Norway: Melodi Grand Prix Submissions Open

This year’s Eurovision Song Contest has only just concluded, however Norway is already looking towards the 2022 contest. The submission period for Melodi Grand Prix 2022 has now opened, and will continue until August 15th.

Norwegian broadcaster NRK has opened the submissions window for artists hoping to compete in the national selection, Melodi Grand Prix. The rules of the selection are as follows:

  • It is encouraged that the entries have at least one Norwegian songwriter
  • Each producer or songwriter can sign up for a maximum of three songs
  • Everyone can sign up for songs, but artists must be at least 16 years old to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest
  • Songs must not exceed 3 minutes, and cannot have been commercially released before September 1st, 2021

Norwegian Head of Delegation, Stig Karlsen commented,

‘The invitation is open to anyone who writes songs. This is a unique chance to try and grab a place in the world’s biggest music competition. We are open to all kinds of music within a broad understanding of the pop genre. It can be anything from sophisticated beautiful pop songs, to bone-hard rock, pink chewing gum pop, and everything in between’

The national selection will take place early next year. For now, watch 2021 representative TIX below: