Benjamin Ingrosso, the 21-year old artist and songwriter from Stockholm has been surrounded by music all his life. Starting writing songs at a young age, Benjamin has now proven himself to be a prominent songwriter and one of Sweden’s most respected male artists at the moment. After representing Sweden in Eurovision, with his self-written single “Dance You Off” and the immediate success following his praised performance in the popular TV-show, he released his anticipated debut album “Identification” in September 2018. During 2019 he was nominated for ‘Song Of The Year’ at the Swedish Grammy Awards with ‘Dance You Off’ and ‘Artist Of The Year’ and ‘Guldmicken’ at the prominent P3 Guld Music Awards gala where he ended the whole show with a six minute performance of his singles “Behave” and “So Good So Fine, When You’re Messing With My Mind”.
After releasing “Identification” Benjamin has proven himself to be one of Sweden’s hottest male artists at the moment. Following his smash singles “I Wouldn’t Know” and “Behave” he released his debut album in September 2018. After the release, the album went straight to number 1 on the album charts, hitting gold in less than two months his album has been highly praised by several music journalists with words like: ”Alongside Avicii’s and Zara Larsson’s debut albums, “Identification” is the best Swedish pop album debut of the 2010’s and declaring him as “Officially a pop-star.”
During the fall of 2018 he embarked on a nationwide 20-stop tour, gaining him significant feedback from the shows together with FELIX SANDMAN – creating a movement with fans travelling cross-country to experience the performances. The pair previously released “Tror Du Att Han Bryr Sig” – the demo version of Benjamin’s former Gold-hit “Do You Think About Me” – which quickly went Platinum and resulted in a growing fanbase for both Benjamin & Felix and their genuine friendship.
Following the celebrated tour, Benjamin released his Spotify Singles: a cover of Lionel Richies smash hit “All Night Long” as well as a new version of his own song “I’ll Be Fine Somehow” together with Norwegian’s most respected female artists Julie Bergan. ’All Night Long’ sold Gold only one month after release and has since then reached Platinum status. Following his #1 album and his Gold selling international collaboration with French duo Ofenbach “Paradise” he went on a headline Scandinavian club tour which ended with a performance at Gröna Lund’s big stage in front of 11 000 people.
With most previous singles “Happy Thoughts” together with Felix Sandman as well as latest single “Costa Rica” Benjamin is yet again proving his musical diversity. With his undeniable talent to explain feelings through his music and being compared to legends such as Bruno Mars and George Michael, Benjamins undeniable musicality and skills as a songwriter has spread like wildfire over Scandinavia since his first single release 2 years ago. With 2 ’Rockbjörnen’ awards for ’Best Live Male Artist’ in Sweden both in 2018 and 2019 Benjamin is preparing to release an album later this fall. As for now, with over 180+ million streams on Spotify, a #1 album and a highly acclaimed tour, Benjamin Ingrosso is one of the most exciting names in the Swedish music export today. With his evident nature for lyrics and melodies as well as his presence on stage – this is only the beginning.
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