Floor Jansen is a Dutch singer, songwriter, and vocal coach. She is currently the lead vocalist of Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish. Jansen first became known as a member of symphonic metal band After Forever, standing as their lead vocalist from 1997, when she joined at age 16, to their disbanding in 2009. When After Forever disbanded, she formed ReVamp and has released two albums with them. In 2012 following the departure of their lead vocalist Anette Olzon, Nightwish brought in Jansen as a touring member until the end of their Imaginaerum World Tour. In 2013, they announced Jansen was now their full-time lead vocalist; she subsequently disbanded ReVamp to focus on Nightwish. In 2018, she and Pagan's Mind guitarist Jørn Viggo Lofstad premiered their hard rock duo Northward.
|Birth name:||Floor Jansen|
|Born:||February 21, 1981|
|Origin:||Goirle, North Brabant, Netherlands|
|Genres:||Neoclassical metal, power metal, progressive metal, symphonic metal, thrash metal, gothic metal (early)|
|Occupation(s):||Singer, songwriter, vocal coach|
|Associated acts:||Nightwish, Northward, After Forever, ReVamp, Star One, MaYan, Ayreon, Avalon, Sabaton|
|Website:||Floor Jansen's Official site|
|Twitter:||Floor Jansen's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Floor Jansen's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Floor Jansen's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Floor Jansen's Youtube channel|
|IMDb:||Floor Jansen's IMDb|
|Spotify:||Floor Jansen's Spotify|
|iTunes:||Floor Jansen's iTunes|
About Floor Jansen
Frontwoman and vocalist of the Dutch symphonic metal band After Forever. She joined Nightwish in 2013 after their lead singer left the group.
She studied at the Rockacademie in Tilburg and spent two years with the National Conservatory.
At the age of 16, she started with the band After Forever until they disbanded in 2009. She then went on to form ReVamp where she stayed until 2016.
She was born in Goirle, Netherlands and grew up with her sister Irene Janesen, who is also a singer. She began dating Hannes Van Dahl; they had their first child, a daughter, in March 2017.
She replaced Anette Olzon on Nightwish, who left to take care of her newborn son.
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- Dutch heavy metal singers
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- Dutch female singers