström)
  • Paul Rey – Talking in My Sleep (Written by Paul Rey, Lukas Hällgren, Alexander Standal Pavelich)
  • Mendez feat. Alvaro Estrella – Vamos Amigos (Written by Palle Hammarlund, Jimmy Jansson, Jakke Erixson, Leo Mendez)

• February 15 – semi Final 3 – Luleå, COOP Norrbotten Arena

  • Faith Kakembo – Crying Rivers (Written by Jörgen Elofsson, Liz Rodrigues)
  • Amanda Aasa – Late (Written by Amanda Aasa, Siri Jansson, Erik Grahn, Alex Shield)
  • Albin Johnsén – Livet börjar nu (Written by Robin Stjernberg, Albin Johnsén, Gino Yonan)
  • Drängarna – Piga & dräng (Written by Anders Wigelius, Robert Norberg, Jimmy Jansson)
  • Mariette – Shout It Out (Written by Thomas G:son, Cassandra Ströberg, Alex Shield, Mariette Hansson)
  • Anis Don Demina – Vem e som oss (Written by Anderz Wrethov, Johanna Elkesdotter Wrethov, Anis Don Demina, Robin Svensk)
  • Mohombi – Winners (Written by Jimmy Jansson, Mohombi, Palle Hammarlund)

• February 22 – semi Final 4 – Malmö, Malmö Arena

  • Hanna Ferm – Brave (Written by David Kjellstrand, Jimmy Jansson, Laurell Barker)
  •  Nanne Grönvall – Carpool Karaoke (Written by Nanne Grönvall, Peter Grönvall)
  •  William Stridh – Molnljus (Written by Markus Lidén, Christian Holmström, David Kreuger, William Stridh)
  • Jakob Karlberg – Om du tror att jag saknar dig (Written by Nanne Grönvall, Isak Hallén, Henrik Moreborg, Jakob Karlberg)
  • Ellen Benediktson & Simon Peyron – Surface (Written by Paul Rey, Laurell Barker, Anderz Wrethov, Sebastian von Koenigsegg, Ellen Benediktson)
  • Victor Crone – Troubled Waters (Written by Dino Medanhodzic, Benjamin Jennebo, Victor Crone)
  • Frida Öhrn – We Are One (Written by Frida Öhrn, Hampus Eurenius, Nicklas Eklund)

The second chance round will take place on February 29,2020, in Eskilstuna, Stiga Sports Arena and the contest grand final on March 7th, 2020, in Stockholm, Friends Arena.  Among the act, some well-known names returned for another try on the Melfest stage such as: Victor Crone, Nanne Grönvall, Robin Bengtsson, Mariette, Anna Bergendahl, Linda Bengtzing, and Sonja Aldén.

The songs snips of each semi will be released a few days before each live show.  Which song you are waiting for the most?

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