Xylander to LA

Photos and feature from Ellen Xylander's LA-music video shoot, follow this link. Did you know Ellen Xylander is a successful soccer player? Read more here. Check out this automs ID-magazine to read about Ellen Xylander's plan for the future and how she entered the music business.

Soul show

Ellen Xylander will be guesting Byron Williams Jr show' Commitment to soul, Oseberg Kulturhus, automn 2012.


Ellen Xylander writes next single for Norwegian artist pop singer Michelle.

Live Drammen 26th of May 2012

Ellen Xylander will be performing in Drammen, Norway, Saturday 26th of May, 2012, together with Elvira Nikolaysen, Turbo Neger og Ole Paus.

Women of Substance Radio

Ellen Xylander continues being playlisted on the US-radio station, Women of Substance Radio, now in the Friday Hot AC Show, for the next 3 months. Fridays between 10-11 am US-time, and 1-2 pm European time. "Women of Substance are female performers who deliver high quality music that speaks to the listener through vocal excellence, depth of character and emotion, and lyrics that leave a lasting impression." 


ISC-award to Ellen Xylander

Ellen Xylander has won the award "Honorable Mention", in the International Songwriting Competition (ISC), Adult Contemporary (AC) category, 2011. ISC had more than 16 000 entries from 112 countries, with some of the world's biggest industry names and artist names selecting the winners. This is the second international songwriting award Ellen Xylander takes home for her debut single "One day we'll make it home", released in 2011. Previously the song is also awarded in "Song of the Year 2011".

Ellen Xylander finalist in the ISC

We congratulate Ellen Xylander on being a finalist in the ISC 2011, the International Songwriting Competition, with her single One day we'll make it home, category Adult Contempory. The judges consists of the biggest names in the US music industry and this competition is known as the number 1 Song Contest for Songwriters.

Women of Substance Radio

Ellen Xylander is playlisted on the US-radio station "Women of Substance Radio". "Women of Substance are female performers who deliver high quality music that speaks to the listener through vocal excellence, depth of character and emotion, and lyrics that leave a lasting impression." 

Sponsored by Minimum

Ellen Xylander is sponsored by the Danish clothes brand Minimum, who's vision is to conceive and develope progressive and young designs with undertones of Scandinavian coolness and metropolitan edge to young women and men on the international stage. - I'm so happy to wear Minimum off and on stage. I love Minimum's designs, collections and how this brand correlates so well with who I am as an artist and person, Ellen Xylander says.www.minimum.dk

Derek Theler stars ABC-comedy

Hollywood actor, Derek Theler, - Ellen Xylander's co actor and video boyfriend in the music video of "One day we'll make it home", stars the new ABC family series "Baby Daddy". 

Xylander behind new single from Lene Alexandra

Norwegian recording artist and Dancing with the stars-winner, Lene Alexandra releases the brand new song “Try to catch me” on Sony Music, Friday 27th of January 2012. The song is written by Ellen Xylander and Arnstein Øverland.

Music video most viewed in NRK TV 2011

The music video of “One day we’ll make it home” is the music video among all new videos in 2011, that’s most viewed in NRK Jukeboks in it’s genre. It’s also the Norwegian Music video that’s most viewed and voted for here in 2011. NRK Jukeboks is a nightly TV programme broadcasted at the state channel in Norway where viewers sms-vote for the videos they want to see on TV. The music video is directed by Eigil Langmark, shot in the area of Joshua Tree in California, US. Big congratulations to Ellen, her director and video crew.

Ellen Xylander to Midem

Ellen Xylander will also this year attend the music conference Midem in Cannes, from 28th of January 2012, as a part of the Norwegian delegation, Music Export Norway.

Songwriting award to Ellen Xylander

We're proud to announce that The Song of the Year songwriting contest has awarded Ellen Xylander the Honorable Mention placement in the song contest. Song of the Year receives entries from all over the world and only the top songwriters receive a Honorable Mention placement in the songwriting competition.

VG-lista - Single to Norway's top charts.

"One day we'll make it home" has made top 10 in the official single chart of Norwegian singles. We congratulate Ellen Xylander with a solid 5th place on the top 10 in the official Norwegian hit song list, VG-lista. Please continue the support, spreading and love. We´d love to see Ellen in the top charts also next week. - I´m so grateful, humble and happy for the warm welcome, thank you all so much, Ellen says.

Video most viewed in NRK

The music video of "One day we'll make it home" is last months most voted for and viewed in it´s category on NRK Jukeboks, national TV. A big thank you to everyone who is a part of Ellen Xylander´s debut by voting for, and downloading "One day we'll make it home". Share! Feel free to embed Ellen´s music video on your blogg or other pages. http://www.vimeo.com/19338037


Music video premiere on national TV and national Radio, NRK 1 and NRK P1.

MIDEM pre-release

Ellen Xylander's single "One day we'll make it home", and it´s music video, will be pre-released at the Midem music conference in Cannes, France, 23rd-26th of January 2011. Ellen will also be present at Midem. Official release dates will be announced in February.

Ellen writes film music, october 2010:

Premiere of the documentary film "Destructive ways", music and title song by Ellen Xylander. Beside wrapping this project, October has included a church performance, a MTV-party and pre productions for some of her album songs. Check out facebook page for more information.

In Swedish media: 

Studio work, and a nice visit from the Swedish newspaper Hallands Nyheter. Norwegian pop export.

Concert Sweden, August 2010

Stålboms, Falkenberg. Check out photos from Ellen Xylander live in Falkenberg. A perfect Swedish summer night, Xylander-pop, an awesome venue and great atmosphere!

Scotland Tour automn 2009

Ellen Xylander with Scottish backing band plays different venues in Scotland. In Edinburgh, at Henry's Cellar Bar and Whistlebinkies, Nov 2009.