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Julie Bergan performing live at by:Larm 2017
|Born||12 April 1994
|Labels||Warner Music Norway|
|Associated acts||Astrid S, Alan Walker, K-391, Seungri, R3hab, Benjamin Ingrosso|
Julie Bergan (born 12 April 1994) is a Norwegian singer and songwriter born in Skien, Norway. Bergan started releasing covers on YouTube at the age of 16, eventually signing a record deal with Warner Music Norway in 2013. In 2015 she attained mainstream success with her single All Hours, crossing borders to Denmark and Germany, before breaking though in her native Norway in 2016 with Arigato peaking at number one. Bergans major-label debut album Turn on the Light was released in 2018. She returned to the number one spot in 2018 on VG-lista after collaborating with K-391, Alan Walker and Seungri on "Ignite".
In 2012 she recorded the song "Supernova" with Cir.Cuz, which peaked at number five on the Norwegian Singles Chart. She participated in Melodi Grand Prix 2013, the national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 with the song "Give a Little Something Back", which she wrote with Ben Adams and Sara Skjoldnes. She did not qualify from the semi-final in Steinkjer. In September 2013, she was signed by Warner Music Norway. In early 2014, she released her first single, "Younger".
After the release of her single she wrote and release a number of songs, but it was first after the release of her single "Arigato" she became known beyond national borders. The song reached number five in the Swedish singles chart, and was nominated at the Norwegian Grammys in 2016 for Song of the Year.
Julie Bergan has a sister Martha and a brother Chris Holsten who is a Norwegian singer and songwriter. She is the daughter of two music teachers.
|Title||Details||Peak chart positions|
|Turn on the Lights||
|"—" denotes an album that did not chart or was not released in that territory.|
|Hard Feelings: Ventricle 1||
|Hard Feelings: Ventricle 2||
As lead artist
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions|
|"Give a Little Something Back"||2013||—||—|
|"I Kinda Like It"||2016||35||—|
|"If You Love Me"
(featuring Tunji Ige)
|"U Got Me"||20
|"Don't Give Up on Me Now"
|"Don't You Wanna Play?"
|"—" denotes a single that did not chart or was not released in that territory.|
As featured artist
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
(Cir.Cuz featuring Julie Bergan)
|2012||5||—||—||Vi Er Cir.Cuz|
|"Can't Help Myself"
(Clairmont featuring Mugisho and Julie Bergan)
(K-391 featuring Alan Walker, Julie Bergan and Seungri)
|"I'll Be Fine Somehow"
(Benjamin Ingrosso featuring Julie Bergan
|"Flexy" (DJ Lizzy Wang featuring Julie Bergan)||2021||—||—||—||Non-album single|
- Undressed - cover with Astrid S (2013)
- Rude - (2014)
Awards and nominations
|2014||NRJ Awards Norway||Artist of the Year||Julie Bergan||Won|
|2016||MTV Europe Music Awards||Best Norwegian Act||Julie Bergan||Nominated|
|P3 Gull||Årets Nykommer (Newcomer of the Year)||Nominated|
|Årets Låt (Song of the Year)||"Arigato"||Nominated|
|Musikkforleggerprisen (Norwegian songwriters association)||Årets Gjennombrudd (Breakthrough Artist)||Won|
|2019||Spellemannprisen '18||Årets Låt (Song of the Year)||"Ignite" (with K-391, Alan Walker and Seungri)||Nominated|
|NRJ Awards Norway||Song of the Year||"STFU"||Won|
|2020||Spellemannprisen '20||Årets Låt (Song of the Year)||"Kiss Somebody" (with SeeB)||Nominated|
- Arigato Tour (2016)
- It's Lit Tour - Part I (2018)
- It's Lit Tour - Part II (2018)
- Hard Feelings Tour (2019-2020)
- Purpose World Tour
- The Self-Titled Tour
- Avation Tour
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