Astrid Smeplass (born 29 October 1996), known professionally as Astrid S, is a Norwegian singer and songwriter. She came fifth in the Norwegian version of the reality television show Pop Idol in 2013. She is currently residing in Norway and the United States.

Biography

Growing up in a small town (Berkåk, Norway), Astrid got into music at an early age. At the age of 16 she participated in the Norwegian version of Pop Idol in 2013, and at that time released a single, "Shattered", under the name Astrid Smeplass. The song was cowritten by american singer/songwriter Melanie Fontana. Astrid released her first single "2AM" under her new artist image at the age of 18 on Universal Music. "2AM" was released in the USA in 2015. She also released a cover-version of the single "FourFiveSeconds".

In 2016, Astrid supported Troye Sivan on his European tour and released a self-titled EP on 20 May 2016.[2]

Discography

EPs

YearEPPeak chart position
DEN
[3]
SWE
[4]
20152AM (Remixes)
2016Astrid S38
[5]
40

Singles

As lead artist

YearTitlePeak chart positions
NOR
[7]
SWE
[4]
UK
[8]
2013"Shattered"4
2014"2AM"
"2AM" (Matoma remix)13
2015"Hyde"8
"Paper Thin"20
2016"Hurts So Good"7
[9]
41176

Covers

As featured artist

YearTitle
  • Album
  • Mixtape
  • EP
2015"Running Out"
(Matoma feat. Astrid S)
N/A
"Air"
(Shawn Mendes feat. Astrid S)
Handwritten
"Dawn"
(iSHi feat. Astrid S)
Spring Pieces
"Waiting for Love"
(Avicii feat. Astrid S with Prinston)
Waiting for Love Remixes
2016"Dust"
(CLMD feat. Astrid S)
N/A

Awards and Nominations

Accolades
YearAward Giving BodyCategoryRecipient/Nominated WorkResult
2015MTV Europe Music AwardsBest Norwegian ActAstrid SWinner
2015P3 GullNewcomer of the YearAstrid SWinner
2015Song of the Year"2AM"Winner