on 9 April
) is a pop singer and songwriter.
At eight years old, Cartio's family left Tehran to spend a year in Barcelona
, after which they moved to Malmö
in southern Sweden
. Cartio and his family ended up in Rosengård
Cameron Cartio made his debut in Melodifestivalen 2005 with his song Roma. It made it to the Top 5 of the Swedish music charts peaking at #4 (April 2005). The lyrics of "Roma" were written in a made-up language, "borderless language of love" as he calls it. He also made a Spanish language version of the same song.
Cameron Cartio sings in different languages, including Persian, English, and Spanish. He is popular in Iran and Sweden.
Coming from an artistic family certainly helped as well. His brother Alec Cartio, a music producer and music video director made the video for his catchy hit "Ni Na Nay".
In his 2006 hit "Henna" that Cartio wrote for his ex-girlfriend, he collaborated in the song with Cheb Khaled
making two different versions of the video with different themes, but both featuring the famous Algerian-French rai star.
Another collaboration was with the Greek Sarbel in "Mi Chica" a simultaneous double hit for Sarbel in Greek featuring Cameron Cartio (in Farsi) and a separate hit for Cameron Cartio version all in Farsi.
Cartio's English language hit "Don't Tell Me Tonight" features Spanish pop singer Edurne
It contains the following songs:
- Ni Na Nay
- Henna (featuring Cheb Khaled)
- Toi Azizam
- Roma Remix
- Henna Extended
- Henna (Video Clip version)
- Roma (Video Clip version)