Artist Profile: Norway 2021 – TIX!

Photo By: NRK / JULIA MARIE NAGLESTAD

Norway this year chose TIX as its 2021 representative. TIX was born on April 12 1993, in Bærum, Norway. His real name is Andreas Andresen Haukeland.

His debut album was released in 2016 and reached the 2nd place on the Norwegian charts. He has composed music for established artists such as FLO RIDA and Ava Max. Since 2014, he has released a number of singles, most of with entered the local charts. In early 2021, he was among the pre-qualified acts of Melodi Grand Prix 2021 – the Norwegian national final. He won the national final beating the Eurovision’s fan-favourite KEiiNO.

Originally, he submitted the Norwegian version of his song “Ut av mørket” to the contest. Eventually, he participated and won in the final with the English version of the song “Fallen Angel”. The entry is composed by Andreas Haukeland, Emelie Hollow and Mathias Haukeland.

The Norwegian version topped the local charts, whilst the english version reached the second place.

Norway is going to compete 9th in the first semifinal.

What do you think about the song? Can TIX win the contest? Write your thoughts on the comment box below.

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