Tonight the third heat of Melodifestivalen 2023 took place. After the heat in Gothenburg two weeks ago and Linköping last week, the competition moved to Lidköping for their next show. Another seven acts competed for two spots in the final and two spots in the semi-final next month.
Heat Three participants (in running order):
- Paul Rey – Royals
- Casanovas – Så kommer känslorna tillbaka
- Melanie Wehbe – For The Show
- Nordman – Släpp alla sorger
- Laurell – Sober
- Ida-Lova – Låt hela stan se på
- Marcus & Martinus – Air
After all the acts performed, the public was able to vote for their favorite. The acts with the most total votes went directly to the final. After this the lines got re-opened and the public could once again vote. For the remaining slot for the final and the two semi-final spots, the points were given by all the age groups and the televoting. The winner went directly to the final while positions 2 and 3 made it to the semi-final next month.
Winner of the first voting round: Marcus & Martinus!
Results of the age group voting:
|1. Paul Rey – Royals||12||12||12||12||12||10||12||3||85 points||FINAL – Winner of the second voting round|
|2. Casanovas – Så kommer känslorna tillbaka||1||3||3||1||3||5||5||10||29p||Eliminated|
|3. Melanie Wehbe – For The Show||5||10||5||8||8||8||8||5||57p||To the Semi-Final|
|4. Nordman – Släpp alla sorger||8||3||10||10||10||12||10||12||75p||To the Semi-Final|
|5. Laurell – Sober||10||8||1||5||1||3||1||1||30p||Eliminated|
|6. Ida-Lova – Låt hela stan se på||3||5||8||3||5||1||3||8||36p||Eliminated|
|7. Marcus & Martinus – Air||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||–||FINAL – Winner of the first voting round!|
Listen to all the Melodifestivalen 2023 songs available so far: