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๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด NRK reveals highest viewing figures for Melodi Grand Prix since 2017

Saturday’s Final of Melodi Grand Prix 2021 saw the highest viewing figures for the selection since 2017.

Bringing “people joy in a heavy and dark time”

A total of 1.1 million viewers watched the show last weekend. 1,082,000ย people tuned in via NRK1, while a further 28,000 watched online. Overall, this brought the show a market share of 67.1%.

These figures mean that the viewing rate is the best Melodi Grand Prix has had since 2017. In addition, there were around 160,000 more viewers watching this year compared to 2020’s Final.

Stig Karlsen, the Head of Delegation for Norway, commented on these impressive stats:

“It’s awesome.ย It shows that this is a party people needed.ย In a somewhat heavy and tender time, this is a music festival that gathers people.

We are the big Norwegian music show that brings the whole country together.ย This year’s Melodi Grand Prix has been the most important ever and has given people joy in a heavy and dark time.”

Stig Karlsen on the viewing figures for Melodi Grand Prix 2021

TIX won this year’s Melodi Grand Prix after beating KEiiNO in the gold duel. He will represent Norway at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest with his entry ‘Fallen Angel’.

Did you tune in to Melodi Grand Prix on Saturday? Let us know what you thought of the results in the comments below!

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Natalie Walpole

ESC fan since 2009, based in the United Kingdom. Also a lover of travel and astrology

Comments on ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ด NRK reveals highest viewing figures for Melodi Grand Prix since 2017

  • http://Twitter.com/chessguy99 Chessguy99

    I think the reason they invited TIX was to bump ratings.

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