Victor Crone

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Victor Crone
Crone at Melodifestivalen 2020 in Malmö
Background information
Birth nameVictor Fritz-Crone
Also known asVic Heart
Born (1992-01-31) 31 January 1992 (age 28)
Österåker, Sweden
GenresDance pop, pop-rock, electro dance, folktronica
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Years active2014–present
LabelsRoxy Recordings
Associated acts

Victor Fritz-Crone (born 31 January 1992), also known as Vic Heart, is a Swedish singer and guitarist. He represented Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv with the song "Storm".[1]

Biography[edit]

Victor Crone was born and raised in Österåker, Sweden. He started playing guitar and writing songs at the age of 15. When he was 18 he moved to Los Angeles and Nashville to write songs with acclaimed artists such as Diane Warren, Desmond Child and Eric Bazilian. He performed in some international music conference centers of Los Angeles and he also released a song "Jimmy Dean" under his name Vic Heart.

In 2015, Victor released his debut single "Burning Man". He participated in Melodifestivalen 2015, featuring in the Behrang Miri song "Det rår vi inte för", which failed to qualify from the Andra Chansen round, losing to Samir & Viktor.[2] On 16 February 2019, Victor Crone won the Estonian national selection Eesti Laul with the song "Storm" and he received the right to represent Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, held in Tel Aviv, Israel. On 15 May, he qualified to the final. In the final Victor Crone placed 20th.

In November 2019, it was revealed that Crone joined the 2020 lineup for Melodifestivalen 2020. With his song, "Troubled Waters", he qualified to the finale from the fourth semifinal. He finished in ninth place, scoring a total of 57 points.[3]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions
SWE
Troubled Waters

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
SWE
[4]
EST
[5]
SCO
[6]
SWI
[7]
UK
Down.

[8]
"Jimmy Dean"
(as Vic Heart)
2014 Non-album singles
"Burning Man" 2015
"Det rår vi inte för"
(with Behrang Miri)
2015 69 48 Melodifestivalen 2015
"Feelgood Day" 2016 Non-album singles
"Cadillac"
(with Maximani)
"California" 2017
"Sunshine and Rain"
"Coming Up"
(with Tungevaag & Raaban)
49
"Made Of" 2018
"Storm" 2019 39 3 56 91 59 Eurovision Song Contest:
Tel Aviv 2019
"Discovery"[9]
(with Syn Cole)
Non-album singles
"Take Me Away"[10]
(with Tungevaag & Raaban)
[A]
"This Can't Be Love" Troubled Waters
"Troubled Waters" 2020 17
[12]
"Yes, I Will Wait"[13]
"—" denotes a release that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ "Take Me Away" did not enter the Swedish Singellista Chart, but peaked at number three on the Swedish Heatseeker Chart.[11]
Sources
  1. ^ Victor Crone wins Eesti Laul 2019 wiwibloggs.com Retrieved 16 February 2019
  2. ^ "Här är artisterna i Melodifestivalen". Dagens Nyheter. Archived from the original on 27 December 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2015.
  3. ^ Thornéus, Ebba; Demirian, Natalie; Ek, Torbjörn (7 March 2020). "The Mamas vinner Melodifestivalen 2020". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved 8 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Discography Victor Crone". swedishcharts.com. Archived from the original on 8 March 2017. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Popnable Estonia: Overview. Total views, likes or dislikes have been done by Victor Crone as summary. Last released singles and most often chart achieves". popnable.com. Archived from the original on February 21, 2019. Retrieved February 21, 2019.
  6. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart: 24 May 2019 – 30 May 2019". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
  7. ^ "Discographie Victor Crone". hitparade.ch. Archived from the original on 5 April 2017. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  8. ^ "Official Singles Downloads Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  9. ^ "Discovery - Single by Syn Cole & Victor Crone on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  10. ^ "Take Me Away - Single by Tungevaag & Raaban & Victor Crone on Apple Music". iTunes Store. Archived from the original on 25 July 2019. Retrieved 25 July 2019.
  11. ^ "Veckolista Heatseeker, vecka 30". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 26 July 2019.
  12. ^ "Veckolista Singlar, vecka 11". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  13. ^ ""Yes, I Will Wait" - single". Apple Music. 26 June 2020. Retrieved 26 June 2020.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Elina Nechayeva
with "La forza"
Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest
2019
Succeeded by
Uku Suviste
with "What Love Is"