DR, the Danish broadcaster has revealed that they have received 687 songs for Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2015, the Danish national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest.
Between now and the final on 7 February in Aalborg, DR will be listening to all of the songs in order to decide which 10 entries will perform in the national final.
The amount of entries received this year has met near enough the same high level of songs in previous years. Last year however DR received 872 songs, but this was mainly due to the fact they were hosting the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.
CONTRIBUTION TO DANISH GRAND PRIX
2015: 687 songs
2014: 872 songs
2013: 692 songs
2012: 678 songs
2011: 663 songs
2010: 562 songs
2009: 684 songs
2008: 443 songs
2007: 475 songs
2006: 336 songs
2005: 263 songs
2004: 315 songs
Basim represented Denmark on home soil at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Cliche love song. He finished 9th with 74 points.
Denmark will compete in one of the two semi-final which will take place in Vienna, Austria on May 17 and May 19. The final will be held on Saturday 23 May.