Chris Kläfford

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Chris Kläfford
Efterfest Melodifestivalen 2018 Malmö 01 Chris Kläfford cropped.jpg
Chris Kläfford in 2018
Background information
Birth nameMikael Christoffer Sjögren
Born (1989-04-10) 10 April 1989 (age 30)
Ramsberg, Sweden
OriginRamsberg, Sweden
Genres
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active2010–present

Christoffer "Chris" Kläfford, (born 10 April 1989) is a Swedish singer.

Career[edit]

Kläfford began his music career performing for 10 years in small bars. In 2017, however, Kläfford won the thirteenth season of the Swedish Idol series.[1] Kläfford has a total of three top five singles on national radio in a year and more than 35 million streams, platinum sales and sold out concerts. He’s the only winner having both the #1 and #7 most streaming singles at the same time. His performance of John Lennon’s Imagine is one of the most viewed on Youtube. In 2018 he did more than 100 own shows in Sweden. In 2019, Kläfford will tour Sweden together with the band Gyllene Tider on their farewell tour.

Kläfford is currently participating in the 14th series of America's Got Talent, where his first song choice was "Imagine."[2][3]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions
SWE
[4]
Treading Water EP[5] 3

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
SWE
[6]
"Treading Water" 2017 3 Treading Water EP
"What Happened to Us" 2018 [A] TBA
"If Not with You, for You" 2019 [B]
  1. ^ "What Happened to Us" did not enter the Swedish Singellista Chart, but peaked at number three on the Swedish Heatseeker Chart.[7]
  2. ^ "If Not with You, for You" did not enter the Swedish Singellista chart, but peaked at number 15 on the Swedish Heatseeker Chart.[8]

Other charted songs[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
SWE
[6]
"Imagine" 2017 8 Treading Water EP
"Wicked Game" [A]
"Take Me to Church" [B]
  1. ^ "Wicked Game" did not enter the Swedish Singellista chart, but peaked at number five on the Swedish Heatseeker chart.[9]
  2. ^ "Take Me to Church" did not enter the Swedish Singellista chart, but peaked at number 18 on the Swedish Heatseeker chart.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christoffer Kläfford vinnare av Idol 2017 tv4.se Läst 9 december 2017
  2. ^ Atad, Corey (10 July 2019). "Swedish Singer Chris Kläfford Stuns On 'America's Got Talent' With Cover Of John Lennon's 'Imagine'". ET Canada. Retrieved 12 July 2019.
  3. ^ America's Got Talent (11 July 2019), Chris Kläfford Chats About His Dreams Coming True On AGT! - America's Got Talent 2019, retrieved 12 July 2019
  4. ^ "Sverigetopplistan – Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 23 December 2017. Click on "Veckans albumlista".
  5. ^ "Treading Water – EP av Chris Kläfford på Apple Music". iTunes Store (SE). Sweden. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Sverigetopplistan – Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Veckolista Heatseeker – Vecka 43, 26 oktober 2018". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 27 October 2018.
  8. ^ "Veckolista Heatseeker, vecka 22". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 31 May 2019.
  9. ^ a b "Veckolista Heatseeker – Vecka 51, 22 dezember 2017". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 23 December 2017.