Heat four of Sweden’s Melodifestivalen 2022 took place through Saturday evening. The final seven acts of this year’s competition presented their songs for the first time.
Two of them booked a spot direkt till final. Klara Hammarström and Medina will head straight to the Melodifestivalen 2022 grand final at Friends Arena in Stockholm on 12 March.
Furthermore, another two acts will have a second chance to reach the final. Anna Bergendahl and Lillasyster secured a place in the second chance semi-final, due to take place on 5 March.
Klara Hammarström and Medina win Melodifestivalen 2022 heat four
The heats of Melodifestivalen 2022 feature two rounds of voting.
Following the first round, the winner earned the first ticket to to the grand final – that was Klara Hammarström.
A second round of voting then took place between the remaining six acts. After the votes from each age group were revealed, it was Medina who came out on top and who will also progress to the final.
The next two highest-placed acts earn a spot in the second chance semi-finals. These went to Anna Bergendahl and Lillasyster.
Anna Bergendahl and Lillasyster are through to the second chance semi-final pic.twitter.com/i6ROPgOr55— wiwibloggs (@wiwibloggs) February 26, 2022
Heat four running order
- Anna Bergendahl – “Higher Power”
- Lillasyster – “Till Our Days Are Over”
- Malin Christin – “Synd om dig”
- Tenori – “La stella”
- Medina – “In i dimman”
- Angelino – “The End”
- Klara Hammarström – “Run to the Hills”
Upcoming Melfest 2022 shows
Now all four heats have been completed, the next show on 5 March will be the second chance. The eight acts who have qualified to this round will be split into two semi-finals – the draw for this takes place during the coming week. The top two from each semi-final will qualify to the grand final of Melfest 2022.
The grand final follows on 12 March, where the four second chance winners will join the eight direct qualifiers for a 12-song show. The winner will earn the right to represent Sweden at Eurovision 2022 in May.
What do you make ofthe results? Are you glad to see Klara Hammarström and Medina qualify from Melodifestivalen 2022 heat four? Let us know in the comments below.