Denmark’s national final — Dansk Melodi Grand Prix — is set to return on Saturday 6 March. The show will see eight acts battle it out to earn the right to represent Denmark at Eurovision 2021. And now, it’s time to hear their songs.
The competing artists and songs for Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2021 were first revealed throughout the morning on Danish radio shows P3 Buffeten, Formiddag på 4’eren and P4 Play.
At 14:00 CET, all the songs were then made publicly available on the website of Danish broadcaster DR in addition to the DMGP app. They’ll be on streaming services as of 15:00 CET.
Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2021: Competing artists and songs
Nanna Olivia – “Hvileløse Hjerter” (Restless Hearts)
Songwriters: Anna David, Nicolai Levring and Casper Sørensen
Jean Michel – “Beautiful”
Songwriters: Clara Sofie Fabricius, Johannes Nymark, Jesper Hjersing Sidelmann and Andreas Jensen
Fyr & Flamme – “Øve os på hinanden” (Practice on each other)
Songwriters: Laurits Emanuel
Chief 1 and Thomas Buttenschøn – “Højt over skyerne” (High above the clouds)
Songwriters: Chief 1, Thomas Buttenschøn and Nermin Harambasic
The Cosmic Twins – “Silver Bullet”
Songwriters: Lise Cabble, Gisli Gislason, Rasmus Duelund and August Emil
Claudia Campagnol – “Abracadabra”
Songwriters: Melanie Wehbe, Emil Adler Lei and Louis Jarto
Mike Tramp – “Everything is alright”
Songwirters: Mike Tramp
Mike Tramp may be the most notable name amongst the line-up for Eurovision fans. He previously represented Denmark at Eurovision 1978 as part of the group Mabel. They performed the song “Boom Boom”, finishing 16th.
Emma Nicoline – “Står lige her” (Standing right here)
Songwriters: Jeppe Pilgaard, Jacob Jørgensen, Emma Nicoline Winther Nielsen, Adam Kalwa and Patricia Namakula Mbabazi
Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2021 will be broadcast on Saturday 6 March at 20:00 CET.
The show will be hosted by Tina Müller and Martin Brygmann. Tina Müller is best known in Denmark as a sports journalist and presenter. Meanwhile, Martin Brygmann is known as an actor, presenter and musician. In 2005, Brygmann co-wrote Sweethearts’ DMGP entry “I Must Be Crazy”. He has also previously appeared at DMGP as a member of the professional jury.
The popular live orchestra is also set to return. DR’s 15-person orchestra, led by conductor Peter Düring, will provide accompaniment for all eight acts as they perform on stage.
Who are you rooting for in Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2021? Which song stood out to you on first listen? Let us know in the comments below!