SWEDEN – The final of the music competition organized every year by the Swedish radio station P4 Nästa has been completed. In recent years, one of the finalists has been selected from this competition to compete in Sweden’s national selection for Eurovision, Melodifestivalen.
A total of 8 artists competed in today’s final, with the winners being Hilde & Erik with the song Som det är, while in one of their semifinals Melodifestivalen, the jury decided to give the opportunity to the young singer and composer, Julia Alfrida.
Julia will not be competing with the song Dark Doom where she took part in P4 Nästa, since according to the rules of Eurovision the song should not have been released before September 1st.
Julia was selected by a jury formed of P4’s music editors Rita Jernquist and Germund Stenhag, Melodifestivalen’s competition producer Karin Gunnarsson and P4 Nästa’s project manager Maths Broborg. The full list of acts and songs were as follows:
Skaraborg – Alicja Jern – Friendzone
Västmanland – Sanna feat. Reb:bond – Aldrig Det
Jämtland – Amskøld – Standby
Västernorrland – Nina Bring – Nära
Värmland – Northlight – Equally Different
Malmöhus – Hilde & Erik – Som det är
Stockholm – Julia Alfrida – Dark Doom
Kronoborg – Agnes Rehn – Goodbye