According to the always valid newspaper Aftonbladet, 3 more artists are ready to compete in the next Melodifestivalen.
The 3 new candidates
The first name is the 2003 winner Jessica Andersson, who is ready to take part for the eighth time in the Swedish process for Eurovision. Jessica Andersson made her Melodifestivalen debut in 2003 with the duet Fame and the song “Give Me Your Love”, and represented Sweden at the 2003 Eurovision Song Contest, finishing in 5th place. Her last participation in the Swedish selection was in 2018 with the song “Party Voice”. The song with which she is expected to participate is in the same style as the last one, modern uptempo schlagerpop.
The second name revealed by the newspaper is Klara Hammarström, who took part in this year’s Melodifestivalen with the song “Nobody” but without success. During the summer she took part in various songwriting camps for the Swedish selection process. According to a source of the newspaper, the people in charge of Melodifestivalen have asked for songs about this particular artist.
The third name revealed by Aftonbladet is that of Alvaro Estrella from Chile. Alvaro’s first appearance at the Melodifestivalen was in 2014 with the song “Bedroom” without success. His last attempt was in this year’s competition with the song “Vamos Amigos” with which he reached the final through the second chance round.
The artists who have confirmed for Melodifestivalen 2021 until now are:
- Julia Alfrida (από τον ραδιοφωνικό διαγωνισμό P4 nästa)
- Tusse Chiza
- Sami Rekik och Wahl
- The Mamas
- Jessica Andersson
- Klara Hammarström
- Alvaro Estrella
The full list of participants for Melodifestivalen 2021 is expected to be revealed by the end of November.
At this point, let us remind you that up to 2747 songs have been submitted for the upcoming Melodifestivalen.
Stay tuned on Eurovision Fun far all the developments as far as the participation of Sweden is concerned.