Idol 2018 is the fourteenth season of Swedish Idol. This season is broadcast on TV4, as were earlier seasons.[1] The hosts and the judges remained the same from the previous season.[2] For the first time in the shows history there was a Top 13.[3] Sebastian Walldén won the final.

Idol 2018
Season 2018
Hosted byPär Lernström
Gina Dirawi
JudgesKishti Tomita
Alexander Kronlund
Nikki Amini
Anders Bagge
WinnerSebastian Walldén
Runner-upKadiatou Holm Keita
Original networkTV4
Original release20 August (2018-08-20) –
7 December 2018 (2018-12-07)
Season chronology
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Season 2019

Elimination chart edit

Stadium: Semi Finals Finals
Date: 17/9 18/9 19/9 20/9 21/9 28/9 5/10 12/10 19/10 26/10 2/11 9/11 16/11 23/11 30/111 7/12
Place Contestant Result
1 Sebastian Walldén 3:a WC 5 Winner
2 Kadiatou Holm Keita 3:a WC 3 Runner-up
3-4 William Segerdahl Out.
Bragi Bergsson Out.
5 William Stridh Out.
6 Nathalie Brydolf Out.
7 Maximilian Bergstrand Out.
8 Tua Selge Out.
9 Ki Soe Out.
10 Matice Kamara 3:a WC 2 Out.
11 Vanja Engström 3:a WC 4 Out.
12 Ambér Flores 3:a WC 1 Out.
13 Nadia Cameron Out.
14 Ida Njie Out.
Semi Ramila Moghaddam 3:a Out.
Adam Jarl 3:a
Christofer Andersson
Isak Sunding
Alva Brodin 3:a
Lisa Gustafsson
Anton Kröll 3:a
Gonzalo Flores
Top 22 Top 13 Bottom 2 Eliminated Withdrew Safe Advanced to the top 13 from the revenge stage Did not perform/Still participating/No longer in the competition

1 On November 30 will 2 contestants leave the competition

Top 14 edit

Order Contestant Song Result
1 Nadia Cameron "No Tears Left to Cry" Safe
2 William Strid "Större" Bottom two
3 Ki Soe "I'm Not the Only One" Safe
4 Ambér Flores "Runnin' (Lose It All)" Safe
5 William Segerdahl "Klappar och slag" Safe
6 Nathalie Brydolf "Million Reasons" Safe
7 Matice Kamara "Ingen annan rör mig som du" Safe
8 Ida Nije "Not too Young" Eliminated
9 Maximilian Bergstrand "Like a Rolling Stone" Safe
10 Tua Selge "Brinner i bröstet" Safe
11 Kadiatou Holm Keita "Tidal Wave" Safe
12 Bragi Bergsson "Passport Home" Safe
13 Vanja Engström "You Give Love a Bad Name" Safe
14 Sebastian Walldén "Master Blaster (Jammin')" Safe

Top 13 - Fridayparty edit

Order Contestant Song Result
1 Matice Kamara "God's Plan" Safe
2 Sebastian Walldén "Youngblood" Safe
3 Nadia Cameron "Came Here for Love" Eliminated
4 Tua Selge "Call Your Girlfriend" Safe
5 Bragi Bergsson "This Love" Safe
6 William Strid "Roads" Safe
7 Ki Soe "Remind Me to Forget" Safe
8 Vanja Engström "So What" Bottom two
9 Nathalie Brydolf "Cake by the Ocean" Safe
10 Kadiatou Holm Keita "Domino" Safe
11 Maximilian Bergstrand "I'm a Believer" Safe
12 Ambér Flores "When Love Takes Over" Safe
13 William Segerdahl "Love Me Again" Safe

Top 12 - This is me edit

Order Contestant Song Result
1 Nathalie Brydolf "Something's Got a Hold on Me" Safe
2 William Segerdahl "Attention" Safe
3 Tua Selge "Sand" Safe
4 Sebastian Walldén "Promises" Safe
5 Ki Soe "September Song" Bottom two
6 Maximilian Bergstrand "My Generation" Safe
7 William Strid "How to Save a Life" Safe
8 Ambér Flores "If I Were a Boy" Eliminated
9 Kadiatou Holm Keita "Say Something" Safe
10 Bragi Bergsson "Way Down We Go" Safe
11 Vanja Engström "Born To Be Wild" Safe
12 Matice Kamara "Pari" Safe

Top 11 - Divas edit

Order Contestant Song Result
1 William Segerdahl "If I Could Turn Back Time" Safe
2 Matice Kamara "Doo Wop (That Thing)" Bottom two
3 Ki Soe "Chained to the Rhythm" Safe
4 Vanja Engström "...Baby One More Time" Eliminated
5 William Strid "Wrecking Ball" Safe
6 Kadiatou Holm Keita "Umbrella" Safe
7 Maximilian Bergstrand "Don't Stop Me Now" Safe
8 Sebastian Walldén "Back to Black" Safe
9 Tua Selge "Rolling in the Deep" Safe
10 Bragi Bergsson "I Wanna Be Your Lover" Safe
11 Nathalie Brydolf "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman" Safe

Top 10 – Duets edit

The Contestant marked in pink was eliminated the contestant marked in lightblue was in the bottom two

Order Contestant 1 Contestant 2 Song Result
1 Sebastian Walldén Bragi Bergsson "Next to You" N/A
2 Matice Kamara Nathalie Brydolf "Empire State of Mind" N/A
3 Tua Selge William Strid "One" N/A
4 Ki Soe Maximilian Bergstrand "Dancing in the Street" N/A
5 Kadiatou Holm Keita William Segerdahl "For You" N/A

Top 9 - Hits on Swedish edit

Order Contestant Song Result
1 William Segerdahl "Snacket på stan" Bottom two
2 Sebastian Walldén "Hos dig är jag underbar" Safe
3 Kadiatou Holm Keita "Ett sista glas" Safe
4 Bragi Bergsson "Astrologen" Safe
5 Nathalie Brydolf "Långsamt farväl" Safe
6 Ki Soe "Slå mig hårt i ansiktet" Eliminated
7 Tua Selge "Goliat" Safe
8 William Strid "Din tid kommer" Safe
9 Maximilian Bergstrand "Jag vill ha en egen måne" Safe

Top 8 - Bigband edit

Order Contestant Song Result
1 Tua Selge "Fly Me to the Moon" Eliminated
2 Maximilian Bergstrand "Tutti Frutti" Safe
3 Bragi Bergsson "Beyond The Sea" Bottom two
4 Sebastian Walldén "New York, New York" Safe
5 William Strid "Hold On, I'm Comin'" Safe
6 William Segerdahl "Suspicious Minds" Safe
7 Nathalie Brydolf "Sakta vi gå genom stan" Safe
8 Kadiatou Holm Keita "Shake a Tail Feather" Safe

Top 7 - Parent’s Choice edit

Order Contestant Song Result
1 William Strid "Öppna din dörr" Bottom two
2 Maximilian Bergstrand "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away" Eliminated
3 Kadiatou Holm Keita "Irreplaceable" Safe
4 Sebastian Walldén "Guldet blev till sand" Safe
5 Nathalie Brydolf "That Don't Impress Me Much" Safe
6 William Segerdahl "See You Again" Safe
7 Bragi Bergsson "Your Song" Safe

Top 6 - Celebrity Duets edit

Order Contestant Celebrity Song Result
1 Kadiatou Holm Keita Felix Sandman "Hurt Somebody" Safe
2 William Strid Wiktoria "Stay with Me" Bottom two
3 Sebastian Walldén Astrid S "I'll Be There" Safe
4 William Segerdahl Mariette "Shallow" Safe
5 Bragi Bergsson Hanna Ferm "Up Where We Belong" Safe
6 Nathalie Brydolf Benjamin Ingrosso "Sugar" Eliminated

Top 5 – Swedish music exports and Love edit

Order Act First song Order Second song Result
1 Sebastian Walldén "Sun Is Shining" 6 "Love on the Brain" Safe
2 Bragi Bergsson "Save Tonight" 7 "All of Me" Bottom two
3 William Strid "Talking Body" 8 "Impossible" Eliminated
4 Kadiatou Holm Keita "Release Me" 9 "No One" Safe
5 William Segerdahl "Euphoria" 10 "Snälla bli min" Safe

Top 4 – Semifinal: Judges Choice edit

Order Act First song Order Second song Result
1 Bragi Bergsson "Can't Feel My Face" 5 "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" Eliminated
2 William Segerdahl "No Brainer" 6 "Say You Won't Let Go" Eliminated
3 Kadiatou Holm Keita "Make You Feel My Love" 7 "Diamonds" Safe
4 Sebastian Walldén "Uptown Funk" 8 "Careless Whisper" Safe

In this semifinal will 2 acts leave the competition.

Top 2 – Final: Contestants Choice Viewers Choice Winners Single edit

Order Act Contestant's Choice Song Order Viewer's Choice Song Order Winner's Single Result
1 Sebastian Walldén "Back to Black" 3 "Without You" 5 "Everything" Winner
2 Kadiatou Holm Keita "Say Something" 4 "We Found Love" 6 "Everything" Runner-Up

Auditions edit

  • 4 March 2018: Karlstad, Karlstad CCC
  • 10 March 2018: Umeå, Väven
  • 18 March 2018: Göteborg, Eriksbergshallen
  • 24 March 2018: Helsingborg, Helsingborg Arena
  • 14 April 2018: Stockholm, Tele2 Arena

References edit

  1. ^ "Idol 2018: Audition här är alla städer". Archived from the original on 28 February 2018. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Slipad produktion och hygglig jury i vinnande "Idol"". Aftonbladet. Archived from the original on 20 September 2018. Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  3. ^ "juryns kupp: De tävlar i årets "Idol"". Sydsvenskan. Archived from the original on 21 September 2018. Retrieved 21 September 2018.