Sweden: Melodifestivalen 2022 semi-final 1 results
This morning saw semi-final 1 of Sweden’s Eurovision national selection show ‘Melodifestivalen’ take place at Avicii Arena in Stockholm.
Seven acts competed but only four could remain in the competition by the night’s conclusion.
Cornelia Jakobs and Robin Bengtsson finished in the top two positions and move directly through to the Grand Final.
Robin Bengtsson previously represented Sweden at Eurovision in 2017 with 'I Can't Go On'.
Danne Stråhed and Theoz earnt the right to compete again in the second chance round known as Andra Chansen on 5 March.
Malou Prytz, Shirley Clamp and Omar Rudberg were all eliminated from the competition.
Official results will be released at the conclusion of all six weeks of competition.
Results wrap up
Direct to final
Cornelia Jakobs – 'Hold Me Closer'
Robin Bengtsson – 'Innocent Love'
Danne Stråhed – Hallabaloo'
Theoz – 'Som du vill'
Malou Prytz - 'Bananas'
Shirley Clamp – 'Let There Be Angels'
Omar Rudberg – 'Moving Like That'
You can watch all performances on the Swedish broadcaster's SVT Play https://www.svtplay.se/
Semi-final 2 of Melodifestivalen takes place next Saturday 12th February with the Grand Final scheduled for 12th March.
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