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SWEDEN – Benjamin Ingrosso has acted in several musicals and plays such as Nils Karlsson Pyssling. He won the Lilla Melodifestivalen in 2006 with the song “Hej Sofia”, he got to represent Sweden in MGP Nordic 2006 in Stockholm where he placed fourth. In 2007, he released the music single Jag är en astronaut, which Linus Wahlgren had recorded and performed in 1985.
Benjamin’s version peaked at number 2 on the Swedish singles chart with the song. The same year he participated in Allsång på Skansen along with his mother, he also took part in the Diggiloo tour. Between 2008 and 2009 Ingrosso acted in the musical Hujeda mej vá många sånger. At the Eldsjälsgala in 2009 Benjamin and Pernilla Wahlgren performed a medley of Jackson 5 songs in Swedish translation. In late 2009 he acted as Rasmus in the play Rasmus på luffen along with Markoolio.
In 2011 Ingrosso acted in the role as lillebror in the play Karlsson på taket flyger igen at Göta Lejon i Stockholm. In February 2014 Benjamin Ingrosso announced that he had left the musical scene to focus entirely on music and songwriting. In October 2016 he released his first music single called “Fall in Love” which he performed at Nyhetsmorgon which was broadcast on TV4. He then signed a record deal with TEN Music Group.
Ingrosso won the Swedish celebrity dancing TV-series Let’s Dance 2014 broadcast on TV4, alongside his professional dancing partner Sigrid Bernson. Since 2016 he participates in his mother Pernilla Wahlgren’s TV-series Wahlgrens värld which is broadcast on Kanal 5.
Ingrosso participated in Melodifestivalen 2017 with the song “Good Lovin'” which he co-wrote along with Louis Schoorl and Matt Pardon. He made it to the final from the second semi-final, in the final he placed fifth. Benjamin Ingrosso participated again in Melodifestivalen 2018 with the song “Dance You Off”. He qualified for the final from the first semi-final.