The Second Chance round of Melodifestivalen 2013, the Swedish national selection, just finished in Karlstad. Eight acts tried to convince the Swedish audience for the second time. The line-up was as follows:
After an interval act featuring previous participant Peter Jöback, it was announced that the following five songs got through a second round of voting. Four of them fought in two duels and the fifth one was eliminated:
After a performance duel by the presenters Gina Derawi and Danny Saucedo against Ireland's most popular Eurovision twins, Jedward, the final results were announced. The winners of the duels turned out to be Anton Ewald with the dance number Begging and Robin Sternberg with You.
The line-up for the Melodifestivalen 2013 final includes now seven male solo singers, two male groups and only one female act. It will take place next Saturday 9th of March at 20:00 CET in Stockholm's newly built stadium in Solna, the Friend's Arena.
In the order of appearance for the final, the following ten acts will fight for the honour of representing Sweden at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest on home ground: