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Amanda Tenfjord

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Amanda Tenfjord
Birth nameAmanda Klara Georgiadis Tenfjord[1]
Also known asAmanda Georgiadi
Born (1997-01-09) 9 January 1997 (age 25)
Ålesund, Norway
OriginTennfjord, Norway
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • piano
Years active2014–present
LabelsPropeller Recordings
Websitewww.amandatenfjord.no

Amanda Klara Georgiadis Tenfjord[a] (Greek: Αμάντα Γεωργιάδη, romanizedAmánta Georgiádi;[b] born 9 January 1997) is a Greek-Norwegian singer and songwriter. She represented Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 with the song "Die Together".

Early life and education

Tenfjord was born on 9 January 1997 in Ålesund, Møre og Romsdal to a Norwegian mother and a Greek father.[4][5][6] She lived her first years in Ioannina, Greece, before she and her family moved to Tennfjord in Norway.[7][8][9] Tenfjord attended Fagerlia videregående skole, where she was in the same class as Sigrid Raabe.[10] In 2015, she moved to Trondheim to study medicine at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.[7] In 2019, she announced that she had put her studies on hold to focus on her musical career.[11]

Career

Tenfjord started taking piano lessons at the age of five.[7] Tenfjord's song "Run" won the Music Prize in 2015 and appeared in an advertising video for Personskadeforbundet LTN in 2014.[12] In 2016, she participated in the music competition The Stream on TV 2, where she was placed among the top 30 participants.[13] In 2019, she appeared in a programme on NRK P3 with the song "Let Me Think", and performed at the music festival Trondheim Calling.[14][15][16] Tenfjord has also toured with the Norwegian band Highasakite.[17] Tenfjord was awarded the Haram Municipality Youth Culture Prize in 2019.[18] On 15 December 2021, she was announced as the Greek representative for the Eurovision Song Contest 2022.[19]

Discography

Extended plays

  • First Impression (2018)
  • Miss the Way You Missed Me (2021)

Singles

  • "Run" (2014)
  • "I Need Lions" (2016)
  • "Man of Iron" (2017)
  • "First Impression" (2018)
  • "No Thanks" (2018)
  • "Let Me Think" (2018)
  • "The Floor Is Lava" (2019)
  • "Troubled Water" (2019)
  • "Kill The Lonely" (2019)
  • "As If" (2020)
  • "Pressure" (2020)
  • "Then I Fell in Love" (2020)
  • "Miss the Way You Missed Me" (2021)
  • "Die Together" (2022)

Notelist

  1. ^ Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈtɛnːfjuːr][tone?]
  2. ^ Greek pronunciation: [aˈmanda ʝeorʝiˈaði]

References

  1. ^ "døypt" [baptized]. National Library of Norway (in Norwegian Nynorsk). Bygdebladet. 31 October 1998. p. 4. Retrieved 15 May 2022. Amanda Klara Georgiadis Tenfjord
  2. ^ "Amanda Tenfjord stands up to an unworthy encounter on "First Impression"". HighClouds. 20 April 2018. Retrieved 13 March 2022.
  3. ^ a b "Amanda Tenfjord". Every Noise at Once. Retrieved 13 March 2022.
  4. ^ "fødte Sentralsjukehuset i Møre og Romsdal" [born in the Central Hospital of Møre og Romsdal]. closed access Sunnmørsposten (in Norwegian Nynorsk). National Library of Norway. 11 January 1997. p. 15. Retrieved 13 March 2022. 9. januar: Ei jente, Greta Tenfjord og Konstantinos Georgiadis, Tennfjord. [9 January: A girl, Greta Tenfjord and Konstantinos Georgiadis, Tennfjord.]
  5. ^ Opsal, Mari B. (11 July 2015). "Folket skal ikkje betale til uansvarlege EU-toppar". Bygdebladet (in Norwegian Nynorsk). No. 55. National Library of Norway. p. 13. Retrieved 13 March 2022.
  6. ^ Skarbø, Bjørn Steinar (3 June 2009). "Greta Tenfjord ville prøve noko anna etter 20 år i eige firma". Bygdebladet (in Norwegian Nynorsk). No. 43. National Library of Norway. p. 7. Retrieved 13 March 2022.
  7. ^ a b c Rishaug, Frida (23 January 2017). "Medisinstudent på dagen – artist på natten". Adresseavisen (in Norwegian Bokmål). Retrieved 13 March 2022.
  8. ^ Wichmann, Anna (10 March 2022). "Amanda Tenfjord to Represent Greece with "Die Together" at Eurovision". GreekReporter.com. Retrieved 13 March 2022.
  9. ^ Lee Adams, William (16 January 2022). "Amanda Tenfjord says her Eurovision 2022 song is her favourite of anything she's ever written". Wiwibloggs. Retrieved 21 February 2022.
  10. ^ "Musikk og medisin". Engasjert! (in Norwegian). Sparebanken Møre. 26 February 2018. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  11. ^ "Tar friår for å være artist". NRK P3 (in Norwegian). 7 March 2019. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  12. ^ "Personskadeforbundet LTN - Råd og Hjertevarme". 29 August 2014.
  13. ^ Meling, Eirik (10 September 2016). "Amanda Tenfjord videre i "The Stream"". smp.no (in Norwegian Nynorsk). Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  14. ^ "P3 Live: Amanda Tenfjord "Let Me Think"". 28 February 2019. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  15. ^ "Artistslipp! 7 sterke til Trondheim Calling 2019". Trondheim Calling (in Norwegian). Retrieved 25 February 2021. Blant artister som allerede er bekreftet finner vi 19 demoartister der flere spiller sin første konsert, og mer etablerte artister som The Dogs, Karin Park og dePresno. I tillegg kommer tidligere demoartister tilbake som headlinere, blant annet Pom Poko, The Fjords og Amanda Tenfjord.
  16. ^ "Artistslipp! 7 sterke til Trondheim Calling".
  17. ^ Rishaug, Frida (23 October 2018). "Amanda Tenfjord skal turnére med Highasakite". trdby.no (in Norwegian Bokmål). Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  18. ^ Ellingsæter, Hilde Beate (9 December 2019). "Dei siste kulturprisane i Haram er utdelt". Nordre (in Norwegian). Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  19. ^ Leijden, Bente van (15 December 2021). "Amanda Georgiadis will represent Greece in Eurovision 2022". ESCXtra. Retrieved 18 February 2022.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest
2022
Incumbent
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