World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

Robin Stjernberg

Robin Stjernberg
Robin Stjernberg in May 2013.
Background information
Birth name Robin James Olof Stjernberg
Born (1991-02-22) 22 February 1991
Hässleholm, Sweden
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2006 – present
Labels Lionheart Music Group
Universal Music
Associated acts What's Up!, Eric Saade

Robin James Olof Stjernberg (Swedish pronunciation: ; born 22 February 1991, Hässleholm, Sweden) is a Swedish pop singer.[1] He has one sister named Josephine and three half siblings. He represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 on home soil on 18 May 2013 with the song "You".[2] Stjernberg started his career in the boyband What's Up!, and became a contestant in Idol 2011, placing as first runner up in the final.

Contents

  • Career 1
    • In band What's Up 1.1
    • In Idol (2011) 1.2
    • After Idol 1.3
    • Melodifestivalen and Eurovision 2013 1.4
    • After Eurovision 1.5
  • Discography 2
    • Studio albums 2.1
    • Extended plays 2.2
    • Singles 2.3
  • References 3

Career

In band What's Up

Stjernberg had won in the Sommarchansen in Malmö in 2006. In 2007, he took part in an event held at the Globe Theater where 15 finalists vied to become part of a prospective boy band. He was one of four chosen to become part of the band, eventually called What's Up!. The other finalists that made part of the band were Eric Saade,[3] Luwdig "Ludde" Keijser and Johan Yngvesson. When Eric Saade left, he was replaced by Johannes Magnusson. The band released one album, In Pose reaching number 40 on the Swedish Albums Chart. Two of the singles charted in the Sverigetopplistan, the official Swedish Singles Chart, namely "Go Girl!" reaching number 5 and "If I Told You Once" that peaked at number 16. Stjernberg became the second member of What's Up! to represent Sweden at Eurovision after Eric Saade represented the country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in Germany.

In Idol (2011)

Stjernberg took part in Idol 2011 placing second.

Performances

He received 48% of the votes against 52% to the winner Amanda Fondell in the final.

After Idol

Robin Stjernberg 2012.

After Idol, he released his first music single "All This Way" on 2 December 2011. The song, also sung by the winner Amanda Fondell in a separate version, is written and produced by Idol 2004 first runner up Darin Zanyar amongst others. Stjernberg is signed to the Lionheart Music Group record label.

He released his own Idol-compilation My Versions on 4 January 2012. The first official single from the album will be his version of Beyoncé's song "Halo". Stjernberg is reportedly working on a non-cover album.

Melodifestivalen and Eurovision 2013

Stjernberg took part in Melodifestivalen 2013 with the song "You".[4] He performed in the fourth semi-final held on 23 February 2013 in Malmö Arena, Malmö and coming 3rd/4th, qualified to the "Second Chance" round, which was held on 2 March in Löfbergs Lila Arena, Karlstad. In the "Second Chance" round, he was in the best four songs after the first two rounds of voting, and he won his duel against Martin Rolinski.[5] He went on to win the final on 9 March.[6] He represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmö on 18 May, placing 14th with 62 points.[2][7] Robin Stjernberg's song became the first "Second Chance" song ever to win the Melodifestivalen final.[6] Had only the jury votes been counted in the Eurovision final Stjernberg would have been placed third in the final.

After Eurovision

On June 11, 2014 Robin released his single named Body language. This single is currently no1 in the Swedish iTunes chart.

Discography

Studio albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions Certification
SWE
[8]
My Versions 1
Pieces
  • Released: 26 June 2013
  • Label: Lionheart Music Group
  • Format: CD, digital download
2 Gold

Extended plays

Title Album details
For the Better[9]

Singles

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
SWE
[8]
AUT
[10]
IRE
[11]
NL
[12]
UK
[13]
2011 "All This Way" My Versions
2012 "Halo"
"On My Mind"[14] Pieces
"Scars"[15]
2013 "You" 1 61 31 42 72
"Crime"[16]
2014 "Body Language" [1] 1 - - - -
"—" denotes single that did not chart or was not released.

References

  1. ^ "Robin Stjernberg bilder och nyheter | Allt om Robin Stjernberg!". Posh24.se. Retrieved 2012-09-02. 
  2. ^ a b "Robin vann Melodifestivalen | Kultur | SvD" (in Svenska). Svd.se. 2013-02-22. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  3. ^ "Poplight | Idol 2011: Robin Stjernbergs förflutna – sjöng med Eric Saade i What's Up | Poplight". Poplight.zitiz.se. Retrieved 2012-09-02. 
  4. ^ "Robin Stjernberg - Melodifestivalen". SVT.se. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  5. ^ "Anton Ewald och Robin Stjernberg till final - Kultur". SVT.se. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  6. ^ a b "Melodifestivalen Live | Nöjesbladet Live | Nöjesbladet | Aftonbladet". Aftonbladet.se. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  7. ^ "Robin Stjernberg blir Sveriges röst i Europa - Nöje". ltz.se. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  8. ^ a b "Discography Robin Stjernberg". swedishcharts.com/. 
  9. ^ "iTunes - Music - For the Better - EP by Robin Stjernberg". iTunes. Retrieved 17 September 2014. 
  10. ^ "Discographie Robin Stjernberg". austriancharts.at/. 
  11. ^ "Discography Robin Stjernberg". irish-charts.com/. 
  12. ^ "Discografie Robin Stjernberg". dutchcharts.nl/. 
  13. ^ "Robin Stjernberg > UK Charts".  
  14. ^ "iTunes - Music - On My Mind - Single by Robin Stjernberg". iTunes. Retrieved 17 September 2014. 
  15. ^ "iTunes - Music - Scars - Single by Robin Stjernberg". iTunes. Retrieved 17 September 2014. 
  16. ^ "Lionheart Music Group - Robin Stjernberg". Retrieved 17 September 2014. 
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.