|Birth name||Erik Robert Jimmy Jansson|
|Born||September 17, 1985|
|Genres||Pop, Pop rock|
|Associated acts||The Poets|
Erik Robert Jimmy Jansson (born September 17, 1985) is a Swedish singer and songwriter. At Melodifestivalen 2020 he set a new record for the amount of competing entries by a composer at one contest with six entries.
Jansson's music career began when he formed a rock band, The Poets, with some of his friends in 2001. That same year, they were chosen to compete in Melodifestivalen with the song "What Difference Does It Make," but did not make it to the finals.
In 2003 Jansson was a reality show contestant, Fame Factory, on TV3 in Sweden, who released in 2004 his first single, "Godmorgon världen," that reached No. 1 on the Swedish charts although he did not win the show. His follow-up single "Som sommaren" peaked at No. 4. and Jansson's third single, "Flickan från det blå" (both from his debut album Flickan från det blå) reached No. 40.
In 2005, he returned to Melodifestivalen, as a solo artist. He reached the finals with the song "Vi kan gunga," ultimately placing sixth. When the song was released as a single that same year, it received Jansson's highest chart placement, No. 1. In the wake of the single's success, Jansson released his second album, Som en blixt, and, several months later, a second single from the album, "En underbar refräng".
On February 10, 2007 Jansson competed in Melodifestivalen for a third time, singing the song "Amanda" He shared a 3rd place in the semi-final and got a place in the second chance round.
On March 3, 2007 Jansson lost the first voting round to Sanna Nielsen in the Second round of eliminations; he was eliminated from going to the Eurovision Song Contest.
When "Amanda" was released as a single, it peaked at number three on the Swedish Singles Chart. The album that followed it, Sån e jag, reached No. 9 on the charts and its second single, "Överallt," peaked at No. 2, spending two weeks in the charts as opposed to "Amanda"'s twelve weeks.
Jansson was engaged with Sandra Dahlberg, who was also a contestant in Fame Factory 2002 and has also competed in Melodifestivalen. Dahlberg gave birth to their child, a boy named Vilmer, on February 12, 2007. Jansson and Dahlberg separated in 2010.
(with Swedish chart positions)
|"Jag lever för en dag"||2011||Blender||Ingen utan mig|
|"Jag väntar här"||Elisa's||Det här är bara början||Karl-Ola Kjellholm|
|"I min ensamhet"||2012||Det sa klick!|
|"Save Me (This Is an SOS)"||2013||Helena Paparizou||Ti Ora Tha Vgoume?||Bobby Ljunggren, Micah Wilshire|
|"Soma Kai Psihi (Set your heart on me)"||Bobby Ljunggren|
|"4 Another 1"||2014||One Life||Isabelle Moulin|
|"Don't Hold Back On Love"||Micah Wilshire|
|"Unbelievable"||Lisa Ajax||Unbelievable||Micha Wilshire, Lori Wilshire|
|"Stevie Wonder"||2016||Robin Bengtsson||N/A||Robin Bengtsson, Gabriel Alares|
|"This Summer"||2017||Sigrid Bernson||N/A||Sigrid Bernson, Palle Hammarlund, Josefin Glenmark|
|"Dark Angel"||Robin Bengtsson||N/A||Andreas Öberg, Andreas Carlsson|
|"Love Me Wicked"||Lisa Ajax||Collection||Nea Nelson, Palle Hammarlund|
|"What Happened to Us"||2018||Chris Kläfford||N/A||Chris Kläfford, Brooke Toia, Anton Hård af Segerstad, Martin Eriksson|
|"Never Mine"||Hanna Ferm||N/A||Isak Bornebusch, Iselin Solheim|
|"Generad"||Jakob Karlberg||N/A||Jakob Karlberg, Palle Hammarlund, Henrik Jonzon|
|"Hush Little Baby (VIP)"|
|Dolly Style||N/A||Palle Hammarlund|
|"Pillow"||2019||Rich Edwards||N/A||Rich Edwards|
|"Sunrise"||Dolly Style||N/A||Palle Hammarlund|
|"Vamos"||Jorge Blanco||N/A||Jorge Blanco, Jakke Erixson, Leopoldo Méndez, Palle Hammarlund|
|"27 Sorries"||Peg Parnevik||N/A||Peg Parnevik, Isa Tengblad, Josefin Glenmark, Palle Hammarlund|
|"Skit för varandra"||Eric Saade||Det svarta fåret||Eric Saade, Fredrik Sonefors|
|"Hard to Forget"||Isle of You||Party Until We're In Love||Ida Johansson, Elina Danielsson, Joakim Buddee|
|"Det kanske inte är så farligt?"||2020||William Segerdahl||N/A||William Segerdahl, Martin Tjärnberg, Fredrik Sonefors|
|"Thelma and Louise"||Anna Bergendahl||N/A||Anna Bergendahl, Fredrik Sonefors|
|"Find Your Way Home"|
|Joakim Lundell||N/A||Joakim Lundell, Klara Almström, Birk Frisk|
|2005||Jimmy Jansson||"Vi kan gunga"||Niklas Edberger, Johan Fransson, Tim Larsson, Tobias Lundgren||6th|
|2007||Jimmy Jansson||"Amanda"||Thomas G:son||Second Chance|
|2014||Elisa Lindström||"Casanova"||Ingela "Pling" Forsman, Bobby Ljunggren||5th (Semi-final)|
|Janet Leon||"Hollow"||Karl-Ola Kjellholm, Louise Winter||8th (Semi-final)|
|2015||Dolly Style||"Hello Hi"||Emma Nors, Palle Hammarlund||Second Chance|
|Rickard Söderberg & Elize Ryd||"One By One"||Elize Ryd, Karl-Ola Kjellholm, Sharon Vaughn||5th (Semi-final)|
|2016||Panetoz||"Håll om mig hårt"||Karl-Ola Kjellholm, Jakke Erixson, Pa Modou Badjie, Njol Badjie, Nebeyu Baheru||8th|
|2017||Dinah Nah||"One More Night"||Thomas G:son, Dinah Nah, Dr. Alban||5th (Semi-final)|
|Les Gordons||"Bound to Fall"||Jonatan Renström, Albert Björliden, Andreas Persson, Carl Ragnemyr, David Runebjörk||6th (Semi-final)|
|2018||Méndez||"Everyday"||Leopoldo Méndez, Palle Hammarlund||12th|
|Moncho||"Cuba Libre"||David Strääf, Markus Videsäter, Axel Schylström, Moncho||Second Chance|
|2019||Andreas Johnson||"Army of Us"||Andreas Johnson, Sara Ryan, Andreas "Stone" Johansson, Sebastian Thott||Second Chance|
|Dolly Style||"Habibi"||Palle Hammarlund, Robert Norberg||5th (Semi-final)|
|Hanna Ferm & LIAMOO||"Hold You"||Anton Hård af Segerstad, Fredrik Sonefors, Hanna Ferm, Liam Cacatian Thomassen||3rd|
|Margaret||"Tempo"||Anderz Wrethov, Laurell Barker, Sebastian von Koenigsegg||5th (Semi-final)|
|Zeana feat. Anis don Demina||"Mina bränder"||Thomas G:son, Anis Don Demina, Pa Moudou Badjie, Robin Svensk||5th (Semi-final)|
|2020||Drängarna||"Piga och dräng"||Anders Wigelius, Robert Norberg||Second Chance|
|Hanna Ferm||"Brave"||David Kjellstrand, Laurell Barker||4th|
|Malou Prytz||"Ballerina"||Thomas G:son, Peter Boström||Second Chance|
|Méndez feat. Alvaro Estrella||"Vamos amigos"||Palle Hammarlund, Jakke Erixson, Leo Mendéz||11th|
|Mohombi||"Winners"||Mohombi Moupondo, Palle Hammarlund||12th|
|Robin Bengtsson||"Take a Chance"||Karl-Frederik Reichhardt, Marcus Winther-John||8th|
|2021||Emil Assergård||"Om allting skiter sig"||Emil Assergård, Jimmy "Joker" Thörnfeldt, Anderz Wrethov, Johanna Wrethov||5th (Semi-final)|
|Julia Alfrida||"Rich"||Julia Alfrida, Melanie Wehbe||7th (Semi-final)|
|The Mamas||"In the Middle"||Emily Falvey, Robin Stjernberg||3rd|
|2020||Andrija Jo||"Oči Meduze"||Andrijano Ajzi, Palle Hammarlund||4th|
|2016||Bracelet||"Breakaway"||Rebecca Krogmann, Charlie Grönvall, Felix Grönvall, Nanne Grönvall||Out (Final)|
|2020||Ben & Tan||"Yes"||Emil Lei, Linnea Deb||1st|
|2018||Nika Zorjan||"Uspavanka"||Maraaya, Nika Zorjan, Samuel Waermö, Art Hunter||Out (Semi-final)|
|2019||Kim||"Rhythm Back to You"||Maraaya, Samuel Waermö, Art Hunter||8th|
|2020||Lisa Børud||"Talking About Us"||Anderz Wrethov, Maia Wright, Laurell Barker||Out (Gold Duel)|
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