David Lindgren

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David Lindgren
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Lindgren in March 2016.
Background information
Birth name Johan David Stellan Lindgren
Born (1982-04-28) April 28, 1982 (age 34)
Skellefteå, Sweden
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 2009–present
Labels EMI Sweden
Warner Music Sweden

David Lindgren (born 28 April 1982 in Skellefteå, Sweden) is a Swedish singer. He is signed to the EMI Sweden label.

In 2009 he appeared on the Swedish television show Så ska det låta[1] on SVT in the same team as Kicki Danielsson and Putte Nelsson. In 2010, he appeared on the show for a second time[2] with Jessica Heribertsson. His third appearance on the same popular show was on 20 January 2013, competing together with team mate Jennifer Brown.

Melodifestivalen[edit]

  • In 2012, he took part in the Swedish Melodifestivalen 2012.[3] In the second heat, his song "Shout It Out" co-written by Fernando Fuentes and Tony Nilssonmade it to the Globen final on March 10, 2012 and finished 4th overall.
  • He participated in Melodifestivalen 2013 with the song "Skyline" co-written by Fernando Fuentes, Henrik Nordenback and Christian Fast. After his performance in an initial semi-final round on February 2, 2013, he finished 1st/2nd - advancing directly to the Melodifestivalen finals which were held on March 9, 2013, where he finished 8th, with 69 points.[4]
  • He participated in Melodifestivalen 2016 with "We Are Your Tomorrow". After performing the second semi-final on February 13, he moved to the Melodifestivalen finals to be held on 12 March 2016. He finished 11th, with 39 points.[5]

On 30 September 2016, SVT announced that Lindgren will host all six shows of Melodifestivalen 2017 alongside Clara Henry and Hasse Andersson.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Lindgren is married[7] and has a son named Ben, born in 2011.[8]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Album Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
SWE
[9]
Get Started
  • Released: 2012
  • Label: EMI Sweden
  • Format: CD
1
Ignite the Beat
  • Released: 2013
  • Label: EMI Sweden
  • Format: CD
2

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
SWE
[9]
TUR[disambiguation needed]
[10]
"Shout It Out" 2012 8 112
  • GLF: 2x Platinum
Get Started
"Skyline" 2013 17
  • GLF: Gold
Ignite the Beat
"We Are Your Tomorrow" 2016 27[11]
  • GLF: Gold
Non-album single
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ David med på tv i morgon, "Norran"
  2. ^ Sändningsordning 2010, "Så ska det låta"
  3. ^ Moopy Melodifestivalen Forum. "Melodifestivalen 2012 - Heat Two - Göteborg", 6 February 2012
  4. ^ Melodifestivalen 2013
  5. ^ Escudero, Victor M. (12 March 2016). "Frans wins Melodifestivalen in Sweden". EBU. 
  6. ^ Lindqvist, Anton (30 September 2016). "Clara Henry, David Lindgren och Hasse Andersson blir programledare för Melodifestivalen 2017". svt.se (in Swedish). Sveriges Television. Retrieved 30 September 2016. 
  7. ^ Moopy Melodifestivalen Forum. "The David Lindgren Thread", 12 February 2012
  8. ^ Schlagerfiasko. "[1]", 10 February 2012
  9. ^ a b "David Lindgren - Swedish Charts". swedishcharts.com/ Hung Medien. 
  10. ^ Turkish Singles Chart Archived March 5, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-12-26. Retrieved 2014-06-27. 

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