Pernilla Andersson

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Pernilla Andersson
Pernilla Andersson at Melodifestivalen 2011.jpg
Background information
Birth namePernilla Maria Theresa Andersson
Born (1974-12-10) 10 December 1974 (age 43)
Stockholm, Sweden
GenresCountry pop
Occupation(s)singer
musician
songwriter
producer
Years active1999–present
LabelsEMI, Bonnier Amigo, Warner Music, Metronome

Pernilla Maria Theresa Andersson Dregen (born Andersson on 10 December 1974, in Stockholm[1] but grew up in Hässleholm and Kristianstad) is a Swedish songwriter and singer. She is the singing coach for the TV-program True Talent.[2]

Career[edit]

Andersson sings "Blå vägen hem" on Svante Thuresson's album Svante Thuresson & vänner. She wrote the music of Thuresson's album Nya kickar and she produced his two last albums. As pianist she has been touring with Thomas Di Leva. In 2001 she received SKAP's scholarship.[3] She contested Melodifestivalen 2011 with the song Desperados and came to the "second chance" (andra chansen) but lost.[4] In 2011 she received the Ulla-Billquist-scholarship.[5]

Andersson is interested in ecology affecting fish and seeks to preserve the species of fish in the Baltic Sea.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Chart positions Certification
SWE
[6]
1999 My Journey  –
2000 All Smiles  –
2004 Cradlehouse  –
2007 Baby Blue 19
2008 Gör dig till hund 34
2009 Ashbury Apples 25
2010 Ö 5
2012 Det är en spricka i allt det är så ljuset kommer in 2
2016 Tiggrinnan 5[7]

Singles[edit]

Year Single Chart positions Album
SWE
[6]
2011 "Desperados" 57

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.birthday.se/sok/?f=Pernilla&l=Andersson%20Dregen
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20120505182110/http://www.tv3.se/true-talent/coacherna. Archived from the original on May 5, 2012. Retrieved August 20, 2012. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Pernilla Andersson SKAP-stipendium 2001 | SKAP". Skap.se. Retrieved 2012-01-29.
  4. ^ Foto: Christian Örnberg (March 6, 2011). "Pernilla Andersson tröstades av Dregen – Melodifestivalen 2011 – Expressen Nöje | Nöjesnyheter Musiknyheter Filmnyheter". Expressen.se. Retrieved 2012-01-29.
  5. ^ http://www.dn.se/kultur-noje/musik/pernilla-andersson-arets-ulla-billquist-stipendiat.
  6. ^ a b Pernilla Andersson discography
  7. ^ "Sverigetopplistan - Sveriges Officiella Topplista". Retrieved 12 March 2016. Click on "Veckans albumlista".

External links[edit]

Media related to Pernilla Andersson at Wikimedia Commons