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. Here are also famous Icelander bands and celebrities from Iceland

This list can help answer the question "who are the most famous singers from Iceland?"

Björk and Emilíana Torrini are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list. Featuring pop artists, female songwriters, and more, this list has it all. 

Björgvin Halld&oacu... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Singers from Iceland
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Björgvin Helgi Halldórsson (Alternate names: Bo Halldorsson, Björgvin Halldórsson or Bo Hall) (born 16 April 1951) is an Icelandic pop singer from Hafnarfjörður. He represented Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1995 with the song Núna (English: Now), ranked 15th place with 31 points. Björgvin performed with Sigrún Hjálmtýsdóttir, amongst others, and released several solo albums. Björgvin took part in several TV shows. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 67

Björk is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Singers from Iceland
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Björk Guðmundsdóttir ( BYURK, Icelandic: [pjœr̥k ˈkvʏðmʏntsˌtouʰtɪr] (listen); born 21 November 1965) is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, record producer, actress and DJ. Over her four-decade career, she has developed an eclectic musical style that draws on a range of influences and genres spanning electronic, pop, experimental, classical, trip hop, IDM, and avant-garde music. Born and raised in Reykjavík, she began her music career at age 11 and first gained international recognition as the lead singer of the alternative rock band the Sugarcubes, whose 1987 single "Birthday" was a hit on UK and US indie stations and a favourite among music critics. After the band's breakup, Björk embarked ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 53

Birthplace: Reykjavik, Iceland

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Bubbi Morthens is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Singers from Iceland
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Bubbi Morthens (born 6 June 1956) is an Icelandic singer and songwriter.Born Ásbjörn Kristinsson Morthens in Reykjavík, he is known as "Bubbi", a common nickname for Ásbjörn. Aside from a lengthy solo career, he has been a member of such Icelandic bands as Utangarðsmenn and Egó. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 59

Birthplace: Reykjavik, Iceland

Daníel Ág&... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Singers from Iceland
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Daníel Ágúst Haraldsson (born 26 August 1969) is an Icelandic solo artist, and a lead singer of the bands GusGus, Nýdönsk and Esja. Daníel Ágúst belongs to kristin a.k.a. munda and he has been part of the local and international music scene since he started his career with Icelandic pop sensation Nýdönsk some 30 years ago. In 1989 he participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 1989 for Iceland with the song "Það sem enginn sér". He finished in 22nd place, scoring no points.After releasing 5 albums with Nýdönsk, all of which were warmly embraced by critics and received popular recognition in his homeland, he produced an album with electronic rock group Bubbleflies. It was around this time he ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 46

Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden