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Norway: Listen to all of the MGP songs

Wednesday afternoon (15th February), NRK, the national broadcaster in Norway released  clips of all the songs competing in the MGP national selection. Among the acts competing is Ammunition, which features Åge Sten Nilsen (Wig Wam, 2005). 

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Norway: Åge (WigWam) takes part in national final

Åge Sten Nilsen is on the list for the national final in Norway with his new band Ammunition. The singer already represented Norway in Kiev in 2005 with the band WigWam.

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Norway: “Record amount of songs received for MGP”

According to Dagbladet, a record amount of 1035 songs have been submitted in Norway. This amount comes as a slight surprise, as Norway did not make it to the final in Stockholm earlier this year.

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Norway: International jury returns to national final

Norwegian broadcaster NRK has announced that it will change their format of the national final to pick their song for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. They will once again use a system with an international jury, which they did two times before: In 1985 and 1995, when Norway turned out to win the contest.

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Aftermath 2016 (8): Sweden only Nordic powerhouse left

At Eurovision 2016, the myth of the influence of so called “bloc voting” was debunked once again. From Scandinavia, only host nation Sweden was in the grand final. Frans gave the reigning country another top 5 result with “If I were sorry”.

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Posted in Stockholm 2016, Homepage, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden

Norway: 10 artists for Melodi Grand Prix

This year’s Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix will take place on February 27th live from Oslo Spektrum in Oslo, Norway, where it has been revealed this morning that 10 acts will compete to represent Norway in Stockholm at Eurovision 2016.

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Posted in Stockholm 2016, Homepage, Norway

Norway: Final scheduled on the 27th of February

Norway picks their song and artist for Eurovision 2016 on Saturday the 27th of February. The national final is to be held in Spektrum in capital Oslo, the artists that will take part have not been made public yet.

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Posted in Stockholm 2016, Homepage, Norway

Norway: Nora Brockstedt has passed away

Nora Brockstedt, the first Norwegian participant at the Eurovision Song Contest passed away Thursday evening. Brockstedt participated for Norway in 1960 and 1961.

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Norway: Ten acts for Melodi Grand Prix

Norway’s preselection Melodi Grand Prix will have ten participants in 2016. Broadcaster NRK revealed this news on monday night. The news suggests that NRK will stick to one Grand Final like in 2015, although no official statement has been made about this.

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Posted in Stockholm 2016, Homepage, Norway

Norway: Controversial video clip will not be copied on stage

Kjetil Mørland and Debrah Scarlett will not use the storyline of their controversial video clip for ‘A Monster Like Me’ in their stage act in Vienna. During the Eurovision Song Contest, the duo will do “something completely different”.

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Posted in Vienna 2015, Homepage, Norway

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