Icelandic viewers get to meet the ten acts taking part in the 2019 Songvakeppnin this evening.
As always, acts get to decide whether to sing in English or Icelandic, with most preparing versions in both languages. The songs have leaked early online, and never ones to deny you news, here's the list:
|Perfomer||Icelandic version||English version|
|Daniel Oliver||Samt ekki||Licky, licky|
|Elli Grill, Skaði, Glymur||Jeijó, keyrum alla leið|
|Friðrik Omar||Hvað ef ég get ekki elskað?||(What if) I can't have love?|
|Hatari||Hatrið mun sigra|
|Heiðrún Anna Bjornsdóttir||Helgi||Sunday boy|
|Hera Bjork||Eitt andartak||Moving on|
|Ivar Daníels||þú baetir mig||Make me whole|
|Kristina Skoubo Baerendsen||Eg á mig sjálf||Mama said|
|Tara Mobee||Betri án þín||Fighting for love|
|Thórdís Imsland||Nú og hér||What are you waiting for?|
Five acts compete in two semifinals (9/16 February) with the final on 2 March. For the first time, a jury has a say in who qualifies from the heats and who makes the final two in the final.