Biography

There are three artists by this name.

1. Malin Reitan (born 8 August, 1995 in Trondheim, Norway) is a Norwegian artist who finished third in Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2005 with her song Sommer og skolefri (Summer and free from school). Malin has released six albums. She sings in her regional dialect. Malin’s career as a singer started when she was nine years old. She auditioned for the Norwegian selection for JESC 2005, the Melodi Grand Prix Junior 2005, and she was selected to sing among ten contestants in the final show. Her song was too short though, so she had to write one more verse for it on the way home from the audition. After surprising herself by winning MGP jr by a landslide, she went on a summer concert tour, singing on festivals and television shows. In November she performed in the JESC 2005 in Hasselt, Belgium and finished 3rd, the best position for Norway so far.
The next year Malin signed a record deal and in 2006 she released two albums. Malin på månen was released in May. It’s a children’s album that includes Sommer og skolefri and she participated in writing most of the original songs on it. Malin’s jul is a Christmas album with familiar Christmas songs. Third album Pang was released in April 2008, and it was certified gold in few weeks.

2. A Contemporary Christian artist from New Orleans who also performs some in Europe. Her albums are Touch Somebody’s Life (1999); MALIN at Christmas (2000); Proud to be an American (2001); MALIN: By Request (2006).

3. A Christian artist from Colombia who sings in Spanish. His full name is Miguel Angel Villagrán. His albums are Bajo la Luz (1999); Nacer De Nuevo (2001); Amor Sin Límites (2004) and Abrirás Las Puertas (2008).

Edited by peu-depeu on 19 Mar 2013, 08:37

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