Rigg is proud to present Fridrik Ómar. Fridrik is born in Iceland and has been succesful artist in his home country selling five gold albums and one platinum in only five years. Fridrik has moved to Stockholm to live his dream and reach his goals, to be performing and working outside of Iceland.
Fridrik Ómar began playing drums at the age of five but was later asked to sing at a festival for his school, being the first time he sang in front of people besides his mother. Impressing the crowd, he then became winner of many competitions in his hometown and made the decision to be a singer. He has worked with some of most successful artists in Iceland and performed with the Icelandic Simphony. In 2006 he released his debut solo album Annan dag and was nominated for the Icelandic music awards. In March 2006, Fridrik joined forces with fellow Icelandic singer Regína Ósk to form the band Eurobandið. During 2007, Fridrik came in second place in the Icelandic finals of theEurovision Song Contest 2007 performing his song “Eldur“. In Belgrade, Serbia at Eurovision Song Contest 2008, Fridrik and Eurobandið performed their song “This Is My Life“. They came in 8th place in the semi-finals and 14th in the finals, being the best Iceland has done since Eurovision Song Contest 2003. Fridrik once again participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 as a backing-vocalist in the Icelandic entry performed by Yohanna. Today Fridrik lives in Stockholm and is working on his next album.
Visit Fridrik’s official homepage here: www.fridrikomar.com