Sandra Lyng Haugen is from the town of Mosjøen in the municipality of Vefsn. She rose to popularity after her participation in the TV 2 program in which she placed fourth in Idol: Jakten på en superstjerne 2004, the Norwegian version of Pop Idol.
She released the single I morgen which stayed on the Norwegian charts for 16 weeks, peaking at number 2. She also released the summerhit Sommerflørt singing with Equicez-member Phillip. Sandra also released the album Døgnvill under the Universal Norway label. Døgnvill stayed on the charts for 9 weeks, peaking at #10, which is a longer period of time than Kjartan Salvesen who won Sandra's season charted. Sandra is today fairly popular in Norway and is known for her easygoing pop music. She released her new single 'PRTeY' featuring rapper Lazee in September 2013, after 4 years.
Auditions: "Foolish Games" Jewel / "Think Twice" Celine Dion
Semi Finals: "My Immortal" Evanescence
Top 11: "Panic" Venke Knutson
Top 9: "Mysteriet Deg" Lisa Nilsson
Top 8: "We Are Family" Sister Sledge
Top 7: "(I Just) Died In Your Arms" Cutting Crew
Top 6: "Love Don't Cost A Thing" Jennifer Lopez
Top 5: "LOVE"
Top 4: "Can't Fight The Moonlight" LeAnn Rimes/"Everything I Do (I Do It For You)" Bryan Adams