13 Jun 2024
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Melodifestivalen 2022 – Time for the Final!

The five weeks of preliminary rounds have passed by so quickly again, and here we are at the final of Melodifestivalen 2022! Be sure to tune in on Saturday the 12th of March at 8pm CET on SVT 1 or SVT Play – also available with English commentary on the latter for the international viewers! […]

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Melodifestivalen 2022 – Your Guide to Heat 3!

So last week’s Melodifestivalen saw Liamoo advancing straight to the final with what was clearly the strongest effort of the night. John Lundvik got to join him with his rather bland ballad, but it’s obvous the people love him. The new point counting system didn’t turn out so exciting after all, when John got the […]

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Melodifestivalen 2022 – Your Guide to Heat 2!

So Melodifestivalen finally kicked off last weekend, with Cornelia Jakobs making a big impression and Robin Bengtsson getting to join her in the final. On the negative side, the app voting crashed, so we didn’t get to see the new and improved counting of the votes – so we have something to look forward to […]

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In Pictures: Climate Live

Live music is back as the restrictions have been lifted, so Greta Thunberg was able to realize her dream of putting together a Live Aid, but for the climate. Climate Live’s aim is to engage, educate and empower, and there are similar concerts being arranged in around 20 countries. The Swedish event took place on […]

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Who will win at Eurovision 2021?

YLC’s Eurovision expert Rafi Uddin has been a real superfan of the Eurovision Song Contest for nearly 15 years. He’s got a great track record in predicting the outcome, getting almost every winner right since 2012. The exceptions were 2013 when his winner pick got third place, and 2018 where his winner pick got second […]

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Melodifestivalen 2021 – the Grand Finale!

How quickly did that five weeks of preliminary rounds go? It is already time for the Grand Finale of Melodifestivalen, the Pandemic Edition. Be sure to tune in on Saturday the 13th March at 8pm CET – this year SVT is treating international fans to actual live commentary in English! Each show has had different […]

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New album and an online concert from Zara Larsson

Sweden’s biggest pop star Zara Larsson drops her long-awaited album Poster Girl and is ready to play the songs live for the first time in a free online concert on the International Women’s Day. Stockholm’s own Zara Larsson is undoubtedly the biggest pop star we have in this country, with her big breakthrough hit Lush Life […]

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Time for Melodifestivalen Heat 4!

Last week saw Tusse and Charlotte Perrelli advancing straight to the final, and now we are getting to see and hear the last seven of this year’s contestants. That means by the end of the evening we will have heard Sweden’s Eurovision entry – but we’ll still need to wait two weeks before finding out […]

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Time for Melodifestivalen Heat 3!

Last week’s second heat gave us Dotter straight to the final, and that’s basically all we were asking for, as she was in a league of her own… She will be joined by Anton Ewald, in case you missed it. This week’s heat is looking slightly weaker, but if you are into schlager or rock, […]

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Dotter is back! Melodifestivalen Heat 2

Melodifestivalen made its highly anticipated return last week and things are naturally looking rather different than usual in the age of the pandemic. The music and the artists have taken the main role, as they well should, when there is no live audience. The first heat saw Danny Saucedo and Arvingarna go straight to the final, […]

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