Jan Johansen (singer)

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Jan Johansen
Jan Johansen.JPG
Jan Johansen, Stockholm in 2010.
Born Jan Christian Johansen
(1966-01-09) January 9, 1966 (age 49)
Stockholm, Sweden
Occupation Singer
Parent(s) Egil Johansen (father)
Ellen Böbak (mother)

Jan Christian Johansen (born 9 January 1966) is a Swedish singer.

Life and career[edit]

His father is the Norwegian jazz musician Egil Johansen and his mother is the Swedish Ellen Böbak. He represented Sweden at the 1995 Eurovision Song Contest with "Se på mig" and finished third with 100 points. The song stayed at the top of Svensktoppen for fifteen weeks, charting for thirty weeks in total.

Johansen has participated in Melodifestivalen three times since "Se på mig" - fourth place in 2001 with "Ingenmansland", seventh place in 2002 with "Sista andetaget" and second place in Melodifestivalen 2003 with "Let Your Spirit Fly", a duet with Pernilla Wahlgren. Johansen voiced Dodger in the Swedish redub of Oliver and Company and also sang.

Johansen wrote a book, published in March, 2013, entitled Med nya ögon (With new eyes) which he co-authored with Colette van Luik. It describes his battle to overcome a lifetime of alcohol abuse. [1]

Discography[edit]

[2][3]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions Certification
SWE
[4]
NOR
[5]
1995 Johansen 2 34
1995 Johansen 2 23 22
1997 Roll Tide Roll
(with The Brazz Brothers and Egil Johansen)
 –  –
2001 Fram till nu 36 23
2002 Hela vägen fram 29  –
2003 X My Heart 44  –
2006 Jan Johansen Hits!  –  –
2009 Minnen N/A* 7
2010 En ny bild av mig  –  –
2013/
2014
Min jul 12  –

*Only released in Norway and Finland

Singles[edit]

Year Title Sverige
topplistan
Svensk
toppen
Sverige
Tracks
Norway
Singles
Norway
Hit40
Album
1984 Over And Out (with Magnum Bonum) - - - - -
1987 Radio Waves - - - - -
1993 Lost in Paradise (duet with Erika) 26 - - - - Lady Luck (Erika album)
1995 Se på mig 1 1 1 - - Johansen
Another Night - - - - -
When the Night is Young - - - - -
River of My Heart - - 12 - -
Hold You - - - - -
1996 Mitt hjärta i din hand 51 2 - - - Johansen 2
Kommer tid, kommer vår
(duet with Jill Johnson / Elisabeth Andreassen)
38 4 - 13 -
Ingenting har hänt - 5 - - -
Håll mej - - - - -
Camelia - - - - -
1997 Ljudet av din röst - 13 - - -
Roll Tide Roll (with The Brazz Brothers) - - - - - Roll Tide Roll
1998 Utan dej - 14 - - -
2001 Ingenmansland 21 6 - - 76 Fram till nu
Life Goes On - - - - -
2002 Sista andetaget 13 5 - - 59 Hela vägen fram
Vågar du - 11 - - -
Hon går igen - 15 - - -
Tiden går - - - - -
2003 Let Your Spirit Fly
(duet with Pernilla Wahlgren)
10 5 - - - X my Heart
Let's Not Fade Away - 12 - - 83
2004 New Day
(Jan Johansen/Susie Päivärinta/Nestor Geli with Miz)
- - - - -
2005 Röd Mustang 16 - - - -
2006 Calling Out Loud - 14 - - -
Röd Mustang (Remix) 24 - - - -
Solens strand - 12 - - -
2008 När allting dör - - - - - Minnen
Sol, vind och vatten - - - - -
2009 Fri - 11 - - -
Se på mig [re-release] - - - 7 -
2010 Till dig - 11 - - - En ny bild av mig
Cyanid 19 - - - -
2011 It's Not Real - - - - -
Sista söndagen i advent - - - - -
Christmas Time Again - - - - -

Chart positions are taken from Sverigetopplistan,[6] Svensktoppen,[7][8][9] Trackslistan,[10] VG-lista[11] and Hit40[12]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Marie Bergman and Roger Pontare
with "Stjärnorna"
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest
1995
Succeeded by
One More Time
with "Den vilda"