Sweden | Anna Bergendahl and Dotter qualify for the final of Melodifestivalen
The Second night of Melodifestivalen is done! The second semifinal of Melodifestivalen has been held at the Scandinavium in Gothenburg, with two new artists joining the list of finalists, in which Robin Bengtsson and The Mamas qualified to from semi final one.
Anna Bergendahl with the song "Kingdom Come" and Dotter with the song "Bulletproof" directly qualify to the final on the 7th of March in Friends Arena. With Dotter and Anna Bergendahl qualifying, this is the first time since the 4th Melodifestivalen heat in 2009 that 2 all-female entries qualified to the final from the same semi final.
Paul Rey with the song "Talking in My Sleep" and Méndez feat. Álvaro Estrella with the song "Vamos Amigos" will have a second chance to make it to the final in the Andra Chansen show, which takes place on the 29th of February in Eskilstuna.
The songs that were unfortunately eliminated were ranked as follows:
5th: Klara Hammarström - "Nobody"
6th: Linda Bengtzing - "Alla mina sorger" 7th: Jan Johansen - "Miraklernas tid"
During tonight's show, the hosts revealed that 488,708 people had voted in this second semi final, donating 499,173 kroner to the charity Radiohjälpen.
The search for Sweden's Eurovision entry for 2020 continues with these remaining shows:
Semi 3 - On the 15th of February in Coop Norrbotten Arena, Luleå
Semi 4 - On the 22nd of February in Malmö Arena, Malmö
Second Chance round (Andra Chansen) - On the 29th of February in Stiga Sports Arena, Eskilstuna
Final - On the 7th of March in Friends Arena, Stockholm
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