Sweden: “Melodifestivalen 2022” Semi-Final 1 Results

God kväll Sverige!

You can now spray all the confetti and wave your colorful balloons because the national final season is getting even hotter as Sweden kick-off Melodifestivallen2022!

On a mission to host the shows this year is the Oscar Zia. unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 situations the planned tour was cancelled and Zia will host the live shows from the capital city Stockholm. The first three events will take place at Avicii Arena (AKA Globen) and the last three from Friends Arena.

Tonight the First 7 acts conquered the stage for the first time in this running order:

  1. Malou Pritz – Bananas
    • (Written by: Alice Gernandt, Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, Joy Deb, Linnea Deb)  
  2. Theoz – Som du vill
    • (Written by: Tobias Lundgren, Axel Schylström, Tim Larsson, Elize Ryd, Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt)
  3. Shirley Clamp – Let There Be Angels
    • (Written by: Mats Tärnfors, Pelle Nylén, Shirley Clamp, Jakob Skarin)
  4. Omar Rudberg – Moving like that
    • (Written by: Omar Rudberg, Gustav Blomberg, Amanda Kongshaug, Kristin Marie)
  5. Danne Stråhed – Hallabaloo
    • (Written by: Danne Stråhed, Fredrik Andersson, Erik Stenhammar)
  6. Cornelia Jakobs – Hold Me Closer
    • (Written by: Isa Molin, David Zandén, Cornelia Jakobsdotter)
  7. Robin Bengtsson – Innocent Love
    • (Written by: David Lindgren Zacharias, Victor Sjöström, Victor Crone, Viktor Broberg, Sebastian Atas


Cornelia Jakobs with “Hoold Me Closer” was the first finalist to be announced:

Robin Bengtsson with “Innocent Love“is the 2nd finalist to be announced

2 artists advanced for the second chance round, where they will have an opportunity to qualify for the final:

THEOZ – Som du vill

Danne Stråhed – Hallabaloo

This means we have to say goodbye to 3 artists:

Omar Rudberg – Moving like that

Shirley Clamp – Let There Be Angels

Malou Pritz – Bananas

Next week, SVT will broadcast semi-final 2 of “Melodifestivalen 2022” with 7 artists.
Semi-Final 2 will be held at Avicii Arena

Check out all Eurovision 2022 updates and playlists on the contest’s homepage HERE

Doron Lahav is 30-year-old, who lives in Israel. Doron has been watching the Eurovision Song Contest since early 2000s. Doron works as a Data Scientist and shows interest in singing and writing.

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