Basshunter

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Basshunter
Basshunter, 20 april 2008 in Halmstad.jpg
Basshunter singing at a concert in Halmstad, Sweden (2008)
Background information
Birth nameJonas Erik Altberg
Born (1984-12-22) 22 December 1984 (age 34)
Halmstad
OccupationsSinger, record producer, DJ
Years active1998–present
Websitebasshunter.se
Basshunter during Hity Na Czasie at the final of Tall Ships' Races, Szczecin (2007)

Basshunter (real name: Jonas Erik Altberg; born 22 December 1984 in Halmstad) is a Swedish singer, record producer and DJ. He competed in the 2010 UK version of Celebrity Big Brother, finishing in 4th place.

He has Tourette's syndrome.[1]

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums[change | change source]

Extended plays[change | change source]

Compilation albums[change | change source]

Singles[change | change source]

Awards and nominations[change | change source]

Year Award Category Result
2006 Grammis[2] Årets bästa ringsignal ("Boten Anna") Won
Rockbjörnen[3] Årets svenska låt ("Boten Anna") Nominated
Årets svenska nykomling Nominated
Eurodanceweb Award[4] "Boten Anna" Won
2007 NRJ Radio Award[5] Won
2008 European Border Breakers Award[6] LOL <(^^,)> Won
Eska Music Award[7] Radioaktywny hit roku Era ("Now You're Gone") Won
BT Digital Music Award[8] Best Electronic Artist or DJ Nominated
Breakthrough Artist of the Year Nominated
MTV Europe Music Award[9] Best New Act Nominated
Most Addictive Track ("Now You're Gone") Nominated
The Record of the Year[10] "Now You're Gone" Nominated
World Music Award[11] World's Best Selling Swedish Artist Won
2009 Scandipop Award[12] Best Male Won
2010 International Dance Music Award[13] Best HiNRG/Euro Track ("Every Morning") Nominated
2011 Scandipop Award[14] Best Male Single ("Saturday") Nominated

References[change | change source]

  1. Mendoza, Nadia (2008-07-15). "Basshunter lothario Jonas Altberg was bullied". The Sun. Archived from the original on 2011-05-25. Retrieved 2017-10-09.
  2. "Grammisvinnare 2008" (PDF) (in Swedish). grammis.se. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 July 2011. Retrieved 29 April 2016.
  3. ""Idol"-Ola het inför Rockbjörnen" (in Swedish). st.nu. 8 December 2006. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  4. "AWARD 2006". eurodanceweb.com. Archived from the original on 2 April 2014. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  5. "Basshunter ja Juanes Helsingin – NRJ Radio Awards -gaalaan" (in Finnish). findance.com. 22 December 2006. Retrieved 1 September 2012.
  6. "European Border Breakers Awards – nagroda dla artystów, którzy odnieśli sukces poza granicami swego kraju" (in Polish). zpav.pl. 16 January 2008. Archived from the original on 13 November 2011. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  7. Łukasz Szewczyk (25 April 2008). "Eska Music Awards 2008 rozdane – Feel hitem roku" (in Polish). media2.pl. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  8. Duncan Geere (17 September 2008). "BT Digital Music Awards – nominations announced". techdigest.tv. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  9. "MTV Europe Music Awards 2008" (in Polish). ema.mtv.pl. Archived from the original on 29 August 2008. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  10. "In 2008 I think the best is:". roty.tv. Archived from the original on 17 February 2009. Retrieved 27 February 2014.
  11. "BASSHUNTER". awardsandwinners.com. Retrieved 29 May 2014.
  12. "THE SCANDIPOP AWARDS!". scandipop.co.uk. 2 January 2009. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  13. Ron Slomowicz "DJ Ron Slomowicz". "2010 International Dance Music Awards at WMC – Winners Announced". dancemusic.about.com. Archived from the original on 7 June 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
  14. "THE SCANDIPOP AWARD 2011: THE NOMINATIONS!". scandipop.co.uk. 14 December 2010. Retrieved 6 February 2014.

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