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SVT releases full results of Melodifestivalen 2018

Last Saturday, Benjamin Ingrosso won the Melodifestivalen 2018 final. Today, SVT have given us all the details of this year’s Mello results!

The full results always reveal interesting and unexpected details about how each of the entries did. Below, we will analyse each of the semifinals, the Andra Chansen round, and the final. Let’s get started!

Semifinal 1 – Karlstad

6,617,451 votes were cast throughout the show.

Artist Song Votes Place Result
Round 1 Round 2  Total
Benjamin Ingrosso Dance You Off  1 184 738  110 417  1 295 155 1 Final
John Lundvik My Turn  1 048 501  103 632 1 152 133 2 Final
Renaida All the Feels 1 037 549  89 358 1 126 907 3 Andra Chansen
Sigrid Bernson Patrick Swayze 951 260  92 476  1 043 736 4 Andra Chansen
Edward Blom Livet på en pinne 801 616  63 826  865 442 5 Out
Kamferdrops Solen lever kvar hos dig 555 778  555 778 6 Out
Kikki Danielsson Osby Tennessee 555 466  555 466 7 Out

Interesting…

  • Benjamin Ingrosso won the first semifinal, but John Lundvik wasn’t that far behind
  • Renaida received the highest amount of votes from the acts that finished third in their semifinals
  • Four acts received over one million votes in total
  • Only 312 votes saved Kamferdrops from finishing last

Semifinal 2 – Gothenburg

5,880,237 votes were cast throughout the show.

Artist Song Votes Place Result
Round 1 Round 2  Total
Samir & Viktor
Shuffla  1 166 434  70 629  1 237 063 1 Final
LIAMOO Last Breath  1 051 127  100 136  1 151 263 2 Final
Margaret In My Cabana  805 016  60 198  865 214 3 Andra Chansen
Mimi Werner Songburning  744 801  67 923  812 724 4 Andra Chansen
Ida Redig Allting som vi sa  721 817  57 707  779 524 5 Out
Stiko Per Larsson Titta vi flyger  529 194  529 194 6 Out
Jonas Gardell Det finns en väg  490 911  490 911 7 Out

Interesting…

  • Samir & Viktor got the highest percentage from the votes all the semifinals, they recieved over 21 percent of the votes casted in the second semifinal
  • Jonas Gardell received the lowest percentage of votes from all the semifinals with 8.37% of the votes

Semifinal 3 – Malmö

4,800,971 votes were cast throughout the show.

Artist Song Votes Place Result
Round 1 Round 2  Total
Martin Almgren A Bitter Lullaby  850 684  93 848  944 532 1 Final
Jessica Andersson Party Voice  788 787  102 041  890 828 2 Final
Méndez Everyday  701 557  91 553  793 110 3 Andra Chansen
Moncho Cuba Libre 569 210  46 859  616 069 4 Andra Chansen
Kalle Moraeus & Orsa Spelmän Min dröm  537 891  58 589  596 480 5 Out
Dotter Cry  511 718 511 718 6 Out
Barbi Escobar Stark  426 768  426 768 7 Out

Interesting…

  • Barbi Escobar received the lowest amount of votes from all the semifinals
  • The difference between Kalle Moraeus & Orsa Spelmän and Dotter was the smallest between any of the acts who finished fifth and second on the first round

Semifinal 4 – Örnsköldsvik

4,866,749 votes were cast throughout the show.

Artist Song Votes Place Result
Round 1 Round 2  Total
Mariette For You  816 976  84 609  901 585 1 Final
Rolandz Fuldans  737 996  80 005  818 001 2 Final
Felix Sandman Every Single Day  693 167  70 118  763 285 3 Andra Chansen
Olivia Eliasson Never Learn  601 932  46 425  648 357 4 Andra Chansen
Elias Abbas Mitt paradis  605 644  39 845  645 489 5 Out
Emmi Christensson Icarus  541 494  541 494 6 Out
Felicia Olsson Break That Chain  536 504  536 504 7 Out

Interesting…

  • Felicia Olsson recieved the highest percentage of votes from the acts that finished last in their semifinals
  • Elias Abbas got more votes on the first round than Olivia Eliasson, who managed to go through to Andra Chansen after receiving more votes on the second round
  • Rolandz received the lowest amount of votes from the acts that qualified to the final from the four semifinals

Andra Chansen – Kristianstad

6,007,515 votes were cast throughout the show.

Duel Draw Artist Song Votes Result
I 1 Margaret In My Cabana  877 351 Final
2 Moncho Cuba Libre  602 941 Out
II 1 Renaida All the Feels  884 188 Final
2 Olivia Eliasson Never Learn  682 801 Out
III 1 Felix Sandman
Every Single Day  868 152 Final
2 Mimi Werner Songburning  583 305 Out
IV 2 Sigrid Bernson Patrick Swayze  741 226 Out
1 Méndez Everyday  767 552 Final

Interesting…

  • Renaida received the highest amount of votes from all the four duels
  • Felix Sandman won his duel against Mimi Werner with the biggest margin
  • The duel between Sigrid Bernson and Méndez was the closest, with Sigrid receiving 49,13% of the votes and Méndez 50,875 of the votes.

Final – Stockholm

13,993,975 votes were cast throughout the show, which smashed the previous record of 13,566,778 votes in 2017.

Artist Song Juries Televote/SMS/App  Total Place
Votes Percentage Points
Benjamin Ingrosso
Dance You Off 114  1,469,808 10.5% 67 181 1
Felix Sandman Every Single Day 94  1,401,767 10.0% 64 158 2
John Lundvik My Turn 66  1,349,766 9.6% 62 128 3
Samir & Viktor Shuffla 54  1,314,016 9.4% 60 114 4
Mariette For You 64  1,080,536 7.7% 49 113 5
LIAMOO Last Breath 52  1,171,247 8.4% 53 105 6
Margaret In My Cabana 62  904,893 6.5% 41 103 7
Martin Almgren A Bitter Lullaby 43  899,049 6.4% 41 84 8
Renaida All the Feels 30  1,116,740 8.0% 51 81 9
Rolandz Fuldans 24  1,124,955 8.0% 51 75 10
Jessica Andersson Party Voice 33  809,292 5.8% 37 70 11
Méndez Everyday 2  1,351,896 9.7% 62 64 12

Detailed Jury Points

Song Poland Albania
Iceland
Italy Cyprus
Australia Georgia (country) United Kingdom Armenia France Portugal Total
Everyday 1 1 2
All the Feels 3 2 6 8 8 3 30
A Bitter Lullaby 2 8 3 2 7 6 6 1 6 2 43
My Turn 7 3 8 6 4 8 10 10 5 4 1 66
Party Voice 1 5 1 7 3 3 4 3 6 33
Last Breath 8 4 4 1 5 2 2 5 7 7 7 52
Shuffla 5 6 5 10 6 1 12 4 5 54
For You 4 7 6 5 8 5 7 2 10 2 8 64
Every Single Day 6 1 12 8 10 10 12 7 6 12 10 94
In My Cabana 12 10 7 3 7 5 8 3 3 4 62
Dance You Off 10 12 10 12 12 12 8 4 12 10 12 114
Fuldans 2 2 4 1 4 3 1 2 5 24

 

Below, you can listen to the winning song, “Dance You Off” by Benjamin Ingrosso, once more:

Sweden will compete in the second half of the second semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal, on the 12th May. We wish Benjamin good luck!

Are you surprised by the full results of this year’s Melodifestivalen? How well did your favourite do? Let us know in the comments below and on social media @ESCXTRA!

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