Speaking to Aftonbladet, the Mamas have stated that they have mixed feelings about whether they should compete in Melodifestivalen 2021.
The Mamas who were due to compete in Eurovision 2020, have spoken about whether they would return to Melodifestivalen. Speaking to Aftonbladet, the trio were hesitant about whether they would want to take to the stage again next year.
If the Mamas were offered the chance to go directly to Eurovision in 2021, they would ‘of course’ take part again. However Loulou said that she understand that was unlikely to happen and that they would have to win Melodifestivalen again.
Whether they would return to Melodifestivalen isn’t clear. Loulou and Dinah explained that they would if they have a ‘monster hit’ that was ‘the right song’ then they would. While Ashley, explained she would but that she wants ‘others who share the same dream of Mello and win to be able to have it’.
Sweden is one of a number of countries that have opted to hold new selections for Eurovision 2021. The other nations are; Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Lithuania and Norway.
Image source: SVT / Source: Aftonbladet
Sweden debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1958 and has gone on to be one of the contest’s most successful countries. The country has won the contest six times, the most recent being in 2015. Sweden’s first victory came in 1974 when ABBA won the contest in Brighton with “Waterloo”. Since missing out on the final in 2010, Sweden has gone on to finish 3rd twice and has won the contest twice, only in 2013 did the country place outside of the top 10 in the final.