She may not have wowed the audiences with her poperatic Eurovision entry La Voix, but if she sticks to what she knows best, ie opera, it seems as if all that Malena Ernman touches turns to gold. Her latest opera stint in Vienna is no exception.
After My Impossible Dream failed to impress at the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev, Glennis Grace's career took something of a nosedive. Miracles do happen however, and last year she experienced a formidable comeback. With a new single and album out, plus a sell out concert, the future is looking rosy for Ms Grace.
As tradition goes, Swedish schlager fans usually have a summer highlight to look forward to, when the annual Diggiloo summer tour comes to town during the course of July and August. Lasse Holm has been the compere for the event for the last ten years, but according to Swedish media has now decided to step down as of next year.
Prior to representing his native Sweden with Just Nu! in 1980, Tomas Ledin could already look back on an eight year long career. Just Nu! gave him his first number one and he has gone on to become one of Sweden's most respected artists, with a career spanning forty years. Ledin intends to celebrate in style with a mini tour throughout Scandinavia.
Lena Philipsson was once one of the biggest stars on the Swedish pop galaxy. But in the time leading up to the announcement of the break up with her husband Per Holknekt, the star lost her sparkle and became something of a hermit. But fear not, because she is back, bold as brass, as attendees to this year's Pride event in Stockholm can confirm.
Compact Disco, the Hungarian electronic rock band who represented their country at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest, is one of the headline acts at the 20th Sziget Festival in Budapest. For the first time, a live stream of one of Europe's most popular music events is available on YouTube.
Elisabeth Andreassen or Bettan as she is known to her fans first sang her way into the hearts of many Norwegians back in 1985 as one half of Bobbysocks. Since then, she has gone on to become one of the most popular artists in Norway. The cabaret show Showgirls gave Andreassen even more success, playing a string of packed performances.