MGP 2022: Guide for the 3rd Semifinal!

Photo By: NRK

This Saturday, the second semifinal of the Norwegian national final will take place.

Four songs will compete in order to win one ticket for the final.

How it works

On each semifinal, the four competing entries allocating in two duels. The winner of each duel will continue to the second phase of the show. The remaining two will once again sing their songs and a new voting will determinate the winner. Only one will be qualified to the the final. Although, the three non qualified entires will still be able to hope for qualification at the Second chance round.

The Norwegian national final this year will consist of four semifinals and one second chance show. At each semifinal – including the second chance round – a prequalified to the final artist will present its entry. A total of 10 entries will compete in the final.

Mari Bølla – Your Loss

Mari Eriksen Bølla or simply known as Mari Bølla was born on August 20, 2004, in Norway. She isa singer and songwriter that rose to fame after her participation at the Norwegian idol in 2019, winning the show. Up to date, she the youngest ever person to win Idol. Prior to Idol, she participated also at the junior version of Idol, placing 3rd.

Oda Gondrosen – Hammer Of Thor

Oda Gondrosen was born in Fredrikstad, Norway. She is a singer and songwriter that has participated in the past in both the Norwegian versions of Idol and The Voice. After that she pursued a career as a nurse, finding music industry a tough place. In 2020, she competed again in Idol and managed to place 3rd. She currently is devoted to her music career. Her song is co-composed by Elsie Bay (Elsa Søllesvik), a fellow competitor at MGP that is pre-qualified for the final.

Sturla – Skår i hjerte

Sturla Fargerli Larsen or simply Sturla is a 27-years-old singer and songwriter from Trøndelag, Norway. He has released a number of singles in the past including one EP.

Vilde – Titans

Vilde Johannessen or simply Vilde is a 26-years-old singer and songwriter from Vestfold, Norway. She has studied music and in 2018 she released her debut single.

NorthKid – Somebody

During the third semifinal, NorthKid – one of the prequalified acts – will present their song!

NorthKid is a Norwegian pop band that was formed in 2017. The band consists of Bilal Saab (vocals), Helge Moen (synth), Håkon Guttormsen (guitarist), Sebastian Willassen (drummer) and Vegard Olaussen (bassist).

The semifinal will be live at 19:50 CET this Saturday and you can watch it here: NRK!

You can listen to all the MGP entries here:

Are you going to watch the second semifinal this Saturday? What do you think about the participants? What do you think about the songs? Let us know in the comments below!

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