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Name: Lena Philipsson  
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Date of Birth: 19th January 1966
Place of Birth: Vetlanda, Jönköpings län, Sweden
Profession: Composer
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Lena Philipsson, also known as Lena Ph, (born January 19, 1966 in Vetlanda, Sweden), is one of Sweden's most popular singers.

Philipsson came to notice in the Swedish "New Faces" in 1982. Her career has seen her release several albums in a range of styles.

Philipsson has participated in Melodifestivalen six times, four as a singer and two as a songwriter

  • 1986, Kärleken Är Evig (2nd)
  • 1987, Dansa I Neon (5th)
  • 1988, Om Igen (2nd)
  • 1991, Tvillingsjäl (performed by Pernilla Wahlgren)
  • 1999, Det svär jag på (performed by Arvingarna)
  • 2004, Det gör ont (1st)

She came sixth with the last-named effort ("It hurts") at the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest.

Swedish radio show "Tracks" voted her best female artist, best Swedish artist, and artist of the year for 2004 and her "Det gör ont" was voted best song.

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