Norwegian Idol

The search for a superstar

                                      Judges

Season 1 (2003):
Jan Fredrik Karlsen (head judge)
Ole Evenrude
Lena Midtveit
Morten Ståle Nilsen

Season 3 (2005):
Tone-Lise Skagefoss (head judge)
Ole Evenrude
David Eriksen
Tor Milde

Season 5 (2007):
Jan Fredrik Karlsen (head judge)
Asbjørn Slettemark
Benedicte Adrian
Mariann Thomassen

Season 7 (2013):
Kurt Nilsen
Tone Damli Aaberge
Esben "Dansken" Selvig
Gunnar Greve Pettersen


Season 9 (2016):
Gunnar Greve Pettersen
Ina Wroldsen
Øyvind "Vinni" Sauvik
Sandeep Singh

Season 2 (2004):
Jan Fredrik Karlsen (head judge)
Thomas Strzelecki
Anneli Drecker
Douglas Carr

Season 4 (2006):
Tone-Lise Skagefoss (head judge)
Tor Milde
Amund Bjørklund
Hans Olav Grøttheim

Season 6 (2011):
Marion Ravn
Hans Erik Dyvik Husby
Bertine Zetlitz
Gunnar Greve Pettersen

Season 8 (2014):
Kurt Nilsen
Tone Damli Aaberge
Esben "Dansken" Selvig
Gunnar Greve Pettersen

 

                                        Hosts

Season 1 (2003):
Thomas Numme & Harald Rønneberg

Season 3 (2005):
Solveig Kloppen & Kåre Magnus Bergh

Season 5 (2007):
Marte Stokstad & Kyrre H. Johannessen

Season 7 (2013):
Stian Blipp


Season 9 (2016):
Markus Bailey

Season 2 (2004):
Solveig Kloppen & Ingrid Gjessing


Season 4 (2006):
Solveig Kloppen & Kåre Magnus Bergh


Season 6 (2011):
Guri Solberg & Ravi


Season 8 (2014):

Stian Blipp

 

Idol 2003

Bottom three. Person to the left saved first. Eliminated. Winner.

March 21
Contestant's choice
March 21
Contestant's choice
Linn S. Andersen
Jeanette Vik
Tone Anette E. Elde
March 28
Norwegian songs
 
Linn S. Andersen (2)
Espen Grjotheim
Guro Dugstad
April 4
1980s music
 
Linn S. Andersen (3)
Rebecca Ludvigsen
Orji Okoroafor
April 11
Elton John songs 
 
Rebecca Ludvigsen (2)
Tone Anette E. Elde (2) 
Linn S. Andersen (4)
April 25
Disco songs
 
Rebecca Ludvigsen (3)
Espen Grjotheim (2)
Tone Anette E. Elde (3)
May 2
Big Band songs
David Pedersen
Espen Grjotheim (3)
May 9
Top 20 hits
 
David Pedersen (2)
Rebecca Ludvigsen (4)
 
May 16
Judges' choice
 
David Pedersen (3)
 
 
May 23
Finale
 
KURT NILSEN
Gaute Ormåsen
 

Idol 2004

Bottom three. Person to the left saved first. Eliminated. Winner.

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March 12
Contestant's choice
 
Maren Flotve Birkeland
Anh Vu
Roald Haarr
March 19
Norwegian songs
 
Margaret Berger 
Trung Toan Tong
Øystein Grønnevik
March 26
Disco songs
 
Margaret Berger (2) 
Sandra Lyng Haugen
Maren Flotve Birkeland(2)
April 2
Year of birth songs 
 
Margaret Berger (3)
Sandra Lyng Haugen (2)
Trung Toan Tong (2)
April 16
Top 20 hits
 
Håkon Njøten
Sandra Lyng Haugen (3)
Maria Haukaas Storeng
April 23
Big Band songs
 
Kjartan Salvesen
Margaret Berger (4)
Håkon Njøten (2)
April 30
Movie songs
 
Sandra Lyng Haugen (4)
 
 
May 7 
Judges' choice
 
Susanne Nordbøe
 
 
May 14
Finale
 
KJARTAN SALVESEN (2)
Margaret Berger (5)
 

Idol 2005

Bottom three. Person to the left saved first. Eliminated. Winner.

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March 4
Contestant's choice
 
David Bakke  
Mari Vestbø
Bjørn Olav Edvardsen
March 11
Norwegian hits
Malin Pettersen
Erik Flaa
Andrea Gjendem Brændvik
March 18
Soul & R'n'B
 
Christian Stenseng
Eva Weel Skram
David Bakke (2)
April 1
Movie songs
 
Erik Flaa (2)
Mari Vestbø (2)
Malin Pettersen (2)
April 8
Year of birth songs
 
Christian Stenseng (2)
Erik Flaa (3)
Mari Vestbø (3)
April 15
Country songs
 
Eva Weel Skram (2)
Christian Stenseng (3)
Cindy Hovde
April 22
Beatles songs
 
Christian Stenseng (4)
Erik Flaa (4)
Eva Weel Skram (3) 
April 29
Big band songs
 
Christian Stenseng (5)
 
 
May 6
Duets
 
Erik Flaa (5)
 
May 13
Judges' choice
 
Alejandro Fuentes
 
 
May 20
Finale
 
JORUN STIANSEN
Tone Damli Aaberge
 

Idol 2006

Bottom three. Person to the left saved first. Eliminated. Winner.

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March 3
Contestant's choice
Oda Evjen Gjøvåg
Audun Rensel
Siri Helene Erland
March 10
Movie songs
 
Iselin Andresen
Oda Evjen Gjøvåg (2)
Audun Rensel (2)
March 17
Disco songs
Wisnu Witono Adhi
Oda Evjen Gjøvåg (3)
Anders Mjaaland
March 24
Norwegian theme
 
Wisnu Witono Adhi (2)
Oda Evjen Gjøvåg (4)
Stine Hansen
March 31
Unplugged songs
 
Aleksander Denstad With
Siri Helene Erland (2)
Oda Evjen Gjøvåg (5)
April 7
1980s music
 
Marita Johansen
Wisnu Witono Adhi (3)
Siri Helene Erland (3) 
April 21
Swedish theme
 
Vivian Sørmeland
Marita Johansen (2)
Ørjan Hatlevik
April 28
Big band songs
 
Marita Johansen (3)
Wisnu Witono Adhi (4)
 
May 5
Duets
 
Vivian Sørmeland (2)
Marita Johansen (4)
 
May 12
Judges' choice
 
Vivian Sørmeland (3)
 
 
May 19
Finale
 
ALEKSANDER WITH (2)
Jonas Thomassen
 

Idol 2007

Bottom three. Person to the left saved first. Eliminated. Winner.

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October 26
Contestant's choice
 
Anne Roalkvam
 
November 2  
Disco songs
 
Linda Steen
Marius Barhaugen
Isabella Leroy 
November 9
Dedication songs
 
Linnea Dale
Timian Ripnes Naastad
Marius Barhaugen (2)
November 16
A-HA songs
 
Timian Ripnes Naastad (2)
Linda Steen (2)
Linnea Dale (2)
November 23
Country/unplugged songs
 
Åste Hunnes Sem
Timian Ripnes Naastad (3)
Linda Steen (3)
November 30
Big band songs
 
Glenn Lyse
Kim Rune Hagen
Timian Ripnes Naastad (4)
December 7
Christmas songs & duets
 
Bjørn Johan Muri 
Åste Hunnes Sem (2)
 
December 14
Judges' choice
 
Kim Rune Hagen (2)
 
 
December 21
Finale
 
GLENN LYSE (2)
Bjørn Johan Muri (2)
 

Idol 2011

Bottom three. No one saved first. Eliminated. Winner.
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October 21
Contestant's choice
 
Bianca Skoglie Lal
Maria Mohn
Christopher Olafsrud
October 28
Childhood songs
 
Marlen Tjøsvoll
Kirsti Sørlie Hansen
Bianca Skoglie Lal (2)
November 4
Dedication songs
 
Maria Mohn (2)
Isak Knutsen Heim
Marlen Tjøsvoll (2)
November 11
Norwegian songs
Kirsti Sørlie Hansen (2)
Maria Mohn (3)
Fredrik Bergersen Klemp
November 18
Movie songs
 
Henrik Mortensen
Maria Mohn (4)
 
November 25
Unplugged songs
 
Isak Knutsen Heim (2)
Kirsti Sørlie Hansen (3)
 
December 2
Big band songs
 
Isak Knutsen Heim (3)
Henrik Mortensen (2)
 
December 9
Judges' choice
 
Isak Knutsen Heim (4)
 
 
December 16
Finale
 
JENNY LANGLO
Vegard Leite
 

Idol 2013

Bottom three. No one saved first. Eliminated. Winner.
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March 8
Contestant's choice
 
Georg Lipai
Martine Rygvold 
Anniken Kolstad
March 15
Number 1 Hits
 
Sverre Eide
Martine Rygvold (2) 
Ola Weel Skram
March 22
Own version of famous song
 
Sverre Eide (2)
Georg Lipai (2)
Martine Ryvold (3)
April 5
Country songs
 
Astrid Sugaren
Sverre Eide (3)
Georg Lipai (3)
April 12
Norwegian songs
 
Astrid Sugaren (2)
Sverre Eide (4)
 
April 19 
Selfwritten songs
 
Astrid Sugaren (3)
Astrid Smeplass
 
April 26 
"Best of Idol"-songs
 
Siri Vølstad Jensen
Astrid Sugaren (4)
 
May 3
Acustic/choreographed songs
 
Steffen Jakobsen
 
 
May 10
Finale
 
SIRI VØLSTAD JENSEN (2)
Eirik Søfteland
 

Idol 2014

Bottom three. No one saved first. Eliminated. Winner.
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October 10
Here I Am
 
Thomas S. Pettersen
Lise E. Zosa
Tilla Gaasø
October 17
Norwegian theme
Thomas S. Pettersen (2)
Jesper Jenset
Natti Asgedom
October 24
Love songs
 
Chinook Lamers
Anniken Høve
Lise E. Zosa (2)
October 31
With a band
 
Chinook Lamers (2)
Jesper Jenset (2)
Thomas S. Pettersen (3)
November 7
Beatles songs
 
Anniken Høve (2)
Jesper Jenset (3)
Tara L. F. Nicolaisen
November 14
Movie songs
 
Jørn Trollebø Kvalheim
Anniken Høve (3)
Chinook Lamers (3)
November 21
My first hit
 
Jørn Trollebø Kvalheim (2)
Anniken Høve (4)
Jesper Jenset (4)
November 28
Parents' choice
 
Jørn Trollebø Kvalheim (3)
Anniken Høve (5)
 
December 5
Judges' choice/
audition song
Chinook Lamers (4)
December 12
Finale
 
INGVAR OLSEN
Jørn T. Kvalheim (4)