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Melodi Grand Prix 2022: Results of semi-final 3

It's Oda Gondrosen who wins the third semifinal!

Tonight, the third semi of Melodi Grand Prix took place. It was the third show in Norway, where four artists competed for a spot in the Grand Final on February 19. The winner of that Grand Final will represent Norway at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest in Turin.

The format & results of tonight’s show

The winner of tonight’s show was selected in a series of duels. The four acts first competed in two duels, to determine the final two. In a final duel the winner received the ‘Gold Pass’ to the Grand Final.

In addition to the duels taking place tonight, pre-qualified participant NorthKid debuted his performance of ‘Someone’. Originally, mysterious entrants Subwoolfer were set to début ‘Give That Wolf A Banana‘ tonight, but they were unable to perform due to a covid infection.

Tonight’s winner was Oda Gondrosen with “Hammer Of Thor”!

DUEL 1
Mari Bølla – “Your Loss”
Oda Gondrosen – “Hammer Of Thor”
DUEL 2
Sturla – “Skår I Hjerte”
VILDE – “Titans”
GOLD DUEL
Oda Gondrosen – “Hammer Of Thor”
VILDE – “Titans”

The finalists

Oda Gondrosen will join the following finalists, including semi-final 1 winner Frode Vassel and semi-final 2 winner Farida for the Grand Final on February 19.

Northkid – “Someone”
SubWoolfer – “Give That Wolf A Banana”
Christian Ingebrgtsen – “Wonder Of The World”
Anna-Lisa Kumoji – “Queen Bees”
Elsie Bay – “Death Of Us”
Frode Vassel – “Black Flowers”
Farida – “Dangerous”

The Melodi Grand Prix 2022 format

All the semi-finals as well as the grand final will be broadcast from the H3 Arena at Fornebu, outside of Oslo. Annika Momrak, Mikkel Niva and Kåre Magnus Bergh were set to host all shows. Unfortunately however, Annika Momrak missed the second semi-final due to coming down with a bout of COVID-19 and did not be join her two co-hosts last week. This week, Kåre Magnus Bergh suffered the same faith, as he caught COVID-19 as well. Annika Momrak however returned.

In each semi-final two duels will determine two finalists who will then battle it out in a second round. The winner will progress to the Grand Final. All the other entries later compete in a wildcard round for an additional place in the Grand Final.

  • Semi-Final One – January 15
  • Semi-Final Two – January 22
  • Semi-Final Three – January 29
  • Semi-Final Four – February 5
  • Wildcard / Last Chance – February 12
  • Grand Final – February 19

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Nick van Lith

I'm one of the founding members of ESCXTRA.com. Eleven years after the start, I'm proud to say that I am now the Editor-in-Chief of this wonderful website. When I'm not doing Eurovision stuff, you should be able to find me teaching German to kids... And cheering on everything and everyone Greek, pretty much. Pame Ellada!

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