He went far by winning the Melody Grand Prix kids’ race.
The 13-year-old from Røyken performed “Tusen tanker”, and it became the most popular contribution.
– Thank you very much! The winner said on TV when the win was real.
– He told VG I was having a great time, and I couldn’t have been better.
“I didn’t know how far I could go, but I’m excited about how far I’ve come,” says William, who said he would celebrate the victory by having fun with the family and the other contestants.
According to the winner MGPjr NRK He has properly focused on singing since 2018, when he participated in the musical “Annie” at the School of Musical Arts and Ballet. He works in a music company, takes singing lessons, dances hip-hop, jazz, classical and step.
The 13-year-old also has theater experience from ‘Royal Pirate Theater’ in Diereparken in Kristiansand, and from ‘Chess’ Folketeret in Oslo.
The town of Frekhaug in Alver municipality a little north of Bergen was well represented in tonight’s final race.
The duo from there made it to the finals with the winner: sibling pair Lisa and Tobias, with the song “Akkurat passe”—and Elend and Liam, who make music together in the garage, contributed the song Parasite.
According to NRK, more than a thousand contributions have been received to MGPjr this year.
25 went to audition, and from there ten finalists were selected tonight.
This year is 20 years since the first MGPjr competition took place.
At that time, in 2002, the first winners were Two Little Guys – a duo that later included the famous comedian Nikolai Ram.
Ten years later, the victory went to the biggest pop stars the show has spawned to date: Marcus and Martinus, who welcomed tonight’s participants in a tribute video where they said they were in Stockholm.
A number of previous winners were in attendance at the Telenor Arena on Saturday night.
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