Martin Stenmarck

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Martin Stenmarck
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Martin Stenmarck at the 48th Guldbagge Awards 2013.
Background information
Birth name Martin Olof Jon Stenmarck
Born (1972-10-03) October 3, 1972 (age 42)
Täby, Stockholm County, Sweden
Origin Örebro
Genres Pop music
Occupation(s) Singer, voice actor
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1997-
Website www.martinstenmarck.com

Martin Olof Jon Stenmarck (born October 3, 1972 in Täby Municipality, Stockholm County) is a Swedish singer and voice actor. He represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005 with Las Vegas, finishing 19th with 30 points.[1]

In 2006, he released his first single in Swedish, Sjumilakliv, which became one of the year's biggest hits in Sweden.[2] The single was certified Platinum and spent 10 weeks at #1 on the official Swedish singles chart.[citation needed]

The album Nio sanningar och en lögn (Nine truths and one lie) topped the Swedish albums chart and achieved Gold status in the first of its three weeks at #1.

He has also embarked on a voice acting career, dubbing animated films. He provided the Swedish voice for Lightning McQueen in the Disney movie Cars. Since 2011 he is also the host of the TV show "Kvällen är din".

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • 1990 - En bomb / Breakdown
  • 2002 - The Cure For You (#38)
  • 2002 - Losing Game
  • 2003 - I'm Falling
  • 2004 - I ljus och mörker (duet with Viktoria Krantz)
  • 2004 - That's When I Love You
  • 2004 - I Believe
  • 2005 - Las Vegas (#1)
  • 2006 - Sjumilakliv (#1)
  • 2007 - Nästa dans (#32)
  • 2007 - Ta undulaten
  • 2007 - 100 år från nu (blundar) (#1)
  • 2008 - Rubb och stubb (#26)
  • 2008 - A Million Candles Burning (#1)
  • 2009 - 1000 nålar (#1)
  • 2010 - Andas
  • 2010 - Everybody's Changing (#27)
  • 2011 - Tonight's the Night
  • 2014 - När änglarna går hem (#41)

EPs[edit]

  • 2005 - Upp och ner sånger

Albums[edit]

Other Appearances[edit]

  • 1997 - West Side Story (sings Vem vet?, Maria and Bara du (i natt))
  • 2001 - Rhapsody In Rock Completely Live (sings You're The Voice)
  • 2003 - Rhapsody In Rock The Complete Collection (sings Dance With The Devil)
  • 2004 - Arn de Gothia (TV soundtrack)
  • 2005 - Svenska musikalfavoriter (sings Maria from West Side Story)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Barclay, Simon (2010). The Complete and Independent Guide to the Eurovision Song Contest. p. 124. ISBN 978-1445784151. Retrieved 2012-09-13. 
  2. ^ Karlsson, Viktoria (14 October 2008). "Martin Stenmarck climbs the Swedish Charts". EuroVisionary.com. Retrieved 2012-09-13. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Lena Philipsson
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest
2005
Succeeded by
Carola