Eric Saade

Eric Saade (Arabic: إريك سعادة‎ Īrik Saʿāda, IPA: [ˈiːrik saʔaːdɐ]; Swedish pronunciation: [ˈeː.ˈrɪk sa.ˈaː.ˈdɛ]; born 29 October 1990 in Kattarp, Helsingborg, Sweden) is a Swedish pop singer. He spent two years with the boy band What's Up!, leaving the band in February 2009 to pursue a solo career. After winning the national Swedish selection Melodifestivalen 2011 with his entry "Popular", Saade represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 held in Germany, where he placed third.