Read the lyrics to “Only Teardrops,” Emmelie de Forest’s song for Eurovision 2013. She’ll represent Denmark in the first semi-final on May 14.
A few days ago the team at wiwibloggs asked y’all who should win Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2013, and Emmelie de Forest has come out as the clear winner.
Soluna Samay won Dansk Melodi Grand Prix last year and then bombed at Eurovision. Who should Danish voters choose to put them back on the right track? You can listen to all of the national selection songs by clicking here. Then vote in our poll below. We’ll close it on the morning of January 26 […]
For Denmark’s Eurovision fans, surely Sanne Gottlieb is considered the one who got away. In both 2000 and 2001, Sanne had big Eurovision dreams and participated in Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, the national selection for ESC. She lost both times. The experience left her slightly bruised. But when I spoke to her recently about whether she’d […]
It looks like there is a silver lining to Soluna Samay. The Danish singer, who led Denmark to a disappointing 23rd place in Baku, has inspired fellow songwriters to right her wrong. A record 692 songs were submitted to state broadcaster DR for next year’s Dansk Melodi Grand Prix—Denmark’s national selection.
Deban: There is something rather unsettling about this performance. Firstly, Soluma Samay turned up for rehearsals in what seems to be her outfit for the show. Complete with an ornate hat, she looked like she was booked for a pantomime performance on a cruise ship. Sack the wardrobe team. Secondly, did she slip some speed […]
Since the bookies first released Eurovision odds back in March, eight contestants have dominated the odds table almost continuously. They are Sweden’s Loreen, Italy’s Nina Zilli, Russia’s Buranovskiye Babushki, Serbia’s Zeljko Joksimovic, Britain’s Engelbert Humperdinck, Denmark’s Soluna Samay, Iceland’s Gréta Salóme & Jónsi and Spain’s Pastora Soler. Of these, Sweden and Serbia are performing the […]
Since we last updated the odds to win the first semi-final at Eurovision 2012, Russia’s Buranovskiye Babushki have moved past Denmark’s Soluna Samay with the bookies. The sextet of singing grannies have average odds of 3.5 across nine of Britain’s leading betting agencies. Soluna, who has led the betting odds since they were first released, […]