Watch now: Semi-final 2 of Söngvakeppnin 2016

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The 2016 Icelandic national selection, Söngvakeppnin continues this evening with semi-final 2 of the competition. Which 3 acts will qualify to next week’s grand final?

As with last week’s semi-final, a further 6 acts will compete in the second semi-final of Söngvakeppnin 2016 where a total of 3 acts will qualify to next weekend’s grand final of the selection. Tonight’s 3 qualifiers will be decided 100% via televote.

How to watch


Söngvakeppnin 2016 airs at 21:00 CET on the following channels:


Semi-final 2 participants

Listen to each of the competing entries.

  • Alda Dís ArnardóttirAugnablik
  • Elísabet OrmslevÁ ný
  • Erna Mist & Magnús ThorlaciusÓtöluð orð
  • Helgi Valur ÁsgeirssonÓvær
  • Pálmi GunnarssonÉg leiði þig heim
  • Þórdís Birna Borgarsdóttir & Guðmundur Snorri SigurðarsonSpring yfir heiminn

According to ESCToday’s Icelandic National Chart, tonight’s top 3 will consist of Elísabet Ormslev, Þórdís Birna Borgarsdóttir & Guðmundur Snorri Sigurðarson and Alda Dís Arnardóttir.

Tonight’s show will feature guests performance by 2 singers; Högni Egilsson and the 2014 Icelandic representatives, Pollapönk.

The non-qualifiers from the 2 semi-finals still have a chance of competing in the grand final of Söngvakeppnin 2016 as the expert jury will be able to select a wildcard act, bringing the finalists count up from 6 acts to 7 finalists.

Söngvakeppnin 2016 schedule

  • 06/02: Semi-final 1 (Six participants, 3 qualifiers)
  • 13/02: Semi-final 2 (Six participants, 3 qualifiers)
  • 20/02: Final (Seven finalists (6 qualifiers + 1 wildcard), winner decided)

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