Tonight: Fourth semi final in Sweden

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Tonight, the fourth semi final of Melodifestivalen 2010, the Swedish national selection for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest will be held. Eight acts will compete for two spots in the national final.

The show

The show to be broadcast on SVT 1 and SVT World, and will start at 20:00 CET. It will be hosted by Christine Meltzer, Måns Zelmerlöw and Dolph Lundgren at the Malmö Arena in Malmö. Eight acts will present one song each and the qualifiers will be chosen in two rounds of televoting. The winner of the first round directly qualifies for the national final on 13th March (the bottom three will already have been removed when the voting in the first round closes). The second, third, fourth and fifth placed entries will compete in the second round of the televoting. The winner of the second round will directly qualify for the national final as well while the second and third placed acts will qualify for the second chance round Andra chansen on 6th March.

How to watch?

A webcast will be made available for international viewers on the official website here. The link will appear shortly before the show starts.

Participants

Composer/Lyricist in brackets.

  • Sibel Stop
    (Mikaela Stenström, Dimitri Stassos)
  • Py BäckmanMagisk stjärna
    (Py Bäckman, Micke Wennborn/Py Bäckman)
  • NEO Human frontier
    (Tobias Jonsson, Anneli Axelsson)
  • Lovestoned Thursdays
    (Thomas G:son, Peter Boström/Sharon Vaughn)
  • Anna Bergendahl This is my life
    (Bobby Ljuggren/Kristian Lagerström)
  • Pernilla WahlgrenJag vill om du vågar
    (Pontus Assarsson, Jörgen Ringqvist/Daniel Barkman, Pontus Assarsson, Jörgen Ringqvist)
  • Noll disciplinIdiot
    (Niklas Jarl, Per Aldeheim)
  • Peter Jöback Hollow
    (Anders Hansson, Fredrik Kempe)

Listen to the songs

  • You can listen to snippets of the songs here.

Your opinion

  • You can vote for your favourite song in our poll here.

In 2009, Sweden was represented by Malena Ernman with the song La voix. She finished fourth in the first semi final but dropped to 21st place in the final getting 33 points. In 2010, the country will compete in the second semi final of the Eurovision Song Contest on 27th May.

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