Norway 2023: MGP – Songs Of 1st Semifinal Released!

Listen to the first 7 entries!

NRK, the Norwegian public broadcaster, announced the artists that are going to participate in the upcoming MGP last week. Now, the entries of the 1st heat has been released!

Semifinal 1

Ulrikke Brandstorp – Honestly

Eirik Næss – Wave

Kate Gulbrandsen – Tårer i paradis

Rasmus Thall – TRESKO

Alessandra Mele – Queen of Kings

Byron Williams Jr & Jowst – Freaky For The Weekend

Umami Tsunami featuring Kyle Alessandro, Kristian Haugstøyl & Magnus Winjum – Geronimo

Don’t forget to listen to all the songs on our playlist on Spotify!


Melodi Grand Prix is the Norwegian national final for Eurovision. This year, NRK received the feedback of the public and decided to change the format of the selection process. The number of semifinals has now been reduced from four to three. Moreover, the last chance round has been completely scratched along with the duels and the pre-qualified acts. Now, all the artists must qualify from one of the semis in order to have a chance to sing in the final! The three artists with the most points at the end of each semifinal will advance to the next phase of the show.

The winner will be decided through a combination of an international jury and public votes (50%-50%). The first semifinal will take place on January 14.

What do you think about the artists? What do you think about the entries? Let us know in the comments below!


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