Molly Hammar

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Molly Hammar
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Background information
Birth nameElla Molly Natalia Pettersson Hammar
Also known asMolly Pettersson Hammar
Born (1995-10-16) 16 October 1995 (age 25)
Stockholm, Sweden
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2011–present
LabelsCosmos Music
Associated actsIra Losco

Ella Molly Natalia Pettersson Hammar (born 16 October 1995), known professionally as Molly Hammar, is a Swedish singer and songwriter who participated in the talent show Idol 2011 broadcast on TV4, where she reached fourth place.[1]

Career[edit]

2011: Idol[edit]

In September 2011 Molly took part in the eighth season of Idol. In the Quarter-Finals she sang Alicia Keys' "A Woman's Worth", she finished in the Top 12 and progressed through to the Semi-Final. In the Semi-Final she sang U2's "Where the Streets Have No Name", she progressed to the Finals. In the Finals she made it through the final 4 before being eliminated.

2015–present: Melodifestivalen[edit]

Hammar participated in Melodifestivalen 2015 with the song "I'll Be Fine", finishing sixth in the semifinal and being eliminated.[2] The song peaked at number 65 on the Swedish Singles Chart. However the song peaked at number 6 on Digilistan (The Swedish download chart) ahead of the songs that qualified for Andra Chansen.[3]

She competed in Melodifestivalen 2016 with the song "Hunger", and qualified to andra chansen from the second semi-final before being eliminated.[4] She co-wrote the Maltese song for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 "Walk on Water" performed by Ira Losco. She performed with Ira Losco as her backing vocalist at the Eurovision Song Contest.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Molly Pettersson Hammar was previously in a relationship with singer Robin Stjernberg whom she met during her time at Idol, until 2015.[6]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
SWE
[7]
"I'll Be Fine" 2015 65 Melodifestivalen 2015
"Something Right" Non-album single
"Hunger" 2016 57 Melodifestivalen 2016
"Liberate" Sex
"Blossom" 2018
"No Place Like Me"
(featuring Big Narstie)
2019 Non-album single
"Words" [A]
"Show Me"
(featuring Kim Cesarion)
[B]
"Shortcuts (I Can't Wait)"
"Alone" 2020 TBA
"Get to Know Me First"
(with Julie Bergan and AWA)
[C]
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Words" did not enter the Swedish Singellista Chart, but peaked at number 15 on the Swedish Heatseeker Chart.[8]
  2. ^ "Show Me" did not enter the Swedish Singellista Chart, but peaked at number 15 on the Swedish Heatseeker Chart.[9]
  3. ^ "Get to Know Me First" did not enter the Swedish Singellista Chart, but peaked at number 13 on the Swedish Heatseeker Chart.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Molly Pettersson Hammar som tävlar i Melodifestivalen: "Jag är skitdålig på dejter" - Hänt.se". Hant.se. Retrieved 7 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Molly Pettersson Hammar - Melodifestivalen - SVT.se". svt.se. Archived from the original on 7 February 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Chris Halpin. "She'll Be Fine: Molly Pettersson Hammar storms Swedish iTunes - Eurovision 2015 Predictions, Polls, Odds, Rankings - wiwibloggs". Eurovision 2015 Predictions, Polls, Odds, Rankings - wiwibloggs. Retrieved 8 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Escudero, Victor M. (13 February 2016). "Sweden: two more finalists in Melodifestivalen". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 13 February 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ Granger, Anthony (17 March 2016). "Tonight: Malta Reveals "Walk on Water"". Eurovoix.
  6. ^ "Robin Stjernberg och Molly Pettersson Hammar har gjort slut - Nöjesbladet - Aftonbladet". Aftonbladet. Retrieved 7 February 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ Hung, Steffen. "Discography Molly Pettersson Hammar". Swedish Charts Portal. Hung Medien (Steffen Hung).
  8. ^ "Veckolista Heatseeker, vecka 19". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 10 May 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Veckolista Heatseeker, vecka 33". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 16 August 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Veckolista Heatseeker, vecka 34". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 28 August 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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