Gaute Ormåsen

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Gaute Ormåsen
Gaute Ormåsen 2013.jpg
Background information
Born (1983-04-20) 20 April 1983 (age 37)
Brumunddal, Hedmark, Norway
GenresPop, Country
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
Years active2003 – present
LabelsTylden & Co.

Gaute Ormåsen (born 20 April 1983 in Brumunddal, Hedmark[1]) is a Norwegian singer and was the Idol runner-up to Kurt Nilsen in 2003. He was offered a contract by BMG.[2] He has also had a supporting role in the long running Norwegian television series "Hotel Cesar". In 2010, he took part in Melodi Grand Prix, the Norwegian preselection for the Eurovision Song Contest, singing "Synk eller svøm"[3] reaching the second chance round without getting to the final and again in 2013 singing "Awake"[4] reaching the final but failing to reach the top 4.

Personal life[edit]

Gaute Ormåsen has a twin brother, Hogne Ormåsen. His elder brother Henrik Ormåsen is a spokesman for Serve the People (Norway). He is able to sing in Norwegian, Danish and English.



Year Album Chart
2003 New Kid in Town 2
2006 G For Gaute 9
2008 Drømmesang 17
2010 Oss imellom 37
2016 Kjerlighet er mer en enn forelskelse -
Gode venner i Nepal -


Year Singles Chart
Certification Album
2003 "Chasing Rainbows" 1 New Kid in Town
2004 "Miss You When You're Gone" 12
2006 "Kjærlighet er mer enn forelskelse" 4 G For Gaute
2007 "Du + Jeg = Vi" Drømmesang
"Til vi sees igjen"
2010 "Synk eller svøm" Oss imellom
2014 "Hide" Non-album singles
2015 "Smaken av deg"
2017 "Oslo sover aldri"


  1. ^ Tornes, Erik (26 April 2003). "Tone Anette stemt ut – igjen ('Tone Anette voted out – again')". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). Schibsted. Archived from the original on 4 June 2011. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
  2. ^ Gonsholt Ighanian, Catherine (26 May 2003). "Gaute fikk platekontrakt ('Gaute got a record deal')". VG Nett (in Norwegian). Aftenposten. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
  3. ^ Haugen, Ida Anna (30 January 2010). "Gaute Ormåsen: – Merker mer trykk nå ('Gaute Ormåsen: – Detect more pressure now')". VG Nett (in Norwegian). Aftenposten. Retrieved 28 February 2010.
  4. ^ Archived 22 May 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ a b " Gaute Ormåsen discography page". Retrieved 19 January 2013.

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