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Loreen will represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 with the song “Tattoo” after winning Melodifestivalen

After a successful run of five weeks, the sixth and final week of Melodifestivalen 2023 had arrived. The grand finale was broadcasted live from the Friends Arena in Stockholm, with the distinguished duo of Jesper Rönndahl and Farah Abadi as the hosts of the evening.

Following an eventful journey of 28 songs spread across six shows, the momentous occasion had finally arrived. The Swedish public and eight international juries had deliberated and arrived at a unanimous decision. Loreen emerged victorious and was chosen to represent Sweden at Eurovision once again, with her song “Tattoo”.

Loreen secured an impressive victory, garnering the highest votes from both the international juries and the Swedish public. The bookmakers have also placed their confidence in her, making her the current favorite to claim the Eurovision title for the second time.

Watch Loreen’s grand final performance at Melodifestivalen 2023:
Eurovision Sweden 2023: Loreen – “Tattoo”

The song is written by Loreen herself along with Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, Jimmy Jansson, Moa Carlebecker, Peter Boström and Thomas G:son.

Twelve acts competed in the Melodifestivalen 2023 final:

  1. Jon Henrik Fjällgren, Arc North feat. Adam Woods — “Where You Are (Sávežan)”
  2. Tone Sekelius — “Rhythm of My Show”
  3. Mariette — “One Day”
  4. Marcus & Martinus — “Air”
  5. Panetoz — “On My Way”
  6. Maria Sur — “Never Give Up”
  7. Smash Into Pieces — “Six Feet Under”
  8. Kiana — “Where Did You Go”
  9. Nordman — “Släpp alla sorger”
  10. Loreen — “Tattoo”
  11. Theoz — “Mer av dig”
  12. Paul Rey — “Royals”

Melodifestivalen 2023 Results:

The conclusive results of the grand final were determined through a balanced distribution of jury votes and public votes, with each carrying an equal weightage of 50%. The esteemed jury panel consisted of music professionals, who assessed and ranked their top selections according to the conventional Eurovision scoring format of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 12 points.

The public voting system operated via the Melfest app, which categorized the votes into seven distinct age groups, namely 3-9, 10-15, 16-29, 30-44, 45-59, 60-74, and 75+. Additionally, votes via telephone were also grouped separately. Following the jury voting process, the total public votes from all eight groups were consolidated, and each artist’s score was revealed consecutively.

Loreen emerged as the top choice of the international jury, amassing a total of 92 points and securing a maximum of 12 points from seven out of the eight juries.

Jury vote, points

  1. Loreen — 92
  2. Marcus & Martinus — 71
  3. Paul Rey — 56
  4. Smash Into Pieces — 53
  5. Theoz — 42
  6. Kiana — 37
  7. Mariette — 35
  8. Jon Henrik Fjällgren, Arc North feat. Adam Woods — 23
  9. Panetoz — 22
  10. Tone Sekelius — 15
  11. Maria Sur — 10
  12. Nordman — 8

Public vote, points

  1. Loreen — 85
  2. Marcus & Martinus — 67
  3. Smash Into Pieces — 59
  4. Jon Henrik Fjällgren, Arc North feat. Adam Woods — 58
  5. Kiana — 39
  6. Maria Sur — 37
  7. Theoz — 36
  8. Nordman — 36
  9. Panetoz — 25
  10. Mariette — 16
  11. Tone Sekelius — 5
  12. Paul Rey — 1

Combined results, points

  1. Loreen — 177
  2. Marcus & Martinus — 138
  3. Smash Into Pieces — 112
  4. Jon Henrik Fjällgren, Arc North feat. Adam Woods — 81
  5. Theoz — 78
  6. Kiana — 76
  7. Paul Rey — 57
  8. Mariette — 51
  9. Maria Sur — 47
  10. Panetoz — 47
  11. Nordman — 44
  12. Tone Sekelius — 20

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