Norwegian Female Singers

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Anni-Frid Lyngstad
(One of the Founding Members and Lead Singers of the Swedish Pop Band ABBA)
Anni-Frid Lyngstad
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Birthdate: November 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bjørkåsen, Ballangen, Norway

Anni-Frid Lyngstad is a Norwegian-Swedish environmentalist, singer, and songwriter. She is credited with co-founding the popular Swedish pop band ABBA and popularizing the band by serving as its lead singer. In 2010, Anni-Frid Lyngstad was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2014, she received the Eskilstuna Music Prize for her contribution as an "icon."

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Aurora
(Singer-songwriter)
Aurora
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Birthdate: June 15, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stavanger, Norway

Aurora is a Norwegian singer, songwriter, and dancer. Gifted from a young age, she began writing songs at the age of six! She began her career self-releasing her works. She received a favorable response from the audience and was soon able to establish herself as a popular singer. Her music encompasses electro-pop, folk, and art-pop elements. 

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Sigrid Raabe
(Singer, Songwriter, Dancer)
Sigrid Raabe
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Birthdate: September 5, 1996
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ålesund

Sigrid Raabe is a Norwegian singer-songwriter who won the BBC Music Sound of 2018. Sigrid's debut studio album Sucker Punch, which released in 2019, debuted at number four on the UK Albums Chart. Over the years, Sigrid has won several prestigious awards, such as the MTV Europe Music Award.

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Girl in Red
(Singer)
Girl in Red
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Birthdate: February 16, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Horten, Norway

Girl in Red is an indie-pop music project by Norwegian singer-songwriter Marie Ulven Ringheim. She became interested in music and songwriting as a teenager. With her family’s encouragement, she began releasing Norwegian music and soon earned a decent following. She has also appeared in a TV program. She is openly queer and is considered a queer icon. 

 5 
Angelina Jordan
(Singer best known as the winner of Norway's Got Talent in 2014, at the age of nine)
Angelina Jordan
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Birthdate: January 10, 2006
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
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Lene Nystrøm
(Singer-songwriter and Female Lead Vocalist of the Danish-Norwegian Eurodance Group 'Aqua')
Lene Nystrøm
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Birthdate: October 2, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tønsberg Municipality, Norway

The 1990s’ superhit dance track Barbie Girl made both the Danish-Norwegian band Aqua and its lead singer, Lene Nystrøm, international sensations. While Lene dated fellow band member René, she later married another band member, Søren. She later appeared in the Varg Veum film franchise and also reunited with her band.

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Astrid S
(Norwegian Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Singles 'Shattered' and '2AM')
Astrid S
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Birthdate: October 29, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berkåk, Norway
Astrid S came into the limelight with the show Pop Idol at 16. The Norwegian singer, known for songs such as Hurts So Good and 2AM, ditched a promising soccer career for music. Her track Relevant was entirely made out of lyrics contributed by her fans through social media.
 8 
Kirsten Flagstad
(Opera Singer)
Kirsten Flagstad
4
Birthdate: July 12, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hamar, Norway
Died: December 7, 1962
 9 
Sissel Kyrkjebø
(Soprano)
Sissel Kyrkjebø
10
Birthdate: June 24, 1969
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bergen, Norway
 10 
Vibeke Stene
(Soprano)
Vibeke Stene
3
Birthdate: August 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sokndal, Norway
 11 
Susanne Sundfør
(singer)
Susanne Sundfør
3
Birthdate: March 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Haugesund, Norway
 12 
Liv Kristine
(Singer who has performed and composed songs mostly for various subgenres of heavy metal music)
Liv Kristine
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Birthdate: February 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stavanger, Norway

Liv Kristine is a Norwegian singer best known as an exponent of numerous subgenres of heavy metal music. Kristine is credited with pioneering gothic metal, which has since found many representatives across Europe. Over the years, Liv Kristine has contributed to the success of many bands like Theatre of Tragedy, Leaves' Eyes, and Atrocity

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Marion Raven
(Norwegian Singer-Songwriter and Member of the Pop Duo 'M2M')
Marion Raven
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Birthdate: May 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lørenskog, Norway

Marion Raven is a Norwegian singer-songwriter best known as the co-founder of the pop duo M2M along with Marit Larsen. After they stopped performing together in 2002, Raven began a solo career and found success. She also contributes as a songwriter for other artists like Pixie Lott. Raven won the Best International Act award at the Musik Fach-Awards in 2015.

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Lene Marlin
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Pianist)
Lene Marlin
3
Birthdate: August 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tromsø

Lene Marlin is a Norwegian singer, songwriter, and musician. Marlin made an impressive debut when she released her single Unforgivable Sinner (1998) which became the fastest selling single in the history of Norwegian music. In 1999, she received the MTV Europe award for her stage performance in Dublin, Ireland. Marlin has also been nominated for prestigious awards including BRIT Awards.

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Ane Brun
(Musician, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter)
Ane Brun
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Birthdate: March 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Molde

Ane Brun is a Norwegian guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. She is credited with founding her own record label, Balloon Ranger Recordings. Many of her works like A Temporary Dive and It All Starts with One have become chartbusters and multi-platinum albums.

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Marit Larsen
(Norwegian Singer and Songwriter)
Marit Larsen
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Birthdate: July 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lørenskog, Norway

Marit Larsen is a Norwegian singer-songwriter best known for forming the internationally recognized pop duo M2M with fellow musician and childhood friend Marion Raven. After they stopped performing together in 2002, Marit Larsen started a solo career and has won many prestigious awards, including three Spellemannprisen.

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Maria Mena
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter)
Maria Mena
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Birthdate: February 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lørenskog

Maria Mena is a Norwegian pop singer best known for her songs Just Hold Me and You're the Only One. A successful singer, many of her studio albums have peaked in the top 10 of VG-lista. Maria Mena has won several awards including the Spellemannprisen, Norwegian Music Critics Award, and Norsk Artistforbund's Honorary Award.

 18 
Mari Boine
(Singer)
Mari Boine
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Birthdate: November 8, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Karasjok, Norway
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Okay Kaya
(Actress, Singer known for her second full-length album under the moniker Okay Kaya titled Watch This Liquid Pour Itself in 2020)
Okay Kaya
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Birthdate: August 14, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Jersey, United States

Brooklyn-born Norwegian-origin singer-actor Kaya Wilkins, better known as Okay Kaya, mostly sings about her own mental trauma, sexuality, and mental health. Known for hit tracks such as Psych Ward and Dance Like You, she has also starred in the Norwegian supernatural thriller Thelma. She considers songwriting her therapy.

 20 
Caroline Ailin
(Singer, Songwriter)
Caroline Ailin
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Birthdate: 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bodø, Norway

Best known for co-writing Dua Lipa’s chartbusting track New Rules, Norwegian singer-songwriter Caroline Ailin has also written songs for stars such as Julie Bergan and Olivia Holt. The Norwegian MPA Award winner had started making music at age 12 and had moved to England to further her career at age 19.

 21 
Anita Hegerland
(Singer)
Anita Hegerland
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Birthdate: March 3, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sandefjord, Norway
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Agnete Johnsen
(Singer-songwriter)
Agnete Johnsen
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Birthdate: July 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nesseby, Norway

Sami singer Agnete Johnsen led the teen punk band The BlackSheeps and also performed at Eurovision, representing Norway. She later emerged as the winner of season 10 of the Norwegian version of Dancing with the Stars, Skal vi danse. Icebreaker remains one of her best-known tracks.

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Agnete Kjolsrud
(Singer)
Agnete Kjolsrud
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Birthdate: December 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Norway
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Lise Davidsen
(Opera singer)
Lise Davidsen
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Birthdate: February 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stokke, Norway
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Noora Noor
(Somali-Norwegian Neo Soul Singer)
Noora Noor
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Birthdate: July 8, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
 26 
Annie
(Pop Singer-songwriter Known for Her Debut Album 'Anniemal')
Annie
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Birthdate: November 21, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Trondheim, Norway

Anne Lilia Berge, better known as Annie, soared to fame with tracks such as The Greatest Hit and also rocked the DJ-ing scene in Bergen. Popularly known as The Norwegian Kylie, she got over the death of her boyfriend and collaborator Tore Kroknes and continued creating hit albums such as Don't Stop.

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Lene Alexandra
(Singer, Model)
Lene Alexandra
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Birthdate: October 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Trøgstad, Norway
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Stella Mwangi
(Singer)
Stella Mwangi
1
Birthdate: September 1, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya
 29 
Wenche Myhre
(Singer, Actress)
Wenche Myhre
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Birthdate: February 15, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kjelsås, Oslo, Norway
 30 
Helena Iren Michaelsen
(Singer-songwriter)
Helena Iren Michaelsen
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Birthdate: June 2, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Evje, Norway

Born Margrethe Jacobsen, Norwegian rock/metal singer Helena Iren Michaelsen changed her name at age 18. While she was initially part of the Dutch band Sahara Dust, she later formed the cross-border symphonic metal band Imperia, consisting of musicians from Norway, Germany, Finland, and Belgium. She has also performed for Trail of Tears.

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Anne Brown
(American Soprano Who Created the Role of Bess in George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess)
Anne Brown
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Birthdate: August 9, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: March 13, 2009

American opera legend Anne Brown is remembered for being the first to play the role of Bess in George Gershwin's opera Porgy and Bess. She was the first African-American to bag the Margaret McGill Scholarship. She later settled in Norway and married Norwegian Olympian ski jumper Thorleif Schjelderup.

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Elisabeth Andreassen
(Singer)
Elisabeth Andreassen
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Birthdate: March 28, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

Norwegian-Swedish singer Elisabeth Andreassen, also known to fans as Bettan, first gained attention when she participated in Eurovision with the group Chips. Known for experimenting with a variety of genres, such as pop, rock, and country, she also holds a joint record of the most participations in Eurovision.

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Radka Toneff
(Singer)
Radka Toneff
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Birthdate: June 25, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Died: October 21, 1982
 34 
Cherrie
(Singer)
Cherrie
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Birthdate: September 17, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
 35 
Hanne Krogh
(Singer)
Hanne Krogh
2
Birthdate: January 24, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
 36 
Inger Lise Rypdal
(Singer, Actress)
Inger Lise Rypdal
1
Birthdate: December 14, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lena, Norway
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Kirsten Heiberg
(Actress)
Kirsten Heiberg
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Birthdate: April 25, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kragerø, Telemark, Norway
Died: March 2, 1976
 38 
Elisabeth Carew
(Musician, Singer)
Elisabeth Carew
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Birthdate: June 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lørenskog, Norway

Born to a Norwegian mother and a Gambian father, Elisabeth Carew has grown up to be one of Nigeria’s best upcoming talents. She has been part of the Melodi Grand Prix in both 2010 and 2014. She is also the sister of Norwegian national team footballer John Carew.

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Samsaya
(Singer, Actress)
Samsaya
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Birthdate: November 3, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India
 40 
Sigrid Moldestad
(Norwegian Folk Singer, Musician and Instrumentalist Who Plays the Fiddle)
Sigrid Moldestad
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Birthdate: July 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Breim, Norway

Nigerian folk singer Sigrid Moldestad is best known for her mastery of the fiddle. The Norwegian Grammy winner has previously performed as part of Fjøgl and Spindel, and now has her own self-titled band. She is known for her fusion of contemporary and traditional styles of music.