Anniversary edition of Melodi Grand Prix to Feature 40 songs

Prior to Eurovision 2019, Norwegian broadcaster NRK announced their plans for a more extensive national final for 2020. The broadcaster has now released more information, saying that a total of 40 songs will be a part of the selection. The expanded selection will be used to celebrate 60 years of Norway at the Eurovision Song…

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Aftermath 2019: KEiiNO still shocked with winning the televote for Norway

One of the biggest surprises of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 is arguably the televote victory of KEiiNO from Norway. The 291 points from the viewers at home gave them a top-10 spot after all. Something the jury was not willing to give Norway. In fact, if the professional jury has had it their way,…

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Scandinavia Week: Fan Favourite KEiiNO release new single, Praying

After their televote topping performance at Eurovision this year, Norwegian trio KEiiNO are back with yet another catchy song titled Praying. The song opens with joiking by Fred Buljo, then we hear the smooth vocals from both Tom Hugo and Alexandra Rotan. It’s a catchy pop tune that feels less of an instant hit than…

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2019 Eurovision Reviews – Norway

Norway have had a mixed history at the contest, but in a modern context, Norway is a strong competitor. It’s not uncommon to see Norway in the final, and additionally not uncommon to see the nation finish in the Top 10. This year the nation is hoping for another respectable result, this time with the…

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KEiiNO release Spirit in the Sky Music Video!

Earlier in the national final season, the group KEiiNO were selected to represent Norway with the song Spirit in the Sky. The official music video has now been released, with previously their live performance being the video on the official Eurovision channel. The music video was directed by Martin Sofiedal and Alice Asplund and recorded…

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Norway Decides! KEiiNO to Eurovision 2019!

The Norwegian selection Melodi Grand Prix has just taken place where the Norwegian hopefuls have presented their entries for Eurovision 2019. The national selection featured 10 artists who were revealed back in January. The show was hosted by Heidi Ruud Ellingsen and Kåre Magnus Bergh. Here is the full line-up: Chris Medina – We Try…

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