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Sweden in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest

Here you find everything you need to know about Sweden’s preparations for the “Eurovision Song Contest 2014”, including links to the entries (and the lyrics) of Melodifestivalen 2014 and their last five Eurovision entries (and their results), just to put the new plans in perspective. sweden
Sweden’s plans for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest:
Broadcaster: SVT
Website: svt.se/melodifestivalen
Selection: “Melodifestivalen 2014”: 4 Heats, 1 Second Chance, 1 Final and 32 entries
Date: Final on March 8th
Sweden will participate in the (1st half of) the first semi-final of the 2014 ESC, on May 6th

The Swedish entry – Eurovision Song Contest 2014:
Song: Undo
Fredrik Kempe, David Kreuger, Hamed “K-One” Pirouzpanah (composers & writers)
live NF performancelyrics
Artist: Sanna Nielsen official website
The Schedule for Melodifestivalen 2014:
(Hosts: Anders Jansson & Nour El Refai)
February 1st: Heat 1 Malmö (Malmö Arena) 8 entries → 2 to S.C. + 2 finalists
February 8th: Heat 2 Linköping (Cloetta Center) 8 entries → 2 to S.C. + 2 finalists
February 15th: Heat 3 Göteborg (Scandinavium) 8 entries → 2 to S.C. + 2 finalists
February 22nd: Heat 4 Örnsköldsvik (Fjällräven Center) 8 entries → 2 to S.C. + 2 finalists
March 1st: Second chance Lidköping (Sparbanken Lidköping Arena) 8 entries → 2 finalists
March 8th: Final Stockholm (Friends Arena) 10 finalists → 1 winner
The final results – Melodifestivalen 2014:
1. “Undo“, Sanna Nielsen 212 pts.
2. “Busy Doin’ Nothin’“, Ace Wilder 210 pts.
3. “Blame It On The Disco“, Alcazar 110 pts.
4. “Survivor“, Helena Paparizou 84 pts.
5. “Bröder“, Linus Svenning 83 pts.
6. “To the End“, YOHIO 82 pts.
7. “Songbird“, Ellen Benediktson 61 pts.
8. “Yes We Can“, Oscar Zia 53 pts.
9. “Efter solsken“, Panetoz 33 pts.
10. “Natural“, Anton Ewald 18 pts.

Jury votes: Tele votes:
1. Ace Wilder 97 pts. 1. Sanna Nielsen 122 pts.
2. Sanna Nielsen 90 pts. 2. Ace Wilder 113 pts.
3. Alcazar 62 pts. 3. Alcazar 48 pts.
4. Helena Paparizou 57 pts. 4. YOHIO 43 pts.
5. Linus Svenning 46 pts. 5. Linus Svenning 37 pts.
6. YOHIO 39 pts. 6. Ellen Benediktson 30 pts.
7. Oscar Zia 32 pts. 7. Helena Paparizou 27 pts.
8. Ellen Benediktson 31 pts. 8. Oscar Zia 21 pts.
9. Panetoz 15 pts. 9. Panetoz 18 pts.
10. Anton Ewald 4 pts. 10. Anton Ewald 14 pts.
The votes of the international jury groups 2014:
Ace Wilder Sanna Nielsen Alcazar Helena Paparizou Linus Svenning YOHIO Oscar Zia Ellen Bene-
diktson
Panetoz Anton Ewald
Italy 12 8 10 2 1 4 6
Germany 10 8 6 12 1 4 2
Israel 12 10 8 6 2 4 1
France 8 10 12 4 6 2 1
The Netherlands 12 4 6 2 1 10 8
Malta 1 10 6 12 4 8 2
Russia 12 8 1 10 6 4 2
The United Kingdom 10 6 12 4 1 8 2
Estonia 10 6 2 12 8 4 1
Spain 8 12 10 4 6 2 1
Denmark 12 6 8 2 10 1 4
Total 97 90 62 57 46 39 32 31 15 4
Melodifestivalen 2014 – The running order of the Grand Final:
1. “Natural“, Anton Ewald
(lyricsstudio version)
2. “Songbird“, Ellen Benediktson
(lyricsstudio version)
3. “Blame It On The Disco“, Alcazar
(lyricsstudio version)
4. “Yes We Can“, Oscar Zia
(lyricsstudio version)
5. “Bröder“, Linus Svenning
(lyricsstudio version)
6. “Survivor“, Helena Paparizou
(lyricsstudio version)
7. “To the End“, YOHIO
(lyricsstudio version)
8. “Undo“, Sanna Nielsen
(lyricsstudio version)
9. “Efter solsken“, Panetoz
(lyricsstudio version)
10. “Busy Doin’ Nothin’“, Ace Wilder
(lyricsstudio version)
The participants of Melodifestivalen 2014: Heat 1 (Febrary 1st, Malmö):
The entries, artists, songwriters, lyrics The result
1. To the End”, YOHIO Final
(Andreas Johnson, Johan Lyander, Peter Kvint, YOHIO) (lyrics)
2. Aleo”, Mahan Moin 7th place
(Mahan Moin, Anderz Wrethov) (lyrics)
3. Bröder”, Linus Svenning Second Chance
(Fredrik Kempe) (lyrics)
4. Casanova”, Elisa Lindström 5th place
(Ingela ”Pling” Forsman, Bobby Ljunggren, Jimmy Jansson) (lyrics)
5. Bedroom”, Alvaro Estrella 6th place
(Jakke Erixson, Jon Bordon, Lauren Francis, Kristofer Östergren) (lyrics)
6. Songbird”, Ellen Benediktson Final
(Sharon Vaughn, Johan Fransson, Tim Larsson, Tobias Lundgren) (lyrics)
7. Bygdens son”, Sylvester Schlegel 8th place
(Sylvester Schlegel) (lyrics)
8. Survivor”, Helena Paparizou Second Chance
(Bobby Ljunggren, Henrik Wikström, Karl-Ola Kjellholm, Sharon Vaughn) (lyrics)
The participants of Melodifestivalen 2014: Heat 2 (February 8th, Linköping):
The entries, artists, songwriters, lyrics
1. Love Trigger”, JEM Second Chance
(Thomas G:son, Peter Boström, Julimar ”J-Son” Santos) (lyrics)
2. Hallelujah”, The Refreshments 5th place
(Joakim Arnell) (lyrics)
3. Glow”, Manda 8th place
(Joy Deb, Linnéa Deb, Melanie Wehbe, Charlie Mason) (lyrics)
4. Efter solsken”, Panetoz Final
(Johan Hirvi, Mats Lie Skåre, Nebeyu Baheru, Njol Badjie, Pa Modou Badjie) (lyrics)
5. I Am Somebody”, Pink Pistols 7th place
(Joakim Törnqvist, Nestor Geli, Per Ivar Hed, Susie Päivärinta, Tord Bäckström) (lyrics)
6. Undo”, Sanna Nielsen Final
(Fredrik Kempe, David Kreuger, Hamed “K-One” Pirouzpanah) (lyrics)
7. Set Yourself Free”, Little Great Things 6th place
(Charlie Grönvall, Cristoffer Wernqvist, Felix Grönvall, Adam Dahlström) (lyrics)
8. När änglarna går hem”, Martin Stenmarck Second Chance
(Andreas Öhrn, Alexander Bard, Martin Stenmarck, Peter Boström) (lyrics)
The participants of Melodifestivalen 2014: Heat 3 (Febrary 15th, Gothenburg):
The entries, artists, songwriters
1. “Echo”, Outtrigger Second Chance
(Joy Deb, Linnéa Deb, Anton Malmberg Hård Af Segerstad, Outtrigger)
2. “Red”, EKO 8th place
(Linnéa Deb, Joy Deb, Anna Lidman, Hannes Lundberg, Michael Ottosson)
3. “Yes We Can”, Oscar Zia Final
(Fredrik Kempe, David Kreuger, Hamed “K-One” Pirouzpanah)
4. “Burning Alive”, Shirley Clamp 6th place
(Bobby Ljunggren, Marcos Ubeda, Sharon Vaughn, Henrik Wikström)
5. State of Drama, “All We Are” Second Chance
(Göran Werner, Sanken Sandqvist, Emil Gullhamn, Sebastian Hallifax)
6. “En enkel sång”, CajsaStina Åkerström 7th place
(CajsaStina Åkerström)
7. “Busy Doin’ Nothin’”, Ace Wilder Final
(Ace Wilder, Joy Deb, Linnéa Deb)
8. “Around the World”, Dr. Alban & Jessica Folcker 5th place
(Dr. Alban, Jakke Erixson, Karl-Ola Kjellholm)
The participants of Melodifestivalen 2014: Heat 4 (February 22nd, Örnsköldsvik):
The entries, artists, songwriters
1. “Blame It On The Disco”, Alcazar Final
(Fredrik Kempe, David Kreuger, Hamed “K-One” Pirouzpanah)
2. “Fight Me If You Dare”, I.D.A 6th place
(Albin Nicklasson, Nicklas Laine, Louise Frick Sveen)
3. “Hollow”, Janet Leon 8th place
(Karl-Ola Kjellholm, Jimmy Jansson, Louise Winter)
4. “Raise Your Hands”, Ammotrack Second Chance
(Jari Kujansuu, Thomas Johansson, Calle Kindbom, Mikael de Bruin)
5. “Hela natten”, Josef Johansson 7th place
(Peter Boström, Thomas G:son, Josef Johansson, Peo Thyrén)
6. “Ta mig”, Linda Bengtzing 5th place
(Nicke Borg, Jojo Borg Larsson)
7. “En himmelsk sång”, Ellinore Holmer Second Chance
(Ellinore Holmer, Vanna Rosenberg, Åsa Schmalenbach, Josefina Sanner, Henrik Wikström, Amir Aly)
8. “Natural”, Anton Ewald Final
(John Lundvik)
The last five Swedish entries and results in the Eurovision Song Contest:
sweden
2013: You Robin Stjernberg Grand Final: 14th place
2012: Euphoria Loreen Grand Final: 1st place
2011: Popular Eric Saade Grand Final: 3rd place
2010: This Is My Life Anna Bergendahl Semi Final (2): 11th place
2009: La Voix Malena Ernman Grand Final: 21st place

(Keep in mind that the dates and rules can change and transcription errors may occur, so I can’t guarantee that everything is 100% correct all the time, although I update the page frequently with info from various Eurovision sites.)