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Niels and Jørgen Olsen
Niels and Jørgen Olsen

The Olsen Brothers are a Danish rock/pop music duo, and are brothers Jørgen (born March 15, 1950) and "Noller" (Niels, born April 13, 1954) Olsen. They formed their first band, The Kids, in 1965. The Kids warmed up for The Kinks in the K.B. Hallen in 1965 and released their first single in 1967. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... March 15 is the 74th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (75th in leap years). ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... April 13 is the 103rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (104th in leap years). ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... The Kinks were an English rock group formed in 1963 by lead singer-songwriter Ray Davies and his brother lead guitarist and vocalist Dave Davies with bassist Pete Quaife. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ...


Both Jørgen and Niels Olsen participated in the musical Hair in the Cirkusbygningen in Copenhagen March 1971, and went on tour afterwards through Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The original poster for the show. ... For other uses, see Copenhagen (disambiguation). ...


The Olsen Brothers' first album came out in 1972. To date they have released 12 albums. An album is a collection of related audio tracks distributed to the public. ...


Their big hit singles include "Angelina" (1972), "Julie" (1977), "San Francisco" (1978), "Dans Dans Dans" (1979), "Marie, Marie" (1982) and "Neon Madonna" (1985).


After having won the annual Danish Melodi Grand Prix song competition in 2000 in Copenhagen they went on to represent Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000 in Stockholm, where they stormed to a landslide victory with the song "Fly on the Wings of Love" (translated from the Danish Smuk som et Stjerneskud (literally translated, "Beautiful as a Shooting Star"). At one stage, they sold 100,000 copies in one day, in Denmark. The Danish Melodi Grand Prix (in Danish, Dansk Melodi Grand Prix) is a song contest that has been held since 1957 by Danmarks Radio. ... The Eurovision Song Contest 2000 was the 45th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on May 13, 2000 in the Globen Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. ...


They opened the Eurovision Song Contest 2001 in Copenhagen with a short reprise of their winning song from the previous year, followed by a full performance of their new release "Walk Right Back". The Eurovision Song Contest 2001 was the 46th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on May 12, 2001 in Copenhagen. ...


In 2005 for the first time since their victory, they re-entered the Danish Melodi Grand Prix, the national pre-selection for the Eurovision contest, with the song "Little Yellow Radio". It was widely reported that they hoped to repeat their triumph; however this time they had to settle for second place, finishing behind Jakob Sveistrup, a student teacher from Odense and former finalist on Danish television's talent competition Stjerne for en aften ("Star for a Night"). 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jakob Sveistrup is a Danish singer. ... Odense is the third largest city in Denmark with 145,554 inhabitants (Odense city January 1, 2004) and the capital of the island of Funen. ...


Their song Fly on the Wings of Love was nominated as one of the 14 finalists for the 50th anniversary Eurovision concert in Copenhagen, Denmark, at which they also performed. For other uses, see Copenhagen (disambiguation). ...


Discography

  • Olsen (1972)
  • For What We Are (1973)
  • For the Children of the World (1973)
  • Back on the Tracks (1976)
  • You're the One (1977)
  • San Fransisco (1978)
  • Dans - Dans - Dans (1979)
  • Rockstalgi (1987)
  • Det Stille Ocean (1990)
  • Greatest and Latest (1994)
  • Angelina (1999)
  • Fly on the Wings of Love (2000)
  • Neon Madonna (2001)
  • Walk Right Back (2001)
  • Songs (2002)
  • Weil Nur Die Liebe Zählt (2003)
  • More Songs (2003)
  • Our New Songs (2005)
Preceded by
Charlotte Nilsson
Winner of the Eurovision Song Contest
2000
Succeeded by
Tanel Padar, Dave Benton & 2XL


Fly On The Wings Of Love was the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2000, performed for Denmark by the Olsen Brothers. ... Charlotte Perrelli (maiden name Charlotte Nilsson, born October 7, 1974 in Hovmantorp, Sweden) is a Swedish singer. ... The modern logo was introduced for the 2004 Contest to create a consistent visual identity. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Tanel Padar (born October 27, 1980) is an Estonian singer. ... Dave Benton (b. ... 2XL is a hip-hop act that won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2001. ... The modern logo was introduced for the 2004 Contest to create a consistent visual identity. ... Lys Assia (born March 2, 1924), original name Rosa Mina Schärer, was born in Lenzburg?, Canton of Aargau, Switzerland. ... Corry Brokken (b. ... André Claveau (December 17, 1911 - July 14, 2003) was born in Paris and was a very well known singer in France from the 1940s to 1960s. ... 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Sandie Shaw, born Sandra Ann Goodrich on February 26, 1947 at Dagenham, United Kingdom, was one of the most successful British female singers of the 1960s. ... Massiel Massiel (real name María de los Ángeles Santamaría Espinosa) is a Spanish singer. ... Frida Boccara (b. ... Lenny Kuhr (Born in Eindhoven, February 22, 1950) is a Dutch singer-songwriter. ... Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie, OBE, (born 3 November 1948), best known by her stage name Lulu, is a Scottish singer, songwriter, actor, model, and television personality who has been successful in the entertainment business from the 1960s through the 2000s. ... Salomé (aka: Maria Rosa Marco) (b. ... Dana Rosemary Scallon, also known as Dana (born August 30, 1951), is a successful Contemporary Christian singer turned Irish politician. ... Séverine (born Josiane Grizeau, October 10, 1948 in Paris) is a French singer. ... Vicky Leandros (born August 23, 1952), daughter of singer, musician and composer Leandros Papathanasiou (known as Leo Leandros - composer pseudonym Mario Panas) is a Greek singer with a long international career. ... Anne-Marie David, born May 23, 1952, is a French singer. ... Abba redirects here. ... A Teach-in is a method of non violent protest. ... Brotherhood of Man is a 70s British pop group that won Eurovision in 1976 with Save your Kisses for Me. They took a similar style as the Swedish pop group ABBA, who also won Eurovision in 1974 Singles United we stand Where are you going to my love Save your... Marie Myriam (born Miriam Lopes, May 8, 1957 in Braga, Portugal) is a French singer. ... Izhar Cohen (born 1951 in Givataim, Israel) is an Israeli singer. ... Alphabeta were a group of Israeli singers who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1978 with Izhar Cohen. ... Avigail Gali Atari (born December 29, 1953 in Rehovot, Israel) is an Israeli actress and singer, who won the 1979 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Halleluya. ... Milk and Honey were an Israel singing group who performed with Gali Atari at the Eurovision Song Contest 1979, where they won with the song Hallelujah. The group consisted of Reuven Gvirtz, Yehuda Tamir, and Shmulik Bilu. ... Johnny Logan Johnny Logan (real name Seán Patrick Michael Sherrard) was born in Frankston near Melbourne, Australia, on 13 May 1954 but lives in Ashbourne, County Meath, Ireland. ... BUCKS FIZZ - Cheryl Baker, Bobby G, Mike Nolan and Jay Aston For the cocktail of the same name see the article Bucks fizz (cocktail). ... Nicole (born Nicole Hohloch, October 25, 1964 in Saarbrücken, Germany) is a German singer. ... Corinne Hermès (born November 11, 1961) is a French singer. ... Herreys was a Swedish pop group, consisting of the three, Mormon brothers Richard, Louis, and Per, Herrey. ... Bobbysocks was a Norwegian pop group, that won the Eurovision Song Contest 1985 with the song La det swinge. Categories: Musical group stubs | Norwegian musical groups | Eurovision contestants ... Sandra Kim alias Caldarone Sandra is a Belgian singer who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1986. ... Johnny Logan Johnny Logan (real name Seán Patrick Michael Sherrard) was born in Frankston near Melbourne, Australia, on 13 May 1954 but lives in Ashbourne, County Meath, Ireland. ... Céline Marie Claudette Dion, OC, OQ (born March 30, 1968) is a Canadian Grammy, Juno, and Oscar award-winning pop singer and occasional songwriter and actress. ... Riva was a pop band from Yugoslavia in the late 1980s. ... Toto Cutugno, stage name of Salvatore Cutugno (born July 7, 1943) is an Italian pop singer-songwriter. ... Carola Maria Häggkvist (born in Stockholm, Sweden on September 8, 1966), better known as simply Carola, is a Swedish singer and entertainer. ... Linda Martin is an Irish singer, and TV presenter who started off her musical career when she joined the band Chips in Belfast in 1969 while she was still in school. ... Niamh Kavanagh (born 1968) is an Irish singer. ... Paul Harrington is an Irish musician, who with Charlie McGettigan won the Eurovision Song Contest for the Republic of Ireland in 1994. ... Charlie McGettigan is an Irish singer. ... Secret Garden Secret Garden is an Irish-Norwegian duo playing New Instrumental Music, also understood by some as Neo-classical music. ... Eimear Quinn performing at Congratulations Eimear Quinn is an Irish singer. ... Katrina and the Waves were a pop rock band of the 1980s, best known for their smash hit Walking on Sunshine and their 1997 Eurovision Song Contest victory. ... 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