🇳🇴 Subwoolfer to represent Norway at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022

🇳🇴 Subwoolfer to represent Norway at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022

After six weeks of intense competition, the grand final of Melodi Grand Prix has now finished. Subwoolfer emerged victorious, and will represent Norway with Give That Wolf A Banana at the Eurovision Song Contest in Turin in May!

The final took place at the H3 Arena in Fornebu, and was hosted by Annika Momrak, Mikkel Niva and Kåre Magnus Bergh. An audience of 500 people was able to attend, following the relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions. The winner was chosen through a public vote.

Melodi Grand Prix: The Grand Final Results

Running OrderArtistSongResult
1Oda GondrosenHammer of ThorDid Not Advance
2NorthKidSomeoneQualified
3Anna-Lisa KumojiQueen BeesDid Not Advance
4FaridaDangerousDid Not Advance
5Sofie FjellvangMade of GlassQualified
6Frode VasselBlack FlowersDid Not Advance
7Christian IngebrigtsenWonder of the WorldDid Not Advance
8Maria MohnFlyDid Not Advance
9SubwoolferGive That Wolf A BananaQualified
10Elsie BayDeath Of UsQualified

After all ten acts had performed, four qualified to the gold final:

ArtistSongResult
NorthkidSomeoneQualified
Sofie FjellvangMade Of GlassDid Not Advance
SubwoolferGive That Wolf A BananaQualified
Elsie BayDeath Of UsDid Not Advance

The remaining two artists then went head to head in the gold duel, where Subwoolfer was chosen as the winner by the Norwegian public.

ArtistSongResult
NorthkidSomeone2nd Place
SubwoolferGive That Wolf A BananaWinner

You can listen to Subwoolfer’s winning song Give That Wolf A Banana here!

Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest

Norway made its Eurovision Song Contest debut in 1960 with Nora Brockstedt’s “Voi Voi”, which placed 4th. Since then, Norway has participated 59 times and won 3 times. Bobbysocks won in 1985 with “La det swinge” and Secret Garden won with “Nocturne” a decade later in 1995. More recently, Alexander Rybak won the 2009 contest with “Fairytale” with a record-breaking score.

In the past decade, Norway made the qualified to the Grand Final every year except 2011 and 2016. They notched five top-ten finishes, including 4th in 2013 with Margaret Berger’s “I Feed You My Love”. In 2019, Keiino placed sixth and won the televote with “Spirit in the Sky”. In the most recent contest in 2021, Tix qualified for the Grand Final with “Fallen Angel”, which ultimately placed 16th.

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News Source: NRK

Photo Source: NRK/ Julia Marie Naglestad

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