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Darin Zanyar


Swedish singer who became among Sweden’s state of the art artists. He offers won several honours including a Nickelodeon Children Choice Award as well as the Voice 06 Honor in Sweden. His 2014 Summer time single is named “Mamma Mia.” He started singing as a kid and in 2004, he auditioned to compete around the first group of Idol, where he arrived in second place. He co-wrote a track called “Like Struck” for the music group V Manufacturing plant. He was created to Kurdish parents. He includes a sister called Rosa. Leona Lewis protected his track “Homeless” in 2007.

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Full Name Darin
Date Of Birth June 2, 1987
Place Of Birth Stockholm, Sweden
Height 1.75 m
Profession Pop Singer
Nationality Swedish
Parents Shwan Zanyar, Ashti Zanyar
Siblings Rosa Zanyar
Awards Grammis Award for Song of the Year, Telia Award for Ringtone Song of the Year
Nominations Grammis Award for New Artist of the Year, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Swedish Act, Grammis Award for Pop of the Year - Male
TV Shows Idol, Så mycket bättre, Melodifestivalen
Star Sign Gemini

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1Recording his third album, "Break The News", which hits stores November 22 and getting ready to release his first single, "Perfect" which is out on October 18. [September 2006]
2Traveling with some friends but will be back in the studio soon to record his third album. [July 2006]
3His parents fled Iraq.
4His second album, Darin released in September, went platinum.
5He is of Kurdish origin.
6Lives in Vallingby, Sweden which is west of Stockholm.
7Family is very important to him.
8Speaks 3 languages: Sorani (Kurdish), Swedish, and English.
9He does not smoke or drink
10He has an older sister, Rosa which means Pink in Swedish.
11His favorite ice cream flavor is vanilla.
12Finished second in the Swedish version of "Idol" after Daniel Lindström. In February he released his first album The Anthem with the hit-single Money For Nothing.



Idol2004TV Series performer - 11 episodes



Så mycket bättre2012TV Series



Idol2004-2009TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest / Himself - Finalist
BingoLotto2004-2008TV SeriesHimself / Themselves - Musical Guest
Planet Voice2006TV SeriesHimself
Vi i femman2005TV SeriesHimself
Hellenius Hörna2015TV SeriesHimself
Gomorron2014-2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Sommarkrysset2009-2015TV SeriesHimself
Allsång på Skansen2005-2015TV SeriesHimself
Så mycket bättre2012TV SeriesHimself
AdamLive2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
NittiLeaks2011TV SeriesHimself
Melodifestivalen 20102010TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Schulman Show2010TV SeriesHimself - Guest

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