Chris Kläfford on America’s Bought Expertise: Who Is the AGT Contestant?

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AMERICA’S GOT TALENT — “Auditions 6” Episode 1407 — Pictured: Chris Klafford

Tonight is the ultimate audition episode for season 14 of America’s Bought Expertise, earlier than the contestants who handed the primary spherical might be returning to compete as soon as once more. Solely of the acts performing for the judges with the aim of becoming a member of these chosen few is Swedish singer Chris Kläfford.

The official synopsis for the sixth and last audition episode of the season reads “Auditions conclude as acts of every kind and contestants of all ages audition for the possibility to win the $1 million prize; the golden buzzer sends yet one more fortunate act on to the reside exhibits in Los Angeles.” Choose Julianne Hough is the one one with a golden buzzer up for grabs, so Chris Kläfford might be seeking to impress her throughout his efficiency, particularly.

Earlier than tonight’s episode, right here’s what you need to find out about Chris Kläfford:


He Was the Winner of Swedish Idol in 2017

Viewers ought to count on Kläfford to be very comfy on stage, as AGT just isn’t his first time competing in a actuality expertise competitors. Based on his Youtube bio, he beforehand competed on season 13 of “Swedish Idol” and received the competitors. His Youtube bio boasts that he’s “by far probably the most profitable winner in years with a complete of three prime 5 singles on nationwide radio in a 12 months and greater than 35 million streams, platinum gross sales and offered out concert events.”

A lot of Chris Kläfford’s Instagram feed options his performances and concert events, which he shares together with his 60,300 followers and counting. He additionally shares This 12 months, he’s touring with Gyllene Tider, a Swedish pop group.


His EPs & Singles Are on Spotify, The place He Has Over 500,000 Month-to-month Listeners

In the event you like what you hear after Chris’s efficiency on AGT tonight, his unique music is at present accessible to stream on Spotify. His garners over 500,000 listeners each month, and Spotify calculates that over 113,000 of these listeners are from Sweden, the place Kläfford is from.

Kläfford writes songs which can be near his coronary heart; on Spotify, he shares the story behind his tune “Chilly On the Altar,” which he wrote for his late nice grandmother. He says “Proper earlier than my nice grandmother handed, one in all her final needs was for me to sing for her at her funeral… The time had come for me to sing. I stood proper subsequent to her coffin and sang for her, for the final time. That was one of many hardest moments of my life. I couldn’t put my finger on how I used to be feeling. I sang for somebody who wasn’t there, however in a manner she was -In spirit. I do know she heard me that day and I do know that she hears this tune. Chilly on the altar is a tribute to my nice grandmother.”

On Youtube, Kläfford continues to add movies of covers and unique songs for his over 23,000 subscribers. His 2017 efficiency of “Think about” by John Lennon has over 2.four million views; the video’s title, crafted by the Swedish Idol Youtube account, reads “You received’t consider his voice – that is one of the best cowl ever of ‘Think about.’”


Tune in to America’s Bought Expertise, Tuesday nights at 8/7c on NBC.