Sweden Melodifestivalen 2019: Bergendahl, Nano, Ajax, Arvingarna
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Sweden Melodifestivalen 2019: Bergendahl, Nano, Ajax and Arvingarna to the final

Tonight the Second Chance show of Melodifestivalen 2019 took place in Nyköping, Sweden. Eight acts fought in four duels, and four artists qualified to the final: Bergendahl, Nano, Ajax and Arvingarna. Lineup for the final is complete

Tonight the fifth show took place in the Swedish Melodifestivalen 2019. 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 Rosvalla Nyköping Eventcenter, Nyköping. The centre also hosted "Andra Chansen" of Melodifestivalen in 2007 and 2012.

Like the previous years the votes will not be unveiled before the Final of Melodifestivalen 9 March 2019.

Melodifestivalen 2019 – Second Chance

Nyköping, 2 March 2019

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

Duel 1:

  • Andreas Johnson – "Army of Us"
  • Anna Bergendahl – "Ashes to Ashes"

Duel 2:

  • Vlad Reiser – "Nakna i regnet"
  • Nano – "Chasing Rivers"

Duel 3:

  • Martin Stenmarck – "Låt skiten brinna"
  • Lisa Ajax – "Torn"

Duel 4:

  • Rebecka Karlsson – "Who I Am"
  • Arvingarna – "I Do"

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

Melodifestivalen 2018 – Finalists

Running Order

  1. Jon Henrik Fjällgren – "Norrsken (Goeksegh)"
  2. Lisa Ajax – "Torn"
  3. Mohombi – "Hello"
  4. Lina Hedlund – "Victorious"
  5. Bishara – "On My Own"
  6. Anna Bergendahl – "Ashes to Ashes"
  7. Nano – "Chasing Rivers"
  8. Hanna Ferm & LIAMOO – "Hold You"
  9. Malou Prytz – "I Do Me"
  10. John Lundvik – "Too Late for Love"
  11. Wiktoria – "Not with Me"
  12. Arvingarna – "I Do"

Melodifestivalen 2019

  • 2 February: Deltävling 1 (Gothenburg)
  • 9 February: Deltävling 2 (Malmö)
  • 16 February: Deltävling 3 (Leksand)
  • 23 February: Deltävling 4 (Lidköping)
  • 2 March: Second Chance (Nyköping)
  • 9 March: Final (Stockholm)

The format for Melodifestivalen 2019 is the same as last year: Each of the 4 heats qualifies 2 songs directly to the final Each of the 4 heats qualifies 2 songs to the "second chance"-show. In the "second chance" 4 songs will be selected for the final.

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