Annika Momrak will miss this week’s edition of Melodi Grand Prix. Sadly Annika has tested positive for Covid-19. There will not be a replacement and the show will be left in the very capable hands of Mikkel Niva and Kåre Magnus Bergh. It is still possible that Annika could appear digitally according to MGP Project manager Stig Karlsen.
Annika has commented on missing this week’s show telling NRK the following:
“Luckily there will be a proper show with Mikkel and Kåre Magnus on Saturday, and I can’t wait to get back to the party physically as soon as I’m well – because the party lasts several more weeks,”Annika Momrak on missing this week’s edition of MGP.
Who is competing this week?
This week is the second Semi-Final of MGP. Four acts will compete for a place in the final due to take place on February 19th, 2022. One of the five automatic qualifiers will also perform in this week’s show. The following four songs will compete this week
- Lily Löwe – Bad Baby
- Steffen Jakobsen – With Me Tonight
- Farida – Dangerous
- Daniel Lukas – Kvelertak (Strangulation)
The automatic qualifier that will perform in this week’s show is
Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest
The Scandinavian nation made its debut in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1960, with Nora Brockstedt and the song “Voi Voi”, which placed 4th. Since their debut, they have participated 59 times, and made the grand final in 56 of these. In addition, Norway has won the competition three times (1985, 1995, and 2009).
Norway’s latest Eurovision participation saw them being represented by TIX with the song “Fallen Angel”. During their participation, Norway placed 18th in the grand final, receiving 75 points from the jury and televoters.
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News Source: NRK
Photo Source: Julia Marie Naglestad/NRK