Denmark’s Dansk Melodi Grand Prix came to a head tonight with ten acts vying to be chosen as the Danish Eurovision entry for 2016. In the end it was Lighthouse X that were chosen by the public to go to Stockholm to compete in May.
The ten acts competing in this year’s Dansk Melodi Grand Prix will shortly take to the stage in the hopes of being the Danish Eurovision act for 2016. But who did you vote as your favourite?
1. Denmark became the tenth country to choose their song for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. Anti Social Media won the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix on Saturday with their song ‘The Way You Are’ after receiving the highest combined votes of jury and public.
2. Runner up Anne Gadegaard wasn’t pleased with the results as she had received the highest amount of votes from the public. The ‘Suitcase’ singer took to social media to complain about the jury decision saying that it should have been her that was selected to represent Denmark.
3. The 60th Anniversary concert organised by the BBC was confirmed this week.
Denmark have won Eurovision on three occasions: first in 1963 with ‘Dansevise’ by Grethe and Jørgen Ingmann, then again in 2000 and 2013 with the Olsen Brothers’ ‘Fly On the Wings of Love’ and Emmelie de Forest’s ‘Only Teardrops’, respectively. As well as their three wins, Denmark have also had a further 11 top five finishes at Eurovision. However their most recent attempt in 2015 they failed to qualify for the final, as Anti-Social Media’s ‘The Way You Are’ only finished in 13th place in semi final 2.