Friday 5 July 2019
Charming pop hits from the talented young Helmig

He’s in the fast lane, the young popster Helmig. He has stepped out of his father’s shadow (Thomas Helmig is a seasoned pop star in Denmark) – and moved out from his parent’s house as well – and now stands on his own two feet. Favoured with a charm, a voice and a musicality surpassing many of his peers, this Dane is busy winning all of Denmark over with his infectious pop music.

20-year-old Hugo Helmig made his debut in 2017 with the single "Please Don't Lie". And what a great start! The high expectations were immediately met when the track jumped straight to the top of the Danish chart and went on to become the most played Danish single on the radio that year. In 2018, Helmig followed up with the EP Promise which won the hearts of both critics and an ever-growing audience. Helmig has also managed to charm the Germans. Here, he has sneaked into the top 3 with the debut single.

His sound is full of pure pop oozing with soul feeling and lots of dance appeal. He strikes a bull’s eye, and his calendar looks busy these days!

This also means lots of concerts. He’s gone from a few jobs here and there to doing a full national tour with detours to Germany as well. Together with a superb backing band, Helmig delivers an infectious live experience where you get lots of singalongs, swaying arms and hand hearts. His stage presence is excellent and the songs are decidedly infectious.

In the summer of 2018, Helmig released another single. "Wild" is an earworm that beautifully follows up on the back catalogue. More should be on the way. When Hugo Helmig visits Roskilde Festival for the first time, you can look forward to a terrific concert full of pop bangers.