Meet the 28 participants of Melodifestivalen 2016!
Melodifestivalen is one of the fan favourite national selections, and the participants of the 2016 edition of this Contest have just been revealed! A total of 28 of them will be competing to represent Sweden in the next Eurovision Song Contest!
The 28 acts are divided into four semi finals (seven songs per semi). The names and the song titles of all participants of Melodifestivalen 2016 are as follows:
Semi Final 1 – Gothenburg (6th of February)
- Mimi Werner – Ain’t No Good
- Samir & Viktor – Bada Nakna
- Robin Bengtsson – Constellation Price
- Ace Wilder – Don’t Worry
- Anna Book – Himmel for tva
- Pernilla Andersson – Mitt guld
- Albin & Mattias Andreasson – Rik
Semi Final 2 – Malmo (13th of February)
- Viktor & Natten – 100%
- Krista Siegfrids – Faller
- Molly Pettersson Hammar – Hunger
- Tommy Nilsson, Patrik Isaksson & Uno Svenningsson – Hall mit hjarta hart
- Isa – I Will Wait
- Wiktoria – Save Me
- David Lindgren – We Are Your Tomorrow
Semi Final 3 – Norrkoping (20th of February)
- Oscar Zia – Human
- SaRaHa – Kizunguzungu
- After Dark – Kom ut som en stjarna
- Lisa Ajax – My Heart Wants Me Dead
- Boris Rene – Put Your Love On Me
- SMILO – Weight of the World
- Swingfly feat. Helena Gutarra – You Carved My Name
Semi Final 4 – Gavle (27th of February)
- Martin Stenmarck – Du tar mig tillbaks
- Panetoz – Hall om mig hart
- Frans – If I Were Sorry
- Linda Bengtzing – Killer Girl
- Dolly Style – Rollercoaster
- Eclipse – Runaways
- Molly Sanden – Youniverse
When it comes to former Eurovision participants, Martin Stenmarck (who represented Sweden back in 2005 with “Las Vegas”), Tommy Nilsson (represented Sweden back in 1989 with “En dag”) and Krista Siegfrieds (represented Finland in Eurovision 2013 with “Marry Me”, and will also host this year’s Finnish national selection) will give it another go, and compete for their second time on the Eurovision stage.
The Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2016 will take place in Stockholm on the 12th of March.
Underwhelming….They have so many great pop / rock names. And we get the same names as usual….NOT the best of the Swedish music scene. I fear for many key changes and G’son / Keimpe songs…..