Welcome to Coverstory.no – A Scandinavian blog about pop, rock and hip hop.

The blog is owned and operated by Michael Hartmann, a Norwegian music blogger and freelance writer based in Oslo.

Michael has interviewed some of the most popular artists in Norway and Sweden, like

  • Tone Damli
  • Christian Ingebrigtsen
  • Bertine Zetlitz
  • Chris Holsten
  • Lars Vaular
  • Peter Jöback
  • Eric Saade.

Michael has also interviewed and photographed internationally known celebrities like

  • Brit Award-winning pop group a1; Ben Adams, Mark Read, Christian Ingebrigtsen and paul Marazzi.
  • UK fashion advisors Trinny & Susannah
  • American dancer Danny Tidwell (So you think you can dance, US)
  • Bravo TV reality star Fredrik Eklund (Million Dollar Listing New York, and Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles).

Michael started his writing career in 2007 as a staff writer at Medium, a health- and lifestyle magazine. Shortly thereafter, he was named editor-in-chief at Pink Planet, a free, culture guide for the gay community in Oslo. From 2007 to 2010, he wrote about music and pop culture for several Norwegian print magazines.

On May 31st, 2017, Michael launched Coverstory.no. five years later, he has loyal readers around the world. Most of them live in the USA, the UK, France, Germany, and Denmark.

If you love music, join Michael on his ride into the world of pop, rock, and hip hop/rap. Who knows what’s gonna happen next? Stay tuned!

Michael with British/Norwegian pop group a1, backstage at Vulkan Arena.

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Michael Hartmann.

Coverstory.no is independently owned and operated by Michael Hartmann.

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