Thomas Meilstrup

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Thomas Meilstrup also known as just Thomas (born in Denmark on 23 January 1998) is a Danish singer and actor.

He was in Eventyrteatret (Adventure Theatre) where he took lessons in acting, dancing and singing. He was invited to sing in the Stig Rossens Christmas special, also singing at various festivals.

In 2008 he played the role of Læris in the film Frode og alle de andre rødder directed by Bubber. He has also sung for cartoon series like Tordenguden Thor, in the film Far til fire på japansk, and memorably in Happy Feet Two, where he sings with the voice of the little penguin character.[1]

Winner of Skjulte stjerner[edit]

In 2011, he was selected by Tim Schou, the lead singer of the Danish band A Friend in London as a potential "star" that participated in the inaugural season of Skjulte stjerner (meaning "Hidden Star").[2] Tim Schou would mentor Thomas throughout the 8 weeks of the show from 2 September to 14 October 2010 and make various duets with him.

Date # Song Original artist Result
9 Sept 2011 Week 1 "Firework" Katy Perry Safe
16 Sept 2011 Week 2 "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" /
"Baby"
Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes /
Justin Bieber
Safe
23 Sept 2011 Week 3 "New Tomorrow / "Calling a Friend" A Friend in London / A Friend in London Safe
30 Sept 2011 Week 4 "Over the Rainbow" Judy Garland Safe
7 Oct 2011 Semi-Final "Listen" /
"Dancing on My Own"
Beyoncé Knowles /
Robyn
To the final
14 Oct 2011 Final "Moves Like Jagger" /
"Run to You"
Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera /
Whitney Houston
Winner
"Over the Rainbow" Judy Garland

Thomas with his mentor partner Tim Schou won the show in the final against runners-up Mie mentored and coupled with Karen and third Emily mentored and coupled with U$O.

Thomas went on to win 250,000 Danish kroners and just after the program released his debut official song "Almost There" featuring Tim Schou.

Personal life[edit]

Thomas Meilstrup is the son of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix star Gry Meilstrup (also known as Gry Johansen).

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Album Peak positions Certification
DEN
[3]
2014 My Sound of Christmas 18

Singles[edit]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DanskeFilm: Thomas Meilstrup
  2. ^ Thomas Meilstrup fra Skjulte Stjerner træner i Farum (in Danish)
  3. ^ "Thomas Meilstrup discography". danishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 4 December 2014. 

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