🇸🇪 Anders Bagge: “I want to sing for the world.”

🇸🇪 Anders Bagge: “I want to sing for the world.”

Anders Bagge joins Tim for a longer chat as he prepares for this Saturday’s Melodifestivalen final. They discuss the staging for his song “Bigger Than The Universe”, how he is coping with being a potential favourite to win the competition, and returning to singing after almost 25 years.

The final of Melodifestivalen will take place on March 12. Anders will perform sixth 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 Anders Bagge

Anders Bagge is another Melodifestivalen debutant this year, but he is no stranger to the Swedish music industry! He has worked as a music producer alongside Peer Åström, as a judge on Swedish Idol, and has produced music for a plethora of international stars including Celine Dion, Madonna and Enrique Iglesias. He was also one of the writers of “When The Music Dies”, which placed fourth for Azerbaijan at Eurovision 2012.

His entry for Melodifestivalen 2022, “Bigger Than The Universe”, qualified directly to the final.

Listen to “Bigger Than The Universe” 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 Anders’ performance of “Bigger Than The Universe”? Would you like to see him 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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