All set for Dansk Melodi Grand Prix on Saturday – Full jury announced

On saturday Denmark will host its national final called Dansk Melodi Grand Prix. A Danish expert jury, an international jury consisting of former participants and the Danish TV viewers will together pick the song that will be representing Denmark at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest. 

A Danish expert jury consisting of DJ and producer Kenneth Bager, the two singers Søs Fernger and Freja Loeb, rock band D.A.D’s drummer Laust Sonne and radio music boss Lars Trillingsgaard will decide 50% in the first round of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix on Saturday. Together with the TV viewers who stands for the other half of the votes three songs will continue to a superfinal.

In the superfinal the Danish expert jury will get less influence as four international juries will get in play. They decide half of the total jury points, while the TV viewers just as before stands for 50%. The international juries consist of:


Azerbaijan
:

Nikki & Ell who won the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Running Scared

– Isa Melikov, TV producer

Dilara Kazikova, singer who has previously participated in the national selection in Azerbaijan

Aysel who represented Azerbiajan at the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Always together with Arash


Germany
:

– Oceana, TV host and R n B soul singer

– Rüdiger Brans, leadinger in the rock n roll band The Baseballs

– Peter Bergener, music journalist and known Eurovision Song Contest fan

Roger Cicero who represented Germany at the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Frauen Regier’n Die Welt

– Mike Rötgens, music producer

Norway:

Alexander Rybak who won the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Fairytale

Venke Knutson who has previously participated in the Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix

– Omer Bhatti, Hip hop artist with Pakistani background

– Kjell Peter Askersrud, works for Universal in Oslo and many years of experience

Bjørn John Muri who has previous participated in the Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix

Russia:

Aleksej Vorobjev who represented Russia in the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Get You

– Lera Masskva, popsinger

–  Yuri Medianik, classic musicion who plays violin and hamonica

– Anna Kulikova, singer

– Juri Gradov, classic singer, replaces Mario Durand, who should have been in the jury