Sweden: 24 acts selected in P4 Nästa 2020 with the last one to follow on July 17
The radio song contest, P4 Nästa 2020 , from which the first Melodifestivalen contestant will be determined, has reached it’s 24th local selection with only one more left to complete the phase of 25.
The P4 Nästa 2020 final is set for September 12 when will find out the first act that will compete in Melodifestivalen 2021. P4 station is holding a total of 25 regional selections across the Scandinavian country, from which 8 winners will advance to the final show. The winner or one of the finalists is awarded with a wildcard for Sweden’s national selection , Melodifestivalen, in which the contestant must compete with a new song different from the one in P4 Nästa, so as to comply with EBU rules that require all entries to have been released after September 1.
Up to now the competition has seen a total of 24 acts selected from a jury and a local voting witht the latest set of seven acts selected from Gothenburg on (June 10) to P4 Västmanland (June 26) .
The last set of acts that won their local elections are:
P4 Gothenburg : Maja and the Missing Orchestra – The Promiscuous Sally
P4 Norrbotten : The Chickpeas Band – Montreal
P4 Gävleborg: Julia Pärssinen –Talked in whispers
P4 Sjahärad : Surfing The Orbit – Mother Earth
P4 Västerbotten : From March – Hello KP
P4 Västmanland : Sanna feat. Re: bond – Aldrig det
With the last local selection taking place at P4 Blekinge on July 17, the previous weeks a total of 17 acts won their local selections . The winners of the previous weeks are:
P4 Uppland:Markus Hakim – Capulet
P4 Halland: Canvas – Tjugo år
P4 Jönköping: Helena Lacabanne – Slå hål i mörkret
P4 Västernorrland: Nina Bring – NäraNära
P4 Malmöhus: Hilde & Erik – Som det är
P4 Sörmland: Linnéa Lindgren – Gå morgon
P4 Kalmar: Lisa Blixt – Everywhere you go
P4 Skaraborg: Alicja Jern – Friendzone
JP4 ämtland: Amskøld – Stand by
Once the final line up of the 25 local winners is completed , 8 will advance to the final round of P4 Nästa 2020 .