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Norway bids ‘Lillebjørn’ good night

Norwegians of all ages mourn the passing of singer-songwriter Lillebjørn Nilsen, who died on January 27. He was 73. Nilsen was laid rest on...

Pressure grows on Eurovision entry

The Norwegian folk-rock band Gåte is hyped as having a solid chance of winning the even-more-hyped Eurovision song contest in May. The band's members are under...

Norway mourns singer-poet Ole Paus

Funeral services for singer-songwriter Ole Paus were held at Oslo's Kulturkirken Jakob on Thursday, attended by scores of his artist colleagues and friends. Paus,...

Money talked as Pink Floyd fans dumped tickets

Controversial rock star Roger Waters played two shows in Oslo this week amidst boycott calls, plunging ticket prices and public outrage over his remarks...

Norwegian black metal’s darkness falls at the National Library

A new exhibition at Norway's National Library in Oslo aims to track the rise and rise of Norwegian black metal music, from a little-understood...

Kygo ran into some tax trouble

UPDATED: Norwegian tax authorities placed a heavy tax claim this month on electronic music pioneer Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll, better known as Kygo. Newspaper Dagens Næringsliv...

Meeting of minds, Munch and metal

Oslo's new Munch museum, now called simply MUNCH, has unveiled the rumbling result of an unusual encounter between artists: Norway's greatest painter, Edvard Munch,...

Norway ends 18th in Eurovision

Norway's entry in the Eurovision Song Contest had made it into Saturday night's "grand final," but only managed to win enough points to land...

‘TIX’ clicked with Eurovision fans

Norwegian singer-songwriter Andreas Haukeland, better known as "TIX," was the first to be named Tuesday night as a finalist in the Eurovision Song Contest...

Critic who bashed TIX won’t repent

The Norwegian singer known as TIX put his critics to shame when he won Norway's qualifier for the Eurovision Song Contest last weekend by...

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