Melodi Grand Prix 2021 finalists KEiiNO have released a special, acoustic version of their song “Monument”, recorded live in a cabin.
Watch the acoustic version of “Monument”
KEiiNO released their entry “Monument” last week and performed it live for the first time last Saturday. The live performance has gained over 300 thousand views on YouTube, while the song has been streamed over 570 thousand times on Spotify.
The group has pre-qualified to the final of Norway’s Melodi Grand Prix 2021. In the final they will compete for the right to represent Norway at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. The final will take place on February 20th.
KEiiNO at the Eurovision Song Contest
KEiiNO represented Norway at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 with the song “Spirit in the Sky”. As one of the fan favourites, they won Europe and Australia’s hearts, coming top in the televote. They placed sixth overall with a total of 331 points, achieving Norway’s highest points total last decade and best result since Margaret Berger placed fourth in 2013 with ‘I Feed You My Love’.
Their platinum debut single, “Spirit In The Sky” was nominated for ‘Song of the Year’ at the Norwegian Grammys and has won 4 Scandipop-awards. Since the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, the trio have toured from London to Australia, releasing hit after hit, such as “Praying“, “Colours” and “Would I Lie” from their debut album OKTA. They hav also received international recognition at the 2020 National Indigenous Music Awards.
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