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Svensktoppen Nästa 2016: Les Gordons to Melodifestivalen

SWEDEN – The 2016 edition of Svensktoppen Nästa concluded. Eight acts participated in this year’s final held by P4 Radio Sweden. Christer Björkman announced though that Les Gordons will go to Melodifestivalen 2017! In the meantime you can re-live the live report by oikotimes.com for this season’s first Eurovision related event here. Noomi with the song “Intoxicated” won the Svensktoppen Nästa 2016 edition! INFORMATION ABOUT LES GORDONS In the Swedish city of ... | read the full story here

August 28, 2016 3:43 pm // 0 Comments

Melodifestivalen star is coming out as bisexual

SWEDEN – Carl Viktor Andersson Frisk (born 2 March 1995), is a Swedish fashion blogger and singer. Along with Samir Badran he is part of the musical duo Samir & Viktor. In May 2014 the duo released their first music single called “Success”. The song peaked at number one during its first week on the Swedish iTunes chart. Samir & Viktor took part in Melodifestivalen 2015 with the song “Groupie” in a bid to represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 ... | read the full story here

August 28, 2016 9:34 am // 1 Comment

Måns Zelmerlöw plays football for charity

SWEDEN – The winner of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, Måns Zelmerlöw, will play a charity football match with his team made up of members of his live band Zappanone. The seven-member group, known as FC Zappaninhos, played against various local teams in Sweden throughout the summer and will now face a group of TV personalities. The match will be held today at 14.30 in Stockholm. FC Zappaninhos will get support from footballers Magnus Hedman, Thomas Ravelli and Anders Svensson. ... | read the full story here

August 26, 2016 2:46 pm // 0 Comments

Fredrik Kempe: His Top 20 Melodifestivalen Compositions

SWEDEN – Later this month the latest series of Swedish Idol kicks off. It’s got an all new judging panel, and one face on there who will already be very familiar to many Scandipop readers is that of Fredrik Kempe. Full time hit maker and part time singer, what he’s MOST famous for however, is his astonishingly large contribution to the last ten years of Melodifestivalen. He’s not just penned an impressive number of Melodifestivalen entries for other artists, but he’s consistantly ... | read the full story here

August 15, 2016 3:52 pm // 0 Comments

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