Norsk rikskringkasting (NRK) held a national final to select the Norwegian entry for the 1999 Eurovision Song Contest. Melodi Grand Prix 1999 was held on 27 February 1999 at the NRK TV studios in Oslo, hosted by Rune Gokstad and Øystein Bache. 8 songs competed, with the winner decided by televoting and jury voting.
On the night of Eurovision, held on 29 May in Jerusalem, Israel, Stig van Eijk performed "Living My Life Without You" eighth in the running order, following Turkey and preceding Denmark. At the close of the voting, Stig had received 35 points, placing 14th in a field of 23.