The first Melodifestivalen 2013 participant will be known on Sunday 26th August 2012 when the winner of ‘Svensktoppen nästa’ will be announced.
As SVT had recently announced changes for the next Melodifestivalen edition, one of the 32 participants will be chosen from ‘Svensktoppen nästa’, which is a Swedish music competition for songwriters, and new artists. The eight finalists competing for a spot in the 2013 Swedish National Semi-Finals are:
You can have a listen to each entry by clicking here. We would like to wish all eight contestants the best of luck!
UPDATE 26th August 2012:
The winner of P4 radio’s Svensktoppen nästa contest has been announced. Therese Fredenwall has won a spot in the Melodifestivalen 2013 semi-final. She will present a new song for the competition and will not participate with her winning song ‘Drop The Fight’.