Alexander Rybak returns to Eurovision for Norway in 2018. Find out more about the singer with 10 Things About…Alexander Rybak!
Tonight saw ten acts compete to be named the Eurovision representative for Norway at the contest in 2018. Among the competitors in the final of the Melodi Grand Prix included two former Norwegian representative Aleksander Walmann and (2009 Eurovision winner) Alexander Rybak, as well as the ‘You Look So Much Better When You’re Naked’ singer Ida Maria.
Tomorrow night will see Norway select their Eurovision act and song for 2018, when the final of Melodi Grand Prix 2018 takes place. Ahead of the big announcement we had asked you to vote for your favourite acts in our poll. This has now closed and we can reveal the results.
Earlier this week the Norwegian broadcaster revealed the ten songs in the running for their Eurovision 2018 selection show Melodi Grand Prix in March. Ahead of the live show we have listened to the ten songs and have rated and ranked them. Take a look and see what we thought, and leave a comment with you thoughts or vote in our poll to share your views.
Today saw the Norweigan national broadcaster reveal the ten artists that will compete in this year’s Melodi Grand Prix, the show that will select their Eurovision artist and song for 2018. Among the line up are the 2017 Norwegian representative Aleksander Walmann who gave Norway a top ten finish for ‘That Feeling’, The Eurovision 2009 winner Alexander Rybak and Ida Maria who is probably best known for her international hit song ‘I Like You So Much Better When You’re Naked’. Read to listen to the full list!
Lyrics can make or break a song. While it is difficult to know what makes good lyrics, it is really easy to tell when they don’t have the desired effect and come across as insincere, don’t make any sense, are garbled English, or force a rhyme for the sake of it. Here are the worst offenders in 2017 for Worst Lyrics.
The first of September begins a new Eurovision season and we at Eurovision NI want to keep you updated on all the latest goings on. We’ve created a new table for the 2018 Contest that will let you know which countries will participate, information on the selection process, their artists and their songs. This page will be updated on a regular basis, but this is what we know so far!
August had so much new music that we had to split into into two parts! Read Part One here. Part Two has new music from former Eurovision winners Lena and Alexander Rybak, as well as France’s Amir, Kallay Saunders from Hungary, Krista Siegfrids from Finland and Australia’s Guy Sebastian.
Eurovision preparation begins months before the Eurovision Final in May. Many countries host their own national selection shows which take place over a number of weeks and usually there are a number of epic tracks that don’t get the chance to progress to the Eurovision finals. We honour those songs that narrowly missed out from the likes of Melfest, UMK, You Decide, Songvakeppnin, Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, A Dal, Festivali i Kenges, Eesti Laul, Supernova and many more with the category Best Song From Selection Shows at the Eurovision NI Awards 2017.
Tuesday saw ten acts qualify from the first semi final of Eurovision 2017. Tonight saw the broadcast of Semi Final 2 and another ten acts have made the line up of the Final. Check out who has made it through!