Specials

2010 | 3 Episodes

Season 0 of Melodifestivalen premiered on May 1, 2010.

Season 1959

1958 | 9 Episodes

Season 1 of Melodifestivalen premiered on October 7, 1958.

Season 1960

1960 | 1 Episode

Season 2 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 2, 1960.

Season 8

— | 4 Episodes

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Season 9

— | 3 Episodes

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Season 1974

1974 | 1 Episode

Season 1974 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 9, 1974.

Season 1975

1975 | 1 Episode

Season 1975 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 15, 1975.

Season 1980

1980 | 1 Episode

Season 1980 of Melodifestivalen premiered on March 8, 1980.

Season 1981

1981 | 1 Episode

Season 1981 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 21, 1981.

Season 1982

1982 | 1 Episode

Season 1982 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 27, 1982.

Season 1983

1983 | 1 Episode

Season 1983 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 26, 1983.

Season 1984

1984 | 1 Episode

Season 1984 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 25, 1984.

Season 1985

1985 | 1 Episode

Season 1985 of Melodifestivalen premiered on March 2, 1985.

Season 1986

1986 | 1 Episode

Season 1986 of Melodifestivalen premiered on March 22, 1986.

Season 1987

1987 | 1 Episode

Season 1987 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 21, 1987.

Season 1988

1988 | 1 Episode

Season 1988 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 27, 1988.

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Season 1989

1989 | 1 Episode

Season 1989 of Melodifestivalen premiered on March 11, 1989.

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Season 1990

1990 | 1 Episode

Season 1990 of Melodifestivalen premiered on March 9, 1990.

Melodifestivalen 1990 was the contest for selection of the 30th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 29th time that this method of picking a song had been used. 1,223 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV2 but not on radio. The show was watched by 5,964,000 people, the biggest recorded audience for the competition (74.1% of Sweden's 1990 population).

Season 1991

1991 | 1 Episode

Season 1991 of Melodifestivalen premiered on March 22, 1991.

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Season 1992

1992 | 1 Episode

Season 1992 of Melodifestivalen premiered on March 14, 1992.

Season 1993

1993 | 1 Episode

Season 1993 of Melodifestivalen premiered on March 5, 1993.

Season 1994

1994 | 1 Episode

Season 1994 of Melodifestivalen premiered on March 12, 1994.

Melodifestivalen 1994 was the selection for the 34th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 33rd time that this system of picking a song had been used. 1,560 songs were submitted to SVTfor the competition.

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Season 1995

1995 | 1 Episode

Season 1995 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 24, 1995.

Season 1996

1996 | 1 Episode

Season 1996 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 24, 1996.

Season 1997

1997 | 1 Episode

Season 1997 of Melodifestivalen premiered on March 8, 1997.

Melodifestivalen 1997 was the selection for the 37th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 36th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 1,229 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on SVT2 and Sveriges Radio's P3 network. The winner was the boyband Blond who later that year represented Sweden in Eurovision Song Contest 1997. The show was watched by 2,965,000 people.

Season 1998

1998 | 1 Episode

Season 1998 of Melodifestivalen premiered on March 14, 1998.

Season 1999

1999 | 1 Episode

Season 1999 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 27, 1999.

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Season 2000

2000 | 1 Episode

Season 2000 of Melodifestivalen premiered on March 10, 2000.

Melodifestivalen 2000 was the selection for the 40th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 39th time that this system of picking a song had been used; 1,394 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on SVT2 and Sveriges Radio's P4 network. Roger Pontare (1994 winner with Marie Bergman) won the MF again with the rock-inspired ballad "När vindarna viskar mitt namn", donning a folk-inspired costume and featuring Native American dancers during his performance. The winning song was performed later in English at the Eurovision Song Contest as "The Spirits Are Calling My Name", placing seventh among 24 entrants.

The 2000 Melodifestivalen was presented by no less than 10 past participants and winners, who performed a medley of selected Melodifestivalen entries from the past four decades as an interval act. Two of the presenters, Lena Philipsson and Carola Häggkvist, went on to win the Melodifestivalen in 2004 and 2006, respectively (Carola had also won in 1983 and 1991 before). The show was watched by 4,175,000 people, with a total of 525,567 votes cast.

Season 2001

2001 | 1 Episode

Season 2001 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 23, 2001.

Season 2002

2002 | 6 Episodes

Season 2002 of Melodifestivalen premiered on January 19, 2002.

Season 2003

2003 | 6 Episodes

Season 2003 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 15, 2003.

Season 2004

2004 | 6 Episodes

Season 2004 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 21, 2004.

Melodifestivalen 2004 was the selection for the 44th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 43rd time that this system of picking a song had been used. Five semifinals had taken place to select the ten songs for the final, in Karlstad, Gothenburg, Umeå, Malmö and a Second Chance round in Stockholm. The final was broadcast on SVT1 and Sveriges Radio's P4 network. The winner was Lena Philipsson with "Det gör ont" who later that year came in 5th place in Eurovision Song Contest 2004 in Turkey with the English-language version It Hurts.

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Season 2005

2005 | 6 Episodes

Season 2005 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 12, 2005.

Season 2006

2006 | 6 Episodes

Season 2006 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 18, 2006.

Season 2007

2007 | 6 Episodes

Season 2007 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 3, 2007.

Melodifestivalen 2007 was the selection for the 47th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 46th time that this system of picking a song has been used. Five semifinals took place to select the ten songs for the final, in Jönköping, Gothenburg, Örnsköldsvik, Gävle and a Second Chance round in Nyköping. The final was broadcast on SVT1, SVT Europa, YLE FST5 and Sveriges Radio's P4 network. The pre-contest favourites were The Ark, with The Worrying Kind and they won, scoring the highest marks with both juries and televoters. The Ark also received the highest number of televotes a song had ever achieved in Melodifestivalen at the time, beating Carola's record from Melodifestivalen 2006. The record was later broken by Loreen at Melodifestivalen 2012.

Season 2008

2008 | 6 Episodes

Season 2008 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 9, 2008.

Season 2009

2009 | 5 Episodes

Season 2009 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 7, 2009.

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Season 2010

2010 | 9 Episodes

Season 2010 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 6, 2010.

Season 2011

2011 | 9 Episodes

Season 2011 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 5, 2011.

Season 2012

2012 | 9 Episodes

Season 2012 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 4, 2012.

Season 2013

2013 | 6 Episodes

Season 2013 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 2, 2013.

Season 2014

2014 | 6 Episodes

Season 2014 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 1, 2014.

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Season 2015

2015 | 6 Episodes

Season 2015 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 7, 2015.

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Season 2016

2016 | 6 Episodes

Season 2016 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 6, 2016.

Melodifestivalen 2016 was the 56th edition of the Swedish music competition Melodifestivalen, which selected Sweden's entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. The competition was organised by Sveriges Television (SVT) and took place over six-week period between 6 February and 12 March 2016.

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Season 2017

2017 | 6 Episodes

Season 2017 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 4, 2017.

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Season 2018

2018 | 6 Episodes

Season 2018 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 3, 2018.

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Season 2019

2019 | 6 Episodes

Season 2019 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 2, 2019.

Season 2020

2020 | 6 Episodes

Season 2020 of Melodifestivalen premiered on February 1, 2020.

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