Andreas Kleerup, better known simply as Kleerup, took the awards for best newcomer, composer and producer, following a year in which he shot to international stardom for his collaboration with Robyn on her UK number one hit With Every Heartbeat. He also released a successful self-titled debut album and wrote and produced a song on Cyndi Lauper’s latest album.
Kleerup feat. Titiyo – Longing For Lullabies:
Anna Ternheim’s Leaving On A Mayday was awarded the best album prize by a hundred-strong jury at the annual industry bash held at Hovet in Stockholm. She was also named best female artist.
Anna Ternheim – To Be Gone
Popular Gothenburg singer-songwriter Håkan Hellström received the best male artist prize, while his home town colleagues Soundtrack Of Our Lives took the best band award.
Håkan Hellström – För En Lång Lång Tid:
The Soundtrack Of Our Lives – Thrill Me:
E.M.D’s Jennie Let Me Love You was voted song of the year by the viewing public.
Dance band: Lasse Stefanz
Hard rock: In Flames
Live act: Robyn
Hip hip: Afasi & Filthy.
Jazz: Esbjörn Svensson Trio
Lyricist: Annika Norlin (Hello Saferide).
Folk music: Abalone Dots.
Electronic producer: Eric Prydz.
Children’s album: Swingtajm! Trazan and Banarne’s 30th Anniversary Album.
Government’s Export Prize: Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson
MTV best video award: They Live By Night – Catching Up.
IFPI’s special award: Robert von Bahr