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NRK reveal major revamp for Melodi Grand Prix in 2014

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With Margaret Berger yet to see action in Malmö, Norwegian broadcaster NRK have just confirmed their plans to give the national selection Melodi Grand Prix a major makeover for next year, making some drastic changes.

Emmelie de Forest with a clear lead in the OGAE fanclub voting

Emmelie de Forest ©  Michael Søndergaard

The bookmakers have Denmark as their top favourite to win the Eurovision Song Contest next month in Malmö - and so far the fans are pretty much in agreement with this. After the points from five of the fan clubs Emmelie de Forest has a clear first position as the fan favourite of the year.

2013 semi-final running order announced

Eurovision Song Contest 2013 ©  EBU

Today came what many had been waiting for; the exaxt running order of the two semi-finals. For the first time it was decided by the producers together with EBU, instead of the usual draw. Austria will be opening the first semi-final while Latvia will kick off the second one. 

Summary from Head of Delegation meeting today

Eurovision Song Contest 2013 ©  EBU

Today the Head of Delegation meeting took place in Malmö. All the participating entries have now been officially handed it to EBU, the Reference Group got three new members, the starting position in the final for the host country was drawn and the premiliminary dates for next year's contest announced. 

Chart success for Melodi Grand Prix entries

Margaret Berger - I Feed You My Love

The Norwegian selection Melodi Grand Prix may have proved a flop in terms of television ratings, but with new figurehead Vivi Stenberg at the helm, the contest has produced numerous sizeable hits, which according to Stenberg, was her primary aim.

Christine Guldbrandsen celebrates Chinese New Year

Christine Guldbrandsen © www.christinefansite.com

Songstress' Christine Guldbrandsen's is just back from a recent trip to China, her second in the space of six months. As was the case with Secret Garden, the Chinese seem to be insatiable when it comes to getting enough of the sweet sounds of Miss Guldbrandsen.

Wenche Myhre shows she still has staying power

Wenche Myhre - 66

La Meg Være Ung, Wenche Myhre once sang way back in 1964 aged just seventeen. Little did she know then just how prophetic her song would turn out to be. Turning 66 this week, she shows no sign of slowing down, with the recent release of both a biography and a CD with the same name. The megastar has just announced that she is to embark on a tour, too!

Wenche Myhre - 66

Wenche Myhre

The latest offering from Wenche Myhre, 66, is something of a career retrospective, featuring some of her major hits as well as some firm fan favourites.

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Melodi Grand Prix finally gets revenge in viewing stakes

Melodi Grand Prix New Logo © NRK.no

The Norwegian selection Melodi Grand Prix has normally been a huge hit with TV viewers, giving NRK viewing figures that most channels can only dream of. This year's edition however got off to a catastrophic start, but finally managed to turn defeat into victory at the weekend.

Triumphant Margaret Berger nabs the Norwegian ticket to Malmö tonight

Margaret Berger © Eurovisionary.com

For Norwegians and Eurovision fans alike, a year is finally over. The evening has finally arrived where we will find out just who will be the successor of last year's winner, Tooji. There were some convincing performances earlier today that should make for compelling viewing and to make this a close race to the finish line.

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