Robin Stjernberg in May 2013.
|Birth name||Robin James Olof Stjernberg|
|Born||22 February 1991|
|Years active||2006 – present|
|Labels||Lionheart Music Group|
|Associated acts||What's Up!, Eric Saade|
Robin James Olof Stjernberg (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈrɔ̌bːɪn ˈɧæ̂ːɳbærj]; born 22 February 1991, Hässleholm, Sweden) is a Swedish pop singer. He represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 on home soil on 18 May 2013 with the song "You". Stjernberg started his career in the boyband What's Up!, and became a contestant in Idol 2011, placing as first runner up in the final. He participated in Eurovision Song Contest 2017 as the songwriter for the song I Can't Go On performed by Robin Bengtsson, which ended up in fifth place.
Stjernberg had won in the Sommarchansen in Malmö in 2006. In 2007, he took part in an event held at the Globe Theater where 15 finalists vied to become part of a prospective boy band. He was one of four chosen to become part of the band, eventually called What's Up!. The other finalists that made part of the band were Eric Saade, Luwdig "Ludde" Keijser and Johan Yngvesson. When Eric Saade left, he was replaced by Johannes Magnusson. The band released one album, In Pose reaching number 40 on the Swedish Albums Chart. Two of the singles charted in the Sverigetopplistan, the official Swedish Singles Chart, namely "Go Girl!" reaching number 5 and "If I Told You Once" that peaked at number 16. Stjernberg became the second member of What's Up! to represent Sweden at Eurovision after Eric Saade represented the country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 in Germany.
Stjernberg took part in Idol 2011 and finished in second place.
He received 48% of the votes against 52% to the winner Amanda Fondell in the final.
After Idol, he released his first music single "All This Way" on 2 December 2011. The song, also sung by the winner Amanda Fondell in a separate version, is written and produced by Idol 2004 first runner up Darin Zanyar amongst others. Stjernberg is signed to the Lionheart Music Group record label.
Stjernberg took part in Melodifestivalen 2013 with the song "You". He performed in the fourth semi-final held on 23 February 2013 in Malmö Arena, Malmö and coming 3rd/4th, qualified to the "Second Chance" round, which was held on 2 March in Löfbergs Lila Arena, Karlstad. In the "Second Chance" round, he was in the best four songs after the first two rounds of voting, and he won his duel against Martin Rolinski. He went on to win the final on 9 March. He represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmö on 18 May, placing 14th with 62 points. Robin Stjernberg's song became the first "Second Chance" song ever to win the Melodifestivalen final.
Robin went on to release his debut non-cover album 'Pieces' on 26 June 2013, which included 'You' and other singles; 'Scars' & 'Crime'.
On 11 June 2014 Robin released his single named Body language. This single reached no1 in the Swedish iTunes chart.
On 23 October 2015 Robin also released a single "Locked into You" after over a year of silence for Robin. His last release was 'Take Me Home' which was released on 7 January 2016, which peaked at number 5 in the Swedish iTunes chart.
He co-wrote Robin Bengtsson's song for Melodifestivalen 2017, "I Can't Go On". The song went on to win, meaning Stjernberg participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 as a songwriter, ending up in fifth place.
|Title||Details||Peak chart positions||Certification|
|For the Better||
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Certifications||Album|
|"All This Way"||2011||—||—||—||—||—||—||My Versions|
|"On My Mind"||—||—||—||—||—||—||Pieces|
|"Locked into You"||2015||—||—||—||—||—||—||Non-album singles|
|"Take Me Home"||2016||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|"Feed on My Love"||2017||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|"I Don't"||—||—||—||—||—||—||Under Water|
|"It's Hard To Get Hurt (When You Got Nobody)"||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|"—" denotes single that did not chart or was not released.|
(Niello featuring Robin Stjernberg)
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| Melodifestivalen winner