Dotter was shockingly eliminated from Melodifestivalen, but her ‘Cry’ is our Song of the Day! Continue reading
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Song of the Day: Dotter – Rebellion
Dotter is back with the delicious new single ‘Rebellion’ and she is going to do Melodifestivalen next year! Continue reading
Single Review: Loreen – ’71 Charger
Loreen changed labels and goes in a new and fresh direction with the beautiful new single ”71 Charger’. Continue reading
EP Review: Loreen – Nude
Loreen had a turbulent year, but is ready to work on the future with the release of her Nude EP. Continue reading
Eurovision 2017 Review: Sweden – Robin Bengtsson – I Can’t Go On
Robin Bengtsson will represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest after winning Melodifestivalen. Continue reading
Melodifestivalen 2017 Prediction & Song Reviews: Who will win?
For those who have been wondering why Sweden always does so well in Eurovision, Melodifestivalen is the answer. Their national final is incredibly popular and taken seriously by many artists. The show has been on for weeks with four heats … Continue reading
An ode to Loreen
Loreen’s music and performances might not be for the masses anymore, but that does not mean this is the end of her as a pop star. Continue reading
Single Review: Loreen – Statements
Loreen returns to Melodifestivalen with intense track ‘Statements’ Exactly five years after her victory with ‘Euphoria’, Swedish pop star Loreen decided to have another go at representing her country in the Eurovision Song Contest. Back in 2012 she had a … Continue reading
A guide to Melodifestivalen 2016
Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT
2015 hasn’t even ended yet, but a lot of countries are already busy selecting their song for Eurovision 2016. The Netherlands have selected singer-songwriter Douwe Bob and FYR Macedonia will send Kaliopi (ESC 2012) again. For Bosnia & Herzegovina Deen (ESC 2004)gets company from singer Dalal. Sweden, known for their huge preselection called Melodifestivalen, have announced the hopefuls in 2016’s competition. A Bit of Pop Music takes a closer look as the first predictions are rolling in!
Song of the Day: Mariette – The Next Generation Calls
Mariette calls for action against climate change with song
Mariette Hansson is a pop star who likes to use her voice for important causes. This summer she supported the Swedish Gay Pride with a theme song called ‘My Revolution’ and now she is back with a track she has written and recorded for the Children’s Climate Conference 2015, which takes place in Sweden. The single ‘The Next Generation Calls’ is about doing everything that is in our power to not ruin our earth and nature and will be used at the conference which takes place from the 25th to the 28th of November.