Dimitri Stassos

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Dimitri Stassos (Greek: Δημήτρη Στασσος; born 1969 in Stockholm, Sweden), is a Swedish songwriter known for his entries in the Eurovision Song Contest[1] as well as writing hits for Ola Svensson and others.

Career[edit]

He has been working professionally as a songwriter/producer and a musician for many years, signed to Warner Chappell Scandinavia.

He has gained success in the Swedish Eurovision Song Contest as a composer and producer four times, composed Spain's contribution "La noche es para mí", performed by Soraya, in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009, as well as co-writing the song "Aphrodisiac", performed by Eleftheria Eleftheriou, which represented Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku.[2][3]

On the Swedish market Dimitri has worked with "Idol" star Ola Svensson, resulting in three number one singles, "Unstoppable (co-written),[4] "Overdrive" and "I´m In Love" (co-written by Shellback and Alexander Kronlund).[citation needed] He composed two songs and produced six songs on Eric Saade's debut album "Masquerade", which made it to number one on the Swedish album chart. Dimitri has also worked with Sibel, Måns Zelmerlöw, Linda Sundblad, Danny Saucedo and many more.[citation needed]

Outside the Swedish market Dimitri has gained success in various countries.[citation needed] On the Spanish market he has written and produced for Soraya,[citation needed] David Bustamante (Platinum album)[citation needed] and David Bisbal (3x Platinum).[citation needed] The David Bisbal song also featured British pop star Pixie Lott.

On the Greek market, Dimitri wrote and produced the songs "Sose Me (Lights On)" and "Gelaei" (Gold album "Kalokairi Stin Kardia") for artist Ivi Adamou, and the songs "Ase Me" and "Stavrolekso" for artist Eleni Foureira, (Platinum album).

Eurovision Entries[edit]

Entries in national Eurovision pre-selections[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greece: Dimitri Stassos speaks to ESCDaily.com". ESC Daily. April 27, 2012. Archived from the original on April 30, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Sitepu, Lania (March 13, 2012). "Svenska låtskrivare bakom Greklands vinnarbidrag". SVT.
  3. ^ "Mycket svenskt vidare till final". Sydsvenskan. May 22, 2012. Archived from the original on April 18, 2013. Retrieved 19 July 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Mattsson, Andreas (November 30, 2009). "Här är listan över alla klara bidrag". Sydsvenskan. Archived from the original on April 18, 2013.

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