Sandra Lyng Haugen is from the town of Mosjøen in the municipality of Vefsn in Nordland county, Norway. She rose to popularity after her participation in the TV 2 (Norway) program in which she placed fourth in Idol: Jakten på en superstjerne 2004, the Norwegian version of Pop Idol.
She released the single I morgen which stayed on the Norwegian charts for 16 weeks, peaking at number 2. She also released the summerhit Sommerflørt singing with Equicez-member Phillip. Sandra also released the album Døgnvill under the Universal Norway label. Døgnvill stayed on the charts for 9 weeks, peaking at #10, which is a longer period of time than Kjartan Salvesen who won Sandra's season charted. Sandra is today fairly popular in Norway and is known for her easygoing pop music. She just released her brand new single 'PRTeY' featuring rapper 'Lazee' in September 2013.