On the night of Norway’s Melodi Grand Prix Final 2011, it was 16 degrees below zero in Oslo. But it felt a lot warmer inside the Spektrum Arena, if only because Stella Mwangi was radiating so much warmth. The 24-year old Kenyan immigrant brought African rhythms and a huge smile to the stage, making even […]
Long before Stella Mwangi became the red-hot favorite to win Norway’s Melodi Grand Prix 2011, she was a pioneer in Norway’s small but growing hip hop scene. Stella, also known as S.T.L., has topped the charts in Africa, performed for Nelson Mandella and written songs featured in films including “American Pie.” Here’s a quick tour […]
Is the competition in Norway actually a competition? Not if you believe the odds put down by betting agency Unibet. They’ve got Stella Mwangi—the Kenyan-born beauty and winner of Melodi Grand Prix Semi-Final 3—as the runaway favorite to represent Norway at Eurovision 2011. At the moment, Mwangi is the 1/4 favorite. The second most-likely contestant […]
London-based bookmakers Bet365 have released their first odds for Norway’s national Eurovision selection contest. They’re betting that the Blacksheeps— winners of Melodi Grand Prix Nordic 2008, the Scandinavian equivalent of Junior Eurovision—will storm to victory on the European stage once again. They’re currently listed as the 5:1 favorites, followed by Helene Boksle at 11/2 and […]
Read the My Heart Is Yours Lyrics. Norway’s Didrik Solli-Tangen sang this song for Norway at Eurovision 2010.
Anna Bergendahl is the first Swedish entry in the history of Eurovision to fail to qualify for the final, but y’all are still showing her some love. Wiwi’s readers have named the 18-year old singer and former Swedish Idol finalist their favorite Nordic act at Eurovision. Which Scandinavian Entry Is Your Favorite at Eurovision 2010?online […]
Didirk Solli-Tangen has become a favorite of music fans across Europe (and of women who like to look at attractive men). Below you can see some interviews of Didrik after he won Norway’s Melody Grand Prix. He seems really down-to-earth and friendly. Wiwi approves! Asking the media to respect his privacy (with English subtitles): Two […]
We’ve all seen the footage of Didrik Solli-Tangen winning Norway’s Melodi Grand Prix. Now a documentary from Norwegian TV takes us beyond the competition. Divided into four parts below, the documentary is full of interviews with Didrik and his family and never-before-seen footage of his life leading up to Eurovision. Check it out! Didrik is […]