Famous Singers from Iceland

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List of the notable or famous singers who are citizens of Iceland, with photos, including famous singers born in Iceland and even some singers who immigrated to Iceland. Singers are among the most prominent in their field and data about the singers from Iceland is included when available. This list can help answer the question "who are the most famous singers from Iceland?" Björgvin Halldórsson and Fríða Dís Guðmundsdóttir are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list (16 People)
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    Björgvin Halldórsson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Singers from Iceland
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    Björgvin Helgi Halldórsson is an Icelandic pop singer from Hafnarfjörður. He represented Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1995 with the song Núna, ranked 15th place with 31 points. Björgvin performed amongst others with Sigrún Hjálmtýsdóttir and released several solo albums. He took part in ...more

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    • Age: 64
    • Profession: Singer
    • Credits: Devil's Island
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    Björk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Singers from Iceland
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    Björk Guðmundsdóttir, known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and occasional actress. She initially became known as the lead singer of the alternative rock band The Sugarcubes, whose 1987 single "Birthday" was a hit on US and UK indie stations and ...more

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    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: Reykjavik, Iceland
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Model, + more
    • Credits: Dancer in the Dark, Glastonbury, Prêt-à-Porter, The Young Americans, Björk: Greatest Hits, + more
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    Bubbi Morthens is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Singers from Iceland
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    Bubbi Morthens, is an Icelandic singer and songwriter. His given name is Ásbjörn Kristinsson Morthens, called Bubbi as it is a common affectionate form of Ásbjörn. Besides a lengthy solo career, he has been a member of numerous Icelandic bands, notably Utangarðsmenn, Egó, Das Kapital, MX-21, and G.C.D.more

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    • Age: 59
    • Birthplace: Reykjavik, Iceland
    • Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Singer
    • Credits: White Whales, Idol stjörnuleit
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    Daníel Ágúst Haraldsson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Singers from Iceland
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    Daníel Ágúst Haraldsson is an Icelandic solo artist, and a lead singer of the bands GusGus, Nýdönsk and Esja. Daníel Ágúst has been part of the local and international music scene since he started his career with Icelandic pop sensation Nýdönsk some 20 years ago. In 1989 he participated in the ...more

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    • Age: 46
    • Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
    • Profession: Singer
    • Credits: As in Heaven
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    Eiríkur Hauksson

    Eiríkur Hauksson is an Icelandic heavy metal vocalist who is trained as a teacher. Eiríkur is considered to be a talented vocalist, able to adopt various styles. He has been commended by metal enthusiasts for his ability to adopt the styles of various legends of metal, including, but not limited to ...more

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    • Age: 56
    • Birthplace: Reykjavik, Iceland
    • Profession: Singer
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    Emilíana Torrini is an Icelandic singer, best known for her 2009 single "Jungle Drum" of the 2009 record Me and Armini, 1999 album Love in the Time of Science and for performing "Gollum's Song" for Peter Jackson's film The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. more

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    • Age: age 38
    • Birthplace: Kópavogur, Iceland
    • Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Singer
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    • Age: age 28
    • Birthplace: Sandgerði, Iceland
    • Profession: Musician, Singer
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    Garðar Thór Cortes, is an Icelandic tenor of Icelandic and English parentage. A former child actor, Garðar subsequently trained as a singer in Vienna, Copenhagen and London. He has performed various leading tenor roles in operas, as well as a leading part in The Phantom of the Opera in London's West ...more

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    • Age: age 41
    • Birthplace: Reykjavik, Iceland
    • Profession: Actor, Singer
    • Credits: The Phantom of the Opera at The Royal Albert Hall, Nonni and Manni
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