Loreen is a Swedish singer, songwriter, and record producer. She participated in the fourth heat of the competition on February 25, 2023. During her performance, an environmental activist invaded the stage, causing Loreen to resume her performance a few minutes later. She won the fourth round of the competition and advanced to the final on March 11, 2023. The song was released on digital platforms the same evening. It debuted at number one in Sweden and became his second Swedish number one. She later won the competition with 177 points to represent Sweden at the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool.
Loreen Personal Life
Loreen was born on 16 October 1983 in Stockholm, Sweden to Moroccan-Berber immigrant parents. She has siblings named Markiz Talhaoui and Maria From.
Loreen grew up in a liberal Muslim household. She moved to Västerås at an early age. She grew up there and calls Västerås her hometown. She spent most of her teenage years in Gryta, a residential area in Västerås.
Loreen became known to the Swedish public after participating in Swedish Idol 2004 under the name Lorén Talhaoui. In the qualifying round, she took third place in the public vote. She would have been eliminated, but the judges nominated her as a wild card, allowing her to compete on the show. She finished fourth overall and was eliminated in week eight. After Idol in 2005, she released the promotional single “The Snake” with Rob’n’Raz. In the same year, she also presented Lyssna, a TV show broadcast by the Swedish TV400 station. She then took a break from prominent roles and worked as a segment producer and director in reality series such as TV3 Värsta pojkvänsakademini, TV4 Matakuten and SVT Frufritti.
Loreen returned to the public eye when she entered the 2011 Melodifestivalen with the song “My Heart Is Refusing Me”, which she co-wrote with Moh Deneb and Björn Djupström. After finishing fourth in the second semi-final in Gothenburg on 12 February 2011, she competed in the second chance round but did not qualify for the final due to playing Sara Varga. The song was released on 11 March 2011 and became a hit on the Swedish Singles Chart, debuting at number 9. Following the success of Loreen, a year later, the song returned to the chart and peaked at number 22 in May 2012. In the first semi-final of Melodifestivalen 2012 on 4 February, Loreen went straight to the final round with the song “Euphorio”, written by Thomas G:son and Peter Boström. She won the national final on 10 March with 268 points and represented Sweden at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, Azerbaijan. The song won the contest with a total of 372 points from 40 of the 42 countries that voted (Italy was an exception and Sweden could not vote itself). According to online bookmakers, he was the favorite for the race.
On 3 June 2012, “Euphoria” reached number three in the Official UK Singles Chart, the highest non-Eurovision UK chart since Johnny Logan’s “Hold Me Now” in 1987. The single sold 62,148 copies in its first week in the United Kingdom. “Euphoria” is also noted for having a consistent chart presence in the UK, remaining in the top 20 for weeks after the competition, which was rare for a Eurovision song. On 21 June 2012, Loreen made an appearance at the MTV World Stage in Gothenburg. The title of her debut album, Heal, was confirmed in late August 2012. Released on 24 October 2012, Heal debuted atop the Sverigetopplistan Albums Top 60. It was certified platinum in Sweden during its second week, denoting domestic shipments exceeding 40,000 units. A remix version of “My Heart Is Refusing Me” was released on 8 October 2012 as the second European single from the album. On the same day, “Crying Out Your Name” was released as the fourth single in her native Sweden. To promote the album, Loreen appeared as a musical guest on several European TV shows, including the Polish talent show Must Be the Music on 21 October 2012, the second season of the Romanian version of X Factor on 18 November 2012, and the final of the third series of Dutch talent show The Voice of Holland. Loreen premiered a new single included in the reissue of her debut album at the opening of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest.
In October 2013, Art on Ice announced that Loreen would be one of the artists performing on their 2014 tour, which had the concept of combining live music with performances from figure skaters. The tour took place in Finland, Sweden, and Switzerland. In January 2014, Swedish SVT resurrected their prize-winning series Sápmi Sessions in which well-known Swedish artists travel North to meet their talented counterparts within the Sami population and embark on a new collaboration. They have never met before, but have three days to write and record a whole new song together. Loreen herself was the subject of the first episode, working with Iŋgá-Máret Gaup-Juuso and coming up with the song “Son” for her new album. Loreen embarked on Tour XIV in April 2014 and performed in several European countries.
On 7 April, during a concert in Amsterdam, Loreen announced that “Jupiter Drive” and “Dumpster” had been chosen as the next singles for her next album, to be released in August 2014. That same month it was announced that Loreen had started planning her second studio album, working with producers such as Taped Rai, Ted Krotkiewski, Tobias Fröberg, and Tim Denéve. In May 2014, Loreen announced her first concert residency: En Euforisk Jul. The show was performed at the Moriska Paviljongen in Malmö, Sweden on 26 November and concluded on 20 December and was a Christmas show. Loreen grossed more than US$372.000 and En Euforisk Jul was the 16th biggest-selling tour by a Swedish singer in Sweden in 2014.
During her visit to Montenegro in July 2014 she announced her album was to be released probably in October 2014. She headlined the Celebration of Budva Tourist Organization and the National Day event at Jaz Beach in Budva. During an interview with Prva.rs, she said: “The new album is coming out in October and after that, there will be a lot of touring. It’s very different from “Euphoria”, it’s much dirtier and silvery.” In the summer of 2014, Loreen was nominated for three Rockbjörnen and five World Music Awards. Kristallen in Sweden, where she sang Kaver Rodríguez. “Sugar Man”. as part of the “In Memoriam” segment of the ceremony. On September 20, Loreen performed at the Eurasian Music Awards at the Central Stadium in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Loreen performed at the Eurovision Gala at Casino Luxembourg in Luxembourg and confirmed that she will appear soon in March 2015. a single from her new album.
On February 27, 2015, it was announced that Loreen’s new single “Paper Light (Higher)” will be released on March 5th, 2015 in Scandinavia and worldwide on March 9th.
On 22 November 2014, Loreen announced on Instagram that she would be debuting a new project, called Paperlight. She has been working in the studio with Kiesza. Loreen performed at the special concert show Eurovision Song Contest’s Greatest Hits in London, produced by the BBC and the EBU, which commemorated the 60th anniversary of the Eurovision Song Contest. Loreen performed as an interval act during the Second Chance round of Melodifestivalen 2015 on 7 March singing the lead single off of Paperlight, “Paper Light (Higher)”. In May 2015, Loreen headlined the Vienna Life Ball, Europe’s biggest charity event supporting people with HIV and AIDS, attending the event in a dress designed by Jean Paul Gaultier. From 21 November to 18 December 2015, Loreen joined the Christmas tour Julgalan 2015 in Sweden along with Måns Zelmerlöw, Lena Philipsson, Miss Li, Ola Salo, Jill Johnson, Petter, Hasse Andersson, Darin and David Hellenius.
In December 2015, she performed at Turn on the Lights night concert in Amsterdam. On 11 August 2015, Loreen revealed a new single, titled “I’m in It with You” released on 14 August 2015, and received generally positive reviews from contemporary music critics. However, the official music video, inspired by the 1979 film Over the Edge, received generally negative reviews from fans and critics. On 17 December 2015, Loreen announced her next single “Under ytan” (“Under the Surface”), a cover of the original song by Uno Svenningsson. This was her first official Swedish-language release and was available in the Nordics on 18 December and worldwide the week after. “Under ytan” received critical acclaim but was met with poor commercial reception.
In 2016, Loreen returned to Eurovision stage when she performed at the “Eurovision The Party” event that took place at Stockholm’s Tele2 Arena on the night of the upcoming Eurovision final and was broadcast online worldwide. During an interview in Bulgaria in 2016, Loreen stated that she and her team are working “heavily” on new music to be released later in 2016 or early 2017. On 30 November 2016, it was revealed that Loreen would compete in Melodifestivalen 2017 with the song “Statements” for a chance to represent Sweden again at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.
On 25 February 2017, she qualified for the Andra Chansen round but didn’t qualify directly to the final from her Melodifestivalen semi-final and was put in the Andra Chansen round. After this, she lost her Andra Chansen duel against Anton Hagman and was subsequently eliminated from the competition. During interviews during Melodifestivalen, she confirmed that an EP would be released in Spring and another in Autumn. She was also signed to BMG Scandinavia under management purposes for her upcoming studio album. On 14 July 2017, Loreen released a new single called “Body”. She also revealed that “Body” was serving as the lead single from her first EP Nude, which was released on 25 August 2017. On 11 August 2017, “Jungle” featuring Elliphant, was released as a second song from Nude. It was also announced that her sophomore album would be released on 17 November 2017 with the lead single on 22 September 2017, but the first single, “71 Charger” was delayed without reason and released a week later, on 29 September 2017. The second single, “Hate The Way I Love You”, was released on 27 October 2017 to critical acclaim. The album was also revealed to be titled Ride and was released on November 24, 2017, a week later than its scheduled release date.
In October 2019, Loreen Ellosele released a cover of Julia Jonas’ song “Walk With Me”. To celebrate her induction into the Melodifestivalen Hall of Fame on 29 February 2020, Loreen performed “Fiction Feels Good”, a remix of her previous Melodifestivalen entries: “Euphorio”, “My Heart Is Refusing Me” and “Declarations”. In Andra Chansen’s show. In June 2020, she performed alongside other Eurovision winners in David Dobkin’s Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, which premiered on Netflix. On 30 April 2020, it was announced that Loreen would join the Swedish program Så mycket bättre, which will air in the autumn. Songs released from the show were under his new record label, Universal Music Group, with which he signed in 2020. Later that year, it was announced that she would be cast in the Netflix film JJ E, which will be released on September 8, 2021, playing Maria, the main character’s mother. In March 2021, Loreen released her first self-penned Swedish single, “Sötvattentårar”, and embarked on a Swedish tour later that year.
On March 29, 2022, Loreen announced a collaboration with Lexus Sweden with her single “Neon Lights” as part of the Lexus NX campaign. The story was published on May 13. In March 2022, Loreen performed at Sverige samlas och hielver, a live fundraiser in support of Ukraine after the Russian invasion. On 30 November 2022, it was announced that Loreen would compete in Melodifestivalen for the fourth time with the song “Tattoo”. She participated in the fourth heat of the competition on February 25, 2023. During her performance, an environmental activist invaded the stage, causing Loreen to resume her performance a few minutes later. She won the fourth round of the competition and advanced to the final on March 11, 2023. The song was released on digital platforms the same evening. It debuted at number one in Sweden and became his second Swedish number one. She later won the competition with 177 points to represent Sweden at the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool. Loreen’s song is the favorite to win the contest. On April 1, 2023, Loreen was a guest celebrity judge on the Swedish reality series Drag Race Sverige, “Dragodifestivalen”, aired on SVT1 and SVT Play.
In early 2017, Loreen came out as bisexual. In March 2021, Loreen revealed that she is dating her boyfriend, Charli Ljung.
Loreen Net Worth
Loreen has a net worth of $4 million. He has gathered his fortune by being a singer, songwriter, and record producer. He does many concerts which are attended by his wide fanbase.
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Loreen Physical Stats
|Height||5 ft 7 in / 170 cm|
|Weight||128 lbs / 58 kg|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Body Measurement||30-24-33 inch|
|Bra Size||36A US|
|Cup Size||A US|
|Full Name||Lorine Zineb Nora Talhaoui|
|Date Of Birth||16 October 1983|
|Age||39 (as of 2023)|
|Profession||Singer, songwriter, record producer|
|Siblings||Markiz Talhaoui, Maria From|
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