KiiM has qualified from the fourth semi-final of Melodi Grand Prix 2021. broadcast this evening from Norway.
KiiM has earned a place in the Grand Final of Melodi Grand Prix 2021 following the show’s fourth semi-final this evening. Tonight’s show featured four artists competing in two duels. with the winner of each duel competing in a ‘Gold Duel’.
Competing in the first duel were:
- Marianne Pentha & Mikkel Gaup – “Pages”
- Landeveiens Helter – “Alt det der”
Competing in the second duel were:
- KiiM – “My Lonely Voice”
- Royane – “Circus”
Marianne Pentha & Mikkel Gaup and KiiM then went head-to-head in the ‘Gold Duel’, with KiiM winning a place in the grand final, which will take place on 20 February.
Also performing tonight was Atle Pettersen, who has pre-qualified for the final with his entry “World on Fire”.
This evening’s results were determined solely by public vote. The three acts that failed to qualify will go through to the Second Chance show on 15 February, where they will compete for one remaining place in the final.
Image: Julia Marie Naglestad / NRK
Norway debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1960 and have won the contest three times – in 1985, 1995 and 2009. The country has the dubious record of finishing last the most times, eleven in total, and have received nul points four times. Norway last won the contest in 2009 when Alexander Rybak broke all records with his song “Fairytale”. He scored 387 points in the final, receiving 16 sets of 12 points and scoring points from every country.