Malin nominated for big award
26th January 2009
Malin Reitan, the Norwegian singer earning third place for her country in JESC 2005, has since released four albums, and has appeared on many TV shows and concerts. Her fourth album, released in 2009 and entitled ‘Malin’, has been nominated for a Spellemannprise. The Spellemannprise is an award ceremony which has been running since 1972, designed to recognise Norway’s top musicians. The prizes are divided into 17 genres and 4 additional selections (Singer of the year, newcomer, hit, and best music video (minus Kayne West!)).
All nominees were presented in a press conference at the Hotel Grand in Oslo. The Norwegian press was out in force to report the nominations. Malin has been nominated for the children’s section of this prestigious award. She is up against Gjermund Larsen og Bom Basker and Trond Brænne. Malin is the youngest nominated, and one of two represented by Universal Music. Names such as Alexander Rybak, Donkeyboy and Röyksopp are also up for an award.
(announcing the nominees)
Good luck and Congratulations Malin!