Darin (born Darin Zanyar, June 2, 1987 in Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish pop singer and songwriter of Kurdish descent and one of Sweden's best-selling artists, with numerous chart topping songs and music albums.
After participating in Idol 2004, Darin released his debut album "The Anthem" having reached second place in the competition and becoming number one in the hearts of many girls and boys. The album quickly reached the tops of the charts, along with his debut single "Money for nothing".
Darin has released 6 albums, (one independent), 4 of which have debuted at number 1 on the Swedish Album charts. He has 12 top 10 singles on the Swedish singles chart, 3 reaching number 1. He is currently the third most successful artist to come from the television show Swedish Idol.