|Birth name||Thomas Ring Petersen|
|Born||17 February 1980|
|Origin||Copenhagen, Sjælland, Denmark|
Thomas Ring Petersen (born 17 February 1980 in Copenhagen, Denmark), better known as Thomas Ring or simply as Thomas, is a Danish singer who rose to fame as the winner of the third Danish series of The X Factor .
Copenhagen is the capital and most populous city of Denmark. As of July 2018, the city has a population of 777,218. It forms the core of the wider urban area of Copenhagen and the Copenhagen metropolitan area. Copenhagen is situated on the eastern coast of the island of Zealand; another small portion of the city is located on Amager, and is separated from Malmö, Sweden, by the strait of Øresund. The Øresund Bridge connects the two cities by rail and road.
Denmark, officially the Kingdom of Denmark, is a Nordic country and the southernmost of the Scandinavian nations. Denmark lies southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and is bordered to the south by Germany. The Kingdom of Denmark also comprises two autonomous constituent countries in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Islands and Greenland. Denmark proper consists of a peninsula, Jutland, and an archipelago of 443 named islands, with the largest being Zealand, Funen and the North Jutlandic Island. The islands are characterised by flat, arable land and sandy coasts, low elevation and a temperate climate. Denmark has a total area of 42,924 km2 (16,573 sq mi), land area of 42,394 km2 (16,368 sq mi), and the total area including Greenland and the Faroe Islands is 2,210,579 km2 (853,509 sq mi), and a population of 5.8 million.
Thomas started as table tennis player reaching the national level by the age of 17. When he turned 18, he got a guitar for birthday and Christmas present from his parents, Berit and Ib. He soon started writing lyrics and music leaving table tennis. He graduated from Falkonergårdens Gymnasiumand is a qualified teacher at Københavns Dag- og Aftenseminarium (KDAS).
Table tennis, also known as ping-pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table using small rackets. The game takes place on a hard table divided by a net. Except for the initial serve, the rules are generally as follows: players must allow a ball played toward them to bounce one time on their side of the table, and must return it so that it bounces on the opposite side at least once. A point is scored when a player fails to return the ball within the rules. Play is fast and demands quick reactions. Spinning the ball alters its trajectory and limits an opponent's options, giving the hitter a great advantage.
In 2017, Thomas competed in Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2017 with the song, "Vesterbro". but he did not advance to the superfinal.
Denmark participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. The country was represented by the song "Where I Am", performed by Anja Nissen and co-written by Australian songwriters Angel Tupai and Michael D'Arcy. The Danish broadcaster DR selected the entry through the national final Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2017.
|Live show 1|
(12 February 2010)
|Free Choice||"Viva La Vida"||Coldplay||Safe|
|Live show 2|
(19 February 2010)
|Michael Jackson||"Man In The Mirror"||Michael Jackson||Safe|
|Live show 3|
(26 February 2010)
|Rock||"When You Where Young"||The Killers||Safe|
|Live show 4|
(5 March 2010)
|UK Number Ones||"Mad World"||Michael Andrews & Gary Jules||Safe|
|Live show 5|
(12 March 2010)
|James Bond Associated Of DR Big Band||"You Know My Name"||Chris Cornell||Safe|
|Live show 6 - Semi-final|
(19 March 2010)
|Viewers Choice||"Karma Police"||Radiohead|
|Live show 7 - Final|
(27 March 2010)
|Free choice||"With or Without You"||U2||Safe|
|Duet with guest artist||"Ensom" with Medina||Medina|
|Winner's single||"My Dream"||Thomas||Winner|
|Album Title||Album details||Peak chart positions|
| DEN |
|Wrong Side of the Daylight||2|
|Year||Single||Peak chart positions||Album|
| DEN |
|2010||"My Dream"||1||Non-album single|
|2011||"Break the Silence"||4||Wrong Side of the Daylight|
|"Leave a Light On"||—|
|2013||"The Fire Still Burns"||—||Sideways|
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| X Factor (Denmark) |
Sarah Skaalum Jørgensen