Alcazar performing at Sommarkrysset
|Genres||Eurodance, Nu-disco, Pop, Dance-pop, Europop, Schlager|
|Years active||1998–2005 |
|Labels||Universal, Sony, Edel|
|Andreas Lundstedt(1998-2005, 2007-2011)|
Therese "Tess" Merkel(1998-2005, 2007-2011)
Alcazar have taken part in the Melodifestivalen, the competition that selects Sweden's entry in the Eurovision Song Contest three imes. In 2003 Not A Sinner, Nor A Saint came third overall. But it became the biggest hit of all the songs in Melodifestivalen 2003 and won the National Finals Song Contest. It became Alcazar's first #1 single in Sweden and did sell gold. In 2005 Alcastar failed to qualify for the final automatically, but eventually made it through after a second chance semi-final. However, the group again had to settle for third in the final, which was won by Martin Stenmarck's song Las Vegas. But the song became a hit and only needed three days in stores to became Alcazar's second #1 single in Sweden. In 2009 their Stay the night came fourth in TV-voting and fifth overall.