As we enter 2022, the anticipation for the upcoming national final season is rising. One of the highlights is undoubtedly Sweden’s Melodifestivalen 2022.
But before the shows kick off on 5 February, we want to know which act you’re most excited about.
Scroll down to vote in our poll
Melodifestivalen 2022 line-up
Browsing through the 28 participants for Melodifestivalen 2022, you are likely to encounter some familiar names. A total of three past Melfest winners are present in the field. These are Anna Bergendahl (2010), Robin Bengtsson (2017) and John Lundvik (2019).
From 2020, the band Lillasyster will make a comeback. Alvaro Estrella will return for a fourth time (2014, 2020 & 2021) and Klara Hammarström is set to complete a hat-trick with three participations in a row.
The other returnees include Lisa Miskovsky (2012), Faith Kakembo (2020) SAMI from Medina (2021), LIAMOO (2018, 2019), Malou Prytz (2019, 2020) and Lisa Ajax (2016, 2017 & 2019). Veteran Shirley Clamp will take part for a seventh time, while Linda Bengtzing counts eight participations now.
Another interesting name is Omar Rudberg, who will perform for a second time as a solo artist (having also previously competed as part of boyband FO&O). Broadcaster SVT was very interested to secure the Netflix star for the competition.
A breath of fresh air comes from the debuting artists for Melodifestivalen 2022. These are Anders Bagge, Angelino, Browsing Collection, Cazzi Opeia, Lancelot, Malin Christin, Niello (duet with Lisa Ajax), Samira Manners, Tenori, Theoz, Tone Sekelius and Tribe Friday. Cornelia Jakobs and Danne Stråhed will debut as solo artists.
Poll: Which Melodifestivalen 2022 act are you most excited for?
And now it’s time for you to cast your vote. You can vote for as many acts as you wish, but you can only vote once.
Which Melodifestivalen 2022 act got your vote? Tell us in the comments below why you’re excited about your choice and who you think will win!