Ellen Nikolaysen

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Ellen Nikolaysen at the Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix, 1974.

Ellen Helen Nikolaysen (born 10 December 1951, Oslo) is a Norwegian singer/actress.[1] She participated in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1973 as part of the Bendik Singers group with the song It's Just A Game and Eurovision this time as a solo artist in 1975 with Touch My Life With Summer. She won the Best Performance Award at the World Popular Song Festival in Tokyo in 1974 with the entry "You Made Me Feel I Could Fly". In the early 1990s she began a new career as actor in musicals on Norwegian theatre stages.

Discography[edit]

Albuns[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • 1971 Livet er som et orkester (We're All Playing in the Same Band) / Kom, kom, kom (Pomme, pomme, pomme) (Philips 6084 008)
  • 1973 Sangen han sang var min egen (Killing Me Softly With His Song) / Når du ler
  • 1974 Kunne du lese tanker
  • 1974 You Made Me Feel I Could Fly / Who Put the Lights Out (Philips 6084 043)
  • 1975 Du gjorde verden så lys / Hvis du tror meg (si det nå) (Philips 6084 045)
  • 1975 Touch My Life With Summer / You Made Me Feel I Could Fly (Philips 6084 046)
  • 1975 Wer liebt kommt wieder / Aber du (Philips 6003 419)
  • 1977 Sommerzeit / Du bist nicht mehr, was du mal warst, Boy (CBS 5262)

References[edit]

Preceded by
Grethe Kausland & Benny Borg
with "Småting"
Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest
1973
(as a member of Bendik Singers)
Succeeded by
Anne-Karine Strøm
with "The First Day of Love"
Preceded by
Anne-Karine Strøm
with "The First Day of Love"
Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest
1975
Succeeded by
Anne-Karine Strøm
with "Mata Hari"