Famous Swedish Musicians

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 1 Avicii

Avicii
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Famous As: Musician, DJ
Birthdate: September 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: April 20, 2018

Avicii was a Swedish international DJ, remixer, musician and songwriter. He attained fame with his single, Levels, in 2011. His debut studio album, True, released in 2013 received positive reviews. His second studio album, Stories, was released in 2015. He suffered from mental health issues and died by suicide at age 28. His third album, Tim, was released posthumously in 2019.

 2 Björn Ulvaeus

Björn Ulvaeus
6
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: April 25, 1945
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

 3 Agnetha Faltskog

Agnetha Faltskog
4
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jönköping, Sweden
Swedish singer Agnetha Fältskog was part of the iconic pop group ABBA, along with her husband, Bjorn Ulvaeus. After the group disbanded, Fältskog launched a solo career and also appeared in a film. She released an album in 2004, after a 16-year hiatus, and then again in 2013.
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 4 Peter Stormare

Peter Stormare
4
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kumla, Sweden
Actor, musician, and theater director Peter Stormare is best known as John Abruzzi from Prison Break. He has also appeared in films such as Minority Report, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, and Fargo. He is also a skilled voice actor who has appeared in video games such as Destiny.
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 5 Benny Andersson

Benny Andersson
4
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Vällingby, Stockholm, Sweden

 6 Tove Lo

Tove Lo
6
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 29, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Viken, Sweden
Grammy-nominated Swedish singer Tove Lo is known for her autobiographical lyrics and her grunge-influenced pop tracks. She soared to fame with her Billboard-charting debut album, Queen of the Clouds. She has also released hits such as Glad He's Gone and co-written tracks such as Love Me like You Do

 7 Yngwie Malmsteen

Yngwie Malmsteen
6
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: June 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden
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 8 Marie Fredriksson

Marie Fredriksson
6
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 30, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Össjö, Sweden
Died: December 9, 2019

 9 Yung Lean

Yung Lean
5
Famous As: Rapper, Songwriter, Fashion designer, Record Producer
Birthdate: July 18, 1996
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stockholm
Swedish rapper Yung Lean is best known for his track Ginseng Strip 2002 and for albums such as Unknown Memory. His music is known as sad rap, emo rap, and soundcloud rap, and he also performs with the band Död Mark. He has struggled with bipolar disorder and drug issues.

 10 Snoh Aalegra

Snoh Aalegra
6
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden

 11 Max Martin

Max Martin
9
Famous As: Record Producer
Birthdate: February 26, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden

 12 Tobias Forge

Tobias Forge
4
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Linköping, Sweden

 13 Quincy Jones III

Quincy Jones III
3
Famous As: Music producer
Birthdate: December 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wimbledon, London, England

 14 Neneh Cherry

Neneh Cherry
6
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 10, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden

 15 Ludwig Göransson

Ludwig Göransson
6
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: September 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Linköping, Östergötlands län, Sweden

 16 Robyn

Robyn
8
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: June 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 17 Basshunter

Basshunter
3
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Halmstad, Sweden

 18 Maher Zain

Maher Zain
3
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tripoli, Lebanon

Swedish singer Maher Zain had moved to Sweden from Lebanon with his family at 8. A qualified aeronautical engineer, he is now known for his fusion of Eastern and Western music and for the religious overtones in his songs. He has also worked with UNHCR to support Syrian refugees.

 19 Lykke Li

Lykke Li
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ystad, Sweden

 20 Linn Berggren

Linn Berggren
3
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: October 31, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

 21 Mikkey Dee

Mikkey Dee
5
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

 22 Per Gessle

Per Gessle
3
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Halmstad, Sweden

 23 José González

José González
3
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 31, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Angered, Gothenburg, Sweden

 24 The Tallest Man on Earth

The Tallest Man on Earth
3
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leksand, Dalarna, Sweden

 25 AronChupa

AronChupa
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 30, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Borås, Sweden

 26 Bjorn Andresen

Bjorn Andresen
3
Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: January 26, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 27 Annika Ljungberg

Annika Ljungberg
5
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 31, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 28 Eric Prydz

Eric Prydz
5
Famous As: DJ
Birthdate: July 19, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Täby, Sweden

 29 Linda Ulvaeus

Linda Ulvaeus
3
Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: February 23, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vallentuna, Sweden

 30 Måns Zelmerlöw

Måns Zelmerlöw
3
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lund, Scania, Sweden

 31 Jennifer Åkerman

Jennifer Åkerman
3
Famous As: Model, Singer
Birthdate: July 10, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 32 Mikael Åkerfeldt

Mikael Åkerfeldt
3
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 17, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 33 Karin Dreijer

Karin Dreijer
2
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: April 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

 34 Anette Olzon

Anette Olzon
3
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Katrineholm, Sweden

 35 Elliphant

Elliphant
4
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 36 Jenny Berggren

Jenny Berggren
5
Famous As: Soprano singer
Birthdate: May 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

 37 Benjamin Ingrosso

Benjamin Ingrosso
2
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: September 14, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Danderyd, Stockholm County, Sweden

 38 John Lundvik

John Lundvik
2
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: January 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England

 39 Loreen

Loreen
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 40 Yukimi Nagano

Yukimi Nagano
2
Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: January 31, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

 41 Peter Tägtgren

Peter Tägtgren
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Grangärde, Sweden

 42 Johan Renck

Johan Renck
2
Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: December 5, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden

 43 Tove Styrke

Tove Styrke
2
Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: November 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Umeå, Sweden

 44 Ulla Jones

Ulla Jones
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Famous As: Photographer, Actress, Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: June 18, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Swedish model, makeup artist, and photographer Ulla Agneta Andersson, or Ulla Jones, is best known as the former wife of music legend Quincy Jones. She met Quincy at a party at age 19. Known for movies such as Luftburen, she has also written a memoir and released an album.

 45 Ilya Salmanzadeh

Ilya Salmanzadeh
2
Famous As: Musician, Singer
Birthdate: September 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

 46 Joakim Brodén

Joakim Brodén
2
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 5, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Falun, Sweden

 47 E-Type

E-Type
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 27, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Uppsala

 48 Felix Sandman

Felix Sandman
2
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 25, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Värmdö, Stockholm County, Sweden

 49 Jonas Berggren

Jonas Berggren
4
Famous As: Composer, Songwriter, Musician
Birthdate: March 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gothenburg

 50 Adam Pålsson

Adam Pålsson
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 25, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Österhaninge, Stockholm, Sweden