Good Evening Europe has revealed more jury members who have selected the nine songs competing in the DR P4 selection for Dansk Melodi Grand Prix.
Alongside previously announced Bryan Rice and James Benedict Thomas, more members of the jury for the radio selection for Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2020 have been revealed. Good Evening Europe has confirmed the stations that the jurors have worked with, and four of the nine jury members:
- James Benedict Thomas (P4 Bornholm)
- Bryan Rice (P4 Sjælland)
- Jonas Petersen – Member of the group Hymns from Nineveh
- Sebastian Lind – Singer songwriter (P4 Fyn)
In Midt og Vestjylland the search for songs for the radio selection was headed by Heidi Trillingsgaard, while Peter Ebberfelt lead the search for P4 Trekanten. The jury members for the two areas have not been made public.
A jury of nine music professionals that will select nine songs to be played on DR P4 throughout January 2020. The songs will be voted on by the listeners, with the top three advancing to the final of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix.
The three songs selected through the radio semi-final will go on to join seven songs selected by DR to compete in Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2020. The final of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix will be held on March 7 in the Royal Arena in Copenhagen.
Source: Good Evening Europe
Denmark debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957 alongside Austria and the United Kingdom. To date Denmark has won the contest on three occasions, the first being in 1963 when Grethe & Jorgen Ingmann performed “Dansevise”. Denmark won the contest again in 2000 represented by the Olsen Brothers, their most recent victory came in 2013 when Emmelie de Forest performed “Only Teardrops”. Denmark failed to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2015 and 2016.