Linda Bengtzing

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Linda Bengtzing
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Linda Bengtzing (2014)
Background information
Birth nameLinda Birgitta Bengtzing
Born (1974-03-13) 13 March 1974 (age 46)
Gullspång, Sweden
Origin Sweden
Genres Pop, Schlager
Years active1986–present

Linda Birgitta Bengtzing (born 13 March 1974 in Gullspång, Sweden) is a Swedish pop singer, famous for her participation in the fourth season of Fame Factory in Sweden and for her entries at Melodifestivalen 2005, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2014, 2016 and 2020.



Bengtzing (born 13 March 1974) grew up in Gullspång, a little village in Västra Götaland located in the west of Sweden). She released two singles in 1987 and 1989, however, she disappeared from the music industry for fifteen years.

In 2004 she took part in the fourth and the final season of Fame Factory but she went on the program at the same time as her song "Alla flickor" being selected to participate at Melodifestivalen 2005. Her song surprised everyone and she took part in the Melodifestivalen final after receiving sufficient votes in the 'Andra Chansen' (Second Chance) round. She finished in last place, scoring 15 jury points but receiving 0 points from the Swedish public's televoting. The single reached #8 in the Swedish charts and a few months "Diamanter", a song very similar to Alla flickor, reached #32.

One year later she appeared again in Melodifestivalen. Her song, "Jag ljuger så bra", written first for Jessica Andersson, finished in the top two of the first heat and, therefore, was entered into the final. Linda's song came seventh out of 10 in the final in Stockholm's Globen. Whilst Linda may not have received many votes from the public the single rose to #2 in the Swedish charts, making it her greatest hit.

Days before the Melodifestivalen 2006 final, she released her first album, "Ingenting att förlora" (#4) and months later the second single from the album, "Kan du se" debuted at #7, though did not chart the next week.

In 2007 she released a new single, "Värsta schlagern", a parody on traditional Melodifestivalen entries. The song is rumoured to have been entered into Melodifestivalen 2007 but was not selected as one of the 32 songs to compete for the title in the live shows. The song is a duet together with Markoolio. Linda participated at Melodifestivalen 2008, competing in Heat 4 (Karlskrona) on 1 March 2008, where she directly qualified for the final round. She went on to finish fifth out of ten in the final, with 64 points from the juries but nothing from the public. The song was composed by Johan Fransson, Tim Larsson, Tobias Lundgren and is called Hur svårt kan det va? (How hard can it be?). [1] Linda released her second album on 19 February 2008, four days after the Melodifestivalen final. It has been reported that Linda's record company (Mariann Records) would not allow Linda to release her second album unless she entered Melodifestivalen 2008.

In 2009 she recorded the song "Victorious", which was submitted for the 2010 edition of Melodifestivalen but was not selected. The song was eventually recorded as a duet with the Swedish singer Velvet (one of her friends). On 22 February 2010 the song was available as a digital release and some remixes were also released a few weeks later. The "Victorious" music video was shot in Los Angeles.

In 2011 once again competed at Melodifestivalen with the song " E de fel på mig? ". [2] And 2014 she tried represent to Sweden at Eurovision Song Contest 2014 but for the first time she failed to reach the final with her song "Ta mig".



Album detailsChart pos.Album singles
Ingenting att Förlora
Vild & Galen
Compilation albums


YearSingleChart positionsNotes
Sweden Netherlands Europe
2005"Alla flickor"8-188 Melodifestivalen 2005
  • Album: Ingenting att förlora
  • Released: 2005
  • Formats: CD single
2006"Jag ljuger så bra"
  • Album: Ingenting att förlora
  • Released: March 13, 2006
  • Formats: CD single, Digital Download
  • Sales/Certification: 20,000 (Platinum)
2-148 Melodifestivalen 2006
2006"I gult och blått"(With Magnus Hedman)
  • Album: -
  • Released: July 2006
  • Formats: CD single
2006"Kan du se"7--
2007"Värsta schlagern"(featuring Markoolio)1-137
2008"Hur svårt kan det va?"3-- Melodifestivalen 2008
2009"Not That Kinda Girl"(with Kim-Lian)-32-
2010"Victorious"(with Velvet)15--
2011"E det fel på mej"15-- Melodifestivalen 2011
2014"Ta mig"--- Melodifestivalen 2014
2016"Killer Girl"85-- Melodifestivalen 2016
2020"Alla mina sorger" [4] - [upper-alpha 1] -- Melodifestivalen 2020


  1. "Alla mina sorger" did not enter the Swedish Singellista Chart, but peaked at number 7 on the Swedish Heatseeker Chart. [5]

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