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Anette Olzon


2007-2012 Nightwish - vocals  
2012- Anette Olzon - vocals  
2016- The Dark Element - vocals  
2019- Allen/Olzon - vocals  
2022- Ultima Grace - vocals  

Studio musician

2020-2021 Heart Healer - vocals  

Live musician

2010 Brother Firetribe - vocals  

Guest musician

2006 Cloudscape - backing vocals  
2008 Brother Firetribe - vocals  
2008-2009 Pain - vocals  
2010 Scarpoint - vocals  
2012 Swallow The Sun - vocals  
2016 Secret Sphere - vocals  
2017 Bloodbound - backing vocals  
2017 Power Quest - vocals  
2022 Jani Liimatainen - vocals  
2023 False Memories - vocals  

Personal information

Also known as: Anette Blyckert
Born on: 21.06.1971


Anette Olzon (born 21 June 1971), is a Swedish singer from Helsingborg, best known as the lead vocalist of Finnish symphonic metal band Nightwish. Anette Olzon was formerly the vocalist in the Swedish AOR band Alyson Avenue. After her admission in Nightwish, Olzon played with several bands, in studio and live, including Brother Firetribe, Pain and The Rasmus.

In 2008, Anette recorded one track with Brother Firetribe on their second album, Heart Full of Fire, and the duet with The Rasmus, titled October & April, was played for the first time on October 9, 2009 on a Finnish radio and was released digitally on November 11, 2009. On August 13, Anette sang two Nightwish songs, "Kuolema Tekee Taiteilijan and "Meadows of Heaven", with the Stockholm Symphonic Orchestra, at the Suomi Safari, the event was in celebration of Sweden and Finland relations. During the break after Nightwish's 2009 Hartwall Arena concert, Anette has stated that she wishes to release a solo album. As of October 19, 2009, songwriting for this album has begun.

She has mentioned Carola Häggkvist, Sarah Brightman, Natalie Cole and Celine Dion as being her inspirations in singing. She has said she enjoys other metal bands, such as Sonata Arctica, Amorphis, Tarot, Within Temptation and Kamelot. She has also noted that she is a fan of The Rasmus, and was such even before she released October & April.

Anette lives with her boyfriend, and Pain bassist, Johan Husgafvel and son Seth, born July 2001. In July 2010, she gave birth to her second son, Nemo.