Melodifestivalen 2004

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Melodifestivalen 2004
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Melodifestivalen 2004
Date:20 March 2004
Presenter: Charlotte Perrelli, Ola Lindholm, Peter Settman
Venue: Globen
Director: Sven Stojanovic
Viewing figures (approx):4,105,000
Voting:50/50 Jury and telephone voting
Total number of televotes cast:1,401,430
Interval Act: ABBA Medley
Winner:Det gör ont performed by Lena Philipsson
Winner's result at Eurovision:5th

Melodifestivalen 2004 was the selection for the 44th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 43rd time that this system of picking a song had been used. Five semifinals had taken place to select the ten songs for the final, in Karlstad, Gothenburg, Umeå, Malmö and a Second Chance round in Stockholm. The final was broadcast on SVT1 and Sveriges Radio's P4 network. The winner was Lena Philipsson with "Det gör ont" who later that year came in 5th place in Eurovision Song Contest 2004 in Turkey with the English-language version It Hurts .

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Semifinals

The semifinals for Melodifestivalen 2004 began on 21 February 2004. Ten songs from these semifinals qualified for the final on March 20, 2004. This was the third year that a semifinal format had been used for the competition.

Semifinal 1

Semifinal 1
Date:21 February 2004
Presenter: Charlotte Perrelli, Ola Lindholm, Peter Settman
Venue: Löfbergs Lila Arena, Karlstad
Voting:Telephone voting
Total number of televotes cast:590,453
Viewing figures (approx):3,295,000
Qualifiers:Som stormen performed by Sara Löfgren, Tango! Tango! performed by Petra Nielsen
#ArtistSongTelevotesTotalPlaceResults
Round 1Round 2
1 Nina & Kim En gång för alla19 27219 2727thOut
2 Jocke Bergström Still Believe14 73714 7378thOut
3 Sarek Älvorna 35 66048 36884 0284thSecond Chance
4 Karl Martindahl Love Turns Water Into Wine38 12352 92391 0463rdSecond Chance
5 LaGaylia Frazier It's In The Stars25 23732 69057 9275thOut
6 Sara Löfgren Som stormen51 67469 791121 4652ndFinal
7 Niklas Andersson Tro på mig24 47624 4766thWildcard
Out
8 Petra Nielsen Tango! Tango!80 55895 030175 5881stFinal

Semifinal 2

Semifinal 2
Date:28 February 2004
Presenter: Charlotte Perrelli, Ola Lindholm, Peter Settman
Venue: Scandinavium, Gothenburg
Voting:Telephone voting
Viewing figures (approx):3,305,000
Total number of televotes cast:549,315
Qualifiers:Vindarna vänder oss performed by Fame, Paradise performed by E-Type
Second Chance:Finally performed by Fredrik Kempe, Säg att du har ångrat dig performed by Anne-Lie Rydé
#ArtistSongTelevotesTotalPlaceResults
Round 1Round 2
1 Fredrik Kempe Finally28 37145 74174 1123rdSecond Chance
2 Baccara Soy tu venus10 60910 6097thOut
3 Fame Vindarna vänder oss 72 18582 434154 6192ndFinal
4 Jennifer Eskola You Are The Sunshine Of My Life3 8283 8288thOut
5 Pay TV Trendy Discothèque17 65717 6576thOut
6 Anne-Lie Rydé Säg att du har ångrat dig30 37634 83865 2144thSecond Chance
7 LaRoxx (Are U) Ready Or Not19 07524 39243 4675thOut
8 E-Type Paradise 86 02292 957178 9791stWildcard
Final

Semifinal 3

Semifinal 3
Date:6 March 2004
Presenter: Charlotte Perrelli, Ola Lindholm, Peter Settman
Venue: Umeå Arena, Umeå
Voting:Telephone voting
Viewing figures (approx):3,140,000
Total number of televotes cast:483,367
Qualifiers:Här stannar jag kvar performed by Sandra Dahlberg, C'est la vie performed by Hanson, Carson & Malmkvist
Second Chance:Blow The Spot performed by Bubbles, Efharisto performed by Bosson
#ArtistSongTelevotesTotalPlaceResults
Round 1Round 2
1 Bubbles Blow The Spot32 85235 26568 1174thSecond Chance
2 Emil Sigfridsson Innan mörket faller23 10626 86149 9675thOut
3 Gladys del Pilar Baby I Can't Stop9 0739 0738thOut
4 Sandra Dahlberg Här stannar jag kvar55 30779 410134 7171stFinal
5 Itchycoo Super Mega Nova11 83711 8377thOut
6 Hanson, Carson & Malmkvist C'est la vie 45 14052 26797 4072ndWildcard
Final
7 Autolove Bulletproof Heart20 30220 3026thOut
8 Bosson Efharisto45 35544 33489 6893rdSecond Chance

Semifinal 4

Semifinal 4
Date:13 March 2004
Presenter: Charlotte Perrelli, Ola Lindholm, Peter Settman
Venue: Malmömässan, Malmö
Voting:Telephone voting
Viewing figures (approx):3,275,000
Total number of televotes cast:540,180
Qualifiers:Det gör ont performed by Lena Philipsson, La dolce vita performed by After Dark
Second Chance:Min kärlek performed by Shirley Clamp, Olé Olé performed by Andrés Esteche
#ArtistSongTelevotesTotalPlaceResults
Round 1Round 2
1 Lena Philipsson Det gör ont56 41477 775134 1891stWildcard
Final
2 Anders Borgius Just Like Me16 92316 9237thOut
3 Lotta Nilsson & Glenn Borgkvist Boom-bang-a-bang17 67017 6706thOut
4 After Dark La dolce vita 57 36459 860117 2242ndFinal
5 Pandora Runaway18 15526 62844 7835thOut
6 Fre Äntligen15 71215 7128thOut
7 Shirley Clamp Min kärlek 40 06642 58082 6464thSecond Chance
8 Andrés Esteche Olé Olé52 86757 207110 0743rdSecond Chance

Second Chance Round

Second Chance Round
Date:14 March 2004
Presenters: Liza Marklund, Elin "Grynet" Ek, Henrik Johnsson
Venue: Hotel Rival, Stockholm
Voting:Telephone voting
Interval Act: Alcazar, Nana Hedin
Viewing figures (approx):2,295,000
Total number of televotes cast:358,250
Qualifiers:Olé Olé performed by Andrés Esteche, Min kärlek performed by Shirley Clamp
#ArtistSongTelevotesPlaceResults
1 Sarek Älvorna40 4975thOut
2 Karl Martindahl Love Turns Water Into Wine56 8183rdOut
3 Fredrik Kempe Finally26 4388thOut
4 Anne-Lie Rydé Säg att du har ångrat dig27 6787thOut
5 Bubbles Blow The Spot41 2494thOut
6 Bosson Efharisto35 8556thOut
7 Shirley Clamp Min kärlek 57 3432ndFinal
8 Andrés Esteche Olé Olé72 3721stFinal

Finals

#ArtistSongSongwritersVotesPlace
JuryPublicTotal
1 Shirley Clamp Min kärlek Ingela 'Pling' Forsman, Bobby Ljunggren, Henrik Wikström86881742nd
2 Sandra Dahlberg Här stannar jag kvarSandra Dahlberg, Johan Becker811198th
3 Andrés Esteche Olé OléNiklas Edberger, Johan Fransson, Tim Larsson, Tobias Lundgren14149th
4 Hanson, Carson & Malmkvist C'est la vie Thomas G:son 7710th
5 E-Type Paradise E-Type, Fredrik Ekdahl3144755th
6 Lena Philipsson Det gör ont Thomas 'Orup' Eriksson 1001322321st
7 Fame Vindarna vänder ossHenrik Sethson, Pontus Assarsson, Dan Attlerud66666th
8 After Dark La Dolce VitaLarry Forsberg, Sven-Inge Sjöberg, Lennart Wastesson461101563rd
9 Sara Löfgren Som stormen Lars "Dille" Diedricson, Carina Danielsson Bergsman, Eddie Jonsson3022527th
10 Petra Nielsen Tango! Tango! Thomas G:son 85661514th

Juries

Song Luleå Umeå Sundsvall Falun Karlstad Örebro Norrköping Gothenburg Växjö Malmö Stockholm Total
Min kärlek68661221061081286
Här stannar jag kvar-4---1--12-8
Olé Olé----2101---114
C'est la vie2---4--1---7
Paradise11101--210-4231
Det gör ont8612128681212106100
Vindarna vänder oss1010426464461066
La Dolce Vita-2141812-212446
Som stormen4-210---86--30
Tango! Tango!12128810124281885

Televotes

SongJuryNo. of televotes (%)PointsTotal
Min kärlek86+176.343 (12.6%)88174
Här stannar jag kvar8+82.492 (5.9%)1119
Olé Olé14+79.723 (5.7%)-14
C'est la vie7+61.190 (4.4%)-7
Paradise31+159.157 (11.4%)4475
Det gör ont100+298.722 (21.3%)132232
Vindarna vänder oss66+76.003 (5.4%)-66
La Dolce Vita46+209.795 (15.0%)110156
Som stormen30+85.132 (6.1%)2252
Tango! Tango!85+172.873 (12.3%)66151

Returning artists

ArtistPrevious year(s)
Nina & Kim 2000, 2001, and 2002 with Friends
Niklas Andersson 2002
Sarek 2003
Fame
Bubbles
Pandora
Shirley Clamp
Andrés Esteche
Gladys del Pilar 2002 and 2003 with Afro-dite
Ann-Louise Hanson 1963, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1973 and 1974 with Glenmarks, 1975 with Glemarks and Hadar Kronberg, 1982, 1983 with John Ballard, 2002 with Molle Holmberg
Towa Carson 1967, 1968
Siw Malmkvist 1959, 1961, 1988
Lena Philipsson 1986, 1987, 1988

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