|Birth name||Pauli Jokela|
13 May 1992|
|Years active||2015 - present|
|Labels||Warner Music Sweden|
Pauli Jokela, better known as Paul Rey, is a Swedish singer, songwriter.
Paul Rey was born in Lund, his mother fled the Chilean dictatorship and started a new life in Paris in 1973, she came to Sweden as an exchange student. In Sweden she met Paul's father who came to Sweden through an exchange program in Finland.
In 2015, Rey was signed to Epic Records in the U.S.. And released his debut album "Good As Hell" the same year. Quincy Jones became his mentor soon after. In 2015, he also became an opening act during Fifth Harmonys tour. He also toured with Nico & Vinz.
In February 2017, he released the music single ”California Dreaming” along with Arnan Cekin and Snoop Dogg. He also released the single "All Falls Down". In 2018, he released his second music album "Note to Self" which he produced himself.
Paul Rey will participate in Melodifestivalen 2020 in the second semifinal with the song "Talking in My Sleep".