|Also known as||Victoria B.|
October 17, 1960 |
|Occupation(s)||Singer, composer, musical singer, actress, translator|
Vicki Benckert broke through in the Swedish Melodifestivalen 1984, where she had written three of the songs "Kärleksmagi", "Sankta Cecilia" and "Livet är som ett träd". She sang "Livet är som ett träd". Of the 90 songs selected to participate in Melodifestivalen 1984, she wrote, or sang in, seven.
She also performed in the Schlagerfestival in Sopot, Poland, where she won three prizes out of four for singing. She then performed in Moscow to an audience of 80,000. She was also one of many famous backing vocalists for Tommy Nilsson, for his song, "En Dag", which represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1989.
She has also sung in the choir for Army of Lovers, Tomas Ledin, Niklas Strömstedt, Christer Sandelin, Tommy Körberg and Carola Häggkvist. She has toured the world together with Roxette. Vicki still[clarification needed] performs in the Stockholm Pride event, on keyboard, guitar, and as a vocalist.