Erik Grönwall is a Swedish hard rock/heavy metal singer and songwriter and actor. In December 2009, he won the Swedish Idol television competition.
During several of the shows he received standing ovations from the jury for his performances. His first single, "Higher", sold gold on digital downloads after only three days. His first album, self-titled "Erik Grönwall", was released just ten days after the finals and debuted at number one on the Swedish charts Sverigetopplistan and was certified platinum. Today he is the lead singer of the successful rock band H.E.A.T. Altogether as a solo artist and band member, he has numerous top 40 hits. He made his acting debut in America in the live televised concert rendition of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar as the apostle Simon Zealotes on April 1, 2018, Easter Sunday on NBC.