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Lisa Ajax and Oscar Zia
Lisa Ajax and Oscar Zia

Sweden: third semi-final results

The Swedish national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, Melodifestivalen 2016, just held its third semi-final in Norrköping. Seven more songs fought for two further places in the final which went to Oscar Zia and Lisa Ajax.

The Melodifestivalen tour moved to Norrköping for the third semi-final of Sweden's national selection for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. Alongside Gina Dirawi this time, on hosting tasks, it was Henrik Schyffert. 

After the lines were closed the presenters announced the results of the third semi-final of Melodifestivalen 2016. These two were the winners and thus proceed to the final in Stockholm:

  • Oscar Zia - Human
  • Lisa Ajax - My Heart Wants Me Dead

Two further songs will get a second chance in the so-called Andra Chansen round:

  • SaRaha - Kizunguzungu 
  • Boris René - Put Your Love on Me

The line-up of the third semi-final

These are the seven songs that took part in tonight's third semi-final, alongside their final placing:

  1. SaRaha - Kizunguzungu (Andra chansen)
    (Anderz Wrethov, Sara ”SaRaha” Larsson, Arash Labaf)
  2. Swingfly feat. Helena Gutarra - You Carved Your Name (6th)
    (Jocke Åhlund, Andreas Kleerup)
  3. SMAILO - Weight of the World (5th)
    (Arvid Ångström, Dennis Babic, Oscar Berglund Juhola, Anton Göransson, Robin Danielsson)
  4. After Dark - Kom ut som en stjärna (7th)
    (Sven-Inge Sjöberg, Lennart Wastesson, Larry Forsberg, Lina Eriksson, Kent Olsson, Calle Kindbom)
  5. Lisa Ajax - My Heart Wants Me Dead (Final)
    (Linnea Deb, Joy Deb, Anton Hård af Segerstad)
  6. Boris René - Put Your Love on Me (Andra chansen)
    (Boris René, Tobias Lundgren, Tim Larsson)
  7. Oscar Zia - Human (Final)
    (Oscar Zia, Victor Thell, Maria Smith)

The top two songs in the semi-final, chosen by televoting and app voting, qualified for the final in Stockholm on the 12th of March. The second chance round Andra Chansen will be held one week before on the 5th of March.

Participants in the third semi-final of Melodifestivalen 2016
Participants in the third semi-final of Melodifestivalen 2016 © Stina Stjernkvist (SVT)

Do you agree with the results in Sweden tonight?