In an Instagram Q&A, Norway’s representative TIX has revealed further details about his Eurovision entry. The official music video for “Fallen Angel” will be released this weekend.
The singer has also added that his outfit for his Eurovision performance will be “upgraded” compared to the outfit worn at the final of Melodi Grand Prix. It is yet to be seen which changes will be implemented.
TIX will represent Norway at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Fallen Angel”, the singer first English language single. He is due to sing in the first semi-final, to be held on 18th of May.
Who is Tix
TIX (Andreas Haukeland) was born on 12th April 1993 in Bærum, Norway. His stage name “TIX” (“ticks”) is a nod to his diagnosed Tourettes syndrome. The singer is an advocate for mental health openness and has shared his thoughts and experiences in the past.
He began his professional music career in 2016, where his debut studio album Dømt og berømt reached number 2 in the Norwegian Albums Charts. Since then, he’s gone on to release numerous singles, including “Jeg vil ikke leve”, “Kaller på deg”, and “Karantene”, all of which reached #1 in the Norwegian charts. He also co-wrote the hit “Sweet but Psycho” by Ava Max. As of 2021 TIX’s has had five number one hits singles in the Norwegian charts.
In 2021 TIX’s won Melodi Grand Prix and so won the right to represent Norway at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Fallen Angel”.
Image: Julia Marie Naglestad / NRK | Source: Instagram Story (@tixmusic)
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.