© 2018 by eurovoxx and eurovoxx.net | All Rights Reserved

All images and videos used on this site have been used in good faith, and are understood to be available in the public domain. All text published on this site is the property of eurovoxx and eurovoxx.net and is not to be reproduced without our permission. For queries or questions please contact us.

  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Black Twitter Icon
  • Black Google+ Icon
  • Black YouTube Icon
  • Black Instagram Icon
RSS Feed

Same Song, Different Country!!! How Denmark's "Higher Ground" Was Previously Submitted For Melodifestivalen

February 13, 2018


It's the song that everyone seems to be talking about at the moment.  "Higher Ground" sung by Rasmussen convincingly won 'Dansk Melodi Grand Prix' on Saturday, and has become somewhat of a fan favourite.  It has now been revealed that the entry was in actual fact submitted to the Swedish Melodifestivalen selection process, prior to being accepted by Denmark.  It seems therefore, what is Sweden's loss is Denmark's gain.  Check out the song below:



The song itself was rejected by Sweden, with the original version intended for Dennis Bengtsson.  However, as it didn't pass the selection stage, it was the Danes who picked it up.  This, is not the first time that Denmark has taken a song from Sweden.  In 2010, Chanée and N'evergreen sang "In a moment like this" which was initially submitted to Sweden.  Subsequently, the Danes finished 4th in Oslo, whilst Sweden's Anna Bergendahl's, "This is my life" failed to qualify.  This being the only time a Swedish song hasn't done so.  Could history repeat itself again?


Last Saturday Rasmussen clearly won the public and jury vote.  They qualified for the super final, and won a ticket to Lisbon winning 50% of the vote.  Last year Anja Nissen qualified for the Grand Final in Kyiv, can this year's entrant do the same and score better.  If you have not seen the Eurovoxx review yet, check it out below.



 What do you think of the song?  Do you think it could win the show?  Please tell us your thoughts in the comments below.


Don't forget if you liked the interviews and articles, subscribe to our YouTube channel, like us on Facebook, tweet @ on Twitter, # on Instagram, and continue to check our website out.  Stay tuned for more Eurovision news, gossip and interviews.  Please do not forget to like and comment on our articles below.

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Please reload