Alexandra Rotan

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Alexandra Rotan
Stella & Alexandra Melodi Grand Prix 2018.jpg
Rotan (left) and Stella Mwangi at MGP 2018
Background information
Birth nameAlexandra Rotan
Born (1996-06-29) 29 June 1996 (age 23)
Råholt, Eidsvoll, Norway
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Years active2010–present
Associated acts
Websitekeiino.com

Alexandra Rotan (born 29 June 1996) is a Norwegian singer. Rotan began her career as a child singer, becoming a superfinalist in Melodi Grand Prix Junior 2010 with the song "Det vi vil". She later joined the group Keiino in 2018, and represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 with the song "Spirit in the Sky", placing sixth. She had previously competed in Melodi Grand Prix 2018 in a duet with Stella Mwangi.

Biography[edit]

Rotan competed in MGPjr 2010 with the song "Det vi vil" ("What we want"), where she reached the superfinal, and in Melodi Grand Prix 2018 along with Stella Mwangi performing the song "You Got Me".[1][2]

Rotan competed in Idol in 2016, which was broadcast on TV 2, but she was eliminated in the semifinal.[3]

In 2017, Rotan joined Alan Walker on his European tour as a choir girl.[4]

Rotan represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 as part of the group KEiiNO with the song Spirit in the Sky.[5]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

  • "Det vi vil" (2010)
  • "Hawaii" with Chris Baco [no] and Vliet (2017)
  • "You Got Me" with Stella Mwangi (2018)
  • "Crazy 'Bout U" (2018)

As featured artist[edit]

  • "Need You" - Alphabeat featuring Alexandra Rotan (2016)
  • "Fargene i meg" - Chris Baco featuring Alexandra Rotan (2016)
  • "Crzy" - Marius featuring Alexandra Rotan (2017)
  • "F.I.L" - Stella Mwangi featuring Alexandra Rotan (2018)
  • "Into You" - HOURS featuring Alexandra Rotan (2019)

As part of Keiino[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jon Marius Hyttebakk (2 March 2019). "Her er artistene i MGP 2018 – Melodi Grand Prix - Eurovision Song Contest". NRK.
  2. ^ "Lørdag sto hun på scenen. I dag var det eksamen på sykepleierstudiet" (nb-NO). www.eub.no. Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Idol-drømmen brast" (no). www.rb.no (2016-03-11). Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Turnerte med Alan Walker – nå er Alexandra Rotan (21) klar for MGP" (no). www.vg.no (2018-02-18). Retrieved 2 March 2019.
  5. ^ "Romerikinger i MGP-finalen" (no). www.rb.no (2019-01-25). Retrieved 2 March 2019.