Today the Swedish broadcaster SVT announced the artists competing in the first and second heat for Melodifestivalen next year starting on February 4th in Gothenburg. Today we got the first 50% of artists competing together with song titles and songwriters. Those first 14 artists include some returnees for example Victor Crone, Jon Henrik Fjällgren, Wiktoria and The Mama’s Loulou!
Melodifestivalen 2023 artists
HEAT 1 – GÖTEBORG (song titles in alphabetical order)
Songwriters: David Lindgren Zacharias, Peter Kvint, Victor Crone
Songwriters: Albin Johnsén, Mattias Andréasson, Pontus Söderman, Tilde RONIA Wrigsell
Songwriters: Jonas Thander, Loulou LaMotte
Länge leve livet
Eva Rydberg & Ewa Roos
Songwriters: Emil Vaker, Henric Pierroff, Kalle Rydberg
Elov & Beny
Songwriters: Johan Werner, Kristian Wejshag, Mattias Elovsson, Oscar Kilenius, Tim Larsson
Rythm Of My Show
Songwriters: Anderz Wrethov, Dino Medanhodzic, Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, Tone Sekelius
Where You Are (Sávečan)
Jon Henrik Fjällgren, Arc North feat. Adam Woods
Songwriters: Arc North, Calle Hellberg, Jon Henrik Fjällgren, Joy Deb, Oliver Belvelin, Richard Lästh, Tobias Lundgren, William Segerdahl
HEAT 2 – LINKÖPING
All My Life (Where Have You Been)
Songwriters: Herman Gardarfve, Melanie Wehbe, Patrik Jean, Wiktoria Johansson
Songwriters: Benjamin Rosenbohm, Eden Alm, Emil Adler Lei, Julie Aagaard
Songwriters: Uje Brandelius
Mer av dig
Songwriters: Axel Schylström, Jakob Redtzer, Peter Boström, Thomas G:son
Never Give Up
Songwriters: Anderz Wrethov, Laurell Barker
Now I Know
Songwriters: Anderz Wrethov, Jonas Hermansson, Thomas Stengaard, Tilda Feuk
On My Way
Songwriters: Anders Wigelius, Daniel Nzinga, Jimmy Jansson, Nebeyu Baheru, Njol Badjie, Pa Modou Badjie, Robert Norberg
The running order for each heat will be announced in the next weeks. Tomorrow (Wednesday 30.11.2022) we will get the remaining 14 artists from SVT to complete the line-up for 2023.
4/2 Heat 1 – Göteborg
11/2 Heat 2 – Linköping
18/2 Heat 3 – Lidköping
25/2 Heat 4 – Malmö
4/3 Semifinal – Örnsköldsvik
11/3 Final – Stockholm
In 2022 Sweden was represented by Cornelia Jakobs and her song “Hold Me Closer” after winning Melodifestivalen 2022. She won the second semi-final in Turin and finished 4th during the grand final with a total of 438 points!
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