Sebastian Karlsson (singer)

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Sebastian at a record signing in Norrköping, Sweden 2007.
Sebastian at a record signing in Norrköping, Sweden 2007.
Background information
Birth nameSebastian Karlsson
Born (1985-01-02) 2 January 1985 (age 36)
GenresPop, Rock
Years active2004–present
LabelsSony BMG (2005–2007)
Roxy Records (2008–Present) (in Swedish)

Sebastian Karlsson (born 2 January 1985), known professionally as Sebastian, is a Swedish singer and performer, best known for his participation in Idol 2005, where he came in second place after Agnes Carlsson. He got a radio hit in Sweden with his first single "Do what you're told" in 2006.

Karlsson was born in Morgongåva. He competed in the Swedish Melodifestivalen 2007 with the song "When the Night Comes Falling" for the opportunity to represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 in Helsinki, Finland, finished 8th in the final. He returned to Melodifestivalen in 2011 with the song "No One Else Could", finishing 5th in the third semi-final.



Year Information Chart positions Sales and certifications
2006 Sebastian
  • 1st Studio album
  • Released: 1 March 2006
  • Format: CD

IFPI Sweden: Gold
Swedish Sales: 30,000

2007 The Vintage Virgin
  • 2nd Studio album
  • Released: 8 March 2007
  • Formats: CD

IFPI Sweden: Gold
Swedish Sales: 30,000

2009 The Most Beautiful Lie
  • 3rd Studio album
  • Released: 28 January 2009
  • Formats: CD

IFPI Sweden:


Year Single Album Chart positions
Sweden Europe
2006 "Do What You're Told" Sebastian 1 129
2006 "" Sebastian 38 -
2006 "Words and Violence" The Vintage Virgin 3 170
2007 "When the Night Comes Falling" The Vintage Virgin 2 184
2007 "I Can Feel You" The Vintage Virgin
2008 "My Getaway" The Most Beautiful Lie
2009 "Serial Lovers" The Most Beautiful Lie
2011 "No One Else Could"

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