Danish radio listeners have spoken.Kenny Duerlund, Ben & Tan and Sander Sanchez have made the final of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix in Copenhagen.
Nine competing songs were revealed by DR on Monday. These first finalists were picked by the Danish public via DR’s P4 radio network.
The results match a poll of our readers. Kenny Duerlund with “Forget It All” (South), Ben and Tan’s “Yes” (East) and Sander Sanchez with “Screens” (North) all topped their respective regional polls.
Next Friday two further entries will receive a wildcard from a special jury initiated by the Danish broadcaster.
Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2020: Semifinale winners
The competing entries are listed below. The nine songs were divided across different districts. One qualified from each area.
District Group South
- Jamie Talbot – “Bye Bye Heaven”
- Kenny Duerlund – “Forget It All”
- Nick Jones – “2AM”
District Group East
- SamSara – “For You”
- BEN & TAN – “YES”
- Søren Okholm – “Impossible Dreamers”
District Group North
- Emil – “Ville ønske jeg havde kendt dig”
- Mielou – “We Could Be So Beautiful”
- Sander Sanchez – “SCREENS”
The remaining six acts must now fight it out for one of the two wildcards.
How will Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2020 work?
For the 50th edition, the final show will return to Copenhagen for the first time since 2008. It will be hosted by actress Hella Joof and actor Rasmus Bjerg. As per previous years, a total of ten acts will compete in the grand final.
Danish voters were only able to vote for the songs representing their local area. The pre-qualified final five songs will be released on January 31.
The final of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2020 takes place on March 7 at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen. The show will air live from 7 p.m. on DR.
What do you make of the qualifying entries? Who is your favourite? Are you excited for the remaining seven songs? Tell us in the comment section below!
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