In each semi-final, four participants can qualify for the final, which takes place on the 10th of February. For the other half of the participants, there is still hope; DR's radio stations will give two of them a wildcard to the final, bringing the total amount of participants to the final to 10.
The following eight contestants will compete in the first semi-final of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2008 on the 12th of January:
These eight hopefuls will compete in the second semi-final of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2008 on the 19th of January:
Last year, Denmark was represented at the Eurovision Song Contest by drag queen DQ with the song Drama Queen. The act could not count on broad support from Europe's televoters and finished 19th in the Semi-Final.