The Bassmachine (2004)
Jonas Erik Altberg (born 22 December 1984 in Halmstad), better known by his stage name Basshunter (Swedish pronunciation: ) is a Swedish singer, songwriter, record producer and DJ. He started singing in a choir run by his mother. He also sang in a rock band and began producing music under the stage name "Basshunter" in 2001, after six months of using Fruity Loops.
He recorded five studio albums: LOL <(^^,)> (2006), Now You’re Gone – The Album (2008), Bass Generation (2009), The Early Bedroom Sessions (2012) and Calling Time (2013). In addition to his own music, he has written and produced for a great number of artists. He also took part in the seventh series of Celebrity Big Brother, the British edition of Fort Boyard and the Weakest Link in 2010.
The artist received a few awards like European Border Breakers Award, Grammis or World Music Award. He was also tominated to BT Digital Music Award, MTV Europe Music Award or Rockbjörnen. According to 2014 Extensive Music label figures, more than six million Basshunter records have been sold.