Results: Two acts qualified in Norway

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Tonight, Siste sjansen ('The last chance'), the second chance round of MGP 2010 was held. Eight acts competed for the last two tickets to the Norwegian national final for the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 next Saturday.

The following acts will join the six finalists already selected next Saturday, 6th February:

  • Bjørn Johan MuriYes man
    (Simone Larsen, Simen Eriksrud, Bjørn Johan Muri)
  • Venke Knutson Jealous 'cause I love you
    (Laila Samuelsen, Alexander Kronlund, Lucas Hilbert)

The complete results were as follows:

First round

  1. In the first duel, Bjørn Johan Muri won over Skanksters.
  2. In the second duel, Gaute Ormåsen won over Heine Totland.
  3. In the third duel, Mira Craig won over Johnny Hide.
  4. In the fourth duel, Venke Knutson won over Karoline Garfjell.

Second round

  1. In the first duel, Bjørn Johan Muri won over Gaute Ormåsen.
  2. In the second duel, Venke Knutson won over Mira Craig.

This was the last round before the national final next Saturday. Eight acts will compete to become the Norwegian representative on homeground in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010.

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Poll voters and televoters agreed 100% for the second week on a row. In the first round, the poll voters always agreed with the SMS voters. The winner of each duel was always placed higher in the poll than the respective other contestant. In the second round, Bjørn Johan Muri (17.4% in the poll) won ahead of Gaute Ormåsen (16.0% in the poll) and Venke Knutson (28.6% in the poll) won ahead of Mira Craig (27.2%).

In 2009, Norway was represented by Alexander Rybak, who won both the second semi final and the final with his song Fairytale. Norway is therefore the host country of the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest and directly qualified for the final.

The complete line-up for the final will be:

  1. Maria Haukaas StorengMake My Day
    (Merethe La Verdi, Mats Lie Skåre/Merethe La Verdi)
  2. Keep of KalessinThe dragontower
    (Arnt Grønbech/Arnt Grønbech, Torbjørn Schei, Vegar Larsen, Robin Isaksen)
  3. Alexander Stenerud Give it to me
    (Alexander Stenerud)
  4. Maria ArredondoThe touch
    (Rolf Løvland)
  5. A1 Don't wanna lose you again
    (Ben Adams, Mark Read, Christian Ingebrigtsen)
  6. Didrik Solli-TangenMy heart is yours
    (Hanne Sørvaag, Fredrik Kempe)
  7. Bjørn Johan MuriYes man
    (Simone Larsen, Simen Eriksrud, Bjørn Johan Muri)
  8. Venke Knutson Jealous 'cause I love you
    (Laila Samuelsen, Alexander Kronlund, Lucas Hilbert)

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