Mirja Breitholtz is a Swedish songwriter and producer. She has also taken some television roles. She is living with artist and fellow songwriter Tony Nilsson.
A composer of songs. she has contributed to a string of hits by well-known Swedish artists. Many of her songs have featured in Melodifestivalenand in Swedish Singles Chart. She's also part of the producer duo 528 (together with Tony Nilsson) 528 writes mainly music to Film and TV Mirja is also the co-owner of the independent record label Hurdy Gurdy Noise
Amy Linnéa Deasismont, previously known under the stage name Amy Diamond, is a Swedish singer, actress, and television presenter. She is known for her single "What's in It for Me". The song was a 2005 hit in Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland. It was the most-played song in Poland that year; it remained in the top ten for four months. She has released six studio albums and performed on television as a singer, actress and hostess.
Sweden has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 59 times since making its debut in 1958, missing only three contests since then. Since 1959, the Swedish entry has been chosen through an annual televised competition, known since 1967 as Melodifestivalen. At the 1997 contest, Sweden was one of the first five countries to adopt televoting. Sweden is the only country to have hosted the event in five different decades, three times in Stockholm, twice in Malmö and once in Gothenburg (1985).
Elin Lanto is a Swedish singer who has had several hits in her home country, including the number one "I Won't Cry." Lanto first came to prominence after her performance of her song "Money" in Melodifestivalen 2007. She also took part in Melodifestivalen 2010 with "Doctor Doctor".
Ola Nils Håkan Svensson in Lund, Skåne, professionally known simply as Brother Leo, is a Swedish artist and songwriter. Until 2014, he was best known by his mononym Ola. His career began on Swedish Idol in 2005; however since coming 8th, Ola has released four albums. Eleven of his releases have reached Top 5, with 6 making it to number one on the Swedishsingle charts, attaining gold and platinum certification. After being signed to Universal Music for many years, Ola founded his own record label Oliniho Records for the Swedish market, keeping distribution arrangements with Sony Music in Europe and internationally. Starting 2018, he records under the stage name of Brother Leo for Columbia Records.
Melodifestivalen 2008 was the 47th Melodifestivalen, and the selection process for the 48th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. A new rule—Lex Agnes—went into effect in 2008 calling for each submitted entry to include a document containing all information relevant to the song. It was named after Agnes Carlsson, who was disqualified from the 2007 competition for publicly revealing details of her song before the deadline.
"You Are the Music in Me" is the second single released in the UK from the Disney Channel Original Movie, High School Musical 2.
Molly My Marianne Sandén is a Swedish pop singer and voice actress. As a teenager, she represented Sweden in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2006 and participated in Melodifestivalen in 2009 and as a young adult in 2012 and 2016. Her sisters Frida and Mimmi are also singers. In 2018 Sandén released her third studio album, Större. Her fourth studio album was released in early 2019.
Johan Bobäck also known as "Kermit" is an award winning record producer and songwriter from Sweden. "Kermit" has written and produced songs for many artists, including Cyndi Lauper, Rachel Platten, Garou, Chris Norman, Darin, Troy This, Jeanette Biedermann, Linda Sundblad, Play, Ola Svensson aka Brother Leo (musician), Elin Lanto among others.
Star Pilots is a Swedish pop group with Johan Becker, a contestant on Swedish television show Fame Factory and former member of the Swedish duo The Wallstones as lead singer.
Mary Sharon Vaughn is a Stockholm based American musician, songwriter and producer. She has written hits for artists such as Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Reba McEntire, The Oak Ridge Boys, George Jones, Kenny Rogers, Keith Whitley, Randy Travis, Patty Loveless, Agnes, Kate Ryan, Claire Richards, Boyzone, Namie Amuro and September.
Melodifestivalen 2010 was a Swedish song contest held between February and March 2010. It was the selection for the 50th song to represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest, and was the 49th edition of Melodifestivalen. Five semi-finals were held in the Swedish cities of Örnsköldsvik, Sandviken, Gothenburg and Malmö, with Örebro hosting the final Andra Chansen round.
Timoteij was a Swedish ethnopop group established in 2008. The group originally consisted of four women, Cecilia Kallin, Bodil Bergström, Elina Thorsell and Johanna Pettersson, all born in 1991. Pettersson left the group in 2014.
Tony Nilsson is a Swedish singer-songwriter. He is signed to Peermusic. A prolific composer of songs, he has contributed to a string of hits by well-known Swedish artists. Many of his songs have featured in Melodifestivalen and in the Swedish Singles Chart. Nilsson lives with artist and fellow songwriter Mirja Breitholtz.
Love in Stero is a Swedish English language song co-written by Tony Nilsson and Mirja Breitholtz and sung by Swedish singer Ola Svensson during the Melodifestivalen in the 2008 series. The song also appears on Good Enough - The Feelgood Edition, the re-release of the singers sophomore studio album.
Gustav Efraimsson is a Swedish songwriter and music producer.
Peter Boström is a Swedish music producer and songwriter. He is also known as Bassflow.
"Dansa i neon" is a Swedish language song, sung by Swedish pop singer Lena Philipsson and finishing 5th at the Swedish Melodifestivalen 1987. "Dance in the Neon Light" is an English version of the Swedish language song. Dansa i neon was written by Tim Norell, Peo Thyrén and Ola Håkansson, and was first meant to have been performed by Lili & Susie. Ola Håkansson proposed that, but Sveriges Television said no.
Benjamin Daniele Wahlgren Ingrosso is a Swedish singer and songwriter. As a child, he appeared in the leading role in several musicals, and in 2006 he won Lilla Melodifestivalen with the song "Hej Sofia". He won the celebrity dancing TV-show Let's Dance 2014, and has competed twice in Melodifestivalen in 2017 and 2018 respectively. He won in 2018 and represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal, with the song "Dance You Off".
Melodifestivalen 2013 was the Swedish music competition that selected the 53rd Swedish entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2013. Robin Stjernberg's song "You" won the final, and became the first Second Chance song to win the Melodifestivalen final.
Sommarkrysset is a Swedish television program that is broadcast live from the Gröna Lund amusement park in Stockholm during the summer. It was first shown on 3 June 2005.