Felix Sandman

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Felix Sandman
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Sandman in 2018.
Background information
Native name
Karl Felix Wilhelm Sandman
Born (1998-10-25) 25 October 1998 (age 20)
Värmdö, Stockholm County, Sweden
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
LabelsTEN
Associated acts
WebsiteOfficial Twitter

Karl Felix Wilhelm Sandman (born 25 October 1998) is a Swedish singer, songwriter and actor.[1] He is best known as a member of the boy band FO&O with two studio albums Off the Grid (2014) and FO&O (2017).[2] He plays Sebastian Fagerman in the first Swedish Netflix original series Quicksand, which premiered on 5 April 2019.

Career[edit]

In 2017, FO&O split, and Sandman launched a solo career. His first solo single "Every Single Day" peaked at number one on the Swedish singles chart.[3] Sandman took part in Melodifestivalen 2018 with the song making it to the Second Chance round where Sandman and Mimi Werner duelled for a place in the final.[4][2] Sandman won the duel qualifying to the Melodifestivalen 2018 final at Friends Arena.[5] He finished in second place in the final. Sandman was the spokesperson for Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018.[2] Later that year, he released his debut album Emotions and went on his first tour as a solo artist alongside friend and colleague Benjamin Ingrosso.

In 2018, Sandman was cast in the main role of Sebastian Fagerman on the Netflix crime drama Quicksand. The series is inspired by the novel of the same name written by Malin Persson Giolito and is the first Swedish produced original series for Netflix.[6] The series premiered on 5 April 2019.[7]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
SWE
[3]
Emotions 3

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
SWE
[3]
"Every Single Day" 2018 1 Emotions
"Tror du att han bryr sig"
(with Benjamin Ingrosso)
7
  • GLF: Platinum
Non-album single
"Imprint" 52 Emotions
"Lovisa" 34
"Miss You Like Crazy" 2019
"Something Right" 85 TBA
"Happy Thoughts"
(with Benjamin Ingrosso)
15
[8]
"Middle of Nowhere"[9] [A]
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Notes

  1. ^ "Middle of Nowhere" did not enter the Swedish Singellista Chart, but peaked at number seven on the Swedish Heatseeker Chart.[10]

As featuring artist[edit]

Title Year
"Starfish"[11]
(Rhys featuring Felix Sandman)
2018

Filmography[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

MTV Europe Music Awards[edit]

The MTV Europe Music Awards was established in 1994 by MTV Europe to award the music videos from European and International artists.

Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref.
2018 Himself Best Swedish Act Nominated [12]

Rockbjörnen[edit]

Rockbjörnen is a music prize in Sweden, divided into several categories, which is awarded annually by the newspaper Aftonbladet. The prize was first awarded in 1979, and is mostly centered on pop and rock.

Year Nominee / work Award Result Ref.
2018 Himself Male Live Artist of the Year Nominated [13]
Breakthrough Artist of the Year Won
"Every Single Day" Swedish Song of the Year Nominated
Felix Sandman Fans Best Fans Nominated
2019 Himself Male Live Artist of the Year Nominated [14]
Concert of the Year Nominated
Felix Sandman Fans Best Fans Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Felix Sandman: "Jag ventilerar mina känslor på scenen" - DN.SE". Dagens Nyheter. 3 March 2018. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Felix Sandmans lättnad – tävlar utan exet". Aftonbladet. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "Discography Felix Sandman". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  4. ^ "Felix Sandman trivs som soloartist". 2 March 2018. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  5. ^ "Felix Sandman sjöng sig till final i Kristianstad - Ystads Allehanda" (in Swedish). Ystads Allehanda. 3 March 2018. Retrieved 5 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Netflix Original Series QUICKSAND Confirms Casting". Broadway World. 2 July 2018. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  7. ^ "Quicksand: first trailer for Netflix's new Scandi-noir show". Den of Geek. 27 March 2019. Retrieved 18 April 2019.
  8. ^ "Veckolista Singlar, vecka 20". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 17 May 2019.
  9. ^ @FelixSandman (29 June 2019). "'Middle of Nowhere' New music dropping July 5" (Tweet). Retrieved 30 June 2019 – via Twitter.
  10. ^ "Veckolista Heatseeker, vecka 28". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
  11. ^ "Starfish (feat. Felix Sandman) - Single by Rhys on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  12. ^ "Benjamin Ingrosso and Zibbz among Eurovision nominees for 2018 MTV EMAs". wiwibloggs. Retrieved August 31, 2019.
  13. ^ "Rockbjörnen 2018: Här är alla vinnare från musikfesten". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved August 31, 2019.
  14. ^ "Rockbjörnen 2019 – här är alla nominerade". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved August 31, 2019.

External links[edit]

Media related to Felix Sandman at Wikimedia Commons