Sweden | Svensktoppen Nästa 2016 Final September 6

Eurovision 2016 Sweden "Svensktoppen Nästa"

The first Melodifestivalen participant for 2016 will be selected on September 6.

The final Svensktoppen Nästa will see a total of 8 singers competing for a spot in Melodifestivalen 2016 and the chance to represent Sweden at next years Eurovision Song Contest. The final itself is being held at Liseberg in Gothenberg.

Svensktoppen Nästa is an annual competition between the 25 P4 radio stations in Sweden searching for undiscovered talent, each station holds a selection and picks on singer to go to the final, 8 singers are selected from the 25 winners. The winner of Svensktoppen Nästa will not automatically receive the right to go to Melodifestivalen, SVT will select from the 8 finalists.

The use of Svensktoppen Nästa to select a Melodifestivalen participant has occurred since 2012, however to date no Svensktoppen Nästa winner has ever managed to make it out of the semi final stages. In 2015 Kalle Johanson finished 6th in the third semi final of Melodifestivalen over 130,000 votes short of making Andra Chansen.

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