SWEDEN – Hanna Alma Beata Ferm competed in Idol 2017 where she placed second. Ferm participated in 2014 in the TV4 talent show Talang Sverige 2014 which was broadcast on TV3. She made it to the second semifinal of the competition.
Three years later she participated in Idol 2017 where she made it to the final in Globen Arena, there she ended up in second place to Chris Kläfford. In February 2018, Ferm released her first music single called “Never Mine” after signing a record deal with Universal Music.
On 16 November 2018, Hanna returned to Idol 2018 on TV4 to duet with Bragi Bergsson. She will participate in Melodifestivalen 2019 in a duet with LIAMOO with the song “Hold You”.
In 2016 Cacatian Thomassen auditioned to take part in the twelfth season of Swedish Idol. During the Qualifying Week he took part in the fourth heat performing the song “Sure Thing”, he failed to qualify for the Finals, but went through as a wildcard.
He made it through the live shows to the final along with Rebecka Karlsson and Charlie Grönvall. On 9 December 2016 he won the contest. After winning Idol, Cacatian Thomassen released his winner’s single “Playing with Fire”.
The song peaked at number 6 on the Swedish Singles Chart. Cacatian Thomassen competed in Melodifestivalen 2018 with the song “Last Breath”. He finished in 6th place in the grand final.