Sandra Lyng became well known to the Norwegian audience through her participation in the second season of Norwegian Pop Idol in 2004, and immediately became a popular artist.
Sandra Lyng rose to popularity in 2004, when she finished fourth in Norwegian «Idol». In 2005 she debuted with the collaboration single «Sommerflørt» with the rapper Lille Philip, which topped the Norwegian hit chart. The following year Sandra released her second single «I morgen» produced by Stargate. They followed to produce her entire debut album titled «Døgnvill», which was released in 2007. Up until then she had sung all her lyrics in Norwegian.
In the following years Sandra went on several tours throughout Norway, before she took a break from the spotlight and moved to Los Angeles to develop her songwriting skills. In 2013 she returned to her home country with new material written with English lyrics, and released her comeback single, “PRTEY” featuring Swedish rapper Lazee. The single was followed up by the gold selling «Don’t Care».
In 2015 Sandra released her biggest success to date, “Play My Drum”, which was certified gold after just four weeks. The song, which has over 20 million streams on Spotify, topped charts in Italy, Finland, France, Norway and Belgium.
In November 2015 Sandra dropped «Night after night», which is streamed over 10 million times. In February 2016 she followed up with «Moonrise». The song was used as the theme song for one of the most popular television shows in Norway, “Paradise Hotel”, and passed 5 million streams in Norway. In May 2016, Sandra signed with the largest record company in the word, Universal Music.
The last year Sandra has performed at the largest music festivals in Norway, and is now one of the biggest pop artists in Norway.