List of Melodifestivalen contestants

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This article lists the artists that have participated in Melodifestivalen five times or more, and their victories where applicable.

The person with the most Melodifestivalen entries is songwriter Thomas G:son, who has entered 47 songs between 1999 and 2017. Behind G:son is Bobby Ljunggren with 46 entries, and further back are Ingela "Pling" Forsman (39 songs),
Henrik Wikström (33 songs) and Fredrik Kempe with 30 entries.[1]

Bobby Ljunggren and Lasse Holm have the most Melodifestivalen wins, with five each.[1] Åke Gerhard and Fredrik Kempe have a total of four victories. Carola Häggkvist, Ingela "Pling" Forsman, Marie Bergman and Thomas G:son have had three wins each. The person with the most appearances without victory is Ann-Louise Hanson, who entered unsuccessfully thirteen times between 1963 and 2004.[1]

Normal text shows singers, and italics show songwriters. From ESC.info.se

No. of appearances Name No. of victories
47 Thomas G:son 3 (2001, 2006, 2012)
46 Bobby Ljunggren 5 (1995, 1998, 2006, 2008, 2010)
39 Ingela "Pling" Forsman 3 (1985, 1995, 1998)
33 Henrik Wikström 1 (2006)
30 Fredrik Kempe 4 (2008, 2009, 2011, 2014)
19 Peter Boström 1 (2012)
19 Tim Larsson 1 (2005)
19 Tobias Lundgren 1 (2005)
18 Johan Fransson 1 (2005)
18 Lasse Holm 5 (1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1993)
16 Anton Hård af Segerstad 1 (2015)
14 Peter Himmelstrand 2 (1968, 1978)
13 Linnea Deb 2 (2013, 2015)
13 Joy Deb 2 (2013, 2015)
13 Marcos Ubeda 1 (2002)
13 Ann-Louise Hanson 0
13 Torgny Söderberg 1 (1984)
13 Östen Warnebring 2 (1960, 1967)
12 Tony Nilsson 0
12 Calle Kindbom 1 (2003)
12 Larry Forsberg 0
12 Lennart Wastesson 0
12 Sven-Inge Sjöberg 0
12 Alexander Bard 1 (1989)
12 Lars "Dille" Diedricson 1 (1999)
12 Niklas Edberger 1 (2005)
12 Britt Lindeborg 2 (1969, 1984)
12 Monica Forsberg 2 (1982, 1983)
11 Anderz Wrethov 0
11 Åke Gerhard 4 (1958, 1959, 1960, 1962)
10 Peter Kvint 0
10 Anders Glenmark 0
10 Nanne Grönvall 1 (1996)
10 Stephan Berg 2 (1991, 1997)
9 Jimmy Jansson 0
9 Lina Eriksson 0
9 Aleena Gibson 0
9 Andreas Lundstedt 0
9 Sylvia Vrethammar 0
9 Anders Hansson 0
9 Bobbie Ericsson 2 (1961, 1963)
9 Dan Attlerud 0
9 Kikki Danielsson 2 (1982, 1985)
9 Peter Grönvall 1 (1996)
9 Staffan Ehrling 0
8 David Kreuger 1 (2014)
8 Sharon Vaughn 0
8 Amir Aly 0
8 Magnus Carlsson 0
8 Marie Bergman 3 (1971, 1972, 1994)
8 Mårten Eriksson 0
8 Ola Håkansson 1 (1989)
8 Anders Dannvik 0
8 Berndt Öst 2 (1971, 1972)
8 Bo-Göran Edling 0
8 Svante Thuresson 1 (1966)
8 Tomas Ledin 1 (1980)
8 Tommy Körberg 2 (1969, 1988)
7 Karl-Ola Kjellholm 0
7 Andreas Johnson 0
7 Sanna Nielsen 1 (2014)
7 Fredrik "Figge" Boström 0
7 Karl Eurén 0
7 Mattias Reimer 0
7 Lars Edvall 0
7 Gunnar Wiklund 0
7 Mikael Wendt 2 (1987, 1990)
7 Per Andreasson 0
7 Pierre Isacsson 2 (1971, 1972)
7 Tommy Lydell 0
6 Hamed Pirouzpanah 1 (2014)
6 Linda Bengtzing 0
6 Jessica Andersson 1 (2003)
6 Henrik Janson 0
6 Shirley Clamp 0
6 Pontus Assarsson 0
6 Henrik Sethsson 1 (2001)
6 Elisabeth Andreassen 1 (1982)
6 Tim Norell 1 (1989)
6 Py Bäckman 1 (1988)
6 Agnetha Munther 2 (1971, 1982)
6 Bruno Glenmark 0
6 Carli Tornehave 0
6 Christer Lundh 1 (1987)
6 Family Four 2 (1971, 1972)
6 Håkan Almqvist 2 (1995, 1998)
6 Ingvar Wixell 1 (1965)
6 Kenneth Gärdestad 1 (1979)
6 Lars Lönndahl 0
6 Lasse Berghagen 1 (1975)
6 Lena Philipsson 1 (2004)
6 Lily Berglund 0
6 Lotta Ahlin 0
5 Alcazar 0
5 Sonja Aldén 0
5 Thomas Thörnholm 0
5 Carola Häggkvist 3 (1983, 1991, 2006)
5 Bengt-Arne Wallin 1 (1966)
5 Benny Andersson 1 (1974)
5 Gert Lengstrand 2 (1993, 1999)
5 Gustaf Eurén 0
5 Göran Fristorp 1 (1973)
5 Inger Berggren 1 (1962)
5 Jan Johansen 1 (1995)
5 Karin Glenmark 0
5 Lars Andersson[disambiguation needed] 0
5 Marcus Österdahl 1 (1967)
5 Martin Klaman 0
5 Mona Grain 0
5 Nick Borgen 0
5 Patrice Hellberg 1 (1967)
5 Siw Malmkvist 2 (1959, 1961)
5 Svante Persson 0
5 Ted Gärdestad 1 (1979)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Most entries. ESC.info.se. Retrieved on 30 October 2010.