Den Norsken Sangen 06
Logo of the sixth edition.
Final Final:
7-12 June 2014
Gold final:
12-16 June 2014
Venue Oslo Spektrum, Oslo
Presenter(s) Erik Solbakken
Jenny Skavlan
Broadcaster NRK
Entries 10
System 100% international jury (First Round)
100% televoting (Gold Final)
Winner "Feathers"
Den Norsken Sangen
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Den Norsken Sangen 06 was the sixth edition of the Norwegian music competition that selected Norway's entry for the North Vision Song Contest 9. The selection had one final and one gold final (superfinal) both held in Oslo. Alida won the selection with her song "Feathers".


On 21st May, after the results of the first semi-final of North Vision Song Contest 8 in Sarajevo, NRK confirmed the participation of Norway in North Vision Song Contest 9 and announced that a second round of voting would be added in the sixth edition of Den Norsken Sangen.

In the first round only juries from NVSC participating countries could give their votes. After the voting of the first round is closed, the four most voted songs would progress to the Gold Final. In the Gold Final, norwegian televoting decided the winner.


Oslo Spektrum is an indoor multi-purpose arena in east central Oslo, Norway. It opened in December 1990. It is currently owned and operated by Norges Varemesse (Norway Trade Fairs), who also own and operate the Norges Varemesse conference center in Lillestrøm which is Norway's largest conference center.

Oslo Spektrum is primarily known for hosting major events such as the Nobel Peace Prize Concert, Eurovision Song Contest, and concerts by artists of national and international fame, such as Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga and Chris Brown.

Songs presentation

NRK announced the dates of the songs presentation on 23rd May 2014; the first act would be revealed on 24th May 2014 and the last on 2nd June 2014. The Norwegian acts were presented between 24th May and 1st June 2014 while the foreign act was presented on 2nd June 2014. The foreign act was coming from Sweden and was called Ida LaFontaine, a 17-year-old girl with the song "YOLO" (You Only Live Once).

# Date Artist(s) Song
(English translation)
Flag of None
1 May 24, 2014 MEOW "Betting On You" Flag of Norway
2 May 25, 2014 MO "Heal"
3 May 26, 2014 Carina Dahl "It Gets Better"
4 May 27, 2014 Alida "Feathers"
5 May 28, 2014 Hilda & Thea Lora "Best Friend's Boyfriend"
6 May 29, 2014 Charlie "Hit Me Up"
7 May 30, 2014 Didrik Solli-Tangen "Best Kept Secret"
8 May 31, 2014 Linnea Dale "High Hopes"
9 June 1, 2014 Margaret Berger "Scream"
10 June 2, 2014 Ida LaFontaine "YOLO" Flag of Sweden


The final started on 7th June 2014 with the voting lasting about six days, ending on 12th June 2014. The qualifier announcemetns took place the same day. The full results were announced after the end of the selection.

Draw Language Artist Song
(English translation)
Place Points
01 English Didrik Solli-Tangen "Best Kept Secret" 10 114
02 English MO "Heal" 08 174
03 English Carina Dahl "It Gets Better" 03 247
04 English MEOW "Betting On You" 09 162
05 English Hilda & Thea Lora "Best Friend's Boyfriend" 05 194
06 English Alida "Feathers" 02 249
07 English Margaret Berger "Scream" 01 264
08 English Charlie "Hit Me Up" 06 194
09 English Linnea Dale "High Hopes" 04 244
10 English Ida LaFontaine "YOLO" 07 188


Apart from the contestants' performances, Julie Bergan, performed the winning song of the North Vision Song Contest 8 for the opening of the selection. Also, Swedish band NONONO performed as interval act their songs "Pumpin Blood" and "Hungry Eyes".

Gold Final

# Song Eastern
Total Place
1 "Scream" 12.593 16.719 25.005 17.003 12.386 83.706 4
2 "Feathers" 33.866 11.955 18.808 19.506 19.191 103.326 1
3 "High Hopes" 23.726 17.563 23.184 17.545 20.801 102.819 2
4 "It Gets Better" 29.815 16.719 3.003 15.946 17.622 90.149 3


Five from the artists that were eliminated in the first round announced the votes from the Norwegian regions.

  • Flag of Norway Eastern Norway: MEOW
  • Flag of Norway Northern Norway: Didrik Solli-Tangen
  • Flag of Norway Central Norway: MO
  • Flag of Norway Southern Norway: Charlie
  • Flag of Norway Western Norway: Hilda & Thea Lora


In the first round, the juries had to vote with the Northvision–style; 12, 10 and 8 to 1 will all the songs revieving points. The juries were, apart from the Norwegian, countries from the contest's participants. The four most voted songs would progress to the Gold Final where the Norwegian televoting had to decide the winner.


Countries Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Morocco, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Sweden, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Rest of the World 35

12 points

No. Song Country/ies giving 12 points
7 "High Hopes" Bosnia and Herzegovina, Czech Republic, Hungary, Lebanon, Sweden, Tunisia, Rest of the World
6 "Scream" Belarus, Croatia, Greece, Latvia, Ukraine, United Kingdom
5 "Feathers" Andorra, Iceland, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Monaco
4 "It Gets Better" France, Moldova, Norway, Slovakia
"Best Friend's Boyfriend" Malta, Montenegro, Portugal, Serbia
"YOLO" Albania, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Morocco
3 "Heal" Germany, Poland, Romania
2 "Hit Me Up" Algeria, Denmark

Voting Grid

See also

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