Norway MGP Melodi Grand Prix 2015 Artists
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Norway: Songs for MGP 2015 revealed

The songs for the 56th edition of Melodi Grand Prix in Norway has been revealed. Eleven songs will compete on 14 March 2015 to represent Norway at Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna. Among the artists there's a former Eurovision-winner!

More than 800 songs were submitted to the Norwegian broadcaster NRK before deadline, and the broadcaster has picked the eleven entries that will compete for a ticket to Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna. Will 2015 be the year when Norway gets its 4th victory (or gets its 10th last place) in Eurovision? The songs will be released online on 17 February.

The songs for MGP 2015

Listen to a very short 15 seconds snippets of the songs and presentations here

• Alexandra Joner – "Cinderella"
• Contrazt – "Heaven"
• Erlend Bratland – "Thunderstrike"
• Ira Konstantinidis – "We Don't Worry"
• Jenny Langlo – "Next to You"
• Karin Park – "Human Beings"
• Marie Klåpbakken – "Ta Meg Tilbake"
• Mørland & Debrah Scarlett – "A Monster Like Me"
• Raylee – "Louder"
• Stasyman Lazz – "En Godt Stekt Pizza"
• Tor & Bettan – "All Over The World"

The songs were revealed at a press conference broadcasted live on NRK1. Among the contestants is Elisabeth "Bettan" Andreassen from the group "Bobbysocks" who won Eurovision Song Contest 1985 for Norway with the song "La Det Swinge".

Melodi Grand Prix 2015

The 56th edition of Melodi Grand Prix (MGP) will be held on 14 March 2015 in Oslo Spektrum, with 11 artists performing live. Hosts are Silya and Kåre Magnus Bergh. The winner will represent Norway at Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna.

Norway in Eurovision Song Contest

Norway 2009 | Alexander Rybak - "Fairytale"

Since the debut in 1960 Norway has participated 53 times in Eurovision. They have won the competition three times:
1985: Bobbysocks - "La Det Swinge"
1995: Secret Garden - "Nocturne"
2009: Alexander Rybak - "Fairytale"

2009 Alexander Rybak - "Fairytale" is still the song that has received most points ever: 387 points – got 12 points from 16 countries. But Norway holds another Eurovision record: The country that ended last most times – 9 last places!

Since the introduction of Semi-finals in 2004, Norway has been very succesful with qualification to the Grand Final 9 out of 11 times.

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