Melodifestivalen 2019 – All 28 acts revealed

Anna Bergendahl, Martin Stenmarck and Arvingarna are among the 28 acts who will compete to represent Sweden at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. From the 2nd of February to the 9th of March, Sweden will run its big Melodifestivalen selection.

After months of speculations, the 28 acts for Melodifestivalen 2019 has finally been confirmed. As usual, the line-up include some familiar faces, but also talented new comers. The age spread is quite big as well, from the 15 year old Malou Prytz and Bishara to 86 year old Jan Malmsjö.

Who has what it takes to win the national selection and later bring home a good result from Tel Aviv, Israel in May next year? We’ll have to wait to hear the songs, but with the line-up now known, early bets have already started.

The 28 songs taking part in Melodifestivalen 2019 were selected from approximately 2300 submitted.

Heat 1 – Gothenburg the 2nd of February

  • Ashes to Ashes – Anna Bergendahl
  • Chasing Rivers – Nano
  • Hello – Mohombi
  • Mina bränder – Zeana feat. Anis Don Demina
  • Mina fyra årstider – Arja Saijonmaa
  • No Drama – High15
  • Not With Me – Wiktoria

Heat 2 – Malmö the 9th of February

  • Army of Us – Andreas Johnson
  • Hold You – Hanna Ferm & LIAMOO
  • I Do Me – Malou Prytz
  • I Love It – Oscar Enestad
  • Leva livet – Jan Malmsjö
  • Nakna i regnet – Vlad Reiser
  • Tempo – Margaret

Heat 3 – Leksand the 16th of February

  • Habibi – Dolly Style
  • Låt skiten brinna – Martin Stenmarck
  • Norrsken – Jon Henrik Fjällgren
  • Om igen – Omar
  • Somebody Wants – The Lovers of Valdaro
  • Victorious – Lina Hedlund
  • Who Am I – Rebecka Karlsson

Heat 4 – Lidköping the 23rd of February

  •  I Do – Arvingarna
  • Känner dig – Anton Hagman
  • Kärleken finns kvar – Ann-Louise Hansson
  • On My Own – Bishara
  • Stormbringer – Pagan Fury
  • Too Late For Love – John Lundvik
  • Torn – Lisa Ajax

After each heat, three acts will leave the competition, while two will qualify directly to the final and another two will get a second chance. The Second Chance heat will be held in Nyköping on the 2nd of March. The final is held in the Swedish capital Stockholm on the 9th of March.

The winner of Melodifestivalen will represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. This year, Benjamin Ingrosso carried out that honour. With the song Dance You Off, he brought home a 7th place. In the video below, you can watch him perform that song at the Euro Village in Lisbon, Portugal:

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