During the third edition of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, DR announced the format of the following edition which would be similar to most of the national selections; ten acts including nine Danish acts and one foreigner. Although DR had already announced the format of the selection process, the confirmation of the country didn't come as early as before. Being one of the last countries to confirm, Denmark confirmed their participation on 8 March 2014. It was also announced that a small concert would be held in Copenhagen where several North Vision artists would perform including Medina, Jenni Vartiainen, Tone Damli, Inna, Esma and Lozano and more.
Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 04 was the fourth edition of the Danish music competition that selected Denmark's entry for the North Vision Song Contest 8. Hosted by Medina, ten songs competed in the selection which consisted of one final held at the Ballerup Super Arena in Ballerup. The schedule of the selection was announced by the broadcaster on 9 March 2014 with the songs of the selection being presented between 17 and 26 March 2014.
The final of the selection took place between 1 and 17 April 2014 at the Ballerup Super Arena in Ballerup. The ten songs of the selection competed in the final. "Bang that Drum" performed by Nabiha was selected as the winner by an international jury voting.
Italic Foreign act selected by the jury members from DR.
At North Vision
At the allocation drawn, Denmark was drawn to perform in the second half of the first semi-final. Nabiha performed last in the semi-final and during the semi-final results, Denmark was announced as the fifth qualifier. At the press conference of the first semi-final qualifiers, Nabiha picked the twelfth position for the grand final following Andorra and preceding the United Kingdom. Denmark got the twelfth place and scored 107 points getting one set of 12 points from Romania.
In the awards for the edition, "Bang that Drum" was nominated in two categories: for the Best Northern and Best Dance/R&B song, with the song winning the latter one.
Both the semi-finals and the final were broadcast by DR. Ole Tøpholm was the final television commentator for fourth time. Mads Vangsø and Ulla Essendrop served as the semi-finals television commentator and the radio commentator respectively. Natasha Thomas was the spokesperson that announced the Danish voting in the final.