10 Things About…John Lundvik!

John Lundvik is the Swedish representative at Eurovision 2019. Find out more about the singer with our 10 Things About…John Lundvik!

1. John Lundvik was born in 1983 in London and is a Swedish singer/songwriter primarily in the genres of gospel, pop and R n B.

2. John was adopted by Swedish expatriates in England when he was one week old. He lived in London until the age of six when his family returned to Sweden, settling in Växjö. He has never met his biological parents.

3. Lundvik started his musical career in 2010 when he composing the song ‘When You Tell the World You’re Mine’ for the wedding of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, and Daniel Westling.

4. Since then, John has gone on to compose music for musicians such as Anton Ewald, Isac Elliot, and Sanna Nielsen.

5. In addition to composing music for artists, he has also been involved in writing music for film and TV soundtracks such as the film ‘Easy Money’ and the hit TV series ‘Empire’.

6. John is also an accomplished athlete. In 2005, Lundvik was a member of the 4×100 metres relay team for IFK Växjö. He earned a bronze medal at the 2005 Swedish Championships.

7. Between 2015 and 2017 John released a number of singles including ‘Friday Saturday Sunday’, ‘Love Your Body’, ‘All About the Games’ and ‘With You’.

8. In 2018 John participated in the Swedish Eurovision selection competition Melodifestivalen with the song ‘My Turn’. The song qualified directly to the final and finished in third place over all. The song debuted at number 10 on the Swedish Singles Chart.

9. John returned to Melodifestivalen for the second time in 2019 with the song ‘Too Late For Love’. Again he qualified directly to the final and became a firm favourite to win the show. In the final his song received 12 points from all of the international jurors, topped the televote and was announced the winner. The song also entered the Swedish Singles Chart at number one.

10. Not only will he represent Sweden at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, but he has also co-written the United Kingdom’s entry ‘Bigger Than Us’ which will be performed by Michael Rice in Tel Aviv.

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