Chief 1 & Thomas Buttenschøn are rumored to be one of the acts competing in Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2021.
Chief 1 & Thomas Buttenschøn are rumored to be participating in the Danish selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. The duo recorded a new years message for a Danish Eurovision site which has gone on to be removed from the internet, fueling speculation that the duo have announced their contest participation too early.
Chief 1 is a well known Danish record producer and runs the Chiefment label, while Thomas Buttenschøn is a singer songwriter born in Zambia and has released six studio albums. Chief 1 and Thomas Buttenschøn have released two singles together in the 18 months including “Alt er godt” which has gone to receive over 1 million views on YouTube and 1.5 million streams on Spotify.
The final of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2021 will take place on March 6. Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2021 will be held in Copenhagen once more following their return to the capital last year. The show however will be held in DR Byen, the headquarters of the broadcaster. This smaller venue was chosen to align with social distancing measures currently in effect in Denmark.
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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.