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

Coverstory.no is a music blog that features pop, rock, and rap music from Scandinavian and international artists.

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:

Tone Damli

Christian Ingebrigtsen

Bertine Zetlitz

Claudia Scott

Chris Holsten

Lars Vaular

Peter Jöback

Eric Saade

He has also interviewed internationally known celebrities:

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).

TV reality star Fredrik Eklund (Million Dollar Listing New York, and Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles).

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

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.

Michael with Norwegian rock band We Are Thunders.

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.

Michael with electro-pop artist Hanne Leland.

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!

For business inquiries, please e-mail info (at) coverstory (dot) no.

Here are some of the celebrities Michael has photographed throughout the years:

Singer/songwriter and member of pop group a1, Christian Ingebrigtsen. (Photographed by Michael Hartmann).


Swedish pop singer Eric Saade. (Photographed by Michael Hartmann).


Norwegian pop singer Tone Damli. (Photographed by Michael Hartmann).


American dancer Danny Tidwell (So You Think You Can Dance, US). (Photographed by Michael Hartmann).


TV reality star Fredrik Eklund (Million Dollar Listing New York). (Photographed by Michael Hartmann).

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