Sweden: Robin Stjernberg nominated at Swedish Grammy’s

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The 2013 Melodifestivalen winner has been nominated for song of the year at the 2014 Swedish Grammis awards.

Robin Stjernberg took the top spot at the final held earlier this year at the Friends Arena in Solna, just outside of Stockholm. He made history as the first finalist from the Andra Chansen rounds to take the prize. The song is written by Stjernberg himself with Linnea Deb, Joy Deb and Joakim Harestad Haukaas. You is also nominated for song of the year at the prestigious Grammis Awards in Sweden next year.

He represented Sweden on home ground in Malmö at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest and placed 14th out of 26 finalists. Stjernberg’s strong distinctive vocals anchor this anthemic stadium floor filler. He has great tenacious vivacity in his delivery making You stand out from the crowd with its demanding vocal complexities which Robin manages with adapt ease.

Interestingly enough he is nominated for song of the year alongside his fomer Melodifestivalen alumni graduate, Anton Ewald, with his competition contribution Begging. Both these gentleman made it out of the Andra Chansen round to the grand final and have enjoyed immense success with their respective Melodifestivalen entries since.

This tops off a great year for Stjernberg who also released his studio album Pieces a few months back. Recognition at the Swedish equivalent of the Grammy Awards must surely be the pinnacle of an amazing twelve months for the fledgling Stjernberg as he shakes of the shackles of his Swedish Idol runner up tag to carve out his own identity in the ever competitive Swedish music industry.

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