|Den Norsken Sangen 11|
|Logo of the eleventh edition.|
6th April 2015
17th April 2015
100% international jury (First Round) |
100% televoting (Gold Final)
by Alexandra Joner
|Den Norsken Sangen|
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Den Norsken Sangen 11 was the eleventh edition of the Norwegian music competition that selected Norway's entry for the North Vision Song Contest 14. The selection had one Final and one Gold Final (Super-final) both held in Oslo. Alexandra Joner won both rounds and was selected to represent Norway in the North Vision Song Contest 14 for a second time with her entry "Cinderella".
On 23rd March 2015, it was announced that Norway will participate in the fourteenth edition of the North Vision Song Contest. It was also confirmed that another DNS edition will be held presenting along with it a new basic logo.
228 entries were submitted with a jury of 5 people from music companies in Norway having to shorten them into 10. No foreign act was once again participating, making it clear that NRK looks only for native talents in the next editions.
Vallhall Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena, located in Valle-Hovin, Oslo, Norway. The stadium has a capacity of 5,500 people, during matches. The Tippeligaen club Vålerenga uses the arena for training and friendly matches in the winter off-season. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The arena also serves as an event arena.
The arena is also a well-known concert hall, with a capacity of 12,500 people. It's not far away from Valle Hovin, an outdoor concert arena.
NRK announced on 24th March that the format will return to the usual one and that it was changed last edition due to the celebration of 10 editions. Also, the songs weren't presented each day, but all of them on Saturday 4th April.
NRK presented the artists each day along with a 15 seconds snipet of their entry. There was positive feedback by the fans for the new idea of the Norwegian broadcaster.
NRK announced the dates of the artists presentation on 24th March 2015; the first act would be revealed on 25th March 2015 and the last on 3rd April 2015. Each day, one artist was presented along with a 15 seconds snippet of their participating song. The only NVSC returning artist was Alexandra Joner, who represented Norway in the fourth edition. Emila returned to DNS after participating in the ninth edition featuring Cir.Cuz. Karin Park was the only non-Norwegian artist coming from Sweden but she was not considered as Foreign Act as she's living and making her career in Norway.
All the songs were released on 4th April 2015 in Spotify and iTunes.
|1||March 25, 2015||Alexandra Joner||"Cinderella"|| |
|2||March 26, 2015||Erlend Bratland||"Thunderstruck"|
|3||March 27, 2015||Emila||"Phoenix"|
|4||March 28, 2015||SERVED||"Få Meg Til Å Le" (Get me to laugh)|
|5||March 29, 2015||Jenny Langlo||"Next to You"|
|6||March 30, 2015||Isak Heim||"Out of Space"|
|7||March 31, 2015||Kirsti Hansen||"Er jeg en lek" (I am a game)|
|8||April 1, 2015||Morgan Sulele||"Kong vinter" (King winter)|
|9||April 2, 2015||Rikke Lie||"Paperboat"|
|10||April 3, 2015||Karin Park||"Human Beings"||Swedish|
The running order draw was announced on 5th April 2015. The final started on 6th April with the voting lasting about ten days, ending on 15th April 2015. The qualifiers announcements took place on 17th April 2015. The full results were announced after the end of the selection.
|01||English||Isak Heim||"Out of Space"||10||93|
|03||Norwegian||Kirsti Hansen||"Er jeg en lek" (I am a game)||8||128|
|05||English||Jenny Langlo||"Next to You"||3||200|
|06||Norwegian||Morgan Sulele||"Kong vinter" (King Winter)||9||126|
|09||Norwegian||SERVED||"Få Meg Til Å Le" (Get me to laugh)||6||147|
|10||English||Karin Park||"Human Beings"||7||139|
Apart from the contestants' performances, Katastrofe, performed the Norwegian entry for the North Vision Song Contest 13 in the opening of the show. Mørland & Debrah Scarlett performed their Eurovision Song Contest entry, "A Monster Like Me", during the interval act.
|01.||"Next to You"||7.314||7.783||17.236||12.227||13.099||57.659||2|
Five from the artists that were eliminated in the first round announced the votes from the Norwegian regions.
- Eastern Norway: Kirsti Hansen
- Northern Norway: Isak Heim
- Central Norway: Karin Park
- Southern Norway: Morgan Sulele
- Western Norway: Emila
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 and the Rest of the World-jury. 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, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, FYR Macedonia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Norway, Serbia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Rest of the World||27|
|No.||Song||Country/ies giving 12 points|
|9||"Cinderella"|| Albania, Andorra, Cyprus, Denmark, Kazakhstan,|
Serbia, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Rest of the World
|6||"Thunderstruck"||Azerbaijan, Faroe Islands, Hungary, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland|
|3||"Next to You"||Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, Germany|
|"Human Beings"||Estonia, Ireland, Ukraine|
|"Phoenix"||Belgium, FYR Macedonia|
|1||"Få Meg Til Å Le"||Israel|
|"Er jeg en lek"||Georgia|
Voting grid can be found here.