After three semifinals the final of this year's Melodi Grand Prix took place tonight to pick the Norwegian representative for Baku. In an exciting and well-produced show Tooji finally won the ticket to Baku and will try to take the Norwegians to a Eurovision final again.
Tonight 8 more acts were fighting for three tickets to the Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix final. The line-up included a former Junior Eurovision Song Contest participant, an international top model and also a finalist from last year - and music wise we saw quite some variation in what Norway has to offer.
Norway found their first three finalists last Saturday and now it is time to take a closer look at the next bundle of 8 acts who will compete for three more final spots. Get to know the participants for the second Norwegian heat this Saturday and tell if you can predict the outcome.
NRK recently revealed the last few remaining names of those competing in next year's edition of Melodi Grand Prix. Two of the artists will be returning for another pop after taking part this year as part of power duo Åste & Rikke and country band Sie Gubba.
Details are slowly staring to emerge from NRK surrounding some of the artists taking part in next year's Melodi Grand Prix. So far, there are some familiar faces and some not so known names in the running.