Jowst and the song ‘Grab the moment’ have to pick up Norway’s good track record at the Eurovision Song Contest. The country did not qualify for the final last year, and now have the chance to return to their old status.
Norway held their annual Melodi Grand Prix tonight to decide their Eurovision entry for 2017 and the winner is Jowst featuring Aleksander Walmann with the song “Grab The Moment”. Ten songs competed to represent Norway with international juries as well as a public vote choosing the winner.
Who can believe we’ve reached the very last national selection for 2017? But alas, tonight we are here in Norway with NRK and the Melodi Grand Prix 2017. This evening ten artists will compete for the opportunity to represent Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest [read more…]
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).
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.
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.
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 [read more…]
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”.
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.
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.