Norwegian broadcaster NRK have announced the first six participants for Melodi Grand Prix 2007, the Norwegian national final. To keep the suspense, the line-up for every semi final will be published seperately.
The line-up of the first semi final (composers / lyricists in brackets):
1. Torhild Sivertsen & The Funky Family – Love on the dancefloor (Taiwo Karlsen/Kehinde Karlsen)
2. Blue Moon Band – Goodbye to yesterday (Kjetil Rosnes/Kirsti Johansen)
3. Marika Lejon – Perfect sin (Adam Kalvermark)
4. Marianne Solberg – Livets små stjerner (Kirsti Carr)
5. Stian Joneid – Are you ready (Kim A. Hagen/Hans Petter Moen)
6. Infinity – Hooked on you (Birgitte Moe/Rune Minde)
Synnøve Svabø & Stian Barsnes Simonsen will host Melodi Grand Prix 2007. The first semi final will take place in Alta on 20th January. The second and third qualifier rounds will be held on 27th January in Bodø and on 3rd February in Stokke. The top two songs will go directly to the final on 10th February while the third and fourth placed participants will enter a second chance round on 8th February.
- Click here to purchase the 2006 Melodi Grand Prix CD
- Click here to purchase Christine Guldbrandsen's Moments CD
- Click here to purchase Chtristine Guldbrandsen's Surfing in the air CD
In 2006, Norway achieved a disappointing 14th place with 36 points in the final round with Christine Gulbrandsen's Alvedansen. Therefore, they will have to enter the semi final in Helsinki.