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Rasmussen

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About

Quick Facts

Name
Jonas Flodager Rasmussen

Born
21 January 1985

Nationality
🇩🇰 Danish

National Selection
Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2018

In Eurovision
2018 Lisbon

Song
Higher ground (2018)

Biography

Rasmussen is a Danish singer, born in Viborg. He studied dramaturgy. He is a teacher in dramaturgy in 2 schools: the viborg school of performing arts and the Aarhus Teater Lærning.
 
Rasmussen started his career in the cover band Hair Metal Heroës. As a stage actor he performed in, among others, West Side Story and Les Misérables. He has been part of Vocal Line, a choir from Jutland. The choir even performed with The Rolling Stones.
 
In 2018 Rasmussen represented Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Higher ground”. He reached the final and earned a 9th place in the overall ranking.
 
A second single, “Go beyond”, was released in 2019. One year later, he sang in the Phil Collins tribute concerts In the Air Tonight. It was followed by a new single, “Stand by eachother”, in 2021. In the same year, Rasmussen had a role in the musical Atlantis The Musical.

Entries

Higher Ground

Country
🇩🇰 Denmark

Year
2018

Language
English

Lyrics
Niclas Arn
Karl Eurén

Music
Niclas Arn
Karl Eurén

Backings
Gustav Bresler
Mads Engelhardt
Daniel Firth
Anders Ørsager
Jesper Paasch

Results Semi

Points: 204
Position: 5
Running order: 5

Results Finals

Points: 226
Position: 9
Running order: 15

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