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Christer Björkman

Christer Björkman
Christer Björkman (2014)
Background information
Born (1957-08-25)25 August 1957
Borås,  Sweden
Genres Chanson
Schlager
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1984-

Christer Samuel Björkman (born 25 August 1957 in Borås, Sweden) is a Swedish singer.[1] He was a hairdresser, and had a hair-salon in Borås. He started his career by recording a song called "Våga och vinn" which was produced by Bruno Glenmark in the mid-1980s.

He won Eurovision Song Contest 1992. He finished second last, Sweden's worst result at the contest since 1977. He entered Melodifestivalen a second and third time in 1993 with Välkommen till livet and 1999 with a song called "Välkommen hem" which finished last among the ten participants.

He is now supervisor of Melodifestivalen, a post he has held since 2002. He was recently accused of manipulation of the jury which chooses the participating songs.[2]

He is the Show Producer of the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 held in Malmö, Sweden after Loreen's victory in Baku in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012.[3]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Carola
with "Fångad av en stormvind"
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest
1992
Succeeded by
Arvingarna
with "Eloise"

References

  1. ^ "Christer Björkman". Christerbjorkman.com. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 
  2. ^ "No Press Charges Against SVT Representatives | Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku". EuroVisionary. 2009-03-06. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 
  3. ^ "Blog Archive » SVT presents Eurovision 2013 Core Team". esctoday.com. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 

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