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Jörgen Elofsson

Songwriter from Sweden

Jörgen Kjell Elofsson (born 14 January 1962 in Ängelholm) is a Swedish songwriter who has written or co-written hits for stars such as Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson, Guy Sebastian, Ana Johnsson, Marie Serneholt, Shayne Ward and Super Junior. He has also written hit singles for groups such as Il Divo and Westlife. His musical career started when he was 16, and was the lead singer and guitarist in different bands. After that he had a solo career and released two albums in 1989 and 1992, under the name "Shane". Elofsson became a full-time songwriter in 1994, when he worked with the Swedish artist Carola. His work at Cheiron Studios began in January 1998, and he has mainly been working together with David Kreuger and Per Magnusson. In 2005 he created the record label Planet Six, part of former BMG, currently Universal Music Publishing Group. In 2006 his song "The Time of Our Lives" was chosen as FIFA's official anthem for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany. It was performed by Il Divo and Toni Braxton. 1994 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Jorgen Elofsson,Elofsson, Jörgen,J. Elofsson
Date of birth
1962-01-14
Place of birth
Ängelholm
Nationality
Sweden
Profession
Songwriter

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