NRK has extended the submissions window for songs to compete in Melodi Grand Prix 2022 by one month.
Singers and songwriters wishing to compete in Melodi Grand Prix 2022 have an additional month to submit their songs to the Norwegian broadcaster NRK. Song submissions had been due to be closed on August 15 but have now been extended until September 15.
Songs must meet the following rules:
- It is encouraged that registered entries have at least one Norwegian songwriter, as MGP wants to prioritize and promote Norwegian music life.
- Each producer/songwriter can sign up for a maximum of three songs.
- Everyone can sign up for songs, but artists must be 16 years old to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest.
- Songs must exceed 3 minutes in length and cannot have been commercially released before September 1st
Melodi Grand Prix 2022 will be held between January and February 2022 and will be formed of Semi-Finals and a Grand Final.
Image Source: EBU / Andres Putting | Source: 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.