Atle is 31 years old vocalist, songwriter and host from Skien. The audience previously knows him as the vocalist of the bands Above Symmetry and The Scheen.
In 2014, The Scheen won the Emergenza festival, the world’s largest music competition for unsigned bands with as many as 34,000 participants from 150 countries. Atle Pettersen had his breakthrough in X Factor in 2010, and the same year released “Light on” his debut single as a solo artist. Following year his debut album “Based on a true Story ” was released. He won the show “Skal vi danse” in 2011 and for the past four years Atle is the host of “Beat for Beat” on NRK.
As a songwriter his recent work includes “Darkside” for Alan Walker and last autumn, Atle released his first Christmas album “Tusen Julelys” (Thousand Christmas Lights). The team behind the song is: Atle Pettersen, Jesper Borgen, Magnus Clausen, Alexander Pavelich and Peter Daniel Newman. Listen to his entry “World on Fire” on Spotify and Youtube below
The finalists so far include:
TIX – “Ut Av Mørket”
Atle Pettersen – “World On Fire”
Stavangerkameratene – “Who I Am”
Kaja Rode – “Feel Again”
Rein Alexander – “Eyes Wide Open”
KeiiNO – “Monument”
Blåsemafian – “Let Loose”
Raylee – “Hero”
Emmy – Witch Woods
This Saturday we will find out which act is going to be the 10th Finalist. What are your impressions of “World on Fire”? Let us know in the comments and at our social media links! Don’t forget to vote for your favourites of the fourth semi-final below.