Today, the first four songs and artists to enter Melodifestivalen 2011, the Swedish selection for Eurovision, have been announced. Linda Bengtzing, who has competed three times already, is back with a song composed by Thomas G:son. The other three names are debuting in one of the most acclaimed national selections across Europe.
These are the first four acts confirmed to take part in Melodifestivalen 2011:
Song title: Desperados
Composer: Pernilla Andersson
Artist: Pernilla Andersson
Song title: E de fel på mig
Composer: Pontus Assarsson, Thomas G:son, Jörgen Ringqvist
Artist: Linda Bengtzing
Song title: En blick och något händer
Composer: Alexander Bard, Ola Håkansson, Tim Norell
Artist: Lasse Stefanz
Song title: Me and my drum
Composer: Teron Beal, Patrik Magnusson, Johan Ramström
More participants are expected to be confirmed within the next two or three weeks.