The full results of Melodifestivalen 2018

Today SVT have released the full voting results for Melodifestivalen, the six week process Sweden uses to select its Eurovision participant.

As you can see in the details below there were many twists and turns, particularly the following:-

  • Renaida narrowly missing out on going direct to the final in Semi Final 1 by less than 0.5%
  • Kalle Moraeus almost beating Moncho in round 2 of voting in Semi Final 3 to reach an Andra Chansen spot
  • Elias Abbas being ahead of Olivia Eliasson after round 1 in Semi Final 4 but losing out to her by only 2,868 votes to finish 5th
  • Mendez winning his Andra Chansen duel over Sigrid Bernson by only 1.74%
  • Benjamin Ingrosso having a winning margin in the public vote of 68,041  in the final (0.5%)

The full results are as follows:

Semi Final 1 (3rd February, Karlstad)

Round 1:

1 Sigrid Bernson “Patrick Swayze” 951,260
2 John Lundvik “My Turn” 1,048,501
3 Renaida “All the Feels” 1,037,549
4 Edward Blom “Livet på en pinne” 801,616
5 Kikki Danielsson “Osby Tennessee” 555,466 [7TH]
6 Kamferdrops “Solen lever kvar hos dig” 555,778 [6TH]
7 Benjamin Ingrosso “Dance You Off” 1,184,738

Round 2: (Total votes in brackets)

1 Sigrid Bernson “Patrick Swayze” 92,476 (1,043,736) [4TH & ANDRA CHANSEN]
2 John Lundvik “My Turn” 103,632 (1,152,133) [2ND & DIRECT TO FINAL]
3 Renaida “All the Feels” 89,358 (1,126,907) [3RD & ANDRA CHANSEN]
4 Edward Blom “Livet på en pinne” 63,826 (865,442)  [5TH]
7 Benjamin Ingrosso “Dance You Off” 110,417 (1,295,155) [1ST & DIRECT TO FINAL]

Total Votes 6,617,451

Semi Final 2 (10th February, Gothenburg)

Round 1:

1 Samir & Viktor “Shuffla” 1,166,434
2 Ida Redig “Allting som vi sa” 721,817
3 Jonas Gardell “Det finns en väg” 490,911 [7TH]
4 Margaret “In My Cabana” 805,016
5 Stiko Per Larsson “Titta vi flyger” 529,194 [6TH]
6 Mimi Werner “Songburning” 744,801
7 LIAMOO “Last Breath” 1,051,127

Round 2: (Total votes in brackets)

1 Samir & Viktor “Shuffla” 70,629 (1,237,063) [1ST & DIRECT TO FINAL]
2 Ida Redig “Allting som vi sa” 57,707 (779,524) [5TH]
4 Margaret “In My Cabana” 60,198 (865,214) [3RD & ANDRA CHANSEN]
6 Mimi Werner “Songburning” 67,923 (812,724) [4TH & ANDRA CHANSEN]
7 LIAMOO “Last Breath” 100,136 (1,151,263) [2ND & DIRECT TO FINAL]

Total Votes: 5,880,237

Semi Final 3 (17th February, Malmo)

Round 1:

1 Martin Almgren “A Bitter Lullaby” 850,684
2 Barbi Escobar “Stark” — 426,768 [7TH]
3 Moncho “Cuba Libre” 569,210
4 Jessica Andersson “Party Voice” 788,787
5 Kalle Moraeus & Orsa Spelmän “Min dröm” 537,891
6 Dotter “Cry” — 511,718 [6TH]
7 Méndez “Everyday” 701,557

Round 2: (Total votes in brackets)

1 Martin Almgren “A Bitter Lullaby” 93,848 (944,532) [1ST & DIRECT TO FINAL]
3 Moncho “Cuba Libre” 46,859 (616,069) [4TH & ANDRA CHANSEN]
4 Jessica Andersson “Party Voice” 102,041 (890,828) [2ND & DIRECT TO FINAL]
5 Kalle Moraeus & Orsa Spelmän “Min dröm” 58,589 (596,480) [5TH]
7 Méndez “Everyday” 91,553 (793,110) [3RD & ANDRA CHANSEN]

Total Votes: 4,800,971

Semi Final 4 (24th February, Örnsköldsvik)

Round 1:

1 Emmi Christensson “Icarus” 541,494 [6TH]
2 Elias Abbas “Mitt paradis” 605,644
3 Felicia Olsson “Break That Chain” 536,504 [7TH]
4 Rolandz “Fuldans” 737,996
5 Olivia Eliasson “Never Learn” 601,932
6 FELIX SANDMAN “Every Single Day” 693,167
7 Mariette “For You” 816,976

Round 2: (Total votes in brackets)

2 Elias Abbas “Mitt paradis” 39,845 (645,489) [5TH]
4 Rolandz “Fuldans” 80,005 (818,001) [2ND & DIRECT TO FINAL]
5 Olivia Eliasson “Never Learn” 46,425 (648,357) [4TH & ANDRA CHANSEN]
6 FELIX SANDMAN “Every Single Day” 70,118 (763,285) [3RD & ANDRA CHANSEN]
7 Mariette “For You” 84,609 (901,585) [1ST * DIRECT TO FINAL]

Total Votes: 4,866,749

Andra Chansen (3rd March, Kristianstad)

Duel 1:

Margaret ‘In My Cabana” 877,351 [TO FINAL]

Moncho ‘Cuba Libre” 602, 941

Duel 2

Renaida “All the Feels” 884,188 [TO FINAL]

Olivia Eliasson “Never Learn” 682,801

Duel 3

FELIX SANDMAN “Every Single Day” 868,152 [TO FINAL]

Mimi Werner “Songburning” 583,305

Duel 4

Sigrid Bernson “Patrick Swayze” 741,226

Méndez “Everyday” 767,551 [TO FINAL]

Total Votes: 6,007,515

Final (10 March, Solna) 

1 Méndez “Everyday” 1,351,896 (62 Televote + 2 Jury = 64) 12TH
2 Renaida “All the Feels” 1,116,740 (51 Televote + 30 Jury =81) 9TH
3 Martin Almgren “A Bitter Lullaby” 899,049 (41 Televote +43 Jury=84) 8TH
4 John Lundvik “My Turn” 1,349,766 (62 Televote + 66 Jury + 128) 3RD
5 Jessica Andersson “Party Voice” 809,292 (37 Televote + 33 Jury = 70) 11TH
6 LIAMOO “Last Breath” 1,171,247 (53 Televote + 52 Jury = 105) 6TH
7 Samir & Viktor “Shuffla” 1,314,016 (60 Televote +54 Jury = 114) 4TH
8 Mariette “For You” 64 7.7% 1,080,546 (49 Televote + 64 Jury = 113) 5TH
9 FELIX SANDMAN “Every Single Day” 1,401,767 (64 Televote + 94 Jury =158) 2ND
10 Margaret “In My Cabana” 904,893 (41 Televote + 62 Jury = 103) 7TH
11 Benjamin Ingrosso “Dance You Off” 1,469,808 (67 Televote +114 Jury = 181) 1ST
12 Rolandz “Fuldans” 1,124,955 (51 Televote + 24 Jury = 75) 10TH

Total Votes: 13,993,975

Benjamin Ingrosso with Dance You Off will represent Sweden in Lisbon in May.  Watch the video below:

 

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