While their national selection is just a few days away, DR has released the songs of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2018. The ten songs will be competing in Aalborg next Saturday for the chance to represent Denmark in Eurovision!
The competing songs
After revealing the competing artists about two weeks ago, DR has unveiled the songs that will be competing in the selection. Samples of the songs are available on DR’s website, while the full songs are available on streaming services.
The ten songs that are competing are the following (in running order):
- Ditte Marie – Riot
Written by Theis Andersen, Lise Cabble and Chris Wahle
- Anna Ritsmar – Starlight
Written by Lise Cabble
- Rasmussen – Higher Ground
Written by Niclas Arn and Karl Eurén
- Sannie – Boys on Girls
Written by Sannie Carlson, Domenico Canu and James Reeves
- Sandra – Angels to My Battlefield
Written by Chief 1, Ronny Vidar Svendsen, Anne Judith Stokke Wik, Nermin Harambasic and Sandra Hilal
- Lasse Meling – Unfound
Written by Lasse Meling, Kim Nowak-Zorde and TheArrangement
- CARLSEN – Standing Up for Love
Written by Thomas Thörnholm, Michael Clauss and Dave Rude
- KARUI – Signals
Written by Annelie Karui Saemala, Jeanette Bonde, Daniel Fält and Jonas Halager
- Rikke Ganer-Tolsøe – Holder fast i ingenting
Written by Rune Braager, Clara Sofie Fabricius and Andrea Emilie Fredslund Nørgaard
- Albin Redy – Music for the Road
Written by Rune Braager, John Garrison and O. Antonio
The 2018 edition of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix will take place next Saturday, February 10 in Aalborg’s Gigantium on DR1 and DR TV. The show will be hosted by Annette Heick and Johannes Nymark. Additionally, the 2014 winner Conchita Wurst will also be making an appearance during the selection.
The winning song of the selection will be selected through a 50/50 jury and public voting. Then, the top 3 songs will proceed to the second round of the selection, the super-final, where the most voted song will represent Denmark in Lisbon.
Denmark in Eurovision
Denmark debuted in the contest in 1957 and has since then won the competition three times: in 1963, 2000 and 2013. Last year, after failing to qualify in 2015 and 2016, Anja Nissen managed to bring the country back to the final with the song Where I Am.
What do you think of the Danish songs this year? Will Denmark qualify to the final again? Let us know below!