Sweden: Mohombi to return on the Melodifestivalen 2020 stage
Just a few days before the Swedish broadcaster unveils officially the Melodifestivalen 2020 participants, one more name is revealed by Aftonbladet according to which Mohombi will be returning on the Melodifestivalen stage next year!
According to Aftonbladet Mohombi will be making a second attempt in representing Sweden at Eurovision. With “Hello” at this year’s Melodifestivalen he got his biggest hit in Sweden in 10 years. Mohombi , 33 yo, is returning to SVT ‘s popular music competition in 2020.
SVT has wanted to have him and there have probably been several songs. For him, it has been important to find the right song to enter the competition again, but eventually has made the decision to make one more attempt in the popular Swedish competition. . Mohombi’s debut participation was in the Melodifestivalen 2005 with the duo Avalon, but became a worldwide known artist in 2010 with the hit “Bumpy ride” The single became a worldwide hit, and charted in the top-ten in several countries, and was followed by his debut studio album, MoveMeant in February 2011. Since then has had hits like “Coconut tree” and “Suave (kiss me)”.
Swedish Idol fifth act
The Swedish lifestyle media outlet goes further on revealing that William Strid , 21, who came fifth in “Idol” last year, has received a song in this year’s competition, according to several independent sources.
So far the acts that have been revealed as potential Melodifestivalen 2020 contestants by the magazine’s sources are:
In addition, SVT play profile Klara Hammarström , 19, is also in the competition. In 2018, she appeared in the SVT play series “The Hammarström Family” which followed her equestrian family. Klara has been an elite rider herself, but is now investing wholeheartedly on the music and released her debut single “Break up song” this summer. The sequel “You should know me better” is currently playing extensively on Rix FM and during Friday she also released a Christmas single, “Riding home for christmas”. The Swedish act hasn’t she kept her dream of the Melodifestivalen secret. In several interviews she has stated that she aims to compete in Mello 2020.
Last year the swedish magazine had revealed ahead of Melfest 2019 , 24 out of 25 competing acts through its sources. However , SVT will present all the artists competing in Melodifestivalen 2020 at a press conference on Tuesday next week.
The dates and cities of the 60th edition
The 60th edition of the Swedish festival will unfold as following:
- Linköping – Semi Final 1 – February 1
- Gothenburg – Semi Final 2 – February 8
- Luleå – Semi Final 3 – February 15
- Malmö – Semi Final 4 – February 22
- Eskilstuna – Second Chance – February 29
- Stockholm – Final – March 7