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Agnetha Faltskog
(Member of the Pop Group 'ABBA')
Agnetha Faltskog
24
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.
 2 
Zara Larsson
(Swedish Pop Singer Known for Her Singles: ‘Lush Life’, ‘Never Forget You’ and ‘Girls Like’)
Zara Larsson
53
Birthdate: December 16, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Solna, Sweden

Zara Larsson is a Swedish singer-songwriter who achieved national fame at the age of 10 when she won the 2008 season of the popular reality TV series, Talang. She then released her debut studio album and is currently one of the most decorated Swedish singer-songwriters of her generation.

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Anni-Frid Lyngstad
(One of the Founding Members and Lead Singers of the Swedish Pop Band ABBA)
Anni-Frid Lyngstad
12
Birthdate: November 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bjørkåsen, Ballangen, Norway

Anni-Frid Lyngstad is a Norwegian-Swedish environmentalist, singer, and songwriter. She is credited with co-founding the popular Swedish pop band ABBA and popularizing the band by serving as its lead singer. In 2010, Anni-Frid Lyngstad was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2014, she received the Eskilstuna Music Prize for her contribution as an "icon."

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Tove Lo
(Singer-Songwriter Known for Her Raw, Grunge-Influenced Take on Pop Music)
Tove Lo
12
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
 5 
Jenny Lind
(One of the Most Highly Regarded Singers of the 19th Century)
Jenny Lind
19
Birthdate: October 6, 1820
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: November 2, 1887
Swedish opera singer Jenny Lind, also known as the "Swedish Nightingale,” was a prominent 19th-century soprano and performed all over Europe. She also donated generously to various charities, especially to the cause of free schools in Sweden. She also taught at the Royal College of Music in London. 
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Benny Andersson
(Swedish Musician)
Benny Andersson
8
Birthdate: December 16, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vasastan, Stockholm, Sweden

Born into a family of accordion players, Benny Andersson grew up to become a member of the iconic Swedish band ABBA, known for legendary chartbusting tracks such as Dancing Queen and Mamma Mia. Even after ABBA disbanded, he continued working on projects such as the musical Chess.

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Marie Fredriksson
(Lead Vocalist of Pop Rock 'Duo Roxette')
Marie Fredriksson
13
Birthdate: May 30, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Össjö, Sweden
Died: December 9, 2019

As one half of the Swedish pop rock duo Roxette (with Per Gessle), singer and songwriter Marie Fredriksson enjoyed international fame in the 1980s-1990s with albums like Look Sharp! and Joyride. Their single It Must Have Been Love was featured in the movie Pretty Woman. Earlier, in Sweden ,she had also enjoyed success as a solo artist releasing numerous albums.

 8 
Robyn
(Swedish Singer-songwriter Known for Her Album 'Robyn' and Single 'With Every Heartbeat')
Robyn
17
Birthdate: June 12, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Robyn is a Swedish singer, record producer, songwriter, and DJ. Her debut album Robyn Is Here helped launch Karl Martin Sandberg's career in pop music. She has also been recognized as an influence by artistes like Taylor Swift, Lorde, Carly Rae Jepsen, and Christine and the Queens. Robyn has won many awards like AMFT Awards, GAFFA Awards, and Grammis Awards.

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Yung Lean
(Rapper, Songwriter, Fashion designer, Record Producer)
Yung Lean
12
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 
Loreen
(Singer)
Loreen
2
Birthdate: October 16, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Swedish singer, songwriter, and record producer Loreen soared to fame after winning the Eurovision Song Contest 2012. Born Lorine Zeineb Nora Talhaoui, the Moroccan-origin singer created chartbusting tracks such as Crying Out Your Name and My Heart Is Refusing Me. Politically and socially conscious, she was also a Swedish Committee for Afghanistan ambassador.

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Neneh Cherry
(Swedish Hip-Hop and Dance Singer-Songwriter)
Neneh Cherry
21
Birthdate: March 10, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Neneh Cherry is a Swedish rapper, singer, songwriter, occasional DJ, and broadcaster. After starting her musical career in the early 1980s in London, Cherry went on to become one of the most decorated Swedish musicians of her generation. Over the years, Neneh Cherry has received many prestigious awards such as Brit Awards, MTV Europe Music Award, and NME Award.

 12 
Lykke Li
(Swedish Pop Singer-Songwriter)
Lykke Li
3
Birthdate: March 18, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ystad, Sweden

Swedish indie-pop singer Lykke Li was born into a musical family, her father being a member of the band Dag Vag. Known for her award-winning tracks such as I Follow Rivers and Sadness Is a Blessing, she is also an advocate of transcendental meditation. She has a son with musician Jeff Bhasker.

 13 
Basshunter
(Singer Known for His Number One Hits ‘Boten Anna’, ‘Vi Sitter I Ventrilo Och Spelar Dota’)
Basshunter
6
Birthdate: December 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Halmstad, Sweden

Basshunter is a Swedish singer, DJ, and record producer. He is quite popular in Sweden, having sold over eight million records so far. He has also won many prestigious awards like World Music Award and Scandipop Award. Apart from creating music, Basshunter has also appeared on popular TV shows such as Celebrity Big Brother and The Weakest Link.

 14 
Birgit Nilsson
(Swedish Singer Best Known for Her Performances in the Operas of ‘Richard Wagner’ and ‘Richard Strauss’)
Birgit Nilsson
3
Birthdate: May 17, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Västra Karup, Sweden
Died: December 25, 2005

Birgit Nilsson was a Swedish dramatic soprano remembered for her association with composers like Richard Strauss and Richard Wagner. One of the most celebrated Swedish singers of all time, Nilsson won many awards, such as the 1966 Sonning Award. In 1982, she won the Swedish-American of the Year Award. In 2012, she was inducted into the Gramophone's Hall of Fame.

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Malena Ernman
(Swedish Opera Singer)
Malena Ernman
4
Birthdate: November 4, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Uppsala, Sweden

Malena Ernman is a Swedish opera singer who represented her country at the 54th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, which was held in Moscow, Russia. Apart from operas and operettas, she also performs jazz, cabaret, and chansons. Also an environmental activist, Malena Ernman was adjudged Environmental Hero of the Year by an organization called WWF-Sweden in 2017.

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Jussi Björling
(Swedish Operatic Tenor Who was One of the Leading Opera Singers of the 20th Century)
Jussi Björling
4
Birthdate: February 5, 1911
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Borlänge, Sweden
Died: September 9, 1960

Swedish operatic tenor Jussi Björling was closely associated with New York’s Metropolitan Opera throughout his career. He was particularly known for his expertise in Italian and French repertory. After starting to sing at age 6, he made his opera debut with Mozart’s Don Giovanni in Stockholm.

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Linn Berggren
(Swedish Pop Singer Best Known as the Founder of 1990s Pop Band 'Ace of Base')
Linn Berggren
4
Birthdate: October 31, 1970
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

A founding member of the the pop band Ace is Base, Linn Berggren as a child wanted to sing, but did not want to become a singer. Yet, she went on to become the principal lead vocalist for the majority of their singles and was generally the focus in the video. She quit her stellar career suddenly in 2007 to lead a quiet life.

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Aino Jawo
(Singer)
Aino Jawo
4
Birthdate: July 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sweden

Aino Jawo is a Swedish singer best known as one half of the popular electropop duo, Icona Pop. Jawo formed the duo in 2009 alongside Caroline Hjelt and has since released many singles and EPs. Over the years, the duo has won many prestigious awards like Grammis Awards, SESAC Pop Awards, and Scandipop Awards.  

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Caroline Hjelt
(Singer)
Caroline Hjelt
4
Birthdate: November 8, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sweden

Caroline Hjelt is a Swedish singer best known as one half of the popular electropop duo, Icona Pop. She formed the duo with Aino Jawo in 2009 and has since released several singles and EPs. The duo has also won many prestigious awards like Scandipop Awards, SESAC Pop Awards, and Grammis Awards.

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Eagle-Eye Cherry
(Swedish Singer Best Known for His Hit Single 'Save Tonight')
Eagle-Eye Cherry
5
Birthdate: May 7, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Eagle-Eye Cherry is a Swedish stage performer and singer. He achieved international fame when his 1997 single Save Tonight became famous in the United Kingdom, the United States, Ireland, and New Zealand. Apart from creating his own music, Eagle-Eye Cherry also contributes to the success of other artistes by co-writing songs for their albums. 

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Maher Zain
(Singer-Songwriter Known for His Debut Album 'Thank You Allah')
Maher Zain
10
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.

 22 
Nina Persson
(Swedish Lead Singer and Lyricist for the Swedish Rock Band 'The Cardigans')
Nina Persson
5
Birthdate: September 6, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Örebro, Närke, Sweden

Nina Persson soared to fame as the lead vocalist of the globally renowned Swedish band The Cardigans. Known for chartbusters such as Lovefool and Erase and Rewind, she interestingly aspired to be an artist instead of a musician in her younger days. She is also a cervical cancer survivor.

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Per Gessle
(Swedish Pop Singer Known as the Primary Songwriter and One Half of the Swedish Pop Rock Duo 'Roxette')
Per Gessle
4
Birthdate: January 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Halmstad, Sweden

Per Gessle is a Swedish singer, musician, and songwriter. He is best known as one half of the famous pop rock duo Roxette, which he founded alongside Marie Fredriksson in 1986. Roxette achieved international success before its disbandment in 2019 following Fredriksson's death.

 24 
Nicolai Gedda
(Swedish Opera Singer Who Was a Renowned Lyric Tenor)
Nicolai Gedda
2
Birthdate: July 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: January 8, 2017

Swedish opera singer Nicolai Gedda was one of the most influential lyric tenors of the world back in his time. His language skills helped him perform in languages as varied as English, French, German, and Italian. One of his most iconic roles was that of Anatol in Vanessa.

 25 
Måns Zelmerlöw
(Singer)
Måns Zelmerlöw
4
Birthdate: June 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lund, Scania, Sweden
Swedish pop sensation Måns Zelmerlöw soared to fame with his Eurovision Song Contest 2015 win. He has won Let’s Dance season 1 and has hosted the Swedish show Allsång på Skansen, too. He has also launched a charity for African children, the Zelmerlöw & Björkman Foundation.
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Ecco2K
(Singer)
Ecco2K
3
Birthdate: October 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England

Ecco2K is a British-Swedish model, singer, designer, and director. He is best known for his innovative and experimental songwriting. Ecco2K is also a successful entrepreneur, having launched his own product line called g'LOSS.

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

Linda Ulvaeus is a Swedish singer and actress. The daughter of popular singers Agnetha Fältskog and Björn Ulvaeus, Linda started her career as a singer before going on to establish herself as a prominent actress. She has played important roles in films like Meningen med alltihopa and Quick.

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Annika Ljungberg
(Singer)
Annika Ljungberg
3
Birthdate: March 31, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
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The Tallest Man on Earth
(Singer-songwriter)
The Tallest Man on Earth
5
Birthdate: April 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leksand, Dalarna, Sweden
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 30 
Molly Sandén
(Singer)
Molly Sandén
3
Birthdate: July 3, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Molly Sandén is one of Sweden's biggest pop singers. She has released five studio albums so far and had also represented Sweden in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2006.

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Jenny Berggren
(Soprano singer)
Jenny Berggren
2
Birthdate: May 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 32 
Karin Dreijer
(Singer-Songwriter)
Karin Dreijer
2
Birthdate: April 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
 33 
Anette Olzon
(Former Lead Vocalist of Finnish Symphonic Metal Band ‘Nightwish')
Anette Olzon
3
Birthdate: June 21, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Katrineholm, Sweden

Raised in a musical family, Anette Olzon began singing with her mother’s band early in her childhood before launching her own career at the age of seventeen.  Best known as the former lead vocalist of Finnish band, Nightwish, she continues to make music, concurrently working as a full time nurse during the weekdays.

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José González
(Singer)
José González
5
Birthdate: July 31, 1978
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Angered, Gothenburg, Sweden
 35 
Elliphant
(Swedish Singer-Songwriter & Rapper Best Known for Her Debut Single 'Tekkno Scene')
Elliphant
4
Birthdate: October 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Elliphant is a Swedish rapper, singer, and songwriter. She is best known for her second studio album Living Life Golden, which peaked at number 76 and 50 on the ARIA Charts and Sverigetopplistan respectively. A popular figure, Elliphant often gets featured on songs released by other popular artistes like Loreen and Tove Lo.

 36 
Tusse
(Singer)
Tusse
7
Birthdate: January 1, 2002
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Tusse is one of trendiest Swedish singers with several singles to his credit. He came to Sweden with his aunt as an eight year boy, fleeing unrest in his native land. Congo. He won the Swedish Idol competition in 2019 and represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2021. 

 37 
Joakim Brodén
(Singer)
Joakim Brodén
3
Birthdate: October 5, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Falun, Sweden
 38 
Tove Styrke
(Singer, Musician)
Tove Styrke
2
Birthdate: November 19, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Umeå, Sweden

Swedish singer Tove Styrke first gained fame with the show Swedish Idol 2009. The renowned electropop singer was born to a musician father and a ballet instructor mother and was naturally inclined toward music. Best known for chartbusting tracks such as Say My Name, she often experiments with themes of fantasy and desire.

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Chris Kläfford
(Singer)
Chris Kläfford
2
Birthdate: April 10, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ramsberg, Sweden

Starting his music career singing in bars, until he soared to fame by winning the show Swedish Idol 2017, Swedish singer Chris Kläfford later also competed on America’s Got Talent. His rendition of John Lennon’s Imagine was one of the most-watched YouTube videos ever.

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Benjamin Ingrosso
(Singer, Songwriter)
Benjamin Ingrosso
3
Birthdate: September 14, 1997
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Danderyd, Stockholm County, Sweden

Swedish singer-songwriter Benjamin Ingrosso released his first single at age 9. Known for mingling dance and soul with his pop tracks, he has hits such as I Wouldn’t Know and Tror Du Att Han Bryr Sig in his kitty.  He is also known for his performances on shows such as Melodifestivalen.

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Yukimi Nagano
(Singer, Songwriter)
Yukimi Nagano
3
Birthdate: January 31, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden
 42 
John Lundvik
(Singer, Songwriter)
John Lundvik
4
Birthdate: January 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England

John Lundvik is a Swedish singer-songwriter and former sprinter. He achieved national recognition after composing songs for the wedding of Daniel Westling and Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden in 2010. John Lundvik has also composed songs for films. In 2019, he competed in Eurovision Song Contest where he represented Sweden with the song Too Late for Love. 

 43 
Elize Ryd
(Singer best known for being the singer of the metal band Amaranthe)
Elize Ryd
0
Birthdate: October 15, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Värnamo, Sweden
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 44 
Felix Sandman
(Singer)
Felix Sandman
3
Birthdate: October 25, 1998
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Värmdö, Stockholm County, Sweden

Felix Sandman is a Swedish singer, actor, and songwriter. He is best known for his association with the popular boy band FO&O. Sandman's popularity increased in 2019 when he became part of the main cast of Quicksand, the first Swedish Netflix series.

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Peter Holm
(Singer)
Peter Holm
3
Birthdate: June 13, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sankt Göran Parish, Stockholm, Sweden

Swedish pop singer Peter Holm is known as the former husband of actor Joan Collins of Dynasty fame. Popular for tracks such as Monja and Syster Jane, he later co-produced the series Sins and Monte Carlo. He also made headlines for his mercurial temper, his promiscuity, and his divorce from Collins.

 46 
Leon
(Singer, Songwriter)
Leon
2
Birthdate: February 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

A Swedish singer and songwriter, Léon shot to international fame with her first single, Tired of Talking. Her musical works comprise three studio albums and five EPs. She has also collaborated with English DJ, record producer and songwriter for a non-album single Hear Me Say. Belonging to a musical family, she began her career in teens with a hip-hop group.

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Erik Gronwall
(Singer, Songwriter)
Erik Gronwall
2
Birthdate: December 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Knivsta, Sweden

Erik Gronwall is a Swedish heavy metal and hard rock singer. He achieved popularity in 2009 when he won a reality-competition talent show called Idol. His popularity increased when he released his eponymous debut album which debuted at number one on Sverigetopplistan and was certified platinum. Erik Gronwall is the current lead vocalist of the American rock band Skid Row.

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Helena Josefsson
(Swedish Singer and Songwriter)
Helena Josefsson
2
Birthdate: March 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kalmar, Sweden

Swedish singer and songwriter Helena Marianne Josefsson is the main vocalist of the band Sandy Mouche and also works as a solo artist. Her solo albums include Dynamo and Beauty Love Anything. She is also a backing vocalist for various bands (The Ark) and artists (Per Gessle and Arash Labaf) and has toured with them to perform live in concerts.

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Eric Saade
(Swedish Pop Singer and Songwriter)
Eric Saade
3
Birthdate: October 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kattarp, Sweden

Eric Saade is a Swedish singer-songwriter best known for winning the Swedish song contest Melodifestivalen 2011 with his song Popular. He then went on to compete at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2011 with the same song, placing third. Over the years, Eric Saade has also received several prestigious awards such as Scandipop Awards and Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award.

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Anders Fridén
(Singer-songwriter)
Anders Fridén
3
Birthdate: March 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden