|Birth name||Tomas Thordarsson|
|Born||1974 (age 46–47)|
|Origin||Denmark and Iceland|
Tomas Thordarson (born 1974) is a Danish-Icelandic singer, he won Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2004 with the song "Shame on You".The song finished thirteenth place at semifinal and Denmark failed to qualify.
Thordarson started his musical career at Blaagaard Statsseminarium. Then he joined a band which makes funk and soul music as a lead singer. In 2001 he participated in DR's TV program Star for a Night.
In 2004 he was nominated for LGBT Denmark's LGBT award in the category of gay of the year.
Thordarson is openly gay.
He and his partner are in a registered partnership since 2003, and they had adopted a child since 2002.
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