STIM presents Sweden’s fastest-rising songwriters
The songwriters on the list are in an explosive phase of their careers, and their royalty payments from STIM increased by more than 100 percent last year. We want to highlight these writers and enable an exchange of experiences. But also to create new collaborations and allow them to develop their music-making.
The list represents a variety of genres, including K-pop, theme songs, metal, art music, movie scores, songs for children, and hip-hop. Some of the most successful writers during 2022 are Maxida Märak, Marcus White, Sofia Hallgren, and Kiddo.
"Such a joy to be a part of this list! It is a receipt of the hard work that has finally paid off. And to be on this list for the second consecutive year is totally unreal and at the same time extremely energizing", says Sofia Hallgren, composer of music for movies, TV, and commercials.
Sweden's fastest-rising songwriters: +100!
Anton Fargau Petrini
Erik Renöfält Fhager
Anton "Litens" Nilsson
Michael Cheung aka MLC
The list +100! comes from STIM:s payment data in 2021 and 2022, zooming in on songwriters in the early stages of their careers. Thanks to this data STIM have unique insights into trends in the music business and the progress of Swedish writers. With over 100 000 members, 25 000 music users, and 40 000 music licenses, there is a constant information flow about where and how music plays. It gives us precise and fact-based knowledge that is hard to find elsewhere.