Gaute Ormåsen

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Gaute Ormåsen
Gaute Ormåsen 2013.jpg
Background information
Born (1983-04-20) April 20, 1983 (age 31)
Brumunddal, Hedmark, Norway
Genres Pop, Country
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter
Years active 2003 – present
Labels Tylden & Co.
Website www.gauteormaasen.no

Gaute Ormåsen (born 20 April 1983 in Brumunddal, Hedmark[1] is a Norwegian singer and was the Idol runner-up to Kurt Nilsen in 2003. He was offered a contract by BMG.[2] He has also had a supporting role in the long running Norwegian television series "Hotel Cesar". In 2010, he took part in Melodi Grand Prix, the Norwegian preselection for the Eurovision Song Contest, singing "Synk eller svøm"[3] reaching the second chance round without getting to the final and again in 2013 singing "Awake"[4] reaching the final but failing to reach the top 4.

Personal life[edit]

Gaute Ormåsen has a twin brother, Hogne Ormåsen. Their elder brother Henrik Ormåsen is a spokesman for Serve the People (Norway).

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Chart
peak
(NOR)
[5]
Certification
2003 New Kid in Town 2
2006 G For Gaute 9
2008 Drømmesang 17
2010 Oss imellom 37

Singles[edit]

Year Singles Chart
peak
(NOR)
[5]
Certification Album
2003 "Chasing Rainbows" 1 New Kid in Town
2004 "Miss You When You're Gone" 12
2006 "Kjærlighet er mer enn forelskelse" 4 G For Gaute
2007 "Du + Jeg = Vi" Drømmesang
"Til vi sees igjen"
2010 "Synk eller svøm" Oss imellom

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tornes, Erik (26 April 2003). "Tone Anette stemt ut - igjen ('Tone Anette voted out - again')". Aftenposten (in Norwegian) (Schibsted). Retrieved 28 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Gonsholt Ighanian, Catherine (26 May 2003). "Gaute fikk platekontrakt ('Gaute got a record deal')". VG Nett (in Norwegian) (Aftenposten). Retrieved 28 February 2010. 
  3. ^ Haugen, Ida Anna (30 January 2010). "Gaute Ormåsen: - Merker mer trykk nå ('Gaute Ormåsen: - Detect more pressure now')". VG Nett (in Norwegian) (Aftenposten). Retrieved 28 February 2010. 
  4. ^ http://natfinals.50webs.com/Norway2013.html
  5. ^ a b "NorwegianCharts.com Gaute Ormåsen discography page". Norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 2013-01-19. 

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