Óli Jógvansson

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Óli Jógvansson (in English often spelled Oli Jogvansson), born 1969) is a Faroese songwriter/composer. He is the co-owner of Baroli Music, which he and Bardur Haberg founded in 2006.

Jógvansson was born in Tórshavn. He and his partner have been successful in writing songs for singers from many different countries. They have composed/produced together with others songs for Disney Channel artists like Stefanie Scott, Dove Cameron, and Caroline Sunshine.[1] In 2015 he won "The UK Songwriting Contest 2015" in the instrumental category for composing Forever Gone.[2]

Musical career[edit]

Discography[edit]

Some of the songs, which Jogvansson has co-written/composed:

  • 2015: "Forever Gone" winning the instrumental category in "The UK Songwriting Contest 2015" (composer)[2]
  • 2015: It from the album "Genic" by Namie Amuro
  • 2015: Composed Forever Gone, a single for performing artist Ólavur Jakobsen
  • 2014: Voyage winning the instrumental category in Songoftheyear.com [3](composer)
  • 2014: I Don't Wanna Let You Go single for artist Stefanie Scott
  • 2013: Theme song for Disney Channel series Liv and Maddie (co-written/produced).[4] A full version of the song (titled "Better in Stereo") was also released. The music video for the song was released on Disney's VEVO YouTube channel (37 million views as of October 2015) and aired on Disney Channel for about 3 months. The song also reached #4 on the US "Soundtrack" iTunes chart and was #1 on the "Kid Digital" Billboard chart for 3 consecutive weeks (it has spent a total of 23 weeks on that chart as of April 1, 2014).
  • 2013: Future Sounds like us from the album Shake It Up: I Love Dance, written together with Bardur Haberg, Michelle Lewis and Heidi Rojas. Performed by Dove Cameron.[5]
  • 2012: A New Low by Iris Kroes, the winner of The Voice of Holland in 2012
  • 2012: FYI single for artist Stefanie Scott
  • 2012: Can't Break What's Broken from the album Loving This Day, performed by Jessica Clemmons[6]
  • 2011: Girl I Used To Know single for artist Stefanie Scott
  • 2011: High - co-written. On Brazil Top 10 album DNA by Brazilian female singer Wanessa, released in July 2011 by Sony Music Entertainment.
  • 2011: Voglio Star Con Te single for Italian boyband Studio 3
  • 2011: Let's Fly Away - No Me Without You - Nothing I Won't Do for Chinese artist Ruhan on the album Time To Grow

Honours[edit]

  • 2015 - Won "The UK Songwriting Contest 2015" in the instrumental category with his melody Forever Gone (composer)[2]
  • 2014 - Faroese Music Awards in the category Best Producers together with Bárður Háberg
  • 2014 - Voyage winning the instrumental category in Songoftheyear.com [7](composed)

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