DR, the Danish national broadcaster, has revealed the winners of the three radio semi-finals of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2020.
A total of nine songs took part in the radio semi-finals. These songs were divided into three groups of three songs according to geographical location. Public voting chose one song from each semi-final to advance to the final.
The results of the semi-finals are:
- Jamie Talbot – “Bye Bye Heaven”
- Kenny Duerlund – “Forget it All” – Advanced to Final
- Nick Jones – “2AM”
- SamSara – “For You”
- Søren Okholm – “Impossible Dreamers”
- BEN & TAN – “Yes” – Advanced to Final
- Emil – “Ville ønske jeg havde kendt dig”
- Sander Sanchez – “SCREENS” – Advanced to Final
- Mielou – “We Could Be So Beautiful”
Of the six songs that did not win their regional semi-finals, two of them will be selected as jury wildcards to advance to the final. The wildcards, as well as the five pre-qualified entries, will be revealed on January 31.
The final of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix will be held on March 7 in the Royal Arena 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.
Leonora represented Denmark in Tel Aviv with the song “Love Is Forever”. She finished 12th in the Grand Final with 120 points.
Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest
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.