Darin, the Swedish pop star that competed at Melodifestivalen 2010, has seen his song hit number one in the Swedish iTunes charts. “En apa som liknar dig” rose to number one and also entered the top ten common chart at number seven. His other single, “Stockholm”, has hit number fourteen in the charts. The Swedish singer of Kurdish descent hopes to release a new album by January 2013.
Darin competed in the 2010 edition of the Swedish national Eurovision selection Melodifestivalen in the hope of representing his country in Oslo. He competed with the mid tempo ballad “You’re out of my life”. He managed to make it into the final where he came a respectable fourth. The song itself went on to become a hit and settled third in the Swedish charts.