It looks like a case of “the I’s have it.” Over the past few weeks Italy’s Nina Zilli and Iceland’s Gréta Salóme & Jónsi have really won over the bookies. After releasing glossy preview videos, they’ve watched their odds of winning ESC 2012 narrow significantly.
Read the lyrics and English translation of Gréta Salóme & Jónsi’s Eurovision 2012 song “Mundu eftir mér” (Remember me).
The Wiwi Jury—our in-house team of music unprofessionals—head north this morning to the enchanting island of Iceland. Will Greta Salóme & Jónsi leave us cold with their song “Mundu eftir mér” (Remember Me)? You’ll have to read our reviews to see!
Iceland may be tiny, but its singers can belt it out like Eyjafjallajökull! (Hello Hera Bjork). Amid a deep talent pool at Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins 2012, Iceland’s national selection for Eurovision, Gréta Salóme and Jónsi have emerged as your favorites. They won Wiwi’s voters poll with 50% of all votes, followed by 2008 contestant Regína Ósk […]
The second semi-final of Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins, Iceland’s national selection contest, has come to an end. Two contestants with a whole lot of accents above their names advanced.
Who says two heads are better than one? Regina Osk, who represented Iceland at Eurovision 2008 alongside Fridrik Omar, is gunning for a spot at Eurovision 2012. And this time she’s going solo.
Icelandic broadcaster RÚV announced today that a special jury has selected 15 songs for the national selection contest Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins. That’s out of 164 entries (roughly half of Iceland’s population). Producers will assign these 15 to three semi-finals—so five songs in each—to be held in January 2012. For now we only know the song’s composers—not […]
Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins, the Icelandic national selection, is moving full steam ahead.