One of Iceland's biggest pop stars, Jonsi (born Jón Jósep Snæbjörnsson) got his start in the singing group Í Svörtum Fötum (Dressed in Black) formed in 1999. Jonsi's role in the group earned him a nomination as Iceland's Vocalist of the Year in 2003. It was the same year Jonsi played the role of Danny Zuko in an Iceland production of Grease. In 2004 the singer's "Heaven" was Iceland's entry in the Eurovision Song Contest.
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