On Saturday, seven artists compete for the bottom spots in this year’s Melody’s Big Race, and tonight it is Skrillex, Stig van Eijk, Elaine Thorpe, Atli Petersen, Maria Selene, Achofi, Terrell Bisland Who will take the stage?
This is how it will be Melody Grand Prix 2023
The finals at Melodi Grand Prix (MGP) are organized as follows:
- Delfinale 1 is on Saturday January 14th in Oslo.
- Delfinale 2 is on Saturday January 21st in Oslo.
- Delfinale 3 is on Saturday January 28th in Oslo.
- The gold final takes place on February 4 in Trondheim.
In this year’s edition of MGP, it became He made a number of changesIncluding:
- Fewer and larger semi-finals, with more songs in each semi-final.
- There will be no pre-qualified artists and there will be no last chance.
- The final will return to Trondheim with an international jury.
Arian Engebø and Stian “Staysman” Thorbjørnsen will be presenters for the 2023 Melodi Grand Prix.
The winner of the final will represent Norway at the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) in the same year. The Economic and Social Council takes place in Liverpool, Great Britain.
- The first ESC semi-final is May 9th.
- The second semi-final is May 11.
- The Grand Final is May 13th.
This should lead
Stig van Eyck (41) He performs with the song “Someday”.
in In 1999, Van Eyck achieved great success as an artist after winning the Norwegian Grand Prix Final Melody. As a 17-year-old, he represented Norway on the Eurovision stage in Jerusalem, and 24 years later he was ready for his impressive comeback at the MGP.
Kay Thomas Larsen (36)known as his drag artist Skrillexlead with the song “Love One More Time”.
Larsen is known for the TV series 2 “Drags”, he has attended, among other things, the Bårdar Academy, and has worked as a music and performance artist since 2007.
Singer and presenter of “Beat for Beat” Atl Petersen (33) Going out on stage with the song “Masterpiece”.
In a previous interview, Petersen said the song is very personal. It is written about his daughter.
Maria Celine (25) Tonight’s performance with the song “Freya”.
The 25-year-old Mandalet has played a number of musicals, and participated in The Voice in 2017. Then Gaute Ormåsen contacted her, and tonight she will perform a song he wrote with Sindre Timberlid Jenssen, Anna Timgren, Benjamin Alasso and Eric Field.
Singer and writer Eileen Thorpe (29) He performs the song “It’s Not Meant to Be”.
In 2011 Norseman became “Ukas Urørt”, and in 2014 Thorp’s debut album “Mirror’s Edge” got a five in the VG. After withdrawing from the limelight due to stage fright, she returns eight years later.
Beatrice Akofi Hussain (27)known as mono acoffee, He performs the song “Victory”.
The young artist last participated in the Melodi Grand Prix competition in 2020 with the song “Som du er”. to TV 2 She told Achofi that she is ready to show another side of herself during this year’s MGP. Now you will sing about inner conflict with fear and uncertainty.
It’s a “pep talk” with myself and others, Achofi said. We have to keep going.
Tonight I will Terrell Bisland (21) Sing “Break It”.
The new artist debuted with a team of well-known songwriters at the back, including Emma Steinbakken, Benjamin Pincus, Lars Rosnes, and Emily Hollow. Despite the fact that this will be her first female artist, it is not the first time that Biziland has appeared on stage. In the past, she has performed as an actress and dancer.
A safe final place
Last week, it was JONE, Elise Bay, and SWING’IT Who got the last three tickets. Now they are more involved in the battle to represent Norway at the Eurovision Song Contest 2023.
In a meeting with Good Afternoon Norway after the semi-final win, SWING’IT member Martin Jarl Vilsen revealed that the band felt somewhat underwhelmed.
– I don’t think we were quite ready for Norway to send Jazz to the Melody Grand Final. It’s completely wild, Felsen added Good evening, Norway.
The first semi-final this year took place on Saturday 14 January. At the time, Umami Tsunami, Ulrikke Brandstorp and Alessandra Mele were the finalists.
In an interview with Good Evening Norway Before the first final, Brandstorp can reveal that she is ready for revenge.
The young artist was scheduled to represent Norway on stage in Rotterdam during the Eurovision Song Contest in 2020, but due to the pandemic, the song contest was cancelled.
– That means everything in the world, now I’m starting to laugh again. This means a lot. Thank you very much Brandstorp From the stage through the first dolphin final.
From Trondheim to Liverpool
The finalists for this year’s Melody Prix Grand Final will battle it out for the title of determined winner at the Trondheim Spectrum on Saturday, February 4th.
The artist who walks away from winning gets to represent Norway at the Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in Liverpool in May.
Ukraine won the music competition last year, but because of the ongoing war will Great Britain is hosting Eurovision this year for the first time in 24 years.
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