The Hosts of DMGP 2020 have been revealed, as well as the announcement of the return of the orchestra to the competition.
DR has today revealed the two hosts for Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2020 in Copenhagen. Hella Joof and Rasmus Bjerg will be hosting the 50th edition of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, which will also see the return of the orchestra. The Antonelli Ochestra will be performing during the show, bringing the orchestra back to the contest for the first time since 1999.
A jury of nine music professionals have selected nine songs to be played on DR P4 from January 20. 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.
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.