Two runner-ups among Danish finalists!
DR, the national broadcaster of Denmark, announced the participants of the selection format Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2014 today.
The winner will represent Denmark on home turf in Copenhagen in May.
The finalists (March 8):
Sonny Feeling The You
Songwriters: Frederik Tao Nordsøe Schjoldan, Thomas Lumpkins
Anna David It Hurts
Songwriters: Anna David, Lasse Lindorff, Kim Nowak-Zorde, Jeremy Huffleman, Marli Harwood, Michael Harwood, Nick Keynes.
Basim Cliche Love Song
Songwriters: Lasse Lindorff, Kim Nowak-Zorde, Daniel Fält, Basim
Rebekka Thornbech Your Lies
Songwriters: Danne Attlerud, Gustav Eurén, Niclas Arn
GlamboyP Right By Your Side
Songwriters: Mathias Kallenberger, Andreas Berlin, Jasmine Anderson
Bryan Rice Choose You
Songwriters: Lars Halvor Jensen, Johannes Jørgensen, Shanna Crooks
Nadia Malm Before You Forget Me
Songwriters: Nadia Malm
Michael Rune feat. Natascha Bessez Wanna be Loved
Songwriters: Lars Halvor Jensen, Martin Larsson, Luke Madden, Lemare Obika
Emilie Moldow Vi finder hjem
Songwriters: Engelina, Ole Brodersen, Kasper Larsen, Basim
Danni Elmo She’s The One
Songwriters: Engelina, Alexander Brown, Søren Vestergaard, Marcus Linnet
Among the finalists are two runner ups from previous editions of the Danish selection. Danni Elmo came second in 2006 and Bryan Rice in 2010.
The line-up also features popular Danish singer Anna David, dancer Sonny Fredie Pedersen, Nadia Malm, who has had several hits in Denmark as a featured vocal with Svendstrup & Vendelbo, DJ and saxophone player Michael Rune featuring American singer Natascha Bessez, and X Factor graduate Basim, who interestingly has helped write not only his own song, but also one of his competitor’s.
Team behind last year’s winner not present
The songwriting team behind last year’s winner “Only Teardrops” with Emmelie de Forest (Lise Cabble, Julia Fabrin Jakobsen, and Thomas Stengaard) is not in the line-up, even though Lise Cabble has had at least one song in every selection since 2007.
Snippets of the songs will be released February 17.
Photos: DR, Bryan Rice