Melodifestivalen 2016: Full voting results revealed

The swedish broadcaster SVT released the voting details for all six heats of the competition. Frans broke two records in Melodifestivalen. First he is the only artist that managed to get over 1 million votes in the two voting rounds combined and second that he won with the smallest amount of votes percentage wise, only 14,4% in the final.

All the detailed results can be found in a PDF form on SVT ‘s official site. We go through them here heat by heat.

1st Heat

In the first heat all were waiting for Ace Wilder’s come back, but it was Robin Bengtsson who won the heat getting most of the votes in both rounds of voting. Samor & Victor were close to Ace in the third place, while Albin & Mattias were 4th easily. A total of 4,389,687 votes were cast by the viewers during the 1st heat.

Draw Artist Song Votes Place Result
Round 1 Round 2 Total
1 Samir & Viktor Bada nakna 752,944 77,908 830,852 3 Second Chance
2 Pernilla Andersson Mitt guld 258,740 258,740 6 Out
3 Mimi Werner Ain’t No Good 617,265 67,180 684,445 5 Out
4 Albin & Mattias Rik 725,693 61,166 786,859 4 Second Chance
5 Anna Book Himmel för två Disqualified
6 Robin Bengtsson Constellation Prize 836,672 112,863 949,535 1 Final
7 Ace Wilder Don’t Worry 772,879 99,797 872,676 2 Final

2nd Heat

In the 2nd heat Wiktoria was the favourite to win the heat and also did so, with David Lindgren in second place with very few votes between him and Isa who was third. Molly Pettersson was in the 4th place enough behind from the first three. A total of 4,647,934 votes were cast.

Draw Artist Song Votes Place Result
Round 1 Round 2 Total
1 David Lindgren We Are Your Tomorrow 807,520 64,752 872,272 2 Final
2 Victor och Natten 100% 427,891 427,891 6 Out
3 Molly Pettersson Hammar Hunger 657,452 46,011 703,463 4 Second Chance
4 Isa I Will Wait 786,203 63,939 849,596 3 Second Chance
5 Krista Siegfrids Faller 452,301 36,341 486,642 5 Out
6 Patrik, Tommy & Uno Håll mitt hjärta hårt 371,290 371,290 7 Out
7 Wiktoria Save Me 832,355 91,648 924,003 1 Final

3rd Heat

Although Oscar was the favourite to win the 3rd heat, Lisa won it with a big distance. Oscar was second while Boris René was easily in the Andra Chansen round. SaRaHa was fourth only with 11.000 votes more than Smilo. A total of 4,389,051 votes were cast by the viewers during the 3rd heat.

Draw Artist Song Votes Place Result
Round 1 Round 2 Total
1 SaRaha Kizunguzungu 506,273 66,361 572,634 4 Second Chance
2 Swingfly feat. Helena Gutarra You Carved Your Name 411,040 411,040 6 Out
3 Smilo Weight of the World 524,216 37,007 561,223 5 Out
4 After Dark Kom ut som en stjärna 355,959 355,959 7 Out
5 Lisa Ajax My Heart Wants Me Dead 880,118 68,760 948,878 1 Final
6 Boris René Put Your Love on Me 598,521 57,891 656,412 3 Second Chance
7 Oscar Zia Human 791,989 78,463 870,452 2 Final

4th Heat

Despite the fact Molly Sandén was the pre favourite to win this heat and the entirely Melodifestivalen according to bookmakers, Frans won the semi with a very big distance, and made a record as he is the first and only artist in Melodifestivalen who has gotten over 1 million votes in the two voting rounds combined. Molly was easily second, while Panetoz was third with a huge distance from Dolly Style.  A total of 4,590,446 votes were cast by the viewers during the last heat.

Draw Artist Song Votes Place Result
Round 1 Round 2 Total
1 Eclipse Runaways 462,162 54,294 516,456 5 Out
2 Dolly Style Rollercoaster 563,559 33,537 597,096 4 Second Chance
3 Martin Stenmarck Du tar mig tillbaks 345,313 345,313 6 Out
4 Linda Bengtzing Killer Girl 330,615 330,615 7 Out
5 Frans If I Were Sorry 870,725 147,443 1,018,168 1 Final
6 Panetoz Håll om mig hårt 766,466 67,694 834,160 3 Second Chance
7 Molly Sandén Youniverse 852,284 85,091 937,375 2 Final

Andra Chansen

In Andra Chansen, Panetoz won over Molly Pettersson Hammar during the first duel by getting almost the double amount of votes. In the second duel, Boris René managed to stay ahead easily of Albin & Mattias, but the 3rd duel was very close. SaRaha beat Isa very narrowly with only 11.000 votes more. In the fourth duel Samir & Viktor beat Dolly Style by huge difference. A total of 6,059,917 votes were cast.

Duel Draw Artist Song Votes Result
I 1 Panetoz Håll om mig hårt 965,823 Final
2 Molly Pettersson Hammar Hunger 503,953 Out
II 1 Albin & Mattias Rik 735,852 Out
2 Boris René Put Your Love on Me 836,686 Final
III 1 Isa I Will Wait 763,862 Out
2 SaRaha Kizunguzungu 775,093 Final
IV 1 Dolly Style Rollercoaster 571,216 Out
2 Samir & Viktor Bada nakna 907,432 Final

Final

For the final we already know the ranking of each song and the percentages of the votes as they were announced during the final. Frans was first with more than 1.800.000 votes while Davind Lindgren was last with almost 740.000 votes. Frans won Melidifestivalen easily as you can see below, but he won with the smallest amount of votes percentagewise in the history of Melodifestivalen. A record total of 12,643,477 votes were cast by the viewers during the final show

Draw Artist Song Juries Televote/SMS/App Total Place
Votes Percentage Points
1 Panetoz Håll om mig hårt 14 1,033,326 8.2% 39 53 8
2 Lisa Ajax My Heart Wants Me Dead 23 876,209 6.9% 33 56 7
3 David Lindgren We Are Your Tomorrow 11 739,125 5.9% 28 39 11
4 SaRaha Kizunguzungu 11 971,097 7.7% 36 47 9
5 Oscar Zia Human 89 1,150,943 9.1% 43 132 2
6 Ace Wilder Don’t Worry 83 933,756 7.4% 35 118 3
7 Robin Bengtsson Constellation Prize 40 1,142,783 9.0% 43 83 5
8 Molly Sandén Youniverse 39 988,640 7.8% 37 76 6
9 Boris René Put Your Love on Me 6 931,166 7.4% 35 41 10
10 Frans If I Were Sorry 88 1,815,697 14.4% 68 156 1
11 Wiktoria Save Me 69 1,206,130 9.5% 45 114 4
12 Samir & Viktor Bada nakna 0 845,605 6.7% 31 31 12
Source: EuroVisionary, SVT, Wikipedia

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