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Robin Packalen is a Finnish teen pop artist

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BirthdayAugust 24, 1998
NationalityFinns
FamousSingers, Pop Singers, Finnish Men
Known asRobin Packalen
Birth PlaceTurku
Height180
GenderMale
FatherMika Packalén
MotherNina Packalén
Sun SignVirgo
Born inTurku
Famous asSinger
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Who is Robin?

Robin Packalen is a Finnish teen pop artist who released his first official single, ‘Frontside Ollie,’ at the age of 13 and became an instant sensation. His fans call him the “Justin Bieber of Finland.” He is known for his mismatched bicolored sneakers and energetic performances. He won the Finnish nationwide youth singing competition called ‘Staraskaba’ at the age of 10 and represented his country at the ‘New Wave Junior Contest’ in Moscow the following year. His debut album, ‘Koodi,’ sold over 100 thousand copies in Finland and was certified “quintuple platinum.” This was closely followed by his second studio album, ‘Chillaa,’ which topped the ‘Finnish Albums Chart’ within a week. His other studio albums include ‘Boom Kah,’ ‘Boombox,’ ’16,’ and ‘Yhdessä.’ He performed live for the first time in Alaharma, where he had the audience spellbound by his energetic style of performing. He has been awarded the ‘European MTV Award’ for the ‘Best Finnish Act’ and has also been nominated for the ‘MTV Europe Music Award’ for the ‘Best European Act.’ He is one of Finland’s 70 all-time best singers and has also been Finland’s most “Googled” person thrice. Robin has a dream of becoming an international star and of touring the world someday.

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Childhood & Early Life

Robin Petteri Packalen was born on August 24, 1998, in the coastal city of Turku in Finland, to Mika and Nina Packalen. He is the only child of his parents and goes by the nickname “Roppe,” or “Robee.”

Robin was fond of music from a young age and loved performing at home and in school. He learnt to play the guitar and participated in the Finnish nationwide youth singing competition known as ‘Staraskaba’ at the age of 10. He reached the finals and won the competition. This boosted his music career. The following year, he represented his country at the ‘New Wave Junior Contest’ in Moscow. The event was viewed by over 100 million followers. His performance was appreciated and he was soon invited for the next ‘New Wave Contest’ in Ukraine, where he enchanted the audience with his vigorous music style.

Besides learning the guitar, he learnt to play the piano and the drums at the ‘Turku Music Institute’ and was invited to perform with a band led by Cuban musician Carlos Del Puerto, becoming its youngest lead singer.

Career

Robin signed a contract with ‘Universal Music Finland’ and released his first official single, ‘Frontside Ollie,’ named after a popular skateboard stunt, in January 2012. The number was an instant success and earned massive online popularity. Following this, he became a sensation, with fans calling him the “Justin Bieber of Finland.” The number reached the top spot on the ‘Finnish Singles Chart’ within two weeks and remained there till the fourth week of its release. He also made his film debut at the same time, in a documentary titled ‘Robin – The Movie,’ which chronicled his life as a 13-year-old star.

His debut album, ‘Koodi,’ was released a month later and sold over 100 thousand copies in Finland, earning a “quintuple platinum” certification. It contained the hit numbers ‘Faija Skitsoo’ and ‘Hiljainen Tytto.’ This was closely followed by his second studio album, ‘Chillaa,’ in October 2012. This album topped the ‘Finnish Albums Chart’ within a week. Its lead single, ‘Puuttuva Palanen,’ received almost three and a half million views on ‘YouTube’ by February 2013.

He performed live for the first time in Alaharmac. He then performed at a show at ‘The Circus Club’ in Helsinki in March 2012. Thereafter, he has made several live appearances, where he has had the audience spellbound by his energetic style of performing. Over the years, he has mastered the art of connecting with his fans.

In 2013, he released his third studio album, ‘Boom Kah.’ The album was certified “platinum” within a week and was the most-sold album in Finland that year. The lead song of the album reached number four on the ‘Finnish Singles Chart’ and the album topped the charts, with the number ‘Erilaiset’ becoming a hit.

Robin became a teenage sensation with his studio album ‘16,’ which was released in 2014, alongside his other album ‘Boombox.’ Both albums were extremely popular and received positive reviews. His video for the single ‘Onnellinen’ was shot in the Puerto Plata Province of the Dominican Republic. It was released by ‘Universal Music’ in February 2014.

In 2015, he released his album ‘Yhdessä’. He is currently known as one of Finland’s most promising artists and has been recognized internationally. He is active on social media, where he has a large fan base.

Major Works

Robin has released six studio albums, namely, ‘Koodi’ (2012), ‘Chillaa’ (2012), ‘Boom Kah’ (2013), ‘Boombox’ (2014), ‘16’ (2014), and ‘Yhdessä’ (2015).

He has also released a book titled ‘Yhdessä,’ which is a tribute to those who helped him with his album of the same name. The chapters of the book contain themes borrowed from the songs of his album.

Awards & Achievements

In 2012, he won the ‘European MTV Award’ for the ‘Best Finnish Act.’ He was also nominated for the ‘MTV Europe Music Award’ for the ‘Best European Act’ that year.

Personal Life

Robin dreams of becoming an international star and of touring the world someday. He is interested in sports and has participated in competitive swimming and sailing. He is also fond of go-carting and skateboarding.

Although he has a large fan base and many female friends, Robin is not yet in a relationship with anyone in particular.

Trivia

He is regarded as one of Finland’s 70 all-time best singers.

He loves wearing mismatched bicolored sneakers with a white T-shirt and a black leather jacket. He is known for his energetic performances with trampolines on stage.

He was Finland’s most “Googled” person in 2012, 2013, and 2014.

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Robin biography timelines

  • // 24th Aug 1998
    Robin Petteri Packalen was born on August 24, 1998, in the coastal city of Turku in Finland, to Mika and Nina Packalen. He is the only child of his parents and goes by the nickname “Roppe,” or “Robee.”
  • // 2012
    In 2012, he won the ‘European MTV Award’ for the ‘Best Finnish Act.’ He was also nominated for the ‘MTV Europe Music Award’ for the ‘Best European Act’ that year.
  • // Jan 2012
    Robin signed a contract with ‘Universal Music Finland’ and released his first official single, ‘Frontside Ollie,’ named after a popular skateboard stunt, in January 2012. The number was an instant success and earned massive online popularity. Following this, he became a sensation, with fans calling him the “Justin Bieber of Finland.” The number reached the top spot on the ‘Finnish Singles Chart’ within two weeks and remained there till the fourth week of its release. He also made his film debut at the same time, in a documentary titled ‘Robin – The Movie,’ which chronicled his life as a 13-year-old star.
  • // Mar 2012
    He performed live for the first time in Alaharmac. He then performed at a show at ‘The Circus Club’ in Helsinki in March 2012. Thereafter, he has made several live appearances, where he has had the audience spellbound by his energetic style of performing. Over the years, he has mastered the art of connecting with his fans.
  • // Oct 2012 To Feb 2013
    His debut album, ‘Koodi,’ was released a month later and sold over 100 thousand copies in Finland, earning a “quintuple platinum” certification. It contained the hit numbers ‘Faija Skitsoo’ and ‘Hiljainen Tytto.’ This was closely followed by his second studio album, ‘Chillaa,’ in October 2012. This album topped the ‘Finnish Albums Chart’ within a week. Its lead single, ‘Puuttuva Palanen,’ received almost three and a half million views on ‘YouTube’ by February 2013.
  • // 2013
    In 2013, he released his third studio album, ‘Boom Kah.’ The album was certified “platinum” within a week and was the most-sold album in Finland that year. The lead song of the album reached number four on the ‘Finnish Singles Chart’ and the album topped the charts, with the number ‘Erilaiset’ becoming a hit.
  • // Feb 2014
    Robin became a teenage sensation with his studio album ‘16,’ which was released in 2014, alongside his other album ‘Boombox.’ Both albums were extremely popular and received positive reviews. His video for the single ‘Onnellinen’ was shot in the Puerto Plata Province of the Dominican Republic. It was released by ‘Universal Music’ in February 2014.
  • // 2015
    In 2015, he released his album ‘Yhdessä’. He is currently known as one of Finland’s most promising artists and has been recognized internationally. He is active on social media, where he has a large fan base.

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Robin's FAQ

  • What is Robin birthday?

    Robin was born at 1998-08-24

  • Where is Robin's birth place?

    Robin was born in Turku

  • What is Robin nationalities?

    Robin's nationalities is Finns

  • How tall is Robin?

    Robin's height is 180

  • Who is Robin's father?

    Robin's father is Mika Packalén

  • Who is Robin's mother?

    Robin's mother is Nina Packalén

  • What is Robin's sun sign?

    Robin is Virgo

  • How famous is Robin?

    Robin is famouse as Singer

  • What is Robin's facebook?

    Robin's facebook is https://www.facebook.com/RobinPackalen/

  • What is Robin's twitter?

    Robin's twitter is https://twitter.com/robinpackalen/

  • What is Robin's youtube?

    Robin's youtube is https://www.youtube.com/user/RobinFanikanava/

  • What is Robin's instagram?

    Robin's instagram is https://www.instagram.com/robinpackalen/