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Running order for Melodifestivalen 2023 announced

From Tone to Loreen!

Today the Swedish broadcaster SVT revealed the running order for the four heats of Melodifestivalen 2023. The competition is set to start on February 4th with the first heat from Gothenburg. In each heat, the Top 2 acts will advance to the final, which takes place on March 11. Acts that finish 3rd and 4th based on the public voting will advance to the semi-final, which takes place the week before the Grand Final!

Melodifestivalen 2023 Running Order:


1. Rhythm Of My Show
Tone Sekelius
Written by: Anderz Wrethov, Dino Medanhodzic, Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, Tone Sekelius

2. Inga sorger
Loulou LaMotte

Written by: Jonas Thander, Loulou LaMotte

3. Haunted

Written by: Albin Johnsén, Mattias Andréasson, Pontus Söderman, Tilde RONIA Wrigsell

4. Raggen går
Elov & Beny

Written by: Johan Werner, Kristian Wejshag, Mattias Elovsson, Oscar Kilenius, Tim Larsson

5. Diamonds
Victor Crone
Written by: David Lindgren Zacharias, Peter Kvint, Victor Crone

6. Länge leve livet
Eva Rydberg & Ewa Roos
Written by: Emil Vaker, Henric Pierroff, Kalle Rydberg

7. Where You Are (Sávežan)
Jon Henrik Fjällgren, Arc North feat. Adam Woods
Written by: Arc North, Calle Hellberg, Jon Henrik Fjällgren, Joy Deb, Oliver Belvelin, Richard Lästh, Tobias Lundgren, William Segerdahl


1. All My Life (Where Have You Been)

Written by: Herman Gardarfve, Melanie Wehbe, Patrik Jean, Wiktoria Johansson

2. Comfortable
Written by: Benjamin Rosenbohm, Eden Alm, Emil Adler Lei, Julie Aagaard

3. Grytan
Uje Brandelius

Written by: Uje Brandelius

4. On My Way
Written by: Anders Wigelius, Daniel Nzinga, Jimmy Jansson, Nebeyu Baheru, Njol Badjie, Pa Modou Badjie, Robert Norberg

5. Now I Know
Tennessee Tears
Written by: Anderz Wrethov, Jonas Hermansson, Thomas Stengaard, Tilda Feuk

6. Never Give Up
Maria Sur
Written by: Anderz Wrethov, Laurell Barker

7. Mer av dig
Written by: Axel Schylström, Jakob Redtzer, Peter Boström, Thomas G:son


1. Royals
Paul Rey
Written by: Dino Medanhodzic, Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, LIAMOO, Paul Rey

2. Så kommer känslorna tillbaka
Written by: Henrik Sethsson, Mikael Karlsson

3. For The Show
Melanie Wehbe
Written by: David Lindgren Zacharias, Herman Gardarfve, Melanie Wehbe

4. Släpp alla sorger
Written by: Jimmy Jansson, Thomas G:son

5. Sober
Written by: Anderz Wrethov, Andreas Stone Johansson, Laurell Barker, Thomas Stengaard

6. Låt hela stan se på
Written by: Andreas ”Giri” Lindbergh, Ida-Lova Lind, Joy Deb, Linnea Deb

7. Air
Marcus & Martinus
Written by: Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, Joy Deb, Linnea Deb, Marcus Gunnarsen, Martinus Gunnarsen


1.Where Did You Go
Written by: Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, Joy Deb, Linnea Deb

2. Edelweiss
Signe & Hjördis
Written by: Anderz Wrethov, Jimmy Jansson, Myra Granberg

3. Six Feet Under
Smash Into Pieces
Written by: Andreas ”Giri” Lindbergh, Benjamin Jennebo, Chris Adam, Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, Joy Deb, Linnea Deb, Per Bergquist

4. One Day
Written by: Jimmy Jansson, Thomas G:son, Mariette

5. Mera mera mera
Emil Henrohn
Written by: Emil Henrohn, Jakob Redtzer, Ji Nilsson, Marlene Strand

6. Gorgeous
Axel Schylström
Written by: Axel Schylström, Herman Gardarfve, Jonas Thander, Malin Halvardsson

7. Tattoo
Written by: Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, Jimmy Jansson, Loreen, Moa ”Cazzi Opeia” Carlebecker, Peter Boström, Thomas G:son

Melodifestivalen 2023 is back on their annual tour for the first time since 2020. They kick off in Gothenburg for the first heat on February 4th and finish in Stockholm in the Friends Arena on March 11th to crown their representative for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest!

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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