Eurovision 2020

Sweden: Eight finalists for P4 Nästa announced

One of them will compete in Melodifestivalen 2020

Sveriges Radio has revealed the eight finalists for P4 Nästa. One of these artists will get a chance to compete in Melodifestivalen 2020, Sweden’s national selection for Eurovision 2020.

P4 Nästa 2019: Finalists

  • Faith Kakembo – “Through fire and rain”
  • Hildur Höglind – “Further apart”
  • Hugo Andersson – “Lovenote”
  • Amanda Aasa – “Gå hem”
  • Zulueta – “King of the ocean”
  • Tova Glyt – “No ordinary girl”
  • Tim Lööv – “All i need is you”
  • Browsing Collection – “Oh no”

Last year The Lovers of Valdaro were selected from P4 Nästa to compete in Melodifestivalen 2019. Eventually they finished last in the third semifinal of the contest with their song “Somebody Wants”.

Since 2012, one artist from P4 Nästa (previously Svensktoppen nästa) has been selected to compete in Melodifestivalen. None of these artists have managed to qualify from their semifinal to the next rounds. The best result by P4 Nästa artist has been fifth in the semifinal by SMILO in 2016 and Terese Fredenwall in 2013.

The final of P4 Nästa will take place on August 24th. You can listen to the songs competing at the final here. The song by the selected artist won’t be their song at next year’s Melodifestivalen.

Sami Luukela

I started watching Eurovision back in 2006, when I was only 10 and couldn't stay up to see Lordi winning. I attended my first contest in 2013 in Malmö. I'm studying journalism and I love music — you will probably never see me without my headphones on.

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