Swedish hard rock/heavy metal singer and songwriter. In December 2009, he won the Swedish Idol television competition. During several of the shows he received standing ovations from the jury for his performances. His first single, "Higher", sold gold on digital downloads after only three days. His first album, self-titled "Erik Grönwall", was released just ten days after the finals and debuted at number one on the Swedish charts Sverigetopplistan and was certified platinum. Today he is the lead singer of the successful rock band H.E.A.T. Altogether as a solo artist and band member, he has numerous top 40 hits.