The Norwegian national selection, traditionally called Melodi Grand Prix (MGP), will kick off tonight with the first live heat from Steinkjer.
Seven acts will perform live in Steinkjer and three will make it to the final in Oslo, decided by a public vote.
How to watch:
Live on NRK1 at 19.55 CET
- Vidar Busk – Paid my way
- Carina Dahl – Sleepwalking
- Tom Hugo – Det er du
- Gromth and Emil Solli-Tangen – Alone
- Julie Bergan – Give a little something back
- Mimi Blix – Catch me
- Datarock – The underground
The next two heats will take place in Florø and Larvik. Each heat will reveal 3 finalists that will meet in Oslo Spektrum on Saturday 9 February 2013. The winner of the grand final will represent the country in Malmö in the second semi-final on 16 May.
The songs for the first heat are available on Spotify, Wimp and iTunes via the official MGP website (geographical restrictions may apply)