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Known as the most popular singer in Scandinavia.
Lotta Engberg in Norrköping, Sweden.
|Anna Charlotte Pedersen|
|Born||5 March 1963|
Lotta & Anders Engbergs Orkestra
Kikki, Bettan & Lotta
Anna Charlotte "Lotta" Engberg (née Pedersen; 5 March 1963 in Överkalix,Norrbotten County, Sweden) is a Swedish pop singer and later in life a successful television host, notably with music show Lotta på Liseberg and the game show Bingolotto.
She was also a singer in a number of formations including "Trioala" early on, and in dansbands Lotta & Anders Engbergs orkester from 1989 to 1994, and after her divorce from Anders Engberg, in dansband Lotta Engbergs from 1994 until 2002. She continues now as a solo artist. On 2 October 1999 Sweden issued a postage stamp with her portrait. She also has a great number of collaborations including joint albums with Jarl Carlsson in 1987, Christer Sjögren and Willie Nelson, both in 2012.
Under her maiden name, Lotta Pedersen, she made her debut in the Sveriges Television program "Nygammalt" in 1980 when she was 17. She was also a member of the Trioala, an a cappella choir. Later, she received a permanent place in the TV program's choir.
She married Anders Engberg and took his surname in her recordings recording. She also became main vocalist for the dansband Lotta $ Anders Engbergs orkester that continued until 1994 when the couple divorced.
She represented Sweden in Eurovision Song Contest 1987 after winning the Melodifestivalen of that year with "Fyra bugg & en Coca Cola". The song was renamed "Boogaloo" for the Eurovision competition.
She also tried in Melodifestivalen many other times but did not win to go on to the Eurovision finals.
Lotta & Anders Engbergs orkester
|Lotta Engberg |
(This section is about the dansband and covers the period 1989 to 1994) Lotta & Anders Engbergs orkester was a dansband in Skara, Sweden which was active during the years 1989-1994, with Lotta Engberg as singer. She formed the band in 1989 with her former husband Anders Engberg, who already had a band in his own name. In 1993, the band was awarded a Grammis in 1993 for their album Kärlek gör mig tokig. It peaked at #33 at the Swedish album chart.
|Lotta Engbergs orkester|
|Lotta & Anders Engbergs orkester|
(This section is about the dansband and covers the period 1994 to 2002)
Lotta Engbergs was a dansband in Skara, Sweden. The band was formed in 1994, when Lotta Engberg left Lotta & Anders Engbergs orkester. The band was, in its early days, known as Lotta Engbergs orkester, which later was shortened to just Lotta Engbergs. Lotta Engbergs was disbanded in 2002.
Lotta Engberg has also developed a prosperous television career.
In 2014, Lotta Engberg competed as a celebrity dancer in Let's Dance.
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