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Iceland: These are the 10 candidates!

All selected artists and songs to take part at Icelandic selection for Eurovision 2014 have been published today.

These are the 10 names to compete at Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins 2014:

  • Ásdís María Viðarsdóttir – Amor

Music and Lyrics: Haukur Johnson

  • Guðbjörg Magnúsdóttir – Aðeins ætluð þér

Music and Lyrics: María Björk Sverrisdóttir and Marcus Frenell

  • Sverrir Bergmann – Dönsum burtu blús

Music and Lyrics: StopWaitGo (Pálmi Ragnar Ásgeirsson, Ásgeir Orri Ásgeirsson og Sæþór Kristjánsson)

  • Vignir Snær Vigfússon – Elsku þú

Music: Vignir Snær Vigfússon

Lyrics: Þórunn Erna Clausen

  • Gréta Mjöll Samúelsdóttir – Eftir eitt lag

Music: Ásta Björg Björgvinsdóttir

Lyrics: Bergrún Íris Sævarsdóttir

  • Pollapönk – Enga fordóma

Music: Heiðar Örn Kristjánsson

Lyrics: Heiðar Örn Kristjánsson and Haraldur F. Gíslason

  • Sigríður Eyrún Friðriksdóttir – Lífið kviknar á ný

Music: Karl Olgeir Olgeirsson

Lyrics: Karl Olgeir Olgeirsson and Sigríður Eyrún Friðriksdóttir

  • Guðrún Árný Karlsdóttir – Til þín

Music: Trausti Bjarnason

Lyrics: Guðrún Eva Mínervudóttir

  • Gissur Páll Gissurarson – Von

Music and Lyrics: Jóhann Helgason

  • F.U.N.K. – Þangað til ég dey

Music and Lyrics: Franz Ploder Ottósson, Pétur Finnbogason og Lárus Örn Arnarsson

A total of 297 entries have been recived, a 25% more than last year. The winner of the competition will be awarded with 1.000.000 Icelandic Crowns and the right to represent Iceland at Eurovision 2014 to take place in Copenhaguen (Denmark).

Iceland has taken part at Eurovision since 1986 getting the best places in 1999 (Selma – All out of Luck) and 2009 (Yohanna – Is It True?), both came 2nd.

About Belén García (Spain)

Belén García (Spain)
My name is Belén, I am a 23 year-old musician girl from Spain. I have been following Eurovision since I was only 11 and the Junior version since the beginning (expert of this contest). Before ESC+Plus, I have been part of very well-known websites about Eurovision. Apart from writing, I love taking professional photos! I have already travelled to Eurovision twice (Malmö 2013 and Copenhagen 2014) and my last adventure was in Malta, when I attended my first Junior Eurovision ever. Next stop -> Vienna 2015