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Sweden Melodifestivalen 2018 Second Chance winners
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Sweden Melodifestivalen 2018: Margaret, Renaida, Felix & Méndez to the final

Tonight the Second Chance show of Melodifestivalen 2018 took place in Kristianstad, Sweden. Eight acts fought in four duels, and four artists qualified to the final: Margaret, Renaida, Felix Sandman and Méndez. Lineup for the final is complete

Tonight the fifth show took place in the Swedish Melodifestivalen 2018. Eight artists had their second chance (andra chansen) in qualifying for next Saturday's final. The eight songs fought in four duels, where the winner of each duel won a spot in the final.

The Second Chance was held in Kristianstad Arena, Kristianstad. It's the first time Melodifestivalen visits Kristianstad.

Like the previous years the votes will not be unveiled before the Final of Melodifestivalen 10 March 2018.

Melodifestivalen 2018 – Second Chance

Kristianstad, 3 March 2018

The Second Chance consisted of four duels, where the winner of each duel qualified to the final:

Duel 1:

  • Margaret – "In My Cabana"
  • Moncho – "Cuba Libre"

Duel 2:

  • Renaida – "All the Feels"
  • Olivia Eliasson – "Never Learn"

Duel 3:

  • Felix Sandman – "Every Single Day"
  • Mimi Werner – "Songburning"

Duel 4:

  • Méndez – "Everyday"
  • Sigrid Bernson – "Patrick Swayze"

The duels were not based on a random draw but were decided by SVT.

Melodifestivalen 2018 – Finalists

Running order

  1. Méndez – "Everyday"
  2. Renaida – "All the Feels"
  3. Martin Almgren – "A Bitter Lullaby"
  4. John Lundvik – "My Turn"
  5. Jessica Andersson – "Party Voice"
  6. LIAMOO – "Last Breath"
  7. Samir & Viktor – "Shuffla"
  8. Mariette – "For You"
  9. Felix Sandman – "Every Single Day"
  10. Margaret – "In My Cabana"
  11. Benjamin Ingrosso – "Dance You Off"
  12. Rolandz – "Fuldans"
1) Méndez – "Everyday"
2) Renaida – "All the Feels"
3) Martin Almgren – "A Bitter Lullaby"
4) John Lundvik – "My Turn"
5) Jessica Andersson – "Party Voice"
6) LIAMOO – "Last Breath"
7) Samir & Viktor – "Shuffla"
8) Mariette – "For You"
9) Felix Sandman – "Every Single Day"
10) Margaret – "In My Cabana"
11) Benjamin Ingrosso – "Dance You Off"
12) Rolandz – "Fuldans"

Melodifestivalen 2018

  • 3 February: Deltävling 1 (Karlstad)
  • 10 February: Deltävling 2 (Gothenburg)
  • 17 February: Deltävling 3 (Malmö)
  • 24 February: Deltävling 4 (Örnsköldsvik)
  • 3 March: Second Chance (Kristianstad)
  • 10 March: Final (Stockholm)

The format for Melodifestivalen 2018 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 were selected for the final.

Host of all the shows are David Lindgren.

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