Aron Hannes is going for the finals in Songvakeppnin (Iceland Eurovision Grand Prix) next Saturday. The young singer has had a big year, starting with Tonight coming in 3rd in Songvakeppnin one year ago. Then the summer hits: Sumarnótt and Morgunkoss. All big songs in Iceland last year.
Now he tries for Eurovision again with the smashing hit Gold Digger.
The Iceland 2017 Eurovision final or Söngvakeppnin consists of 7 acts. Three were selected from the 1st semi-final, and three from the 2nd semi-final and one via a wildcard. The running order of the final is as follows:
Aron Hannes Emilsson – Tonight
Arnar Jónsson & Rakel Pálsdóttir – Again
Aron Brink – Hypnotised
Hildur Kristin Sefánsdóttir – Bammbaramm
Rúnar Eff Rúnarsson – Make your way back home
Svala Björgvinsdóttir – Paper
Daði Freyr Pétursson – Is this love?
In the two semi-finals, all competing entries were required to be performed in Icelandic language; however, entries competing in the final were required to be presented in the language they would compete within the Eurovision Song Contest.
ESC Covers is rooting for Aron Hannes Emilsson with his song Tonight
Hands up music in Iceland also supplied this to us
About Aron Hannes & Siris
Aron Hannes is 19 years old and recently graduated from the Complete Vocal Institution in Copenhagen. At 14, he won the first annual Icelandic singing contest Jólastjarnan (E. Christmas Star) granting him the opportunity to sing with Bo Halldorsson at the singer’s annual Christmas concert. Television station Stöð 2 and radio station Bylgjan have hosted the contest since its beginning in 2011 and introduced young talents from around Iceland. In 2014, Aron Hannes participated in Iceland Got Talent where he made it through to the semi-finals. In the last few months he has been studying at the CVI vocal academy and working on his music with Logi Pedro (Retro Stefson).
Siris (Sveinn Rúnar Sigurðsson) is well known to Eurovision fans around the globe, as he composed Iceland’s entries, Heaven in 2004 and Valentine Lost in 2007.
“Tonight” is one of the songs in Söngvakeppnin 2017, The Iceland Eurovision Grand Prix. It’s written by Siris (Sveinn Rúnar Sigurðsson) and performed by Aron Hannes. The song’s Icelandic title is “Nótt” and Icelandic lyrics by Ágúst Ibsen.The new official video was directed by Hörður Sveinsson and Helgi Jóhannsson, and features the talented Melkorka Davíðsdóttir Pitt. It was filmed at Sjávarklasinn, the Ocean Cluster House in Reykjavík, and produced by Republik for Hands Up Music and PIPAR\TBWA.
ESC Covers is running a competition in support of the song NOTT/TONIGHT in the Icelandic final.
The song is sung by ARON HANNES EMILSSON and one of the composers is SVEINN RUNAR SUGURDSSON who wrote the 2004 song HEAVEN for Jonsi.
What you have to do is to publish a photo of TONIGHT in your city/town with a short message. You can publish it as a comment to this post, or do it on the EUROVISION COVERAGE website or send it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will publish it. We will allow 2-3 weeks and then announce the winner who will win a prize.