Sweden 2017: Melodifestivalen’s Benjamin Ingrosso speaks to oikotimes.com

SWEDEN – He won Lilla Melodifestivalen in 2006 with “Hej Sofia” where he was presented as Benjamin Wahlgren-Ingrosso or just Benjamin. Together with Sanna Martinez-Matz and Made he represented Sweden in MGP Nordic in 2006. In January 2007, he released the single “Jag är en astronaut” (meaning I am an astronaut) which had been recorded earlier by Linus Wahlgren recorded in 1985. Benjamin also won Let’s Dance 2014. Returning to music as Benjamin Ingrosso, in October 2015 he released his first single “Fall in Love” which he performed in Nyhetsmorgon on Swedish TV4. Benjamin is signed to Ten Music Group. In 2017, he is taking part in Melodifestivalen 2017 in a bid to represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 with the song “Good Loovin'” co-written by Benjamin Ingrosso with Louis Schoorl, Matt Pardon and MAG. Ingrosso has been active on stage. He took part in the play Nils Karlsson Pyssling, and during 2008 and 2009, he participated in the musical theatre Hujeda mej vá många sånger. In 2011, he played the role of Lillebror in the play Karlsson på taket flyger igen which had premiere at Göta Lejon in January that year.