Hanna Hedlund

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Hanna Hedlund
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Hanna Hedlund (2013)
Background information
Born (1975-01-24) 24 January 1975 (age 46)
Kilafors, Sweden
Genres pop, schlager
Associated acts Lina Hedlund

Hanna Kristina Hedlund (born 24 January 1975, Kilafors, Bollnäs Municipality, Sweden) is a Swedish singer. Her sister Lina is also a singer. She has a son and a daughter with Martin Stenmarck. [1]



Hedlund competed in Melodifestivalen 2000 with the song "Anropar försvunnen" and finished in eighth place. [2] She also competed with her sister Lina in Melodifestivalen 2002 with the song "Big Time Party" and finished in ninth place. [3]

Hedlund was a judge of the TV4 show Talang 2007 , the Swedish version of Britain's Got Talent , with Bert Karlsson and Tobbe Blom. [4]

Hedlund currently hosts the singing competition Singing Bee on TV3 in Sweden. In 2009, she participated in the Swedish version of Clash of the choirs with a choir from her hometown Bollnäs, and won the final against Erik Segerstedt.



TitleYearPeak chart positionsAlbum
"Anropar försvunnen"200011Non-album singles

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