The Swedish broadcaster SVT have continued revealing the candidates of “Melodifestivalen 2021” which will be the national selection for Sweden at Eurovision 2021.
The 28 candidates are being revealed once a hour on the following times:
Tuesday (1st of December) – 9 artists – You can read about them here
Wednesday (2nd of December) – 9 artists
Thursday (3rd of December) – 10 artists
Artists 10 – 18 will be:
# 10. Johanna ”Dotter” Jansson – Little Tot
Songwriters: Johanna ”Dotter” Jansson, Dino Medanhodzic
Johanna Jansson which is better known as Dotter comes back as well. In 2020, she performed “Bulletproof” and ended in the 2nd place, just a point behind the winners (The Mamas).
“Bulletproof” is one of the biggest fan- favorites from The Eurovision 2020′s season.
The singer has also participated at “Melodifestivalen 2018” with the song “Cry” when she didn’t qualify for the final.
# 11. Elisa Lindström – Den du är
Songwriters: Bobby Ljunggren, Ingela Pling Forsman, Elisa Lindström
Elisa Lindström is a country pop singer. She has participated in “Melodifestivalen 2014” with the song “Casanova” and ended in the 5th place in the semi-finals.
# 12. Lillasyster – Pretender
Lillasyster (Little Sister) is a Swedish rock band. The band started their activity in the year 2004. They have already released 5 studio albums.
A few days ago, they released a new song “War Machine“
# 13. Frida Green – The Silence
Songwriters: Anna Bergendahl, Bobby Ljunggren, David Lindgren Zacharias, Joy Deb
Frida Green rose to fame in 2018 when she participated in “Talang” and ended as a finalist. In 2020, she participated in “The Swedish Idol” but didn’t make it to the live shows.
# 14. Charlotte Perrelli – “Still Young“
Songwriters: Thomas G:son, Bobby Ljunggren, Erik Bernholm, Charlie Gustavsson
Charlotte Perrelli is one the familiar faces of Sweden in Eurovision.
The singer represented the country in the years 1999 and 2008.
In 1999, she won with the song “Take Me To Your Heaven“.
In 2008, she performed the song “Hero“. The singer qualified for the final thanks to a wild-card that was given by the jury and ended in the 18th place in the final.
The singer competed in “Melodifestivalen” in 2 additional occasions.
In 2012, she performed the song “The Girl” and ended in the 5th place in the 4th semi-final (which means she didn’t qualify for the final).
In 2017, she competed with the song “Mitt Liv” and ended in the last place in the first semi-final (therefore she didn’t qualify for the final)
# 15. Patrik Jean – “Tears Run Dry”
Songwriters: Herman Gardarfve, Patrik Jean, Melanie Wehbe
Patrik Jean is a Swedish singer song-writer. He was one of the writers behind the winning song of “Melodifestivalen 2020” – “Move” (performed by The Mamas). It will his debut as a performer in the “Melodifestivalen“.
# 16. WAHL feat. SAMI – “90-talet”
Songwriters: Sami Rekik, Christopher Wahlberg, Josefin Glenmark, Jesper Welander, Andreas Larsson
It will be a collaboration of 2 rappers.
Sami Rekik better known as “Sam-E”, was part of the duo “Medina”.
While Christopher Vahlberg better known as “Wahl” was part of the duo “SödraSidan”.
# 17. Nathalie Brydolf – “Fingerprints“
Songwriters: Andreas Stone Johansson, Etta Zelmani, Laurell Barker, Anna-Klara Folin
Nathalie Brydolf rose to fame in 2018 when she participated in “Swedish Idol” and ended in the 6th place.
According to Aftonbladet, the singer has participated in the writing camp for “Melodifestivalen” for 2 years. This year, she made it to the contest.
# 18. Anton Ewald – “New Religion”
Songwriters: Jonas Wallin, Joe Killington, Anton Ewald, Maja Strömstedt
Anton Ewald has already participated in “Melodifestivalen”. He qualified for the final in 2 different occasions. In 2013, he performed the song “Begging” and ended in the 4th place.
In 2014, he competed with the song “Natural” and ended in the 10th place in the final.
Join um tomorrow for the revealing of 10 additional “Melodifestivalen 2021” participants!