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Denmark
Flag of Denmark
Broadcaster Danmarks Radio (DR)
Selection process Internal selection
(NVSC 14; 14)
Dansk Melodi Grand Prix
(NVSC 513; 15–present)
Appearances
Appearances 25 (22 finals)
Debut NVSC #01
Best result 1st: #04, #11, #14
Worst result 18th SF: #13
North Vision Ranking of Nations
Rank (#24) 13th
Highest ranking 1st
Lowest ranking 17th

Denmark debuted in the 1st edition of North Vision Song Contest and has participated in every edition since then. The Danish broadcaster, Danmarks Radio (DR), has been in charge for the country's participation since the 1st edition. The broadcaster started hosting Dansk Melodi Grand Prix in every edition since the 5th. However, their entry for the 14th edition was selected internally due to being in the pre-qualification round of the edition, making it the first internal selection since the 4th edition.

Denmark is one of the most successful countries in the contest, having nine top tens including three victories. The first two victories of the country were achieved by Amaranthe with the first being in the 4th edition with the song "Amaranthine" and the second in the 11th edition with the song "Drop Dead Cynical". However, the first non-qualification came in the sixth edition, where Julie Berthelsen got the 11th place in the semi-final. The country's second non-qualification in the 13th edition with the 18th place in the semi-final is to date their worst result. The country is currently ranked 13th in the North Vision Ranking of Nations and it peaked at the 1st place after the 2nd edition while its worst placement was 17th after the 13th edition.

Denmark has so far hosted four events related to the North Vision Song Contest; the 5th, 12th and 15th editions of the contest and the 3rd concert of the North Vision in Concert. The contest has been broadcast since the 1st edition by DR and had several commentators in charge either for radio or television. The spokespersons have been different since the 1st edition with the list inculding Medina, Emmelie de Forest and Tim Schou.

History of Denmark in North Vision

DR shown interest on participating in the contest very early. They confirmed their debut a few hours after the submissions of the contest had opened. They started hosting Dansk Melodi Grand Prix since the 5th edition. Their best result is so far their victories in the 4th and 11th edition while their worst result is the eighteenth place in the semi-final achieved in the 13th edition. Denmark has so far been 18 times in the semi-finals while they were a member of the big 5/6 in the 2nd3rd5h, 12th and 15th16th and 18th editions, making them one of the countries with the highest number of big 5/6 participations. Denmark held the record of the best placing for the host country with the thirteenth place. The record was previously held by Sweden with the fourteenth place and later taken by Norway with the 1st place.

NVSC 1–10

Amaranthe live

Amaranthe brought the first victory for the country in the 4th edition.

Denmark debuted in the 1st edition of the contest already. It was revealed that their first entry would be selected internally. "Alive" by Kato and Electric Lady Lab was the first Danish entry in the contest. The entry won the semi-final and went on to finish as runner-up with 159 points, making the country part of the "big five" for the next edition. The entry for the 2nd edition was also internally selected; "Kl. 10" by Medina was the song that represented the country in Reykjavik. The song also finished as runner-up with 180 points and therefore Denmark was part of the big five for the 3rd edition also. Aura Dione was selected internally to represent the country in the 3rd edition with the song "Reconnect". The song did not manage to keep the country's success and eventually finished 21st with 70 points. "Amaranthine" by Amaranthe was the fourth internally selected entry that represented the country in the 4th edition in Gothenburg, Sweden. Although the song got only 4th in the semi-final, it eventually managed to win the final with 175 points and bring the contest to Denmark.

For the 5th edition, the Danish broadcaster revealed that they would establish a national selection: Dansk Melodi Grand Prix was the competition that would select the country's entries for the next editions. The entry selected through the 1st edition was "Skylder dig ik' noget" by L.I.G.A which finished 13th in the final with 120 points. However, the winner of the 2nd edition, "Butterfly" by Julie Berthelsen did not manage to qualify to the final of the 6th edition after achieving the 11th place in the semi-final with 60 points, marking the country's first non-qualification. For the 3rd edition of the selection, Aura Dione and Medina returned and competed against each other. Aura Dione was selected with "In Love with the World" and managed to get the 11th place in the final of the 7th edition with 116 points.

Tim Schou press

Tim Schou was the first solo male singer to represent the country.

The entry for the 8th edition was selected through the 4th edition of the selection: Nabiha represented the country with her song "Bang that Drum" which finished 12th in the final with 107 points. DR decided that for the 5th edition of the selection, the songs would be only in Danish; Nadia Gattas with her song "Rejser gennem tiden" won the edition and represented the country in the 9th edition of the contest. The song achieved the 20th place in the final with 69 points. The last entry of the country in the decade was selected through the 6th edition of the selection: "Supernova" by Tim Schou was the winner of the selection, making him the first solo male artist to represent the country. The song finished 14th in the final with 100 points despite actually being the winner of the semi-final.

NVSC 11–20

The entry of the country for the 11th and first edition of the second decade was selected through the 7th edition of the selection. Amaranthe won the selection with their song "Drop Dead Cynical" and just like in the 4th edition, the country came 4th in the semi-final and won the contest with 231 points, the highest score for a winner by that time until Kazakhstan won with 236 points. The Danish broadcaster decided to continue hosting Dansk Melodi Grand Prix and the entry for the 12th edition was selected through the 8th edition of the selection. Freya was the winner of the selection who then went on to finish 21st in the final with 73 points. The 9th edition of the selection selected the entry of the country in the 13th edition: Paw&Lina and their song "JKGLDOM" were the winners of the selection. However, they failed to make it to the final and achieved the 18th place with 36 points.

Pernille The Storm

The Storm marked the third victory of the country in the 14th edition.

Despite actually starting the anniversary edition of their selection for the 14th edition, DR decided to postpone the selection and host it for the 15th edition due to being in the pre-qualification round. The entry for the edition was selected internally for the first time since the 4th edition: The Storm and the song "My Crown" represented the country. The band managed to win both the semi-final and the final of the edition with 171 and 249 points respectively, breaking multiple records: the first country to win after being in the pre-qualification round, the highest score in both a semi-final and final and also the largest margin between the 2nd and 1st place in a final. The 10thedition of the selection was resumed for the 15th edition. Stine Bramsen won the selection with her song "Karma Town" and represented the country in the 15th edition where it placed 5th in the final with 134 points. For the 16th edition, the 11st edition of the selection was held with Nabiha winning the compeition for second time with the song "Kill It with Love". The song placed 23rd in the final with 61 points, the worst result of the country in a final.

The 12th edition of the selection was held to select the song for the 17th edition. Sada Vidoo won the selection with her song "The Actress". The song managed to get the 4th place in the final with a total of 148 points, while in the semi-final it placed 2nd with 111 points. For the 18th edition, the 13th edition of the selection was held. Hannah Schneider won the edition with her song "Dreaming Kind" which went on to place 14th in the final with a total of 104 points. Ida Corr won the 14th edition of the selection with her song "Down" and therefore was selected as the Danish representative for the 19th edition. The song placed 2nd in the semi-final with 243 points and 9th in the final with 245 points. The 15th edition of the selection selected the entry for the 20th edition; Aura Dione won the selection with her song "Love Somebody" and represented the country for third time. The singer managed to place 10th in the final with 228 points while in the semi-final it placed 4th with 205 points.

NVSC 21–30

The first entry for the third decade of the contest was selected through the 16th edition of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix. MAIA was selected as the Danish entrant in the 21st edition with her song "Tordenkys". The song placed 20th in the final with 151 points while it got the 4th place in the semi-final with 184 points. Snakehips and  were selected with to represent the country in the 22nd edition; their song "Don't Leave" was declared as the winner of the 17th edition of the selection. The song placed 4th in the semi-final with 196 points and qualified to the final where it placed 19th with 173 points. The 18th edition of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix selected the entry for the 23rd edition; Sada Vidoo was selected as the Danish representative for second time, with her song "Iconic". In the contest, the song placed 6th in the semi-final with 171 points and 11th in the final with 251 points. The entry for the 24th edition was selected through the 19th edition of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix. The selection was won by JÆRV with the song "I staver"; in the contest, the song placed 21st in the final with 163 points while it placed 8th in the semi-final with 161 points. The entry for the 25th edition was selected through the 20th edition of the selection; "While I'm Young" by Bladtkramer won the selection.

Contestants

There have so far been twenty-two contestants that represented Denmark in the contest with nine of them achieving a top 10 result, including three victories, the two achieved by Amaranthe.

Table key
 Winner  Last place  Did not qualify to the semi-finals
 Second place  Automatically qualified to the final  Withdrawn or disqualified
 Third place  Did not qualify to the final  Did not compete
Edn. Artist Song Final Points Semi Points
#01 Kato & Electric Lady Lab "Alive" 2 159 1 132
#02 Medina "Kl. 10" 2 180
"Big 5" member
#03 Aura Dione "Reconnect" 21 70
#04 Amaranthe "Amaranthine" 1 175 4 94
#05 L.I.G.A "Skylder dig ik' noget" 13 120
"Big 5" member
#06 Julie Berthelsen "Butterfly"
Failed to qualify
11 60
#07 Aura Dione "In Love with the World" 11 116 1 97
#08 Nabiha "Bang that Drum" 12 107 5 89
#09 Nadia Gattas "Rejser gennem tiden" 20 69 8 67
#10 Tim Schou "Supernova" 14 100 1 116
#11 Amaranthe "Drop Dead Cynical" 1 231 4 95
#12 Freya "Into the Fire" 21 73
"Big 5" member
#13 Paw&Lina "JKGLDOM"
Failed to qualify
18 36
#14 The Storm "My Crown" 1 249 1 171
#15 Stine Bramsen "Karma Town" 5 134
"Big 6" member
#16 Nabiha "Kill It with Love" 23 61
#17 Sada Vidoo "The Actress" 4 148 2 111
#18 Hannah Schneider "Dreaming Kind" 14 102
"Big 6" member
#19 Ida Corr "Down" 9 243 2 245
#20 Aura "Love Somebody" 10 228 4 205
#21 MAIA "Tordenkys" 20 151 4 184
#22 Snakehips "Don't Leave" 19 173 4 196
#23 Sada Vidoo "Iconic" 11 251 6 171
#24 JÆRV "I staver" 21 163 8 161
#25 Bladtkramer "While I'm Young" TBA TBA TBA TBA

Draw history

Denmark has so far competed in a total of thirty-four shows ‒ one pre-qualification round, fourteen semi-finals and nineteen finals. The country has been allocated to perform in the first half for the majority of the contests.

Table key
     First half
     Second half
Contest Show Draw Contest Show Draw Contest Show Draw
NVSC #1 Semi-final 1 11 NVSC #10 Semi-final 1 06 NVSC #19 Semi-final 2 05
Grand Final 14 Grand Final 23 Grand Final 12
NVSC #2 Grand Final 09 NVSC #11 Semi-final 1 20 NVSC #20 Semi-final 2 13
NVSC #3 Grand Final 10 Grand Final 25 Grand Final 23
NVSC #4 Semi-final 2 20 NVSC #12 Grand Final 10 NVSC #21 Semi-final 1 03
Grand Final 22 NVSC #13 Semi-final 2 05 Grand Final 06
NVSC #5 Grand Final[1] 12 NVSC #14 PQR 05 NVSC #22 Semi-final 2 02
NVSC #6 Semi-final 2 06 Semi-final 2 03 Grand Final 20
NVSC #7 Semi-final 2[2] 11 Grand Final 18 NVSC #23 Semi-final 1 17
Grand Final 11 NVSC #15 Grand Final 10 Grand Final 16
NVSC #8 Semi-final 1 21 NVSC #16 Grand Final 14 NVSC 24 Semi-final 2 19
Grand Final 12 NVSC #17 Semi-final 2 13 Grand Final 12
NVSC #9 Semi-final 1[3] 03 Grand Final 09 NVSC #25 Semi-final 2 08
Grand Final 04 NVSC #18 Grand Final 11

North Vision Awards

The North Vision Awards (formerly known as the After-show Awards) is a ceremony held to honor the artists and songs of the editions. Denmark has received nine awards out of the thirty-six nominations of the Danish artists and songs.

Ceremony Nominated Award Result
NVSC #5 "Skylder dig ik' noget" Best Finalist Nominated
Best Pop
NVSC #7 Aura Dione Best Female Artist
"In Love with the World" Best Northern song
NVSC #8 "Bang that Drum" Best Dance / R&B Won
Best Northern song Nominated
NVSC #10
(special awards)
"Kl. 10" Best Big 5 entry
"Amaranthine" Best Winner
"Skylder dig ik' noget" Best Group Performance
"Amaranthine"
NVSC #11 Amaranthe Best Band / Duet Won
"Drop Dead Cynical" Best Rock
Best English song
Best Northern song Nominated
Best Top 5 song
NVSC #12 "Into the Fire" Best Northern song
Best Big 5 song
Best Bottom 5 song Won
NVSC #13 "JKGLDOM" Best Dance / R&B Nominated
Best Northern song
NVSC #14 "My Crown" Best PQR song
Best Northern song Won
Best Alternative
Best Top 6 song
NVSC #15 "Karma Town" Best Northern song Nominated
Best Big 6 song
Best Top 6 song
NVSC #16 Nabiha Best Female Artist
"Kill It with Love" Best Rock
Best Northern song
Best Big 6 song
Best Bottom 6 song
NVSC #17 Sada Vidoo Best Female Artist
"The Actress" Best Alternative
Best Northern song Won
Best Top 6 song Nominated
NVSC #18 "Dreaming Kind" Best English song
Best Northern song
Best Big 6 song

North Vision Song of the Year

The North Vision Song of the Year (also known simply as Song of the Year) is the annual award show held to honor the best song from the editions that were held during the respective year. In 2015, two out of six Danish entries made it to the top 50; "My Crown" and "Karma Town" with the latter one reaching the top 10. In 2016, three out of four Danish entries made it to the top 50; "Down", "Love Somebody" and "Tordenkys".

Year Artist Song Result
2015 Freya "Into the Fire" Nominated
Paw&Lina "JKGLDOM"
Nabiha "Kill It with Love"
Sada Vidoo "The Actress"
The Storm "My Crown" Top 50
Stine Bramsen "Karma Town" Top 10
2016 Hannah Schneider "Dreaming Kind" Nominated
Ida Corr "Down" Top 50
Aura "Love Somebody"
MAIA "Tordenkys"

Voting history

Denmark's voting statistics as of the 21st edition. The tables list the points given or received by Denmark in the semi-finals, the finals and a total of both. However, the points given and received in the pre-qualification round are not included. Romania is currently the country that has received the most points from Denmark while the United Kingdom is the country that has given the most points to Denmark.

Denmark has given the most points to...
(semi-finals and finals)

Rank Country Points
1 Flag of Romania Romania 171
2 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom 149
3 Flag of Norway Norway 143
4 Flag of Sweden Sweden 101
5 Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 92
Flag of Andorra Andorra 92

Denmark has received the most points from...
(semi-finals and finals)

Rank Country Points
1 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom 215
2 Flag of Romania Romania 189
3 Flag of Ireland Ireland 171
4 Flag of Norway Norway 166
5 Flag of Germany Germany 146

Denmark has given the most points to...
(semi-finals only)

Rank Country Points
1 Flag of Romania Romania 87
3 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom 76
2 Flag of Norway Norway 69
4 Flag of Hungary Hungary 52
5 Flag of Andorra Andorra 50

Denmark has received the most points from...
(semi-finals only)

Rank Country Points
1 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom 111
2 Flag of Romania Romania 71
3 Flag of Norway Norway 68
4 Flag of Hungary Hungary 62
5 Flag of Ireland Ireland 61

Denmark has given the most points to...
(finals only)

Rank Country Points
1 Flag of Romania Romania 84
2 Flag of Norway Norway 74
3 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom 73
4 Flag of Sweden Sweden 68
5 Flag of Russia Russia 64

Denmark has received the most points from...
(finals only)

Rank Country Points
1 Flag of Romania Romania 118
2 Flag of Ireland Ireland 110
3 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom 104
4 Flag of Lebanon Lebanon 103
5 Flag of Latvia Latvia 101

12 points

As of the 11th edition, Denmark has awarded a total of twenty-two 12 points and has received more than fifty 12 points through the semi-finals and the finals of the editions.

The highest amount of 12 points to be given to Denmark was in the 14th edition where the country received twelve set of 12 points in total. However, the highest amount of 12 points for a final was in the 11th edition where Denmark received seven 12 points. Ireland has given the most 12 points to Denmark with a total of ten 12 points given to the country.

The United Kingdom has received a total of six 12 points, making it the country with the most 12 points. Azerbaijan, KazakhstanRomania, Serbia and the United Kingdom received both the 12 points in the semi-final and final from Denmark in different editions each. Andorra and the United Kingdom received the country's 12 points in the semi-final three times.

Table key
     Winner – Denmark gave 12 points to a winning song / Denmark won the contest.
     Second place – Denmark gave 12 points to a runner-up song / Denmark was runner-up in the contest.
     Third place – Denmark gave 12 points to a third place song / Denmark came third in the contest.
     Qualified – Denmark gave 12 points to a song that was a qualifier / Denmark was a qualifier.
     Non-qualified – Denmark gave 12 points to a song that was not a qualifier / Denmark was not a qualifier.
(J) Jury – 12 points from the country's jury.
(T) Televoting – 12 points from the country's televoting.
Record of 12 points
Edn. Given Received
Final Semi Final Semi
#01 Flag of Romania Romania Flag of Romania Romania Flag of Macedonia FYR Macedonia
Flag of Ireland Ireland
Flag of Lithuania Lithuania
Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
Flag of Norway Norway
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
Flag of Ireland Ireland
Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
Flag of Norway Norway
Flag of Romania Romania
Flag of Russia Russia
#02 Flag of Spain Spain Flag of Norway Norway Flag of Albania Albania
Flag of Belarus Belarus
Flag of Romania Romania
Flag of Russia Russia
Flag of Spain Spain
Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
Member of the "Big 5"
#03 Flag of Romania Romania Flag of Israel Israel Flag of Romania Romania Member of the "Big 5"
#04 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina B&H
Flag of Macedonia FYR Macedonia
Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg
Flag of Spain Spain
Flag of Belgium Belgium
Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg
#05 Flag of Sweden Sweden Flag of San Marino San Marino Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
Flag of Ireland Ireland
Flag of Lebanon Lebanon
Member of the "Big 5"
#06 Flag of Poland Poland Flag of Andorra Andorra Failed to qualify Flag of Andorra Andorra
#07 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom Flag of Andorra Andorra Flag of Armenia Armenia
Flag of Romania Romania
Flag of Latvia Latvia
Flag of Romania Romania
#08 Flag of Russia Russia Flag of Norway Norway Flag of Romania Romania Flag of Monaco Monaco
Flag of Romania Romania
#09 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom Flag of Germany Germany Flag of Germany Germany
#10 Flag of Russia Russia Flag of Andorra Andorra Flag of Ireland Ireland
Flag of Norway Norway
Flag of Andorra Andorra
Flag of Croatia Croatia
Flag of France France
Flag of Ireland Ireland
Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
#11 Flag of Andorra Andorra Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
Iceland Iceland
Flag of Ireland Ireland
Flag of Latvia Latvia
Flag of Lebanon Lebanon
Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
Flag of Sweden Sweden
Flag of Sweden Sweden
Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
#12 Flag of Lebanon Lebanon Flag of Germany Germany N/A Member of the "Big 5"
#13 Flag of Faroe Islands Faroe Islands Flag of Sweden Sweden Failed to qualify N/A
#14 Flag of Serbia Serbia Flag of Serbia Serbia Flag of Croatia Croatia
Flag of Cyprus Cyprus
Flag of Ireland Ireland
Flag of Slovenia Slovenia
Flag of Sweden Sweden
Flag of Belarus Belarus
Flag of Croatia Croatia
Flag of Germany Germany
Iceland Iceland
Flag of Ireland Ireland
Flag of Sweden Sweden
Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
#15 Flag of Macedonia FYR Macedonia Flag of Faroe Islands Faroe Islands Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina B&H
Flag of Moldova Moldova
Member of the "Big 6"
#16 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom N/A Member of the "Big 6"
#17 Flag of Belgium Belgium Flag of Poland Poland Flag of Cyprus Cyprus
Flag of Ireland Ireland
Flag of Malta Malta
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina B&H
Flag of Hungary Hungary
Flag of Ireland Ireland
Flag of Slovenia Slovenia
#18 Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan Flag of Faroe Islands Faroe Islands
Flag of Serbia Serbia
Member of the "Big 6"
#19 Flag of Sweden Sweden (T) Flag of Belgium Belgium (T) Flag of Hungary Hungary (J)
Iceland Iceland (T)
Flag of Romania Romania (J)
Flag of Faroe Islands Faroe Islands (T)
Flag of Hungary Hungary (J)
Flag of Romania Romania (J)
Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom (J)
Flag of Armenia Armenia (J) Flag of Romania Romania (J)
#20 Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic (T) Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic (T) Algeria Algeria (T)
Flag of Macedonia FYR Macedonia (T)
Flag of Greece Greece (T)
Flag of Norway Norway (J)
Flag of Romania Romania (J)
Flag of Hungary Hungary (J)
Flag of Norway Norway (T)
Flag of Poland Poland (T)
Flag of Poland Poland (J)
Flag of Turkey Turkey (J)
Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom (J)
Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic (J) Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic (J)
#21 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus (T) Flag of Cyprus Cyprus (T) Flag of Israel Israel (J)
Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein (J)
Flag of Norway Norway (T)
Flag of Belarus Belarus (T)
Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein (J)
Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic (J) Flag of Lebanon Lebanon (J)

Commentators and spokespersons

Since the 1st edition there have been different commentators and spokespersons for Denmark. However, all the events were broadcasted by DR, on both radio and television. Nicolaj Molbech, Ole Tøpholm and Lise Rønne have been the three final television commentators, all serving for different editions. Louise Wolff and Lise Rønne were some of the semi-final television commentators. Ulla Essendrop has served as radio commentators for ten editions.

The spokespersons have been different in each edition. Louise Wolff, who has also been a television and radio commentator, was the first spokesperson. The list of spokespersons also includes Medina, Tim SchouElize Ryd from AmaranthePernille Rosendahl from The Storm and Ida Corr who have represented the country in the contest.

Edition Final television commentator Semi-finals television commmentator Radio commentator Spokesperson Broadcaster
NVSC #01 Nicolaj Molbech Louise Wolff Andrea Elizabeth Louise Wolff DR
(TV + Radio)
NVSC #02 Tim Schou
NVSC #03 Peter Falktoft Elize Ryd
NVSC #04 Lise Rønne Louise Wolff Bryan Rice
NVSC #05 Ole Tøpholm Nadia Malm
NVSC #06 Ulla Essendrop Emmelie de Forest
NVSC #07 Mads Vangsø Ida Corr
NVSC #08 Natasha Thomas
NVSC #09 Sukkerchok
NVSC #10[4] Lise Rønne Sofie Lassen-Kahlke
NVSC #11 Nicolaj Molbech Ihan Haydar
NVSC #12 Andrea Elizabeth Tim Schou
NVSC #13 Mads Vangsø Tine Midtgaard
NVSC #14 Lise Rønne Medina
NVSC #15 Pernille Rosendahl
NVSC #16 Ulla Essendrop[5] Emmelie de Forest
NVSC #17 Soluna Samay
NVSC #18 Lise Rønne Andrea Elizabeth Rasmus Thude
NVSC #19 Mette Lisby August Haas
NVSC #20 Ulla Essendrop
NVSC #21 Louise Wolff
NVSC #22 No spokesperson[6]
NVSC #23 Ulla Essendrop
NVSC #24 No spokesperson[6]

Hostings

Denmark has hosted three editions of the contest: the 5th, 12th and 15th editions. The country has also hosted the 4th edition of the North Vision in Concert. The country also bid to host the 8th edition of the pre-qualification round but lost to Kazakhstan.

Edition Location Venue Presenters
#05 Aarhus Atletion Signe Molde and Bryan Rice
#12 Herning Jyske Bank Boxen Lise Rønne and Casper Christensen
#15 Copenhagen Parken Stadium Louise Wolff, Ulla Essendrop and Tim Schou

Viewing figures

The country has participated and broadcast all the shows of the contest up to the 16th edition. Since the very first edition the contest gained high popularity in the country with the 1st edition being watched by an average of 1,22 million viewers. The contest continued to gain more viewers as the contest progressed with the peak viewership being 4,01 million viewers during the final of the 14th edition. The most watched editions so far are the 12th and the 14th editions with an average of 3,35 and 3,73 million viewers respectively.

Danish viewers chart
Edn. Viewers
(Grand Final)
Weekly
Rank
Viewers
(Semi-final 1)
Weekly
Rank
Viewers
(Semi-final 2)
Weekly
Rank
Average
#01 1,67m 11 1,05m 14 0,94m 16 1,22m
#02 1,79m 9 1,21m 10 1,39m 8 1,46m
#03 1,55m 9 1,08m 9 1,11m 10 1,25m
#04 2,46m 4 1,79m 4 1,85m 5 2,03m
#05 2,74m 1 2,07m 2 2,21m 1 2,34m
#06 1,58m 12 1,01m 13 1,07m 13 1,22m
#07 1,99m 7 1,55m 8 1,60m 6 1,71m
#08 2,02m 3 1,87m 6 1,79m 5 1,89m
#09 2,13m 4 1,77m 5 1,68m 5 1,86m
#10 2,41m 2 2,05m 4 1,98m 4 2,15m
#11 3,32m 1 3,03m 2 2,88m 2 3,08m
#12 3,75m 1 3,21m 1 3,09m 1 3,35m
#13 2,53m 3 1,67m 5 2,01m 3 2,07m
#14 4,01m 1 3,50m 1 3,69m 1 3,73m
#15 3,45m 2 3,23m 1 3,19m 1 3,29m
#16 2,41m 3 2,03m 4 2,25m 4 2,23m
#17 2,89m 2 2,09m 3 2,49m 2 2,49m
#18 2,42m 5 2,27m 2 2,11m 4 2,27m
#19 2,55m 3 2,01m 4 2,13m 6 2,23m
#20 2,29m 4 1,66m 7 1,91m 7 1,95m
#21 1,97m 6 1,88m 5 1,69m 7 1,85m
#22 1,88m 9 1,36m 10 1,78m 9 1,67m
#23 2,01m 5 1,82m 6 1,79m 8 1,87m

Winners' Edition

After the 20th edition and during the 21st edition of the contest a winners' edition was held with the 21 winners of the contest competing. The first ten competed in the first semi-final and the other ten competed in the second semi-final. Five from each semi-final qualified to the final. Denmark had three entries in the edition. However, none of them managed to qualify to the final.

Edn. Artist Song Final Points Semi Points
#04 Amaranthe "Amaranthine"
Failed to qualify
6 263
#11 Amaranthe "Drop Dead Cynical" 9 240
#14 The Storm "My Crown" 7 252

Other contests

OGAN Second Chance Contest

The contest takes place during the contest, usually during the second semi-final of the respective edition. It is not an televised event, but only through YouTube. Denmark debuted in the first edition already, held for the 8th edition.

Edn. Artist Song Final Points Place in DMGP
#08 Anna David "If You Wanna Cry" 10 56 4th out of 10
#09 Clemens feat. Nastasia "Tog det som en mand" 14 61 3rd out of 10
#10 Emma "Crashing Down" 15 41 2nd out of 10
#11 Áli "Cocoon" 13 65 2nd out of 10
#12 Bim "Lights Out" 18 43 2nd out of 4
Did not participate between the 6th and 7th editions
#15 Fallulah "Dried-Out Cities" 4 102 2nd out of 10
#16 Emmelie de Forest "Hopscotch" 3 108 2nd out of 5
#17 Ericka Jane "Favorite Lie" 1 106 2nd out of 10
#18 Medina "We Survive" 2 94 3rd out of 10
#19 Oh Land "Head Up High" 10 72 3rd out of 10
#20 "Final Song" 1 121 2nd out of 10
#21 Adam Daniel "Tænder på dig" 2 111 2nd out of 10
#22 Carpark North "Unbreakable" 5 54 2nd out of 10
#23 Off Bloom "Falcon Eye" 2 99 2nd out of 10
#24 Kill J "Gravity" 1 68 2nd out of 10

Junior North Vision Song Contest

The contest is only for European artists under the age of 16. Denmark debuted in the 1st edition and has so far been in all the editions since then. Their entries have all been selected through internal selections. In the 3rd edition, an entry was intended but the country withdrew later. The country returned in the 6th edition.

Edn. Artist Song Final Points Semi Points
#01 Simone "Hopelessly Devoted to You" 6 131 3 99
#02 Line "Efter dig" 5 69 No semi-finals
Did not participate between the 3rd and 5th editions
#06 Emma Pi "Du ser den anden vej" 19 30 No semi-finals
#07 Emma Rosa "Du er en vinder" 20 23
#08 Flora Ofelia "Du Du Du" 12 45
Did not participate in the 9th edition
#10 Cecilie "Ingen som dig" 10 80 7 75

Nordisk Melodi Grand Prix

The contest is held between the Nordic countries that are members of the North Broadcasting Union. Denmark debuted in the 1st edition.

Edn. Artist Song Final Points Semi Points
#01 Stilettos "I nat er der kun musik" 4 20 No semi-finals
#02 Ida Gard "Need a Break" 1 38
#03 Sherpa "Animal" 4 20
#04 König "Uundværlig" 4 20
#05 Dúné "Never Be Alone" 4 24
#06 Fay Emilia "I Mørket" 4 18

Notes

  1. ^ In the 9th edition, Denmark received the wildcard of the semi-final and therefore could pick their starting position.
  2. ^ In the 5th edition, Denmark received the wildcard of the big 5 and therefore could pick their starting position.
  3. ^ In the 7th edition, Denmark received the wildcard of the semi-final and therefore could pick their starting position.
  4. ^ For the jubilee edition, Ole Tøpholm was joined by Nicolaj Molbech as commentator for the final of the edition. In the edition after, Nikolaj Molbech took over as the final commentator. In addition, Mads Vangsø returned as commentator for the semi-final of the edition and joined Lise Rønne who replaced him for the next editions.
  5. ^ Ulla Essendrop was replaced by Mette Lisby for the final of the 20th edition as Essendrop was appointed as a spokesperson.
  6. ^^ There were no spokespersons for the 22nd and the 24th editions due to the jury results being delivered by the host.

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