The 9th finalist of Melodi Grand Prix 2020 is: Magnus Bokn

This year,Melodi Grand Prix marks 60th anniversary and Norway’s participation at Eurovision, so NRK made a special MGP. We are having semi-finals dedicated to different regions of the country the fourth one was for the region of West Norway and the show took place at the H3 Arena in Forenbu.

Four acts and songs were competing during the evening:

  • Hege Bjerk – Pang
  • Magnus Bokn – Over The Sea
  • Nordic Tenors – In A Special Place   
  • Oda Loves You – Love Who We Love

The songs were drawn into pairs at the start of the show and the duels were set as follows

  • Magnus Bokn vs. Oda Loves You
  • Nordic Tenors vs. Hege Bjerk

The format of the show also introduces 5 pre-qualified entries each from the region to which semifinal is dedicated and this evening the pre-qualified entry was performed after the four semifinalists and it was Ulrikke Brandstorp with “Attention . 

The gold duel was consisting out of Magnus Bokn and Nordic Tenors

Audience had 3 minutes to vote after each entry to decide the participants of the Golden duel so and qualified further, both of them performed their entries again and after votes of the audience they revealed the winner and it was: Magnus Bokn – Over the Sea

Magnus Bokn started his musical career as a teenager first in the band “Royal Oil” and later in the band “Adopting Peter” He participated in Idol 2011 and 2013 and also in The Voice of Norway 2017. He studies pop music and aims to be a singer/songwriter. For the song “Over the Sea” he joined forces with Alexandar Rybak (Norway 2009 and 2018) and JOWST (Norway 2017).

We are waiting for the last finalist and that act will be known in 7 days in the semi-final 5 dedicated to North region of Norway

Finalists of Melodi Grand Prix 2020

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