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Sweden Melodifestivalen 2017: Wiktoria and Jon Henrik Fjällgren feat. Aninia
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Sweden Melodifestivalen 2017: Wiktoria and Fjällgren/Aninia to the final

Tonight the fourth heat of Melodifestivalen 2017 took place in Skellefteå. Seven acts performed live, and two songs qualified directly to the final: Wiktoria with "As I Lay Me Down" and Jon Henrik Fjällgren feat. Aninia with "En värld full av strider". The lineup for next Saturday's "second chance" is complete

The fourth and final deltävling (heat) took place tonight in the Swedish Melodifestivalen 2017. Seven songs were performed in Skellefteå Kraft Arena in Skellefteå, and the two winners qualified direct to the final of Melodifestivalen: Wiktoria and Jon Henrik Fjällgren feat. Aninia and two acts for the "second chance": Loreen and Axel Schylström.

Like the previous years the votes will not be unveiled before the Final of Melodifestivalen 11 March 2017.

Melodifestivalen 2017 – Heat 4 results

Deltävling 4, Skellefteå, 25 February 2017

  • Wiktoria – "As I Lay Me Down" (Final)
  • Jon Henrik Fjällgren feat. Aninia – "En värld full av strider" (Final)
  • Loreen – "Statements" (Second chance)
  • Axel Schylström – "När ingen ser" (Second chance)
  • Les Gordons – "Bound to Fall"
  • Alice – "Running with Lions"
  • Sara Varga and Juha Mulari – "Du får inte ändra på mig"

Melodifestivalen 2017 – Second Chance Duels

Linköping, 4 March 2017

We now know the eight acts to compete in the Second Chance for the last four places in the Final of Melodifestivalen 2017. The Second Chance consists of four duels, where the winner of each duel qualifies to the final:

Duel 1:

  • FO&O – "Gotta Thing About You" (Deltävling 3, Växjö)
  • De Vet Du – "Road Trip" (Deltävling 1, Göteborg)

Duel 2:

  • Axel Schylström – "När ingen ser" (Deltävling 4, Skellefteå)
  • Lisa Ajax – "I Don't Give A" (Deltävling 2, Malmö)

Duel 3:

  • Boris René – "Her Kiss" (Deltävling 1, Göteborg)
  • Dismissed – "Hearts Align" (Deltävling 2, Malmö)

Duel 4:

  • Anton Hagman – "Kiss You Goodbye" (Deltävling 3, Växjö)
  • Loreen – "Statements" (Deltävling 4, Skellefteå)

Melodifestivalen 2017 – Finalists

Stockholm, 11 March 2017

We also know the eight who qualified directly to the Final of Melodifestivalen 2017:

  • Nano – "Hold On"
  • Ace Wilder – "Wild Child"
  • Mariette – "A Million Years"
  • Benjamin Ingrosso – "Good Lovin'"
  • Robin Bengtsson – "I Can't Go On"
  • Owe Thörnqvist – "Boogieman Blues"
  • Wiktoria – "As I Lay Me Down"
  • Jon Henrik Fjällgren feat. Aninia – "En värld full av strider"
  • #1 from Second Chance
  • #2 from Second Chance
  • #3 from Second Chance
  • #4 from Second Chance

Melodifestivalen 2017

  • 4 February: Melodifestivalen Deltävling 1, Gothenburg (Scandinavium)
  • 11 February: Melodifestivalen Deltävling 2, Malmö (Malmö Arena)
  • 18 February: Melodifestivalen Deltävling 3, Växjö (Vida Arena)
  • 25 February: Melodifestivalen Deltävling 4, Skellefteå (Skellefteå Kraft Arena)
  • 4 March: Melodifestivalen Second Chance, Linköping (SAAB Arena)
  • 11 March: Melodifestivalen Final, Stockholm (Friends Arena)

The format for Melodifestivalen 2017 is the same as last year:
Each of the 4 heats qualified 2 songs directly to the final
Each of the 4 heats qualified 2 songs to the "second chance"-show
In the "second chance" 4 songs will be selected for the final

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