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Photo: Märta Thisner
|Birth name||Vincent Pontare|
|Also known as||Vargas & Lagola|
|Born||13 May 1980|
|Origin||Solna, Stockholm County, Sweden|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, Record Producer, musician|
Swedish House Mafia
Songwriter / Producer
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At the Swedish Grammis Awards 2014 Vincent, together with Magnus Lidehäll and Salem Al Fakir, were awarded the “Composer of the Year” award after a very successful and productive year including the albums of Veronica Maggio and Petter, as well as work with artist like Katy Perry, Sebastian Ingrosso, Seinabo Sey, Mapei and Galantis.
Vincent have had several local and international hits throughout his career, including “Waiting For Love" by Avicii (2015), “Sun Is Shining" by Axwell /\ Ingrosso (2015), “The Days” by Avicii (2014), “Younger” by Seinabo Sey (2014), “Hey Brother” by Avicii (2013), “Reload” by Sebastian Ingrosso and Tommy Trash (2013), “Sergels Torg” by Veronica Maggio (2013), “You Make Me” by Avicii (2013) and “Save The World” by Swedish House Mafia (2011).
Vincent also has songs on albums like “Listen” by David Guetta (2015), “Rebel Heart” by Madonna (2015), “Pharmacy” by Galantis (2015), “Prism” by Katy Perry (2013) and “Början På Allt” by Petter (2013).
Vincent Pontare is the son of Roger Pontare and Elisabeth Pontare. His father is a Swedish musician who took part in Eurovision Song Contest twice representing Sweden with "Stjärnorna" (1994, in a duet with Marie Bergman) and "When Spirits Are Calling My Name" (2000), placing 13th and 7th, respectively in the competition.
|2007||"Don't Hate on Me"||7||–||–||–|
|"This Is for You"||–||–||74||–||Non-album single|
|2011||"The Moment I Met You"||–||–||–||–|
|"Put Your Money Where Your Money Is"||–||–||–||–|
A sample of songs that Vincent has produced and/or written
|Bang My Head||David Guetta feat. Sia & Fetty Wap|
|Hard Times||Seinabo Sey|
|Heart Is Full||Miike Snow|
|Hela Huset||Veronica Maggio|
|Kick Out The Epic Motherfucker||Dada Life|
|On My Way||Axwell and Ingrosso|
|Rebel Heart||Madonna (entertainer)|
|Save The World||Swedish House Mafia|
|Sun Is Shining||Axwell and Ingrosso|
|Waiting For Love||Avicii|
|You Make Me||Avicii|