Ellen Nikolaysen

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Ellen Helen Nikolaysen (born 10 December 1951, Oslo) is a Norwegian singer/actress.[1] She participated in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1973 as part of the Bendik Singers group with the song It's Just A Game and again as backing vocalist for fellow Bendik Singer Anne-Karine Strøm in 1974 before competing in her third consecutive Eurovision this time as a solo artist in 1975 with Touch My Life With Summer. She won the Best Performance Award at the World Popular Song Festival in Tokyo in 1974. In the early 1990s she began a new career as actor in musicals on Norwegian theatre stages.

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Preceded by
Grethe Kausland & Benny Borg
with "Småting"
Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest
1973
(as a member of Bendik Singers)
Succeeded by
Anne-Karine Strøm
with "The First Day of Love"
Preceded by
Anne-Karine Strøm
with "The First Day of Love"
Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest
1975
Succeeded by
Anne-Karine Strøm
with "Mata Hari"