The radio song contest, P4 Nästa 2020 , from which the first Melodifestivalen contestant will be determined, has reached it’s ninth local selection with equal acts selected, while 16 more will follow. 

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 nine acts selected from a jury and a local voting. Let go and see the last seven acts (May 26- June 1)  that won the local selections on P4:

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

 

We remind you that in the first two local selections, taken place on May 20 and 22, saw the following two acts as winners:

P4 Skaraborg: Alicja Jern – Friendzone

JP4 ämtland: Amskøld – Stand by

 

The rest of the competition will run according to the following scheduled dates:

June 4: P4 Kristianstad
June 4: P4 Örebro
June 5: P4 Dalarna
June 5: P4 Kronoberg
June 5: P4 Stockholm
June 5: P4 Värmland
June 5 P4 Östergötland
June 5: P4 West
June 10: P4 Gothenburg
June 10:P4 Norrbotten
June 12: P4 Gävleborg
June 12: P4 Sjahärad
June 17: P4 Västerbotten
June 17: P4 Gotland
June 26: P4 Västmanland
July 17: P4 Blekinge

News Source/ Photo cover: Sveriges Radio/ P4