Denmark: Rasmussen wins Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2018 and will go to Lisbon.

Denmark: Rasmussen wins Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2018 and will go to Lisbon.

This evening the Danish national final , Dansk Melodi Grand Prix,  took place and  determined the country’s next Eurovision 2018 representative. Big winner of the night was Rasmussen with his song Higher Ground

Hosts of tonight’s show were Annette Vollmer Heick (journalist- singer) and Johannes Nymark (member of the group Lighthouse X that represented Denmark in Eurovision 2016). The final was held at the indoor arena Gigantium  in the city Aalborg and a total of 10 acts  battled for the golden ticket to Lisbon.

The 10 competing artists were:

Ditte Marie – Riot

Anna Ritsmar – Starlight

Rasmussen – Higher Ground

Sannie – Boys on Girls

Sandra – Angels to My Battlefield

Lasse Meling – Unfound

CARLSEN – Standing Up for Love

KARUI – Signals

Rikke Ganer-Tolsøe – Holder fast i ingenting

Albin Fredy – Music for the Road

The winner was determined after two rounds of voting. During the first round jury and public voted for their 3  favorites entries. The results of this 2nd Super final phase of voting declared Rasmussen the big winner of the night.

  • Rasmussen – Higher Ground – 50% (winner)
  • Anna Ritsmar – Starlight – 31%
  • Albin Fredy – Music For The Road – 19%

Guest star of tonight’s show was the ESC 2014 winner, Conchita.

Enjoy Rasmussen’s winning performance:


Angelo D.

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