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|Awarded for||Recognize and reward artists, musicians and creative people who have achieved interesting works in various fields of music during the year|
|Presented by||International Federation of the Phonographic Industry Sweden|
The Grammis Awards are Swedish music awards. Some in Sweden consider the Grammis the Swedish equivalent of the Grammy Awards. The awards ceremony is generally held each year in February in Stockholm. The awards were established in 1969 and awarded until 1972 when they were cancelled, then revived in 1987.
A Grammy Award, or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievements in the music industry. The annual presentation ceremony features performances by prominent artists, and the presentation of those awards that have a more popular interest. The Grammys are the second of the Big Three major music awards held annually.
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous urban area in the Nordic countries; 960,031 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area. The city stretches across fourteen islands where Lake Mälaren flows into the Baltic Sea. Just outside the city and along the coast is the island chain of the Stockholm archipelago. The area has been settled since the Stone Age, in the 6th millennium BC, and was founded as a city in 1252 by Swedish statesman Birger Jarl. It is also the capital of Stockholm County.
The awards are presented by IFPI Sweden, along with the Expressen newspaper.
Expressen is one of two nationwide evening newspapers in Sweden, the other being Aftonbladet. Expressen was founded in 1944; its symbol is a wasp and slogans "it stings" or "Expressen to your rescue".
Dansband, or danseband in Norwegian and Danish, is a Swedish term for a band that plays dansbandsmusik. Dansbandsmusik is often danced to in pairs. Jitterbug and foxtrot music are often included in this category. The music is primarily inspired by swing, schlager, country, jazz, and rock. The main influence for rock-oriented bands is the rock music of the 1950s and 1960s.
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"Missing U" is a song recorded by Swedish singer-songwriter Robyn, released on 1 August 2018 as the lead single from her eighth studio album Honey. It serves as her first solo single in eight years. The song premiered on Annie Mac's show on BBC Radio 1. The single was preceded by a seven-minute short video used to promote the single.
Robin Miriam Carlsson, known as Robyn, is a Swedish singer, songwriter and record producer. She arrived on the music scene with her 1995 debut album, Robyn Is Here, which produced two Billboard Hot 100 top-10 singles: "Do You Know " and "Show Me Love". Her second and third albums, My Truth (1999) and Don't Stop the Music (2002), were released in Sweden. Robyn returned to international success with her fourth album, Robyn (2005), which brought critical praise and a Grammy Award nomination. The album spawned the singles "Be Mine!" and the UK number one "With Every Heartbeat". Robyn released a trilogy of mini-albums in 2010, known as the Body Talk series. They received broad critical praise, three Grammy Award nominations, and produced three top-10 singles: "Dancing On My Own", "Hang with Me" and "Indestructible". Robyn followed this with two collaborative EPs: Do It Again (2014) with Röyksopp, and Love Is Free (2015) with La Bagatelle Magique. She released her eighth solo album Honey in 2018 to widespread critical acclaim.
"Only You" is a song by Swedish singer Zara Larsson. It was released on 11 August 2017, as the eighth and final single from Larsson's second studio album, So Good (2017). The song lyrically is about sexual fulfillment and masturbation. In Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the single features Nena, which in France and Canada, it features Olivier Dion.
Lars Mattias Winnerbäck is a Swedish singer and songwriter. He was born in Stockholm but spent his childhood in Linköping, where he attended Katedralskolan. He moved back to Stockholm in 1996, the same year he released his first album, Dans med svåra steg. He is now one of Sweden's most popular artists.
Eva Charlotte Dahlgren is a Swedish pop musician.
Känn ingen sorg för mig Göteborg is the debut album by Swedish musician Håkan Hellström. It was released on 16 October 2000. The album has sold over 80,000 copies, which equals a platinum certification in Sweden.
Peter Arne Jöback is a Swedish singer, actor and musical artist.
Anders Glenmark is a Swedish pop and rock singer, as well as one of Sweden's most successful music producers and songwriters. He is the brother of singer Karin Glenmark and nephew of band leader Bruno Glenmark.
Puls was released on 26 August, 1982 and was the third album from Swedish pop group Gyllene Tider. The album peaked at No. 1 on the Swedish albums chart and No. 12 on the Norwegian albums chart.
Moderna Tider is the second album by Swedish pop group Gyllene Tider, released on 10 March 1981. 130,000 copies were ordered in advance. The album peaked at No. 1 on the Swedish albums chart and No. 2 on the Norwegian albums chart.
Uno Svenningsson is a Swedish pop singer and guitarist, who has been active in music since the late 1970s. He was the singer in the pop group "Freda'" in the early 1980s and early 1990s, and the group had hit songs like "Vindarna" and "Det gör mig så lycklig".
"Här kommer alla känslorna " is a song written and performed by Per Gessle, and is the first single from his album Mazarin. The single is Gessle's most successful release in Sweden, spending two months at #1, gaining platinum status.
Martin Svensson also known as Martin is a Swedish singer, author and musician.
Så mycket bättre is a Swedish reality television show that airs on TV4. The basic premise is that each artist attempts to do their own version of another artist's well-known songs, with each person getting an episode featuring all of their songs being performed by the other musicians. The artists spend eight days together at a hotel in Gotland, where they attempt to put their own stamps on the songs.
Drifters are a Swedish dansband from Skövde that was formed in 1962 and has won many prizes. They are signed to the Lionheart International record label.
Tomas Andersson Wij (born Tomas Per Andersson on February 6, 1972 in Stockholm, Sweden and, is a Swedish singer and songwriter, but also working as a journalist.
Leif Bloms was a dansband in Växjö in Sweden. scoring chart successes at the Swedish album chart during the mid-late 1970's. On 31 December 1995 the band was disbanded after singing and playing together for almost 40 years. Starting with the 1981 album Håll dig kvar, the band's singer was Mona Gustafsson, who wrote the band's 1992 song Dej ska jag älska all min tid which won the 1992 Hänt song contest in Älvsjö. After the band was disbanded, Mona Gustafsson, Patrik Ahlm and René Saulesco founded another dansband, Mona G:s orkester.
Våra bästa år is a 2007 Thorleifs double compilation album. Seven of the songs were new back then. Outside Sweden, special versions of the album were released in Denmark, Finland and Norway. On the album charts, it peaked at 24th position in Denmark, and 7th position in Sweden.
En blekt blondins ballader is a compilation album by Eva Dahlgren which contains her ballad hit songs between 1980-2005, released on 4 July 2007.
Människor som du och jag is a studio album by Peter Jöback, released 19 September 2007.
Du har det där is a 1992 studio album by Grönwalls. Being the band's debut album, it was nominated for a Grammis Award. The songs "Du har det där" and "Du ringde från Flen" also became Svensktoppen hit songs.
Världen utanför is a studio album by Barbados, released on 8 March 2002. For the album, the band was given a Grammis Award in the "Dansband of the year" category.
Håkan boma ye! was released on 5 December 2014, and is a Håkan Hellström studio album. It was recorded during his concert at Ullevi in Gothenburg in Sweden on 7 June 2014, and was released both to CD. and LP.
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