Isac Elliot

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Isac Elliot
Isac Elliot - YleXPop 2016 1.jpg
Isac Elliot in 2016
Background information
Birth name Isac Elliot Lundén
Born (2000-12-26) 26 December 2000 (age 16)
Occupation(s) Pop singer, songwriter and actor
Years active 2012–present

Isac Elliot Lundén (born 26 December 2000), professionally known as Isac Elliot, is a Finnish pop singer, songwriter, dancer and actor. He is best known for his song "New Way Home" and his debut album Wake Up World in 2013, both of which gained success in Finland and Norway. The follow-up album Follow Me was released in 2014 charting in Finland and Norway.

Music career[edit]

2012: Career beginnings[edit]

Elliot was a member of the boy choir Cantores Minores and appeared in the Svenska Teatern musicals Cabaret and Kristina från Duvemåla.[1] His song "Pop Goes My Heart" was heard in the film Ella ja kaverit (2012).[2]

2013–present: Wake Up World and Follow Me[edit]

Isac Elliot’s debut single “New Way Home” was released on 14 February 2013.[3] The single peaked at number one on the Official Finnish Singles Chart and at number 14 in Norway. Elliot's debut album Wake Up World, produced by Joonas Angeria, was released 24 May 2013, and peaked at number one on the Finnish albums chart.

In March 2013 he was included in the future stars section of Billboard's "Next Big Sound" list in the 11th place.[4] The documentary Dream Big – The Movie about Elliot's career was released in cinemas on 14 February 2014.[5]

Elliot's second studio album Follow Me was released on 7 November 2014.[6] The album was recorded in Helsinki, London, Stockholm and Los Angeles with producers Jonas W. Karlsson, Axel Ehnström, Victor Thell and Kevin Högdahl.[7] Following the release of Follow Me, Elliot also embarked on a "Save a Girl" tour in the end of November 2014.[8]

In May 2016, he was picked as Elvis Duran's Artist of the Month and was featured on NBC's Today show hosted by Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb and broadcast nationally in the United States where he performed live his song "What About Me".

Personal life[edit]

Isac Elliot is Swedo-Finnish.[9] He is the son of Fredrik "Fredi" Lundén, the lead singer for the band The Capital Beat.[10]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
FIN
[11]
NOR
[12]
Wake Up World 1 4
Follow Me
  • Released: 7 November 2014
  • Label: Sony Music Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, digital download
6 10

Extended plays[edit]

Title Extended play details Peak chart positions Certifications
FIN
[11]
NOR
[12]
A Little More
  • Released: 8 July 2016
  • Label: Sony Music Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, digital download
20
[13]

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
FIN
[11]
NOR
[12]
2013 "New Way Home" 1 14 Wake Up World
"First Kiss"
"Dream Big" Wake Up World
(The Ellioteer Edition)
"My Favorite Girl"
(featuring Redrama)
2014 "Baby I" Follow Me
"Tired of Missing You"
2015 "Save a Girl" Non-album singles
"Lipstick"
(featuring Tyga)
19
"No One Else"
2016 "Worth Something" A Little More
"What About Me"
2017 "AYO"
"—" denotes single that did not chart or was not released.

As featured artist[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Album
FIN
[11][14]
NOR
[12][14]
2016 "Beast"
(Tungevaag & Raaban featuring Isac Elliot)
5 9 Non-album single

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Uusi tähti on syttynyt". Sony Music Entertainment Finland Oy. Retrieved 23 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Uusi Robin? 12-vuotias espoolaispoika tähtää tähtiin". Ilta-Sanomat. Retrieved 23 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "New Star Has Born; Finnish Justin Bieber". Sony Music Finland. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Finnish artist to the Billboard list". YleX. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Dream Big – The Movie release". Finnkino. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "Release of Isac Elliot's second album". Sony Music Finland. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  7. ^ "Isac Elliot heads to studio with world class producers". Sony Music Finland. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  8. ^ "Isac Elliot Tours around scandinavia". YleX. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 
  9. ^ Kytölä, Laura (26 February 2015). "Isac Elliot: "En tiedä, mitä tytöt ajattelevat"". Helsingin Sanomat (in Finnish). Helsinki: Sanoma Media Finland. Retrieved 28 July 2015. 
  10. ^ Kenttämaa, Juhani. "Espoon ihmepoika haastaa Robinin ja Bieberin". Yle. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  11. ^ a b c d "Discography Isac Elliot". Finnish Charts Portal. Hung Medien. Archived from the original on 19 November 2015. 
  12. ^ a b c d "Discography Isac Elliot". Norwegian Charts Portal. Hung Medien. 
  13. ^ http://lista.vg.no/liste/topp-40-album/2
  14. ^ a b "finnishcharts.com – Tungevaag & Raaban feat. Isac Elliot – Beast". Hung Medien. Retrieved 5 October 2016. 

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