Mariette Hansson

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Mariette Hansson
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Mariette Hansson in Melodifestivalen 2017
Background information
Birth name Mariette Petra Carola Hansson
Also known as MaryJet
Mariette
Born (1983-01-23) 23 January 1983 (age 35)
Harplinge, Sweden
Genres
Years active 2009–present
Associated acts Ace Wilder

Mariette Hansson (born 23 January 1983), sometimes credited as MaryJet or simply Mariette, is a Swedish singer and songwriter. Hansson participated in Sikta mot stjärnorna (Swedish pre-selection for European Soundmix Show) in 1999 imitating singer Amanda Marshall.[1] She is perhaps best known for participating in Idol 2009 which was broadcast in TV4.[2] A year later, Hansson was announced as "homo of the year" at the QX Gaygala in Stockholm.[3]

In 2013 she played guitar in Magnus Ugglas band during his show "Magnus Den Store" at Hamburger Börs in Stockholm.[4] In 2014 she toured along with Ace Wilder who placed second in Melodifestivalen 2014, the Swedish pre-selection for the Eurovision Song Contest.[5]

Mariette Hansson participated as a solo singer in Melodifestivalen 2015 with the song "Don't Stop Believing", in the second semifinal.[5] She qualified for the final in Friends Arena, eventually reaching the third place in the contest.[6][7]

She participated in Melodifestivalen 2017 with the song "A Million Years". She qualified to the final on 11 March 2017 where she placed fourth.[8]

Hansson participated in Melodifestivalen a third time in 2018 with the song For You which finished fifth in the Grand Final.[9]

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Album details
In This Skin

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details
My Revolution

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
SWE
[10]
"Forever" 2011 Non-album single
"If Only I Can" 2014 My Revolution
"Don't Stop Believing" 2015 27
"My Revolution"
"A Million Years" 2017 16
  • GLF: Platinum
Non-album singles
"For You" 2018 13
[12]
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Har turnerat med Tommy Nilsson". Aftonbladet. Retrieved 14 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "En inte speciellt ledsen Mariette lämnade "Idol"". DN.SE. Retrieved 11 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Sveriges Radio. "Mariette Hansson "Årets homo/bi"". Retrieved 11 February 2015. 
  4. ^ "Mariette provar ny roll". Retrieved 11 February 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "Mariette – Don't Stop Believing". svt.se. Retrieved 11 February 2015. 
  6. ^ "Hanna Fahl: Gammelschlagern lever vidare". DN.SE. Retrieved 14 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "Måns Zelmerlöw är vinnaren i Melodifestivalen 2015". SVT.se. Retrieved 2 August 2015. 
  8. ^ Sweden, Sveriges Television AB, Stockholm,. "Melodifestivalen". svt.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2017-02-11. 
  9. ^ "Tredje gången gillt för Mariette: Jag vill till Eurovision". Aftonbladet. Retrieved 25 February 2018. 
  10. ^ "Mariette discography". swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 12 March 2015. 
  11. ^ "Mariette - Don't Stop Believing". Sverigetopplistan. Archived from the original on 19 December 2015. Retrieved 30 April 2015. 
  12. ^ "Sverigetopplistan – Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 17 March 2018. 

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