Bjørn Berge

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Bjørn Berge
Bjoern Berge 1999.jpg
Background information
Born (1968-09-23) 23 September 1968 (age 49)
Sveio, Norway
Genres Blues
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Guitar, vocals
Website bjorn-berge.com

Bjørn Berge (born in Sveio, Norway on 23 September 1968) is a Norwegian guitarist and blues artist.[1]

Career[edit]

After being named "Best Musician of the Year" by Dagbladet in 1998, In 2001, he won Spellemannprisen for his album Stringmachine and in 2002 for his album Illustrated Man.[2] He also toured all over Europe gaining more popularity, and won the NBFs Bluespros in 2001. In 2014 Berge replaced Torbjørn Økland as guitarist in the Norwegian band Vamp.[1][3][4]

Honors[edit]

Discography[edit]

Year Album Peak positions Certification
NOR
[5]
2000 Bag of Nails 19
2001 Stringmachine 36
2002 Illustrated Man 11
2004 St. Slide 39
2006 We're Gonna Groove 25
2007 I'm The Antipop 26
2009 Fretwork 37
2011 Blackwood 37
2013 Mad Fingers Ball 35

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bergan, Jon Vidar (2014-10-22). "Bjørn Berge". Biography (in Norwegian). Store Norske Leksikon. Retrieved 2015-03-31. 
  2. ^ "Bjørn Berge". Biography. Farmenas. Retrieved 2015-03-31. 
  3. ^ Jacobsen, Roar Eskild (2014-10-22). "Bjørn Berge blir ny Vamp-gitarist" (in Norwegian). Haugesunds Avis. Retrieved 2015-03-31. 
  4. ^ Kvindesland, Per Øystein; Stokka, Magnus (2014-10-22). "Bjørn Berge blir ny Vamp-gitarist" (in Norwegian). NRK Rogaland. Retrieved 2015-03-31. 
  5. ^ "Bjørn Berge discography page". NorwegianCharts.com. Retrieved 2013-03-01. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
no blues award in 2000
Recipient of the Blues Spellemannprisen
2001/2002
Succeeded by
Vidar Busk