DENMARK – Despite budget cuts, Danish national broadcaster announced that DMGP will take place on February 23 at the Jyske Bank Boxen in Herning.
Herning is the city which hosted DMGP in 2013 when Emmelie de Forest got the ticket to Eurovision and won. In 2017 DMGP winner Anja Nissen managed to qualify in Eurovision.
Head of entertainment for DR Jan Lagermand Lundme said:
“It’s a big national event every year; And the atmosphere, especially in the Box in Herning, is absolutely amazing when we are there. You really feel how people want this, so I am sure that those in the hall and in front of the screens at home will have a good and unique experience.”
DENMARK – Don’t miss it: Tonight Re-Run of The Olsen Brother’s 50th Jubilee Concert from Parken Denmark on TV 2 Charlie Saturday 00.45 with guest appearances by Nicole (Germany 1982 winner) and Johnny Logan (Ireland 1980, 1987 winner)
Olsen Brothers are a Danish rock/pop music duo, formed by brothers Jørgen (born 15 March 1950) and “Noller” (Niels, born 13 April 1954) Olsen who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2000. They formed their first band, The Kids, in 1965. The Kids warmed up for The Kinks in the K.B. Hallen in 1965 and released their first single in 1967.
Both Jørgen and Niels Olsen participated in the musical Hair in the Cirkusbygningen in Copenhagen March 1971, and went on tour afterwards through Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
The Olsen Brothers’ first album came out in 1972. To date they have released 12 albums. Their big hit singles include “Angelina” (1972), “Julie” (1977), “San Francisco” (1978), “Dans Dans Dans” (1979), “Marie, Marie” (1982) and “Neon Madonna” (1985).
DENMARK – Since 2005 Tim Schou has been touring the world visiting more than 25 different countries and played his music to fans all over the world including playing a show in Malta in front of 65.000 fans.
Furthermore he has won several talent contests and tv shows + playing the lead roles in multiple big musical theatre shows in Denmark. He’s currently recording his debut album as a solo artist. For more info and Resume, go to the official website timschouonline.com
He has been a part of the band who represented Denmark in Eurovision 2011. A Friend in London was a Danish pop rock and rock band that represented Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in Düsseldorf, Germany with the song “New Tomorrow” and took 5th place in the final with 134 points. The group announced their split in 2014.
DENMARK – Danish national broadcaster kicks off the national selection for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. Through an online platform at the DR official website, those interested to participate, can submit their bids by September 26th. DR will once again collaborate with Mads Enggaard in the arrangement ad selection of the ten finalists.
Mr. Jan Lagermand Lundme (DR’s Enterntainment Director) says: “We are looking for high quality quality songs, as you remember. When we come to Eurovision, there are about 40 songs in total, so if we have a chance to do well, we have to come up with something of high quality and something that stands out so that viewers can remember us.”
Denmark has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 48 times since its debut in 1957. Having competed in ten consecutive contests until 1966, Denmark was absent for eleven consecutive contests from 1967 to 1977. Since 1978, they have been absent from only four contests. Denmark has won the contest three times. The Danish qualifying competition for the contest is the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix.
Denmark finished third on its debut in 1957 with Birthe Wilke and Gustav Winckler, before winning the contest for the first time in 1963 with the song “Dansevise” performed by Grethe & Jørgen Ingmann. The country returned to the top three 25 years later, with third-place finishes for Hot Eyes in 1988 and Birthe Kjær in 1989, while Denmark’s only top five result of the 1990s was Aud Wilken’s fifth place in 1995.
Denmark won the contest for the second time in 2000 with the Olsen Brothers and the song “Fly on the Wings of Love”. Denmark then finished second as hosts in 2001 with “Never Ever Let You Go” performed by Rollo & King, before Malene Mortensen became the first Danish entry to finish last in 2002. Denmark won the contest for the third time in 2013, with Only Teardrops performed by Emmelie de Forest. Denmark has placed in the top five 14 times.
DENMARK – “God Is a Woman” is a song by American singer Ariana Grande. It was released on July 13, 2018, as the second single from Grande’s upcoming fourth studio album Sweetener (2018). The song was written by Grande, Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Rickard Göransson and its producer Ilya.
The lyric video for “God Is a Woman” premiered on Grande’s YouTube channel alongside the release of the single. The video visualizes a cloud-filled background that transitions to a cosmic scene, ending with a still shot of the singer.
The official music video was released later the same day. It was directed by Dave Meyers and features a biblical passage spoken by Madonna. The video pays homage to The Last Judgement, The Creation of Adam, Remus and Romulus, astronomy, female genitalia, and other visual imagery, as well as Greek mythology.
Anja Nissen, sometimes known as simply Anja, is a Danish-Australian singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. She was the winner of the third series of The Voice Australia.
Following her win, Nissen was signed to Universal Music Group and lists her influences as Patti LaBelle, Aretha Franklin, Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton and Stevie Wonder. In 2015, Nissen was the support act for Olly Murs on his Australian Never Been Better tour.
In 2016, Nissen competed in Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2016, Denmark’s national final for the Eurovision Song Contest, performing the song “Never Alone”. She came in second place with 36% of the vote.
In 2017, Nissen competed in Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2017 with the song “Where I Am”. She went on to win and represented Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, where she finished 20th in the final.
Nissen has been an Australia Day ambassador, and performed at the Australia Day Event in Northern Territory. Nissen performed at the 2014 Carols by Candlelight in Melbourne, Australia. Nissen was also the face of Lyla & Co.