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Benji Reid
Benjireid
Reid in 2017
Born Benjamin Thomas Reid
(1994-12-16) 16 December 1994 (age 23)
Stockholm, Sweden
Occupation Singer
Genres Pop
Instruments Vocals
Label Sony Music Sweden
Years active 2014–present
Eurovision Song Contest
Country Iconsweden Sweden

Benjamin Thomas "Benji" Reid (born 16 December 1994) is a Swedish singer. He competed in Svensksong 1 with the song "Mirror".

Life and careerEdit

Early lifeEdit

Reid was born on 16 December 1994 in the Södermalm district of Stockholm. His father, Robert Reid, is from Scotland, while his mother, Nicolette Olsson, is Swedish. He grew up with an older and younger sister.

Reid completed his compulsory education in 2011, and then moved to Glasgow, Scotland to attend a music school. He returned to Sweden the following year, and completed high school at a Swedish music school in 2014. After his graduation, he began to pursue a professional music career.

2014–present: Breakthrough and SvensksongEdit

Reid was signed to Sony Music Sweden in 2015. In 2016, Reid was confirmed to be taking part in Svensksong 1, with the song "Mirror". He performed the song in the third semi-final, and advanced directly to the final. In the final, he placed tenth.

DiscographyEdit

SinglesEdit

Title Year Peak chart positions Certifications Album
SWE
"Mirror" 2017 20
Non-album single(s)