Max Martin wins Grammy for hit sung by tiny, hairy trolls

Max Martin wins Grammy for hit sung by tiny, hairy trolls
From left, Shellback, Justin Timberlake and Max Martin. Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
Max Martin, the Swedish producer behind some of the biggest hits in pop music, has added another Grammy award to his already substantial collection.

The producer, alongside his Swedish music producer colleague Shellback and US artist Justin Timberlake, took home the Grammy in the category Best Song Written For Visual Media, for their work on the song 'Can't Stop The Feeling!' from 3D computer-animated musical rom-com 'Trolls'.

However, he lost out to Greg Kurstin in the Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical category.

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Max Martin, born Karl Martin Sandberg, is one of the world's most successful producers, boasting a resume that includes creating massive hits for artists such as Britney Spears, Justin Bieber and Kate Perry.

Sweden's top music export since Abba has written or co-written 22 hits that have made number one on US singles chart Billboard since 1999, bested only by Beatles legends Paul McCartney and John Lennon.

Grammy success is not a unique experience for the hit maker, who won prizes both in 2015 and 2016. This year he was also involved in work on Adele's '25', which won Best Album Of The Year.

The Grammy Awards were held in Los Angeles on Sunday night.