Melodi Grand Prix Junior 2010

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The Melodi Grand Prix Junior 2010 was Norway's ninth national Melodi Grand Prix Junior for young singers aged 8 to 15. It was held in Oslo Spektrum, Oslo, Norway and broadcast live Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK).

The winner was Torstein Snekvik with the song "Svikter aldri igjen"[1] (meaning Never fails again in Norwegian). The trophy that was handed to him by last year's winner Jørgen Dahl Moe. Presenters were Kåre Magnus Bergh and Ingrid Gjessing Linhave. AF1, Didrik Solli-Tangen and Tine Thing Helseth performed during the competition breaks.

After singing his winning song, Torstein and the three other finalists joined in to sing "Du er suveren" (translated as You are sovereign) with words and music by Ronny Wikmark and Skjalg Raaen.[2] "Du er suveren" was the collective song recorded by all the ten finalists in 2010 series of the competition[3]

The album Melodi Grand Prix Junior 2010 containing the songs of the finals and "Du er suveren"reached #1 on the VG-lista Norwegian Albums Chart on weeks 37 and 39 of 2010 staying at the top of the charts for 2 weeks.

Finalists[edit]

There were 10 finalists, that included 8 solo artists and two bands singing a variety of songs including ballads, pop and rap.

No. Artist Song Result
01 Alexandra "Det vi vil" to the Superfinale
02 Murphys Law "Åbbår" to the Superfinale
03 Julie "Berømt" to the Superfinale
04 Sara "Utfordring"
05 Emilie "Hvorfor skal det være sånn?"
06 Arbaz "Dans jente dans"
07 Maria "På grunn av deg"
08 Basic Warning "Kom til oss"
09 Torstein "Svikter aldri igjen" to the Superfinale
10 Johanna "Følg din drøm"

Superfinale[edit]

No. Artist Song Result
01 Alexandra "Det vi vil"
02 Murphys Law "Åbbår"
03 Julie "Berømt"
04 Torstein "Svikter aldri igjen" Winner

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