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Sweden Melodifestivalen 2020: Anis don Demina, Paul Rey, Felix Sandman and Méndez
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Sweden Melodifestivalen 2020: Anis don Demina, Paul Rey, Felix Sandman and Méndez to the final

Tonight the Second Chance show of Melodifestivalen 2020 took place in Eskilstuna, Sweden. Eight acts fought in four duels, and four artists qualified to the final: Anis don Demina, Paul Rey, Felix Sandman and Méndez feat. Alvaro Estrella. The lineup for the final is complete

Tonight the fifth show took place in the Swedish Melodifestivalen 2020. 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 the new Stiga Sports Arena in Eskilstuna.

Like the previous years the votes will not be unveiled before the Final of Melodifestivalen 7 March 2020.

Melodifestivalen 2020 – Second Chance

Eskilstuna, 29 February 2020

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

Duel 1:

  • Anis don Demina – "Vem är som oss"
  • Ellen Benediktson & Simon Peyron – "Surface"

Duel 2:

  • Malou Prytz – "Ballerina"
  • Paul Rey – "Talking in My Sleep"

Duel 3:

  • Felix Sandman – "Boys with Emotions"
  • Frida Öhrn – "We Are One"

Duel 4:

  • Méndez feat. Alvaro Estrella – "Vamos amigos"
  • Drängarna – "Piga och dräng"

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

Melodifestivalen 2020 – Finalists

Running Order

  1. Victor Crone – "Troubled Waters"
  2. Paul Rey – "Talking in My Sleep"
  3. The Mamas – "Move"
  4. Mohombi – "Winners"
  5. Hanna Ferm – "Brave"
  6. Méndez feat. Alvaro Estrella – "Vamos amigos"
  7. Dotter – "Bulletproof"
  8. Robin Bengtsson – "Take a Chance"
  9. Mariette – "Shout It Out"
  10. Felix Sandman – "Boys with Emotions"
  11. Anna Bergendahl – "Kingdom Come"
  12. Anis don Demina – "Vem e som oss"

Melodifestivalen 2020

  • 1 February: Deltävling 1 (Linköping)
  • 8 February: Deltävling 2 (Göteborg)
  • 15 February: Deltävling 3 (Luleå)
  • 22 February: Deltävling 4 (Malmö)
  • 29 February: Second Chance (Eskilstuna)
  • 7 March: Final (Stockholm)

The format for Melodifestivalen 2020 is the same as last year: Each of the 4 heats qualified 2 songs directly to the final and two songs to the "second chance"-show. In the "second chance" 4 songs were selected for the final.

Hosts of the shows are David Sundin, Lina Hedlund and Linnea Henriksson.

Sweden in Eurovision Song Contest

Sweden 1991: Carola - "Fångad Av En Stormvind"

Since 1958 Sweden has participated 59 times in Eurovision Song Contest with great succes. They have won the contest 6 times:

Sweden 1991: Carola - "Fångad Av En Stormvind"

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 15 out of 16 times! (only skipped the qualification in 2010)




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