Carl Espen

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Carl Espen
Carl Espen, ESC2014 Meet & Greet 07 (crop).jpg
Carl Espen (2014)
Background information
Birth name Carl Espen Thorbjørnsen
Born (1982-07-15) 15 July 1982 (age 36)
Bergen, Norway
Years active 2014-present

Carl Espen Thorbjørnsen (born 15 July 1982), better known as simply Carl Espen, is a Norwegian singer and songwriter, who represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014.[1] He performed his song "Silent Storm".[2]

Music career[edit]

2014–present: Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

Carl Espen presenting himself and Silent Storm in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014.

On 9 March 2014, he performed his song "Silent Storm" on the third semi-final during the national selection Melodi Grand Prix 2014, proceeding to the final. The final took place on 15 March 2014 at the Oslo Spektrum in Oslo, he progressed to the Superfinal where he was chosen to represent Norway at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014. He performed during the Second Semi-final on 8 May 2014 and made it to the final. In the final Espen placed 8th.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
NOR AUT
[3]
DEN
[4]
GER
[5]
IRE
[6]
NLD
[7]
SUI
[8]
UK
[9]
"Silent Storm" 2014 39 28 47 34 20 40 97 Non-album singles
"Holding On"
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ http://esctoday.com/78027/norway-melodi-grand-prix-2014-finalists/
  2. ^ http://www.dagbladet.no/2014/02/19/kultur/musikk/melodi_grand_prix/mgp/eurovision_song_contest/31910472/
  3. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Carl Espen". Austrian Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). Archived from the original on 2014-06-22. 
  4. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discography Carl Espen". Danish Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). Archived from the original on 2014-05-17. 
  5. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Carl Espen". German Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). 
  6. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discography Carl Espen". Irish Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). Archived from the original on 2014-05-21. 
  7. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discografie Carl Espen". Dutch Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). Archived from the original on 2014-06-16. 
  8. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discographie Carl Espen". Swiss Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung). Archived from the original on 2014-06-14. 
  9. ^ Peak positions in the United Kingdom:

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