Linda Pritchard

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Linda Pritchard
Birth nameLinda Norrgård Pritchard
Born (1983-05-19) 19 May 1983 (age 38)
OriginVällingby, Sweden
GenresSoul, R&B, pop
Years active2008–present
LabelsUniversal Music
Associated actsIdol 2008
WebsiteOfficial Website

Linda Norrgård Pritchard (born 19 May 1983)[1] is a Swedish artist, who has worked with Magnus Uggla and Ace of Base. As a student she attended the Adolf Fredrik's Music School in Stockholm.[2] She participated in Idol 2008 where she got to the qualifying round but was then eliminated,[3] although she was considered one of the favourites.[4][5] During the summer of 2009, Pritchard participated in Allsång på Skansen as a dancer for Magnus Uggla and she also choreographed for Ace of Base.[6][7] Pritchard also accompanied Ugglas on his revue tour.[6] Pritchard's first single "Fast Car", originally recorded by Tracy Chapman, was included in the compilation album Absolute Music 61.[8] She had previously sung backing vocals for Celine Dion and Britney Spears.[7] In 2019, Pritchard appeared on stage at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel as one of the backing singers for the United Kingdom entry performed by Michael Rice.[9]


Pritchard took part in Melodifestivalen 2006, as a backup singer for Velvet, and Melodifestivalen 2008 as the opening act and she participated in Melodifestivalen 2010 with the song "You're Making Me Hot-Hot-Hot", and finished in fifth place in the first semi-final that took place in Örnsköldsvik. She also entered Melodifestivalen 2011 with the song "Alive", which came third during the fourth semi-final. However she was knocked out by The Moniker.


Her first album, Alive, including the singles "You're Making Me Hot-Hot-Hot", "Miracle", and "Alive", was released on 9 March 2011, and entered the Swedish charts at No. 21. It spent three weeks in the album charts, peaking at No. 21 on its first week.



  • Alive (2011)
  1. "Glorious"
  2. "Miracle"
  3. "Alive"
  4. "Not Even Hello"
  5. "Dance Your Tears Away"
  6. "Erase & Rewind"
  7. "Rise Again"
  8. "Alienized"
  9. "Satellite"
  10. "Crying In The Rain"
  11. "Stuck In A Riddle"
  12. "On Time"
  13. "You're Making Me Hot-Hot-Hot" (bonus track)


Year Single Peak chart positions Certification Album
2009 "Fast Car"
2009 ""
2010 "You're Making Me Hot-Hot-Hot" 8
2010 "" 19
2011 "" 31
2011 "Wicked Game"
2014 "Drummer Boy"


  1. ^ "Linda Pritchard" (in Swedish). TV4. April 2008. Retrieved 18 August 2010.
  2. ^ "Linda Pritchard: "Lars Wallin har designat min klänning"". (Swedish fashion site). 26 February 2011. Archived from the original on 1 March 2011. Retrieved 25 November 2014.
  3. ^ "Linda Pritchard: Jag mår jättedåligt". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). 1 October 2008. Retrieved 18 August 2010.
  4. ^ "Linda Pritchard" (in Swedish). 24 September 2008. Retrieved 18 August 2010.
  5. ^ "Linda Pritchard: Skit också..." Aftonbladet (in Swedish). 1 October 2008. Retrieved 18 August 2010.
  6. ^ a b ""Idol"-Linda dansade med Uggla" (in Swedish). 8 July 2008. Archived from the original on 14 June 2011. Retrieved 18 August 2010.
  7. ^ a b "Medverkande" (in Swedish). Archived from the original on 25 April 2016.
  8. ^ "Absolute Music 61" (in Swedish). Telia Musikbutiken. Archived from the original on 30 August 2010.
  9. ^ "United Kingdom: Michael Rice's on-stage team revealed". . 1 May 2019. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  10. ^ "Linda Pritchard - Swedish Charts".

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