Loreen won the Eurovision songs Contest in two times- 2012 and 2023.Loreen is the first woman, and the second performer to have won the competition two times.


Lorine Zineb Nora Talhaoui is a Swedish singer and songwriter. She was born in Stockholm , Sweden, in 1983 to Moroccan Berber immigrant parents.

Loreen became known to Swedish audiences after taking part in the Swedish Idol 2014, under the name Lorén Talhaoui.

In Swedish Idol 2014 she would have been eliminated due to public votes, but received a wildcard from the judges, allowing her to compete in the program.

She returned to the public eye when she took part in Melodi Festival 2011 with the song”My heart is refusing Me”, which she co-wrote with Moh Denebi and Björn Djupström.

In the first semi-final of Melodi festivalen 2012 on 4 February, Loreen advanced directly to the final round with her entry ”Euphora”, written by Thomas G. son and Peter Bostrom. 

Loreen won the National final on 10 March with a combined total of 268 points and represented Sweden in the Eurovision song contest 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan. 

In October 2013, Art on Ice announced that Loreen would be one of the artists performing on their 2014 tour, which had the concept of combining live music with performances from figure skaters.

In 2016, Loreen returned to Eurovision stage when she performed at the “Eurovision The Party” event that took place at the Stockholm’s Tele2Arena  on the night of the Upcoming Eurovsion final and was broadcast via online worldwide.

In March 2021, Loreen’s released her first self-written Swedish single “Sötvattentårar”, and embarked on a Swedish tour later that year.

Loreen has won the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 for Sweden with the song ‘Tattoo’.

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