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Hildur
Hildur
Background
Birth name Hildur Kristín Stefánsdóttir
Also known as Hildur
Origin Iceland
Genres
  • Electro-pop
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2006-present
Website hihildur.com

Hildur Kristín Stefánsdóttir (born in Reykjavík, Iceland on 4 September 1993), professionally known as Hildur, is a Icelandic singer-songwriter.

Early Life

Hildur Kristín Stefánsdóttir released her very first single as a solo artist that subsequently propelled to the top of local music charts. Her single “I’ll Walk With You” was an instant hit – being both catchy and upbeat while also carrying a strong message of friendship and supporting those closest to us. A refreshing contrast to the typical love songs that tend to rule the pop music industry.

Hildur has been involved with music in one way or another since she was a child and has spent a great deal of time performing and releasing music in collaboration with other artists and as a member of the band Rökkurró before deciding to re-emerge as a solo artist.

I had a chat with Hildur and got to know a bit more about the woman behind the music.

2018-Europa Song Contest

Hildur have make many attempts to represent Iceland in the Europa Song Contest. On February 2018 she tried to represent Iceland in the fourth edition with the song "Næsta Sumar" but unfortunately she finished in the 4th place with 12 points 8 points margin from the winner. On June 2018 she tried to represent Iceland for a second time in the sixth edition with the song "Full of You". She finished in the 3rd place with 153 points, 13 points margin from the winner. After many attempts on August 2018 make a third attempt to represent Iceland in the eighth edition with the song "Water". She finally make it and wins the 4th edition of the Icelandic National Selection, In the final that held on 14 August the song from Hildur "Water" and "In Too Deep" qualify to the last round in the Superfinal. In the Superfinal Hildur take 52.94%, 5.88% margin from the runner-up.

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