Hosts Kåre Magnus Bergh and Silya Nymoen
Hosts Kåre Magnus Bergh and Silya Nymoen Photo: Kim Erlandsen / NRK

Tonight: Norway selects a song for Stockholm!

Tonight 10 acts will compete for the chance to represent Norway in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. In January the Norwegian broadcaster NRK revealed the list of the acts in the running for a ticket to Stockholm. You can watch all the action live from Oslo from 20:55 CET on Eurovision.tv. 

For the second year in a row, Norway has opted to skip the semi-final rounds and invest in a great final in Oslo Spektrum instead. The show starts at 20:55 CET and can be followed on Eurovision.tv. NRK's official website will also stream the show and there's also a chance to dive into the history of the Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix

The participants 

The ten acts participating in the Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix 2016 are: 

  • Agnete - Icebreaker
  • Elouiz - History
  • Freddy Kalas - Happy Rush
  • Laila Samuels - Afterglow
  • Makeda - Stand Up
  • Pegasus - Anyway
  • Stage Dolls - Into the Fire
  • Stine Hole Ulla - Traces
  • Suite 16 - Anna Lee
  • The Hungry Hearts featuring Lisa Dillan - Laika

 

Gallery: Norway's Melodi Grand Prix line-up for 2016

The show

The live show will be hosted by singer and songwriter Silya Nymoen and television host Kåre Magnus Bergh. The pair will guide viewers through two rounds of public voting. The top four entries from the first round will go through to a second round called the Gold final. This is the part were the ultimate winner will be revealed by Norway's five regions. 

Norway has won the Eurovision Song Contest three times and will compete in the second Semi-Final on 12th May. 

Who do you want to win tonight?

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