David Lindgren

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David Lindgren
Lindgren in March 2016.
Lindgren in March 2016.
Background information
Birth nameJohan David Stellan Lindgren
Born (1982-04-28) 28 April 1982 (age 39)
Skellefteå, Sweden
Years active2009–present
LabelsEMI Sweden
Warner Music Sweden

David Lindgren (born 28 April 1982 in Skellefteå, Sweden) is a Swedish singer, musical actor and television presenter. He is signed to the EMI Sweden label.

In 2009 he appeared on the Swedish television show Så ska det låta[1] on SVT in the same team as Kicki Danielsson and Putte Nelsson. In 2010, he appeared on the show for a second time[2] with . His third appearance on the same popular show was on 20 January 2013, competing together with team mate Jennifer Brown.


  • In 2012, he took part in the Swedish Melodifestivalen 2012.[3] In the second heat, his song "Shout It Out" co-written by Fernando Fuentes and Tony Nilsson made it to the Globen final on 10 March 2012 and finished 4th overall.
  • He participated in Melodifestivalen 2013 with the song "Skyline" co-written by Fernando Fuentes, Henrik Nordenback and Christian Fast. After his performance in an initial semi-final round on 2 February 2013, he finished 1st/2nd – advancing directly to the Melodifestivalen finals which were held on 9 March 2013, where he finished 8th, with 69 points.[4]
  • He participated in Melodifestivalen 2016 with "We Are Your Tomorrow". After performing the second semi-final on 13 February, he moved to the Melodifestivalen finals to be held on 12 March 2016. He finished 11th, with 39 points.[5]

On 30 September 2016, SVT announced that Lindgren will host all six shows of Melodifestivalen 2017 alongside Clara Henry and Hasse Andersson.[6] On 2 November 2017, SVT announced that Lindgren alone will host all six shows of Melodifestivalen 2018, along with his sidekick Fab Freddie.[7]

Personal life[]

Lindgren is married[8] and has a son named Ben, born in 2011.[9]



Album Title Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
  • Released: 2012
  • Label: EMI Sweden
  • Format: CD
  • Released: 2013
  • Label: EMI Sweden
  • Format: CD


Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
"Shout It Out" 2012 8 112
  • GLF: 2x Platinum
Get Started
"Skyline" 2013 17
  • GLF: Gold
Ignite the Beat
"We Are Your Tomorrow" 2016 27[12]
  • GLF: Gold
Non-album single
"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory.


  1. ^ David med på tv i morgon, "Norran"
  2. ^ Sändningsordning 2010, "Så ska det låta"
  3. ^ Moopy Melodifestivalen Forum. "Melodifestivalen 2012 – Heat Two – Göteborg", 6 February 2012
  4. ^ Melodifestivalen 2013
  5. ^ Escudero, Victor M. (12 March 2016). "Frans wins Melodifestivalen in Sweden". EBU.
  6. ^ Lindqvist, Anton (30 September 2016). "Clara Henry, David Lindgren och Hasse Andersson blir programledare för Melodifestivalen 2017". svt.se (in Swedish). Sveriges Television. Retrieved 30 September 2016.
  7. ^ Frid, Karin. "Melodifestivalens programledare 2018". SVT (in Swedish). Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  8. ^ Moopy Melodifestivalen Forum. "The David Lindgren Thread", 12 February 2012
  9. ^ Schlagerfiasko. "[1][permanent dead link]", 10 February 2012
  10. ^ a b "David Lindgren – Swedish Charts". swedishcharts.com/ Hung Medien.
  11. ^ Turkish Singles Chart Archived 5 March 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 26 December 2015. Retrieved 27 June 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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