That’s how many SVT have received after the deadline passed earlier today!
That’s 202 songs more than in 2020 and actually the highest number of submissions since Melodifestivalen 2018!
Contest Producer Karin Gunnarsson is delighted and states:
It’s fantastic to see an increase in the amount of entries, because it shows a huge interest in the contest.
As a Contest Producer, it feels like I’ve gotten the world’s biggest bag of musical candy to dive into, and that’s exactly what I’ll be doing the next few days.
It will be so exciting to hear what it sounds like.
28 songs will compete in Melodifestivalen 2021.
A jury will choose 14 of those, while SVT will be selecting the other 14 (of which one place is already reserved for Julia Alfrida, picked by SVT from the P4 Nästa competition last week).
Last year Melodifestivalen was won by The Mamas singing ‘Move’:
Later this autumn we’ll find out which artists and songs will be competing in Melodifestivalen 2021!
Who do you hope will be in?