This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. (Learn how and when to remove these template messages) This article may need to be rewritten to comply with Wikipedia's quality standards. You can help. The talk page may contain suggestions. (July 2010) This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Please help by adding reliable sources. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediately, especially if potentially libelous or harmful.Find sources: "Herreys" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (May 2011) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
Years active1984–present
MembersPer Herrey
Richard Herrey
Louis Herrey
Two of the brothers (Richard and Per) in 2016
Two of the brothers (Richard and Per) in 2016

Herreys (Swedish pronunciation: [hɛˈrɛjs]), sometimes Herrey's[1] or Herrey,[2] is a Swedish pop group, consisting of the three brothers Per Herrey (born 9 August 1958), Richard Herrey (born 19 August 1964), and Louis Herrey (born 3 November 1966). They won the Eurovision Song Contest 1984 with the song "Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley".[3] Richard and Louis Herrey became the first teenage males to win Eurovision and remain the youngest ever male winners, being 19 years and 260 days and 17 years and 184 days of age respectively.[4] In 1985, they won the Sopot International Song Festival with "Sommarparty". At the time Herreys won Eurovision, the brothers were living and working as singers in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Herreys continued to record and tour for a few years, but had no hits of the same magnitude as the Eurovision winner. They were the first European boyband preceding the international boom a few years later. Herreys was the bestselling pop group in Sweden in the 1980s, and enjoyed enormous success touring and performing in excess of 300 live shows. Herreys was also the first Western band to be invited to tour behind the Iron Curtain in the Soviet Union, and also did shows with the big Russian star Alla Pugacheva.

The three brothers reunited to perform "Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley" in the intermission of one of the Swedish Melodifestivalen semifinals of 2002.[5] Richard Herrey made an appearance at Congratulations, a 50th anniversary concert, held in Copenhagen, Denmark in October 2005. In February 2006, Richard Herrey released his first solo album, Jag e Kung. They performed at Eurovision Song Contest's Greatest Hits, the 60th anniversary show in 2015.[6]





  1. ^ "Herrey's* - Diggi Loo, Diggi Ley Images", Retrieved 24 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Herrey* - Different I's Images", Retrieved 24 September 2016.
  3. ^ Christian Masson. "1984 - Luxembourg". Retrieved 2014-06-06.
  4. ^ O'Connor, John Kennedy. The Eurovision Song Contest - The Official Celebration. Carlton Books, 2015. ISBN 978-1-78097-638-9. Pages 32-33
  5. ^ "Herreys: "Diggi-Loo Diggi-Ley (Sweden, 2002)". 15 October 2013. Retrieved 15 May 2023 – via YouTube.
  6. ^ "03/04/2015, Eurovision's Greatest Hits - Herreys - BBC One". BBC. Retrieved 2018-04-04.
Awards and achievements Preceded by Corinne Hermèswith "Si la vie est cadeau" Winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 1984 Succeeded by Bobbysockswith "La det swinge" Preceded byCarolawith "Främling" Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1984 Succeeded byKikki Danielssonwith "Bra vibrationer" Preceded by Krystyna Giżowskawith "Blue Box" Winner of Sopot Music Festival Grand Prix 1985 Succeeded by Mara Getzwith "Hero Of My Heart"