Norwegian Idol

The search for a superstar

Idol 2011

Jenny Langlo

About:
Jenny Kristin Staurset Langlo is 20 years old, born June 1 1993 and comes from Stordal.

Idol:
Jenny won the 4th semifinal group.

Jenny is the winner of Idol 2011, after recieving 52 % of the votes, against Vegard's 48 % during the final on the Friday of December 16.


Songs performed on Idol:
First audition: "Too Little Friends" - selfmade
Semifinals: "Bad Romance" - Lady Gaga
First finalround: "Don't Stop The Music" - Jamie Collum/Rihanna
Second finalround: "Hey Ya" - Outkast
Third finalround: "Another One Bites The Dust" - Queen
Fourth finalround: "Vår Herres Klinkekulet" - Erik Bye/Anne Grethe Preus
Fifth finalround: "Nobody Does It Better" - Carly Simon
Sixth finalround: "Creep" - Radiohead
Seventh finalround: "Smells Like Teen Spirit" - Nirvana and "My Funny Valentine" - Frank Sinatra
Eight finalround: "Come Together" (The Beatles) and "Nothing Compares 2 U" - Sinead O'Connor
Nineth finalround: "Another One Bites The Dust" - Queen, The Idol-song "Building An Aeroplane" and "Hallelujah" - Jeff Buckley

Releases:

"Building An Aeroplane" (winnersingle) 2011
"Million Dollar Signs" (single) 2012
"Mockingbirds" (single) 2013

Vegard Leite

About:
Vegard Leite is 21 years old, born 1992 and comes from Værlandet.

Idol:
Vegard won the 1st semifinal group.

Vegard came 2nd in this years Idol after recieving 48 % of the votes, during the final against Jenny on the Friday of December 16.


Songs performed on Idol:
First audition: "What Are Words" - Chris Medina
Semifinals: "Every Breath You Take" - The Police
First finalround: "Bed Of Roses" - Bon Jovi
Second finalround: "Dreamer" - Ozzy Osbourne
Third finalround: "Sweet Child O' Mine" - Guns 'N' Roses
Fourth finalround: "Splitter Pine" - DumDum Boys
Fifth finalround: "Life Is A Highway" - Rascal Flatts
Sixth finalround: "Just The Way You Are" - Bruno Mars
Seventh finalround: "Everybody Hurts" - REM and "Heartache Tonight" - The Eagles
Eight finalround: "Dear God" - Avenged Sevenfold and "Öppna Din Dörr" - Tommy Nilsson 
Nineth finalround: "What Are Words" - Chris Medina, The Idol-song "Building An Aeroplane" and "Breakeven" - The Script

Releases:
"Building An Aeroplane" (single) 2011
Leite and The Music Mafia - "Your Eyes" (single) 2013
Leite and The Music Mafia - "First Train" (album) 2013

Isak Knutsen Heim


About:
Isak Knutsen Heim is 18 years old and comes from Trondheim.

Idol:
Isak won the 3rd semifinal group.

Isak came 3rd in this years Idol and was voted off on the Friday of December 9.

Songs performed on Idol:
First audition: "This Boy" - James Morrison
Semifinals: "Chariot" - Gavin DeGraw
First finalround: "Closer" – Kings of Leon
Second finalround: "Stairway To Heaven" - Led Zeppelin
Third finalround: "Karma Police" - Radiohead
Fourth finalround: "Hjerteknuser" - Kaizers Orchestra
Fifth finalround: "In The Air Tonight" - Phil Collins
Sixth finalround: "Nothing Ever Hurt Like You" - James Morrison
Seventh finalround: "Feeling Good" - Michael Bublé and "Sir Duke" - Stevie Wonder
Eight finalround: "This Year's Love" - David Gray and "Dirty Diana" - Michael Jackson

Releases:
"Crossroad" (single) 2013
"Out Of Space" (single) 2013

Henrik Mortensen

About:
Henrik Mortensen Aune is 19 years old and comes from Mosjøen.

Idol:
Henrik won the 5th semifinal group.

Henrik came 4th in this years Idol and was voted off on the Friday of December 2.

Songs performed on Idol:
First audition: "Stayin' Alive" - Bee Gees
Semifinals: "Rocket Man" - Elton John
First finalround: "Born This Way" - Lady Gaga
Second finalround: "Dancing On My On" - Robyn
Third finalround: "Human" - The Killers
Fourth finalround: "Fuglane Vett" - Vamp
Fifth finalround: "Fame" - Irene Cara
Sixth finalround: "Moves Like Jagger" - Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera
Seventh finalround: "Something About The Way You Look Tonight" - Elton John and "Fly Me To The Moon" - Frank Sinatra

Kirsti Sørlie Hansen

About:
Kirsti Sørlie Hansen is 27 years old, born October 17 1986 and comes from Rælingen.

Idol:
Kirsti came 2nd in the 4th semifinal group.

Kirsti came 5th in this years Idol and was voted off on the Friday of November 25.

Songs performed on Idol:
First audition: "Someone Like You" - Adele
Semifinals: "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" - Eva Cassidy
First finalround: "China" - Tori Amos
Second finalround: "How Do I Live" - LeAnn Rimes
Third finalround: "You Got The Love" - Florence & The Machine
Fourth finalround: "Det Vakreste Som Finnes" - Jahn Teigen
Fifth finalround: "Licence To Kill" - Gladys Knight
Sixth finalround: "Titanium" - David Guetta feat. Sia

Maria Mohn

About:
Maria Kristine Mohn Pettersen is 30 years old, born 1983 and comes from Fredrikstad.

Idol:
Maria came 2nd in the 2nd semifinal group.

Maria came 6th in this years Idol and was voted off on the Friday of November 18.

Songs performed on Idol:
First audition: "Jolene" - Dolly Parton
Semifinals: "What A Feeling" - Irene Cara
First finalround: "Viva La Vida" - Coldplay
Second finalround: "Take On Me" - AHA
Third finalround: "The Winner Takes It All" - ABBA
Fourth finalround: "Danse Mi Vise, Gråte Min Sang" - Vindrosa
Fifth finalround: "Gabriellas Sång" - Helen Sjöholm

Releases:
Pust - "Femkant" (album) 2007
"Et Bedre Sted" (single) 2010
"Boble" (single) 2010
"Dråpe" (single) 2010
"Bli med meg" (album) 2010
"5 Beste" (EP) 2011
"Bedtime Story" (single) 2012
Andy Pett feat. Maria Mohn - "Til Alle Kvinner" (single) 2013
"Her Shoes" (single) 2013
"Today's a Yesterday Tomorrow" (album) 2013

Fredrik Bergersen Klemp

About:
Fredrik Bergersen Klemp is 23 years old, born 1990 and comes from Skedsmokorset.

Idol:
Fredrik won the 2nd semifinal group.

Fredrik came 7th in this years Idol and was voted off on the Friday of November 11.

Songs performed on Idol:
First audition: "Crosstown Traffic" - Jimi Hendrix
Semifinals: "Rolling In The Deep" - Adele
First finalround: "Kings Highway" - Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Second finalround: "Don't Think Twice, It's All Right" - Bob Dylan
Third finalround: "I Resign" - Susanne Sundfør
Fourth finalround: "God Morgen, Norge!" - Knutsen & Ludvigsen

Marlen Tjøsvoll

About:
Marlen Tjøsvoll is 22 years ol
d, born 1991 and comes from Karmøy.

Idol:
Marlen came 2nd in the 1st semifinal group.

Marlen came 8th in this years Idol and was voted off on the Friday of November 4.

Songs performed on Idol:
First audition: "Can't Give Up Now" - Mary Mary
Semifinals: "Hurt" - Christina Aguilera 
First finalround: "House Of The Rising Sun" - The Animals
Second finalround: "Stop" - Sam Brown
Third finalround: "Songbird" - Eva Cassidy

Bianca Skoglie Lal

About:
Bianca Skoglie Lal is 18 years old and comes from Fredrikstad.

Idol:
Bianca came 2nd in the 3rd semifinal group.

Bianca came 9th in this years Idol and was voted off on the Friday of October 28.

Songs performed on Idol:
First audition: "Me and Bobby McGee" - Janis Joplin
Semifinals: "Closest Thing To Crazy" - Katie Melua
First finalround: "When You Say Nothing At All" - Allison Krauss
Second finalround: "Walking in Memphis" - Marc Cohn

Releases:
"Layers Of Love" (single) 2013

Christopher Olafsrud

About:
Christopher Olafsrud is 18 years old and comes from Gjerdrum.

Christopher also auditioned in season 7, and made it all the way to the semifinals.

Idol:
Christopher came 2nd in the 5th semifinal group.

Christopher came 10th in this years Idol and was voted off already in the first finalround on the Friday of October 21.

Songs performed on Idol:
First audition: "Cooler Than Me" - Mike Posner
Semifinals: "Use Somebody" - Kings of Leon
First finalround: "Sunday Morning" – Maroon 5