Musician, songwriter, and record producer, Lars Ulrich, is best known as the drummer and co-founder of American heavy metal band Metallica. Born into a family of tennis players, he was initially expected to play the sport as well. However, he was more interested in music and proceeded to pursue a successful career in the field.
Lukas Graham is a Danish musical band which comprises multi-instrumentalist and lead vocalist Lukas Forchhammer, drummer Mark Falgren, and bassist Magnus Larsson. Lukas Graham has won a couple of prestigious awards such as Danish Music Award and MTV Europe Music Award.
MØ is a Danish singer-songwriter best known for her collaborations with world-renowned artistes like Iggy Azalea, Justin Bieber, and DJ Snake. She achieved international recognition in 2015 when she co-wrote and provided vocals for Lean On, which featured on music charts around the world. MØ has won several prestigious awards such as the Billboard Music Award and Danish Music Awards.
Claes Bang is a Danish musician and actor known for his portrayal of Christian in the 2017 film The Square. His performance earned him the European Film Award under the Best Actor category, making him the first Dane to receive the award. Bang achieved international recognition in 2020 when he started playing the eponymous role in the TV series Dracula.
Lukas Forchhammer is a Danish singer, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and former actor. He is credited with forming the popular Danish band Lukas Graham, where he serves as a multi-instrumentalist and lead singer. He formed the band along with his friends from high school. As a child, Lukas had appeared in the first three of the famous Krummerne film series.
Agnes Obel is a Danish musician, singer, and songwriter. She achieved national recognition in 2011 when she won five prizes at the Danish Music Awards that year. Her third studio album Citizen of Glass earned her critical acclaim as well as the IMPALA Album of the Year Award in 2016.
René Dif is a Danish singer-songwriter, DJ, musician, and actor. He is best known for his association with the popular Danish-Norwegian eurodance group Aqua, where he performs as the male lead vocalist. Apart from making music, René Dif also appears frequently on TV series, films, and commercials.
Søren Rasted is a Danish musician, record producer, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for his association with the popular Danish-Norwegian eurodance group Aqua where he plays the keyboard. Søren Rasted is also credited with founding a pop band called Hej Matematik along with his nephew Nicolaj Rasted.
Whigfield is a Danish singer-songwriter and record producer. She achieved international recognition in 1994 when her single Saturday Night, which was released the previous year, became an international hit. She is currently associated with an Italian dance act named Whigfield.
Michael Poulsen is a Danish singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He is best known as the lead vocalist, main songwriter, and rhythm guitarist for the popular rock band Volbeat. Before joining Volbeat, he was an important member of the death metal band Dominus. Michael Poulsen has received nominations at the Danish Music Awards and Steppeulven Awards.
Lars Frederiksen is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. He is best known as the vocalist and guitarist for the popular punk rock band Rancid. Apart from creating music, Lars Frederiksen has also produced albums for bands like Agnostic Front, Dropkick Murphys, and Marky Ramone and the Intruders.
Eivor Palsdottir is a Faroese actress, singer, and songwriter. Over the course of her illustrious career, Eivør has tried her hand at a wide range of genres like classical, folk rock, art pop, electronica, folk, and jazz. She has also won several prestigious awards including a couple of Planet Awards for her musical skills.
Torben Ulrich is a Danish former professional tennis player turned writer, musician, and filmmaker. As a tennis player, he was the top-ranked senior player in the world in the mid-1970s. He became a writer after retirement and primarily wrote on music, film, athletics, and culture. He eventually founded a New Orleans-type jazz band and made films as well.
Claus Norreen is a Danish musician, record producer, and songwriter. He is best known for his association with the popular band Aqua. He released three albums with Aqua before leaving the band in 2016. Claus Norreen has also released a couple of singles and remixes.
Carl Nielsen was a Danish violinist, composer, and conductor. He is widely regarded as the most important Danish composer of all time. Nielsen also taught music at the Royal Academy and served as its director in 1931. Thanks to his teaching career, he has had considerable influence on Denmark's classical music. Among his pupils were Thorvald Aagaard and Harald Agersnap.
Christopher is a Danish singer who achieved national prominence in 2012 when he won the New Thinker of the Year award at the prestigious Danish Music Awards. It was presented to him as an innovation prize by Spotify. In 2014, Christopher was honored at the MTV Europe Music Awards.
Amalie Bruun is a Danish actress and musician. A well-known pianist and guitarist, Bruun achieved international prominence in 2008 when she received the New York Songwriters Circle international Award. Amalie Bruun is also credited with creating the title song for the popular reality TV show Paradise Hotel.
While some scholars believe Dieterich Buxtehude was born in Denmark, others claim he was from Germany. The composer and organist was a significant figure of the Baroque period and had Johann Sebastian Bach as his student. As a church musician, he also composed for family events and festivals.