Author: Karina Brandt@KEiiNO NEWS

Battle of the Stars finalist Alexandra Rotan: Does not receive KEiiNO salary abroad

Battle of the Stars finalist Alexandra Rotan: Does not receive KEiiNO salary abroad

The recent silver winner reveals that the band project is running a deficit internationally. Next autumn, she will start a solo career.

This weekend, Alexandra Rotan congratulated her “Battle of the Stars” rival Bjørn Tomren on the victory – apparently just as jubilantly happy, after ten weeks of exposure in prime time on NRK.

Exposure is also a key word for the band she is known as a third of, the Melodi Grand Prix institution KEiiNO.

In a recent application to the Norwegian Cultural Council for the Statens kunstnerstipend, Rotan says that the band does not make money outside the home country’s borders.

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Venus

Left my insecurity
On earth
I’m never coming down
Venus
Ready for your blinding light

What if
I was the only girl
Venus
Teach me to rule the world
I’m strong
See me now I’m shining bright

I’m over the fear
Of letting them down
I’m ready to own my destiny
I’m letting them go
The demons in me
I’m letting you go

I’m cutting signals off from ground control
I see a goddess floating in the sky
She tells me all you have to do is fly
Venus I’m burning in the atmosphere
And I don’t care now if I shine too bright
I’ve seen the beauty in the blinding light
Now I can
Fly

She says
My prosperity
My life
Only belongs to me
Venus
Rise me up and set me free

I cant
Can’t be the only girl
Ready
Waiting to rule the world
Venus
Rise them up and set them free

I know that you’re scared
Of taking the crown
They make it seem so impossible
If you let them go
The demons in you
Girl, you let them go

I’m cutting signals off from ground control
I see a goddess floating in the sky
She tells me all you have to do is fly
Venus I’m burning in the atmosphere
And I don’t care now if I shine too bright
I’ve seen the beauty in the blinding light
Now I can
Fly

Cause they blinded me
Now I finally see
They can’t bring me down
I got with Venus with me
No more holding me back

She’s been calling me
from the day I was born
You’re my warrior
Princess
A goddess
A queen

I’m cutting signals off from ground control
I see a goddess floating in the sky
She tells me all you have to do is fly
Venus I’m burning in the atmosphere
And I don’t care now if I shine too bright
I’ve seen the beauty in the blinding light
Now I can
Fly

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Battle of the Stars »knocks out« Shall we dance

On Saturday and during the weekend, a total of 908,000 people realized that Carina Dahl had to leave “Battle of the Stars” in the semifinals.
In comparison, there were 526,000 who saw that it was Royane Harkati who went out out of “Shall we dance” the week before the quarterfinals.
The audience numbers last weekend were 861,000 for “Battle of the Stars” and 491,000 for “Shall we dance”.

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Tom and Alexandra in Beat for Beat – get free tickets

Good evening, VolKEiiNOs,

I hope you are all well and somewhat recovered after last night’s magical performance?
I was contacted by NRK to please tell you that ALL KEiiNO fans can get FREE tickets to be in the audience for the recording of Beat for Beat on November 3rd, where Tom and Alexandra are participants.

All you have to do is to contact her on e-mail: nrk@publikum.no – send a mail with the line: beat for beat 03/11, and tell how many tickets you would like.
Please only serious requests – if you actually intend to be there, so they avoid emtpy seats.

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What a magical evening

What a magical evening

Is Alexandra for real? Or is she a figment of our wishful imaginations?

Nine Saturdays in a row, Alexandra Rotan has now blown us over with her talent. Saturday after Saturday, she overdid herself from the Saturday before, and more than a few times did she leave both audience and judges in tears.

Of course we knew she was great, but over the weeks she has grown even further, and she may not have a professional musical education behind her like so many others, but giving her the stamp PROFESSIONAL would be appropriate after this.

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“Battle of the Stars” -Alexandra: Operated after changes of cervical cells

Alexandra Rotan had surgery to remove a small part of her cervix out of fear of developing cancer when she was diagnosed with a serious change of cells.

In 2019, the KEiiNO singer and “Battle of the Stars” participant found the courage to see a gynecologist for the first time. The cell samples showed moderate to small cell changes, while the following year showed small to no changes.
Early in the spring of this year came the shock – the sample suddenly showed large cell changes.

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KEIINO was hacked

Someone got our password on Instagram and Twitter, says Tom Hugo Hermansen (41), best known as Tom Hugo, to VG on Saturday.

On the pop group’s Instagram, there is now a picture of a woman, and the account gives the impression of being a Turkish yoga account.

– We do not know who is behind this, but the person in question has sent out a number of messages to people, where it is encouraged to send money. We hope no one does, says Hugo.

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End of Time (Taste of Heaven)

Oh my god it’s Armageddon 
I just saw a demon in the park                
All I see is stars
and I feel it in my heart
I’m all ready now, Celestial
Hey, it’s just the end of time 
If you wear those pants up to the door
They will let you in
cause you wear them like a sin
I’m all ready now, Celestial

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I was a fool

I was a fool

Tom Hugo & Alexandra Rotan
Alexander Nyborg Olsson

Tell me all the stories
From when we were young
And how we danced all night
We were always dreaming
Would follow the lights
Back when they were so bright

Show me all the sunsets
We lost in the west¨when we were beautiful
Tell me all the mornings
We swam in the lake
Were unforgettable

I remember waiting for you
By the train
I remember
Losing my mind

I was so young when we met – I was a fool
Darling, I’m still foolish and I can’t forget
I was a fool – was a fool
I thought you were cruel when you left – I was a fool
Darling, now the memories are all I have left
I was a fool – was a fool

I still see you laughing
With all of the boys
You were the gorgeous one
I still hear you crying
You said you were lost
And you would always run

Last night I was walking
Alone in the rain
I thought I saw your face
At the bar by the station
Right next to the lake
That was our favourite place

I remember waiting for you
By the train
I remember
Losing my mind

I was so young when we met – I was a fool
Darling, I’m still foolish and I can’t forget
I was a fool – was a fool
I thought you were cruel when you left – I was a fool
Darling, now the memories are all I have left
I was a fool – was a fool

I was so young when we met – I was a fool
Darling, I’m still foolish and I can’t forget
I was a fool – was a fool
I thought you were cruel when you left – I was a fool
Darling, now the memories are all I have left
I was a fool – was a fool

I was a fool – was a fool
I was a fool – was a fool

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Our Queen of the Night

For the past four Saturdays, Alexandra has knocked us over with her fullhearted energetic performances in the Norwegian TV battle show, “Battle of the Stars” (Stjernekamp).

With the first category being POP, she started out with her KEiiNOfied version of Coldplay’s “Viva la Vida”, which she afterwards released as a solo single through all streaming and music-shopping platforms online. A fantastic performance where we had the pleasure of hearing her hit the high notes with her ever so strong and beautiful voice.

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