Tonight, we saw the final eight participants battling for a final chance to get closer to representing Sweden in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, seeing the Andra chansen stage of Melodifestivalen taking place in Kristianstad.
After four semi-fnals, Andra chansen is here! We all have been waiting for this moment for a long time in the 2018 Melodifestivalen event, and we now know the names of all the artists set to compete in the Melfest final.
From the battles, only one from every battle qualified to the final, alongside with the previous eight candidates who qualified directly from the semi-final stage.
Andra chansen results
So without further ado, here are the results of tonight’s battles:
- Margaret – In my cabana VS
Moncho – Cuba libre
The winner is Margaret with her entry In my cabana, becoming the first qualifier of the evening.
- Renaida – All the feels VS
Olivia Eliasson – Never learn
The winner is Renaida, joining the final line-up of Melfest 2018 with her entry All the feels.
- Felix Sandman – Every single day VS
Mimi Werner – Songburning
The winner is Felix Sandman with Every single day, earning the penultimate place in next week’s final.
Sigrid Bernson – Patrick SwayzeVS Mendez – Everyday
The winner is Mendez and Everyday, completing the 2018 final line-up for Melodifestivalen!
The four ultimate Andra chansen winners can now join the other Melodifestivalen 2018 finalists.
Below is the determined running order of the show’s final, as determined by SVT:
- Mendez – Everyday
- Renaida – All the feels
- Martin Almgren – A bitter lullaby
- John Lundvik – My turn
- Jessica Andersson – Party voice
- LIAMOO – Last breath
- Samir & Viktor – Shuffla
- Mariette – For you
- Felix Sandman – Every single day
- Margaret – In my cabana
- Benjamin Ingrosso – Dance you off
- Rolandz – Fuldans
Next week will see the grand final of Melodifestivalen 2018 taking place from the nation’s capital of Stockholm. The winner and eventual Swedish representative will be decided via a combined public and international jury vote.
Melodifestivalen 2018 schedule
03/02: Semi-final 1 – Karlstad, Löfbergs Arena 10/02: Semi-final 2 – Gothenburg, Scandinavium 17/02: Semi-final 3 – Malmö, Malmö Arena 24/02: Semi-final 4 – Örnsköldsvik, Fjällräven Center 03/03: Andra chansen (Second chance) – Kristianstad, Kristianstad Arena
- 10/03: Final – Stockholm, Friends Arena