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.
Traveling to all the Eurovision pre-parties has helped Norwegian band KEiiNO to become a team. The group, consisting of three well-known solo artists from Norway, traveled together. “That’s where we became a family.”
Norway will organize a big series of preselection shows for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. Broadcaster NRK will have five semi finals and one big final to pick their song.
KEiiNO has won Melodi Grand Prix 2019 with “Spirit in the Sky”. The band will represent Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv.
The group KEiiNO is the big favourite to win the MGP 2019 final and represent Norway at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. Their song ‘Spirit in the sky’ is having the best odds with the bookmakers, followed by Eurovision 2015-artist Mørland and Adrian Jørgensen.
Norwegian broadcaster NRK has released the ten artists and songs that will take part in MGP 2019 on the 2nd of March. Kjetil Mørland is the most notable name in the field, as he took part at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2015.
The comeback of Alexander Rybak at the Eurovision Song Contest did not go according to plan. The winner of the contest of 2009 wanted to go for gold again, but did not even make it to the top-10 in Lisbon. He is not the first [read more…]
Alexander Rybak joins a short list of artists that have won the Eurovision Song Contest and return to the contest to reclaim their title. Statistically however, a second victory for Rybak is unlikely, states Dennis van Eersel in this editorial.
Alexander Rybak still has a shot at his second Eurovision trophy. The 2009 Eurovision winner won an incredibly tough Melodi Grand Prix Final tonight and will now represent his country Norway in Lisbon.
Who will win Melodi Grand Prix 2018? With Alexander Rybak, Stella Mwangi and Aleksander Walmann, this year’s Norwegian final features three former Eurovision participants. And as if that was not enough, some of the highest selling Norwegian recording artist also take part!