In 2010 he got his major breakthrough with the song ”Manboy” in Melodifestivalen. The success resulted in the debut album ”Masquerade” and an extensive summer tour. The following year, Eric won Melodifestivalen with the song ”Popular” and followingly represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest. In 2017 he participated in the tv-show ”Så mycket bättre” together with artists like Sabina Dumba, Icona Pop and Moneybrother.
His single ”Wide Awake” (2016), a collaboration with the Swedish electronic pop act State of Sound and Russian DJ’s and producers Filatov & Karas features vocals from Eric and Gustaf Norén, also known from Mando Diao. ”Wide Awake” has been streamed over 10 million times and has reached numerous top lists throughout Europe.
Eric has now chosen to write in Swedish. In 2019 he released the single "Skit För Varandra" - the first single from an upcoming Swedish album.