Sweden: Final 14 acts of Melodifestivalen 2022 announced
Swedish broadcaster SVT revealed the final 14 artists who will be performing in
their national selection show Melodifestivalen.
We now know all 28 artists that will be competing next year for their chance to represent Sweden in Turin 2022.
The acts include former Eurovision contestants Robin Bengtsson, who finished 5th in 2017, and Anna Bergendahl, who competed at the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest.
Anna has also competed at Melodifestivalen in 2019 and 2020 making the Grand Final on both occasions with 'Ashes to Ashes' and 'Kingdom Come'.
Robin also returned to Melfest in 2020 with 'Take a Chance'.
Other recent Melfest competitors include rock band Lillasyster, Malou Prytz,
Alvaro Estrella and Shirley Clamp who is back for her seventh attempt at the competition.
The full list is:
Malou Pryzt – ‘Bananas’
Lisa Miskovsky – ‘Best to Come’
Browsing Collection – ‘Face in the Crowd’
Anna Bergendahl – ‘Higher Power’
MEDINA – ‘In I Dimman’
Robin Bengtsson – ‘Innocent Love’
Tenori – ‘La Stella’
Shirley Clamp – ‘Let There Be Angels’
Lancelot – ‘Lyckligt Slut’
Tone Sekelius – ‘My Way’
Alvaro Estrella – ‘Suave’
Malin Christin – ‘Synd On Dig’
Angelino – ‘The End’
Lillasyster – ‘Til Our Days Are Over’
They join the other 14 artists announced last week which were:
Anders Bagge – 'Bigger Than The Universe'
LIAMOO – 'Bluffin'
Faith Kakembo – 'Freedom'
Linda Bengtzing – 'Fyrfaldigt hurra!'
Danne Stråhed – 'Hallabaloo'
Cornelia Jakobs – 'Hold Me Closer'
Cazzi Opeia – 'I Can’t Get Enough'
Samira Manners – 'I Want To Be Loved'
Omar Rudberg – 'Moving Like That'
Klara Hammarström – 'Run To The Hills'
Tribe Friday – 'Shut Me Up'
THEOZ – 'Som du vill'
Niello & Lisa Ajax – 'Tror du att jag bryr mig'
John Lundvik – 'Änglavakt'
Melodifestivalen will include a total of 28 acts competing in five semi-finals in
February and March with the Grand Final on Saturday 12 March (European time).