Category: MGP 2021

Adult Fandom – James Scanlan

Like many fans, my first taste of KEiiNO came at the Norsk Melodi Grand Prix final in 2019. I was live-blogging the event for Eurovision Ireland (www.eurovisionireland.net) and despite having heard the hype around Spirit in the Sky, I’d deliberately avoided listening to any of the songs in the selection so that my reactions to MGP were genuine first impressions.

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The Eurovision-fans react to the Norwegian final: – Norway had one job to do, KEiiNO was robbed again

Both the voting problems and the competition itself have during this year’s Melodi Grand Prix, created a stir. On Saturday night, it was between TIX and KEiiNO in the gold final, but it was in the end Tix who could adorn himself with the title as the winner of the Melodi Grand Prix 2021.

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KEiiNO in MGP 2021

Amazing MGP performance

Saturday the 20th arrived, the nerves were on the outside since the morning, and the day was VERY long.

They made an absolutely amazing performance, Alexandra nailed her high note with perfection, and the entire staging and setup and their fantastic new white and silver outfits were so perfect. The happiness that radiated from their faces, their smiles, their energy… it was heartwarming and overwhelming and a true joy to wittness.

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Betsson: Our favourite for representing Norway

This year’s twelve finalists in the Melodi Grand Prix are ready, after the heavy metal act Jorn received the last gold card Monday evening. Only one of these is going to represent Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest, and Betsson’s bookmakers have received help from MGP expert Per Sundnes to assess various finalists’ chances of winning.

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KEiiNO participating in Melodi Grand Prix 2021

Around 12 this afternoon, some of us nearly had a heart attack. All of a sudden, the Facebook covers changed on KEiiNO’s Facebook, and on Tom’s, Alexandra’s and Freds – all into the same cover. This could mean two things, 1. A new single soon, or 2. They were among those soon to be announced as participants in this year’s Melodi Grand Prix i Norge.

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