Jakob Sveistrup is a Danish singer and voice coach. He entered the Danish music scene in 2003 as a competitor in the Danish televised talent contest Stjerne for en aften. He made it to the finals. Sveistrup was not a professional singer — he was a teacher for autistic children, however in March 2006 Jakob resigned from this job in order to be a full-time musician. In may 2005, he released his first album “Jakob Sveistrup” Jakob is also known as the former lead singer of the Dansih Coverband Copycats.