Web exclusive: 28 artists for MF 2007 UPD

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Swedish broadcaster SVT, has revealed the names of the artists for Melodifestivalen 2007 that will perform the songs announced last month. esctoday.com attended this morning's press conference and can present to you the list of artists, together with the semi-final line up. Many newspapers have, as always, been speculating wildly on who will enter the contest. At last, the official list is confirmed, and brought to the web first by esctoday.com. Below, you can see which semi finals the artists and songs will be competing in!

The press conference was held in Studio 1 at SVT,the studio were Melodifestivalen 1980 and 1994 were held. Most of the Swedish newspaperswere there to cover this big musical event. This year the interest was bigger then ever before.

During the last press conference, when SVT revealed the name of the host Kristian Luuk, the producer of Melodifestivalen 2007 toldthat we could expect anything in the 2007 edition. And when artist after artist was presented, it was clear that this will be one of the strongest Melodifestivalen so far. So, the predictions come to a close (and turn solely to the wild cards), some of the speculation was right and some was totally wrong!

Here are the names of the 28 performing artists (see below for the semi final line-up):

I mina drömmar (In my dream), bySheida
The arrival,by The Attic feat. Therese
Jag tror på människan (I believe in humans), by Tommy Nilsson (ESC 1989)
I remember love, by Sarah Dawn Finer
Kom (Come), by Jessica Andersson (ESC 2003)
A little bit of love, by Andreas Johnsson
Första gången (First time), by Svante Thuresson (ESC 1966)& Annelie Rieb
Vågar du vågar jag (Dare you, dare I), bySanna Nielsen
A, när ni tar saken i egna händer (When you take it in your own hands), by After Dark
Jag måste kyssa dig (I must kiss you), by Nanne Grönvall (ESC 1996)
Cara mia by Mans Zelmerlof
Move, by Andreas Lundstedt (ESC 2006)
Trying to recall, by Marie Lindberg
Money, by Elin Lanto
Tror på dig (Believe in you), by Carolineaf Ugglas
Samba sambero, by Anna Book
Amanda, by Jimmy Jansson
Anything but you, by Andersson& Gibson
Drop dead, by Mismatch
Live forever, by Magnus Carlsson
Clubbin' by Addis Black Widow
Allt vi en gång trodde på (Everything we once believed in), by Lustans Lakejar
La musica, by Verona
Vi hade nåt (We had something), by Enile Azar
Hypnotised, by Sofia Berndtsson
Förr att du finns (Because you are), by Sonya Alden
Rainbow star, by Regina Lund
What's your name, by Cosmo 4

The Semi-final line-ups:

Semi Final 1 – 3rd February in Kinnarps Arena, Jönköping
Andersson & Gibson – Anything but you
Addis Black Widow- Clubbi'n
Sofia Berntson – Hypnotised
Tommy Nilsson – Jag tror på människan
Elin Lanto – Money
Andreas Lundstedt – Move
Anna Book – Samba sambero

Semi Final 2 – 10th February in the Scandinavium, Gothenburg
Lustans Lakejer – Allt vi en gång trodde
Jimmy Jansson – Amanda
Svante Thuresson & Anne-Lie Rydé – Första gången
Jessica Andersson – Kom
Regina Lund – Rainbow star
Malin Lindberg – Trying to recall
Cosmo4 – What´s your name

Semi Final 3 – 17th February in Swebank Arena, Örnsköldsvik
Måns Zelmerlöw – Cara mia
MissMatch – Drop dead
Sonja Aldén – För att du finns
Kapell Sheida – I mina drömmar
Nanne Grönvall – Jag måste kyssa dig
Magnus Carlsson – Live forever
The Attic feat. Therese – The arrival

Semi Final 4 – 24th February in Läkerol Arena, Gävle
Andreas Johnson – A little bit of love
Sarah Dawn Finer – I remember love
Verona – La musica
After Dark – Åh, när ni tar saken i egna händer
Caroline af Ugglas – Tror på dig
Emil Azar – Vi hade nåt
Sanna Nielsen – Vågar du, vågar jag

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