Trygve Wiese

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Trygve Wiese
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The magazine Kick, 2008
Background information
Born (1985-03-15) March 15, 1985 (age 35)
OriginStavanger, Norway
Trygve Wiese at a mini concert, 2008
Trygve Wiese at Viking Stadium, 2004

Trygve Wiese (born March 15, 1985 in Stavanger) is a Norwegian music artist. Trygve is best known for the football song «Me e Viking» that was first performed during the opening ceremony of the new Viking Stadion May 1, 2004. In front of 15,300 spectators he played to capacity and made history. Before R.E.M. Before Bryan Adams. Trygve Wiese was the first artist to perform at the Viking Stadion.

On May 29, 2005 the music video of «Me e Viking» was first broadcast on Norwegian National TV. During 2005, 2006 and 2007 «Me e Viking» was the most played video on Norwegian National TV - voted by the viewers.

In 2008 his song «Me e Viking» was awarded «The Best Football Song Of All Time» by the magazine Kick and Viking Football Club.

In 2019, 15 years after the release of «Me e Viking», Wiese released a new version of the cult classic through Warner Music. The song named «VIKING» immediately became a big hit, reaching the top of several national playlists, including Spotify's «Norway Viral 50». The song has over a million plays on Spotify, and is by far the most played Norwegian football song of all time.

In 2019 Wiese also released a cover version of «The Lion Sleeps Tonight» as a tribute to The Lion King and its 25th anniversary.

Trygve Wiese holds a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Economics and Business Administration from Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) in Bergen, Norway.

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