Per Erik Magnus Grönwall is a Swedish hard rock/heavy metal singer and songwriter and actor. In December 2009, he won the Swedish Idol television competition. During several of the shows he received standing ovations from the jury for his performances. His first single, "Higher", sold gold on digital downloads after only three days. His first album, self-titled "Erik Grönwall", was released just ten days after the finals and debuted at number one on the Swedish albums chart and was certified platinum. Since 2012, he is the lead singer for the successful rock band H.E.A.T. Altogether as a solo artist and band member, he has numerous top 40 hits. In 2018 he portrayed Simon Zealotes in the NBC live television concert production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar, in which he received Grammy nomination for in the Best Musical Theater Album category.
|Birth name:||Per Erik Magnus Grönwall|
|Born:||December 3, 1987, Knivsta, Sweden|
|Genres:||Pop rock (2009–2010), Hard rock, Arena rock, Metal, glam metal (2010–present)|
|Labels:||Sony Music Sweden|
|Twitter:||Erik Grönwall's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Erik Grönwall's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Erik Grönwall's Facebook profile|
About Erik Grönwall
Swedish Idol television competition series winner in 2009 who went on to have a career as a hard rock/heavy metal singer and actor. His self-titled debut album, released 10 days after winning the show, debuted at the top spot on the Swedish charts Sverigetopplistan. He became lead singer of the band H.E.A.T.
His music career began by playing guitar for a local punk rock outfit. He was lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the metalband RAID until 2008.
He starred as Simon Zealotes in NBC's live television musical production of Jesus Christ Superstar
He was born in Knivsta, Sweden, and would take residence in Stockholm.
He would star alongside John Legend in Jesus Christ Superstar.
Information related to Erik Grönwall
- Idol (Swedish TV series) winners
- Swedish male singers
- 21st-century Swedish singers