Peder Elias, a talented Norwegian singer-songwriter, has been captivating audiences with his heartfelt music since his debut in 2018. Born in 1997, Peder Elias discovered his passion for singing at a young age and began honing his skills as a member of Nidaros Cathedral Men and Boys’ Choir (NGK), the renowned Norwegian choir, when he was just six years old. Reflecting on his time as a chorister at NGK, he fondly recalls the happy memories and acknowledges the significant role it played in his artistic development.
Known for his warm and honest sound, Peder Elias’s music falls under the easy listening genre. Drawing inspiration from his own life experiences, his songs have resonated with listeners worldwide. However, it was a pivotal moment in 2022 that catapulted him to global fame. The Korean Pop star Jungkook from the internationally acclaimed group BTS showcased his talents to his nine million Instagram followers by singing Peder Elias’s song “Loving You Girl,” originally by the Norwegian duo Opus X. This unexpected exposure opened doors for Peder Elias, leading to collaborations with various K-pop stars. As a result, he quickly amassed a devoted fan base in Korea and began attracting attention from other Asian countries.
Despite his newfound success, Peder Elias remains grounded and deeply appreciative of his roots. In a remarkable display of gratitude, he donated his award prize of NOK 100,000 (approximately USD 10,000) to NGK in 2022. This generous gesture aimed to support children’s choral music education, an endeavor close to his heart.
Peder Elias’s journey from a young chorister to a globally recognized artist serves as an inspiration to aspiring musicians worldwide. With his soulful music and genuine storytelling, he continues to touch hearts and captivate listeners with each heartfelt melody. As his career unfolds, the future holds boundless opportunities for this rising Norwegian star.
Learn more about Peder Elias’s music:
Official YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@PederEliasMusic
Text by: Ellie Pai/Licha Stelaus Productions
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