After three semi-finals and tonight’s grand final Norway has chosen Alessandra Mele to represent the country in Liverpool with “Queen of Kings”. This was decided by the Norwegian people and an international jury in a 50/50 split. Alessandra won the juries, ten points ahead of Atle Pettersen and the Norwegian people gave her 179 points, over 100 points ahead of Ulrikke.
The Melodi Grand Prix 2023 final
This year the Melodi Grand Prix final was decided in one round, without the gold final and gold duel we have seen in recent years. Tonight the nine finalists performed their songs in the following order;
- Ekko inni meg – Jone
- Not Meant to Be – Eline Thorp
- Love Again – Skrellex
- Honestly – Ulrikke Brandstorp
- Geronimo – Umami Tsunami
- Masterpiece – Atle Pettersen
- Prohibition – SWING’IT
- Love You in a Dream – Elsie Bay
- Queen of Kings – Alessandra
Check out the full results below:
|Place||Artist||Song||International jury vote||Televote||Total|
|1||Alessandra||“Queen of Kings”||104||129||233|
|4||Elsie Bay||“Love You in a Dream”||49||34||83|
|5||Jone||“Ekko inni meg”||40||30||70|
|6||Eline Thorp||“Not Meant to Be”||42||18||60|
Alessandra will compete in the first half of the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 in Liverpool, UK. The first semi-final takes place on May 9th.
During the show, last year’s Norwegian representatives Subwoolfer performed their entry “Give That Wolf a Banana”. They then gave the first live performance of their new song “The Worst Kept Secret”, and at the end of the performance they finally took their masks off and revealed themselves; Ben Adams and Gaute Ormåsen!
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