Over 4 000 000 Swedish viewers saw Loreen win Melodifestivalen 2012 on Saturday night. Sensational 2 053 432 viewers voted, only two times before the amount of votes in the final have been higher. Of the 2 053 432 votes, Loreen and Danny together got more than half of them. In the article you will find all the voting figures for Melodifestivalen 2012.
After six weeks, four semi finals and one second chance heat, tonight it was finally time to select who is going to defend the Swedish colours in Baku. Loreen has been the Swedish audience favorite right from the start and got the highest vote both from the juries and the Swedish viewers.
For the Swedish finalists this is the night before the big clash on saturday when Sweden's going to select who is going to represent them in Baku in May. According to the Swedish newspapers, in theory, Sweden already have a winner. But do they really? After tonight's rehearsal several acts still seems to be in the game.
Saturday evening Sweden will pick its winner of the 2012 Melodifestivalen and thereby decide who will represent the country at the Eurovision Song Contest in May in Baku. 10 songs will compete in the final, but who do you think will win?
Today, Thursday, the Swedish finalists will rehearse on stage in the Globen arena for the first time. EuroVisionary is present and will provide you with the latest news of what happens during the rehearsals. This article will be updated throughout the whole day as the artists practice their performances.
Tonight's second chance heat completed the Swedish line up for the final of Melodifestivalen 2012. Directly after the broadcast, Swedish head of delegation Christer Björkman attended to the task of putting the running order of the final together. David Lindgren will open the final, and Danny will close it.
On Saturday night after the fourth semi final all of this years participating songs were released. 20 of the 32 songs went right into the list of the 50 most downloaded songs on iTunes. Among the top 10 songs in the list, 9 comes from Melodifestivalen.
This Saturday Sweden will start searching for the artist who will represent the country in Baku at the Eurovision Song Contest in May. Here is a look at the first heat from the town of Växjö where we will see former Eurovision participants and other well known names together with singers who will take part in the competition for the first time.