David Lindgren

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David Lindgren
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Lindgren in March 2016.
Background information
Birth nameJohan David Stellan Lindgren
Born (1982-04-28) 28 April 1982 (age 38)
Skellefteå, Sweden
GenresPop
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active2009–present
Labels EMI Sweden
Warner Music Sweden

David Lindgren (born 28 April 1982 in Skellefteå, Sweden) is a Swedish singer, musical actor and television presenter. He is signed to the EMI Sweden label.

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In 2009 he appeared on the Swedish television show Så ska det låta [1] on SVT in the same team as Kicki Danielsson and Putte Nelsson. In 2010, he appeared on the show for a second time [2] with Jessica Heribertsson. His third appearance on the same popular show was on 20 January 2013, competing together with team mate Jennifer Brown.

Melodifestivalen

On 30 September 2016, SVT announced that Lindgren will host all six shows of Melodifestivalen 2017 alongside Clara Henry and Hasse Andersson. [6] On 2 November 2017, SVT announced that Lindgren alone will host all six shows of Melodifestivalen 2018, along with his sidekick Fab Freddie. [7]

Personal life

Lindgren is married [8] and has a son named Ben, born in 2011. [9]

Discography

Albums

Album TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsCertifications
SWE
[10]
Get Started
  • Released: 2012
  • Label: EMI Sweden
  • Format: CD
1
Ignite the Beat
  • Released: 2013
  • Label: EMI Sweden
  • Format: CD
2

Singles

TitleYearPeak chart positions Certifications Album
SWE
[10]
TUR
[11]
"Shout It Out"20128112
  • GLF: 2x Platinum
Get Started
"Skyline"201317
  • GLF: Gold
Ignite the Beat
"We Are Your Tomorrow"201627 [12]
  • GLF: Gold
Non-album single
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

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References

  1. David med på tv i morgon, "Norran"
  2. Sändningsordning 2010, "Så ska det låta"
  3. Moopy Melodifestivalen Forum. "Melodifestivalen 2012 – Heat Two – Göteborg", 6 February 2012
  4. Melodifestivalen 2013
  5. Escudero, Victor M. (12 March 2016). "Frans wins Melodifestivalen in Sweden". EBU.
  6. Lindqvist, Anton (30 September 2016). "Clara Henry, David Lindgren och Hasse Andersson blir programledare för Melodifestivalen 2017". svt.se (in Swedish). Sveriges Television . Retrieved 30 September 2016.
  7. Frid, Karin. "Melodifestivalens programledare 2018". SVT (in Swedish). Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  8. Moopy Melodifestivalen Forum. "The David Lindgren Thread", 12 February 2012
  9. Schlagerfiasko. "[ permanent dead link ]", 10 February 2012
  10. 1 2 "David Lindgren – Swedish Charts". swedishcharts.com/ Hung Medien.
  11. Turkish Singles Chart Archived 5 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  12. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 26 December 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)