🇸🇪 Robin Bengtsson: “It means a lot that you still play my music five years’ later.”

🇸🇪 Robin Bengtsson: “It means a lot that you still play my music five years’ later.”

Treadmill superstar Robin Bengtsson joins Tim to discuss preparing for the Melodifestivalen final, his biggest rivals in the competition this year, and why the first heat of Melodifestivalen 2022 was his most nerve-wracking night in a green room ever!

The final of Melodifestivalen will take place on March 12. Robin will perform seventh in the running order, which can be found here. The results will be decided by a 50/50 split between the televote and international juries. It will take place at the Friends Arena in Stockholm.

About Robin Bengtsson

Robin Bengtsson is a Swedish singer who became famous for taking part in Swedish Idol 2008. He has competed in Melodifestivalen three times so far (2016, 2017, 2020), and won it in 2017. Taking his song “I Can’t Go On” to Eurovision, he ended up 5th in the Grand Final with a total of 344 points.

Listen to “Innocent Love” on streaming services


Apple Music

You can also listen to the other competing entries at Melodifestivalen 2022 by following our Spotify playlist:

Sweden’s Eurovision Journey

In 1958, Sweden made their debut in the Eurovision Song Contest, with Alice Babs representing them with the song “Lilla stjärna” which placed fourth. Since their debut, the Scandinavian nation has managed to win six times (1974, 1984, 1991, 1999, 2012, and 2015).

In 2021, Sweden was represented by Tusse, who won the 60th edition of Melodifestivalen and competed with the song “Voices”, which managed to qualify for the Grand Final and placed 14th with 109 points from the jury and televoters.

What do you think of Robin’s performance of “Innocent Love”? Would you like to see her back on the Eurovision stage? As always, let us know what you think by getting in touch in the comments below. Be sure to follow THAT Eurovision Site on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram.

News Source: That Eurovision Site

Photo Source: SVT/Annika Berglund

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