Yesterday we learned the names of the first nine acts that will compete in Sweden’s Melodifestivalen 2021. Today it’s time for the next nine. Throughout the day, SVT will announce the next group of competing artist in this year’s competition. The final lot of names will be revealed tomorrow.
SVT is announcing the artists on its social media accounts and on the Melodifestivalen app. We’ll be updating this page as today’s artists are revealed. One artist will be announced every hour from 7:00 to 16:00 CET.
Melodifestivalen 2021 – Final ten confirmed acts
Song title: “In The Middle”
Songwriters: Emily Falvey, Robin Stjernberg, Jimmy Jansson
2021 is The Mamas’ third Melodifestivalen appearance in a row. They won in 2019 as John Lundvik’s backing singers, then again last year with their own song “Move”. The group is made up of Ashley Haynes, Loulou Lamotte and Dinah Yonas Manna.
Song title: “Horizon”
Songwriters: David Kreuger, Fredrik Kempe, Marcus Lindén, Christian Holmström
Jessica Andersson represented Sweden at Eurovision 2003 as part of Fame. This is her eighth Melfest appearance. Most recently she competed in 2018 with “Party Voice”.
Song title: “All Inclusive”
Songwriters: Greta Svensson, Hans Thorstensson
Dansband Sannex won the 2017 Swedish Grammis award for Dansband of the Year. They have released over a dozen albums and recent releases include “Låtsas som att det regnar”.
Song title: “Behöver inte dig idag”
Songwriters: Clara Klingenström, Bobby Ljunggren, David Lindgren Zacharias
Clara makes her Melodifestivalen debut. She released her first single last year and has released a number of other singles over the last year. Clara’s song is co-written by Melodifestivalen veteran songwriter Bobby Ljunggren.
Song title: “Best of Me”
Songwriters: Efraim Leo, Cornelia Jakobsdotter, Amanda Björkegren, Herman Gardarfve
Efraim Leo makes his Melodifestivalen debut. The up-and-coming singer had released a number of singles, including “When I Wanted You”.
Song title: “Voices”
Songwriters: Joy Deb, Linnea Deb, Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, Anderz Wrethov
Tusse Chiza is best known to Swedish audiences from having won last year’s series of Swedish Idol. He has released a number of singles, including the Idol winner’s single “Rain”.
Song title: Rich
Songwriters: Julia Alfrida, Jimmy Jansson, Melanie Wehbe
Julia is this year’s P4 Nästa wildcard entry. Julia represented the Stockholm region in the radio contest with her song “Dark Doom”.
Song title: Baila Baila
Songwriters: Anderz Wrethov, Linnea Deb, Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt
Song title: Beat Of Broken Hearts
Songwriters: David Kreuger, Fredrik Kempe, Niklas Carson Mattson, Andreas Wijk
Song title: Every Minute
Songwriters: Eric Saade, Linnea Deb, Joy Deb, Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt
Melodifestivalen 2021 – Previously confirmed acts
- Anton Ewald – “New Religion”
- Arvingarna – “Tänker inte alls gå hem”
- Charlotte Perrelli – “Still Young”
- Danny Saucedo – “Dandi Dansa
- Dotter – “Little Tot”
- Elisa – “Den du är”
- Emil Assergård – “Om allting skiter sig”
- Eva Rydberg & Ewa Roos – “Rena rama ding dong”
- Frida Green – “The Silence”
- Kadiatou – “One Touch”
- Lillasyster – “Pretender”
- Lovad – “Allting är precis likadant”
- Nathalie Brydolf – “Fingerprints”
- Patrik Jean – “Tears Run Dry”
- Paul Rey – “The Missing Piece”
- Mustasch – “Contagious”
- Tess Merkel – “Good life”
- WAHL feat. SAMI – “90-talet”
The semi-final groupings have not been revealed yet but are expected to be announced soon. The competing songs for Melodifestivalen 2021 are not expected to be released until the week of their performance.
What do you think of the names revealed so far? Can any of these artists give Sweden a Eurovision win? Tell us your thoughts below!