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TONIGHT: Eurovision in Concert

So aside from the main show in May what would you say is the biggest event of the Eurovision calendar? Melfest? The semi-final draw? Some would in fact argue that the first big meeting of the cast of the year would be that moment, and tonight sees just that happening in the Dutch capital. 24 of the 40 performers in …

The 2015 “Expert” Panel – NORWAY

The ESC United “Expert” Panel is back once again reviewing all Eurovision songs and rank them accordingly. You are probably asking yourself on how we pick our panel and the criteria. We looked at people from all walks of life to bring together a unique group of panelists with a wide range in taste. They all bring different skills and …

Mørland & Debrah Scarlett to Eurovision for Norway

The last National Final of the 2015 season has come to a close and we have a winner. Mørland & Debrah Scarlett is going to represent Norway in the Eurovision Song Cotnest 2015 in Vienna, Austria this May with the song A Monster like me. Melodi Grand Prix 2015 was the 53rd edition of the Norwegian national final For the …

TONIGHT: Sweden and Norway Decide

  Tonight is the final Saturday of the 2015 National Final season! Yes, it is over already. In 2015 we have had many shocks winners, shock eliminations, ten week national finals, and a Ruslana concert as an interval act, but lets not forget one of the most shocking events from this year’s NF season, a winner refusing to represent his …

Norway: Listen to the songs in full

Norwegian broadcaster NRK has now released the full versions of the 11 competing entries in this year’s Melodi Grand Prix. The songs can be heard on NRK’s own website here. NRK has also released the songs for streaming purposes on Spotify and Winamp. The 11 songs will compete in one show to choose Norway’s representative on 14th March 2015, a …

Norway: Participants and Songs Revealed

Today the Norwegian (NRK) broadcaster announced the 11 acts and songs that will fight for the Norwegian ticket to Vienna, for the 60th Eurovision Song Contest. The Norwegian final, Melodi Grand Prix, will take place on the 14th of March, in Olso. This years MGP will be hosted by Silya Nymoen and Kåre Magnus Bergh, and will not consist of any …

39 countries represented in Eurovision 2015

The EBU has confirmed that 39 countries will be represented at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, hosted between 19-23 May in Vienna, Austria. The number is two up on last year, representing the first increase in participation since Germany’s hosting in 2011. Amongst the participants is a surprising return from Czech Republic, who will take part for the first time …

Norway: MGP format revealed

Today the Norwegian broadcaster NRK has announced their plans for the upcoming Melodi Grand Prix. This year, the traditional national final will undergo quite some changes. NRK decided to drop the semi finals – instead, the national final will only consist of one show with 10 participants. A special jury will pick the contestants out of a pool of about …

Tooji (Norway 2012) releases “Cocktail”

  Tooji is back with a new song. The 27 year old singer is known for his 2012 participation of the Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, Azerbaijan.   Today he announced the release of his latest single “Cocktail” which you can listen to below. His style has changed significantly and can be best described as more mature and a bit …

Norway: Listen to Carl Espen’s new single

Two days ago, Norway’s representative in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 released his follow-up single. Carl Espen, who sang “Silent Storm” in May and finished in a respectable 8th place, has announced that “Holding On” will be his next release. The song sees Espen taking a more upbeat approach compared to his sombre Eurovision entry. Listen to “Holding On” below: …

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