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Melodifestivalen 2017: Your Guide to the 28 Artists and Songs!

Melodifestivalen 2017: Your Guide to the 28 Artists and Songs!

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This week next month it’s time. The opening week of Melodifestivalen 2017. Just over a month ago we got the big reveal as to who will be taking part in this year’s Melodifestivalen, with

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Fredrik Kempe: His Top 20 Melodifestivalen Compositions

Fredrik Kempe: His Top 20 Melodifestivalen Compositions

scandipop August 11, 2016 0

Later this month the latest series of Swedish Idol kicks off. It’s got an all new judging panel, and one face on there who will already be very familiar to many Scandipop readers is

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Melodifestivalen: 15 Iconic Interval Acts in 15 Years

Melodifestivalen: 15 Iconic Interval Acts in 15 Years

scandipop March 13, 2016 0

Last night’s Melodifestivalen final marked 15 years of the contest in its new format. And they marked it in the best way possible – with an interval act showcasing some of the best entries

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Melodifestivalen 2016: Your Guide To The Final!

Melodifestivalen 2016: Your Guide To The Final!

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Over the past five weeks we’ve been covering Sweden’s biggest music and TV event of the year. And this Saturday it all culminates in the big final of Melodifestivalen. Where twelve songs compete, and

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Melodifestivalen 2016: Your Guide to Andra Chansen

Melodifestivalen 2016: Your Guide to Andra Chansen

scandipop February 29, 2016 0

This week the Melodifestivalen final will get the last four songs in its line-up. From the four heats so far, all of the songs which placed 3rd and 4th will have a chance to

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Melodifestivalen 2016: The Heat 4 Result!

Melodifestivalen 2016: The Heat 4 Result!

scandipop February 28, 2016 0

(photo: Stina Stjernkvist/SVT) The last of the four heats, and we’ve now got two more finalists and our last two andra chansers. Next week the Andra Chansen round takes place (and check back here

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Melodifestivalen 2016: Your Guide to Heat 4!

Melodifestivalen 2016: Your Guide to Heat 4!

scandipop February 23, 2016 0

This Saturday sees the fourth and final heat of Melodifestivalen 2016 take place. With two more finalists and two more andra chancers to be plucked from the last seven songs of the contest. Of

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Melodifestivalen 2016: The Heat 3 Result!

Melodifestivalen 2016: The Heat 3 Result!

scandipop February 21, 2016 1

(photo: Stina Stjernkvist/SVT) Is it just me or was that one of the best #melfest heats in years? Not a single song I wouldn’t give at least a 7.5/10 to. Most a lot more.

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Melodifestivalen 2016: Your Guide to Heat 2!

Melodifestivalen 2016: Your Guide to Heat 2!

scandipop February 8, 2016 0

Heat 2 of Melodifestivalen takes place this Saturday (and here’s all that went down in Heat 1). It’s a very pop heavy and girl loaded line-up this week. So on name and song description

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Melodifestivalen 2016: All You Need To Know About The 28 Artists and Songs

Melodifestivalen 2016: All You Need To Know About The 28 Artists and Songs

scandipop December 4, 2015 0

On Monday we got to learn the names of the 28 artists who will be competing in Melodifestivalen 2016, the titles of the songs they’ll be singing, and the writers behind all of them.

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Måns Zelmerlöw: The Story So Far – in 10 Steps!

Måns Zelmerlöw: The Story So Far – in 10 Steps!

scandipop May 21, 2015 2

Tonight’s the night that Måns Zelmerlöw finally gets to perform on the Eurovision Song Contest stage for the first time. He’ll compete in this evening’s second semi final, and he WILL progress in the

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Melodifestivalen 2015: The Winner!

Melodifestivalen 2015: The Winner!

scandipop March 15, 2015 0

(Photo: Stina Stjernkvist/SVT) He won! He certainly did. He walked it. And smashed the record for highest margin of points in a Melodifestivalen win EVER. He won by an unprecedented 149 points. And to

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Melodifestivalen 2015: Your Guide to the Final!

Melodifestivalen 2015: Your Guide to the Final!

scandipop March 9, 2015 3

This Saturday it’s the big one. Ironically even bigger than Eurovision itself, going by Swedish TV ratings over the past decade. It’s the Melodifestivalen final. And after five weeks of songs competing with each

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VIDEO: Eric Saade – ‘Sting’

VIDEO: Eric Saade – ‘Sting’

scandipop March 3, 2015 0

Photo: Pelle T Nilsson A video?! A behind-the-scenes video that acts as both a pop vid and a lyric vid for this TREMENDOUS new single by the one, the only, Eric Saade. Behind the

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Melodifestivalen 2015: Your Guide to Andra Chansen!

Melodifestivalen 2015: Your Guide to Andra Chansen!

scandipop March 2, 2015 0

With all four heats now having taken place, there’s one more week to go until the Melodifestivalen final. And what happens in that week is the Andra Chansen round. Literally translating as The Second

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Melodifestivalen 2015: The Heat 4 Result!

Melodifestivalen 2015: The Heat 4 Result!

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The last of the four Melodifestivalen heats concluded last night. And we have two more finalists, two Andra Chansen hopers, and three songs crashing out of the contest altogether. The quality in songs was

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Melodifestivalen 2015: Your Guide to Heat 4!

Melodifestivalen 2015: Your Guide to Heat 4!

scandipop February 24, 2015 0

It’s QUITE the assembly of artists in this week’s final heat of Melodifestivalen. A returning hero meets a returning zero. We have two bright young debutantes, as well as two more seasoned debuts. And

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Melodifestivalen 2015: The Heat 3 Result!

Melodifestivalen 2015: The Heat 3 Result!

scandipop February 22, 2015 0

The third Melodifestivalen heat took place last night (AS IF we only have seven songs left to hear now, it always goes too fast). And we have two more finalists, two songs scraping by

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Melodifestivalen 2015: Your Guide to Heat 3!

Melodifestivalen 2015: Your Guide to Heat 3!

scandipop February 16, 2015 1

Heat 3 of Melodifestivalen 2015 takes place this Saturday. And the assembled line-up of artists features five contest debutantes, one returning finalist from last year, and one guy who just won’t give up. Check

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Melodifestivalen 2015: The Heat 2 Result!

Melodifestivalen 2015: The Heat 2 Result!

scandipop February 15, 2015 0

Melodifestivalen’s second heat took place in Malmö last night. And in a rare display of voting Swedes getting it 100% correct – the best two songs went to the final, the next best two

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