The first semi-final of the national selection of Melodifestivalen 2020, took place this evening determining the first two finalists of the national final set to be held on March 7.

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The show took place at Saab Arena in Linköping, while host of the event were  Lina HedlundLinnea Henriksson and David Sundin. A total of 7 acts took part in tonight’s 1st semi-final that took place at  and performed live in the following order: 

1. The mamas – Move

Tha mamas 22. Suzi P – Moves

MOVES

3.Robin Bengtsson – Take a chance

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4. Malou Prytz – Ballerina

malou prydz

5. OVÖ – Inga problem

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6. Sonja Aldén – Sluta aldrig gå

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7.Felix Sandman – Boys with emotions

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The voting process included two rounds, in which only the public voted. In the first round the first five with the most votes qualified to a second round of voting. The first two in the second round qualified directly to the final while the 3rd and 4th are heading to the Second Chance semi final

The first five acts that qualified in the second round of voting were :

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From the 5 semi-finalists, a total of 2 acts got the ticket to the final to be held on March 7 at Friends Arena in Stockholm:

  1. The mamas – Move
  2. Robin Bengtsson – Take a chance

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The 3rd and 4th in votes qualified for Andra Chansen semi final round on February 29 at the city of  Eskilstuna .

  1. Malou Prytz – Ballerina 
  2. Felix Sandman – Boys with emotions

The acts that didn’t manage to win one of the qualifying spots were

  • Suzi P – Moves
  • OVÖ – Inga problem
  • Sonja Aldén – Sluta aldrig gå

The next semi-final round will be held on February 8  in Gothenburg