Thomas Eriksson better known by his stage name Orup is a Swedish pop singer, songwriter and guitarist who enjoyed major success in his native country in the late 1980s and early 1990s with songs like Jag blir hellre jagad av vargar, Regn hos mig, "M.B.", "Då står pojkarna på rad", "Magaluf", and "Stockholm". Orup has also written several songs for other performers. He wrote the winning song of Melodifestivalen 2004, "Det gör ont" performed by Lena Philipsson. Orup was married to Swedish TV host Sofia Eklöf. Since 2012 he has been one of the judges on X Factor (Sweden). He also took part in season 5 of Så mycket bättre.