World rock and pop culture gives us every yearNew interesting performers, and many of its representatives have been delighting fans of these musical trends with their works for several decades.
A separate place in this niche can be given to Swedish music.
The creator and founder of Swedish metal canConsider guitarist-innovator Yngwie Malmsteen, who first introduced the concept of neo-classical metal on the scenes of Sweden. Among the most popular representatives of rock culture are such groups as HammerFall, Pain, In Flames, Draconian, Deathstars and many others. Pop culture in Sweden is also full of very famous performers who have gained recognition not only at home, but also abroad.
ABBA Group takes the world's third place in the sale of its records after the Beatles and Elvis Presley.
The legendary ABBA
One of the Swedish pop bands was world-wideThe famous ABBA team. The band began its existence in 1972, and disbanded in 10 years, in 1982. Despite this, the hits of this group still sound from screens and speakers. The name of the group was composed of the first letters of its participants - Agnety Feltskog, Bjorn Ulveus, Benny Andersson and Annie-Frid Lingstad. Records of this group were sold around the world, and their total circulation was more than 350 million copies.
Music of the 90s
Another famous band in the style of pop musicIs ROXETTE. It was founded in 1986 and still exists. It includes Per Gessle - vocalist and songwriter, music, Marie Fredriksson - vocalist and performer on the piano, as well as other musicians. Music ROXETTE is popular now, it is often used as soundtracks for films, mainly Swedish production. Examples of such paintings are "Let me in" and "Arn - the Kingdom at the end of the road" in 2008, as well as 16 more films.
It's worth remembering another Swedish musicalA collective, without which not one disco of the 90s can do. This is Ace of Base. The group originates from 1990 and exists till now. It consists of 4 members: Jonas Berggren, Ulf Ekberg, Lynn Berggren and Jenny Berggren. The album "Happy Nation / The Sign" became the best-selling debut album in the history of this music direction.
After the departure in 2004 of vocalist Lynn Berggren, the band Ace of Base performed as a trio.
Of course, listing the most popular artistsPop culture of Sweden, we can not fail to mention one more singer - E-Type. His real name is Bo Martin Eric Eriksson. He was born on August 27, 1965 in Uppsala. His career began in 1991 and continues to please his fans until now. Total released 6 albums, which sold well both in his homeland and abroad.
This is not a complete list of all deservingAttention of the Swedish singers of rock and pop music. But it is these stars that are worthy of being remembered in the first place, when it comes to truly significant popular music.