Sweden Melodifestivalen 2019: Hanna Ferm & LIAMOO and Malou Prytz
Malou Prytz and Hanna Ferm/LIAMOO (Photo: SVT)

Sweden Melodifestivalen 2019: Hanna Ferm/LIAMOO and Malou Prytz to the final

Tonight the second heat of Melodifestivalen 2019 took place in Malmö, Sweden. Seven acts performed live, and two songs qualified directly to the final: Malou Prytz with 'I Do Me' and Hanna Ferm & LIAMOO with 'Hold You'. Two songs were selected for the second chance show

Tonight the second deltävling (heat) took place in Sweden, with two winners directly qualified for the final: Malou Prytz and Hanna Ferm & LIAMOO and two acts for the "second chance": Andreas Johnson and Vlad Reiser.

The second deltävling was held in Malmö Arena, which also hosted Eurovision Song Contest in 1992 and 2013.

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

Melodifestivalen 2019 Heat 2

Deltävling 2, Malmö, 9 February 2019

  • Malou Prytz – "I Do Me" (final)
  • Hanna Ferm & LIAMOO – "Hold You" (final)
  • Andreas Johnson – "Army of Us" (second chance)
  • Vlad Reiser – "Nakna i regnet" (second chance)
  1. Margaret – "Tempo"
  2. Jan Malmsjö – "Leva livet"
  3. Oscar Enestad – "I Love It"

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.

Hosts of the shows are Eric Saade, Sarah Dawn Finer, Marika Carlsson and Kodjo Akolor.

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Since 1958 Sweden has participated 58 times in Eurovision Song Contest with great succes. They have won the contest 6 times:

They came last two times (1963 and 1977), and since the introduction of the Semi-finals in 2004 Sweden managed to qualify for the Grand Final 14 out of 15 times! (only skipped the qualification in 2010)

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