See the top richest musicians in Sweden who has dominated the Swedish music industry. Sweden is one of the top exporters of music in the world, the Swedish music industry is third to US and Uk. Sweden has a lot of great musicians and band such as- like Mando Diao, José Gonzalez and The Hives, but the heavy weights that has pulled global recognition and wealth are from from a group of producers and dj’s. Below are the richest musicians in Sweden.
5. Håkan Hellström, 50 Million Dollars ($50 m)
. He made his breakthrough in Sweden in 2000 with the song “Känn ingen sorg för mig Göteborg” and a similarly titled album. He has released 8 studio albums to date with seven reaching number 1 in Sverigetopplistan, the official Swedish Albums Chart and one reaching number 2. catchy tunes and characteristic voice has won him almost every prize imaginable in Swedish music.
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The 44-year old is also one of Sweden’s most popular concert artists during the summer. He holds the crowd record 74,000 people – for Ullevi sports arena in his native Gothenburg were he had a thrilling performance. Sweden has a viable music industry that competes at the global stage.
4. Rami Yacoub, 50 Million Dollars ($50 m)
Rami Yacoub has collaborated extensively with Max Martin. He has produced hits for global stars acts such as Britney Spears, Nicki Minaj, Madonna, Bon Jovi, Backstreet Boys, Demi Lovato, One Direction, Westlife, The Saturdays, P!nk, Celine Dion, Enrique Iglesias, Tiësto, Avicii, and NSYNC. Max Martin’s and Ramis’s collaboration resulted in Britney Spears’ global hit song ‘Baby One More Time’. He has really made a fortune in his career.
3. Alesso, 90 Million Dollars ( $90 m )
His full name is Alessandro Lindblad. He has worked with numerous artists, including Tove Lo, Theo Hutchcraft, Ryan Tedder, Hailee Steinfeld, Calvin Harris, Usher, David Guetta and Sebastian Ingrosso. He has performed at numerous music festivals, including Coachella, Electric Daisy Carnival, Creamfields, and Tomorrowland. In 2012, MTV named Alesso one of the “EDM Rookies to Watch”, and Madonna, who invited him to open select dates on her MDNA Tour, called Alesso “the next big thing in dance music.
He was ranked 13th on DJ Magazine‘s 2015 list of the top 100 DJs and number 20th in year 2016 on DjMag, a DJ website, among the list of Top 100 DJs in the world.His debut full-length album Forever was released on 22 May 2015 by Def Jam Recordings. Alesso, or Alessandro Lindblad, frequents the world’s biggest music festivals including Coachella, Creamfields, and Tomorrowland. Madonna has called the Swedish star dj “the next big thing in dance music”. The risen Star has accumulated wealth in his career.
2. Shellback, 200 Million Dollars ($200 m)
Johan Schuster , known professionally as Shellback, is second in the list with a huge sum of $200m was listed as the No. 1 producer of 2012 on Billboard magazine’s year end chart, and he also topped the list of their “Top 10 Songwriters Airplay Chart” the same year; he has won four Grammy Awards. Together with Max Martin, Johan Schuster,a lot of songs for most of today’s hottest artists including Adele, Justin Timberlake, Ed Sheeran and Taylor Swift.
Him and the number one guy Max Martins have produced and co-written songs for P!nk, Taylor Swift, Adam Lambert, Britney Spears, Usher, Avril Lavigne, Ariana Grande, Adele, and Maroon 5. Shellback has also collaborated with fellow producer Benny Blanco. He has also produced songs by himself, including “Want U Back” by Cher Lloyd and “Animals” by Maroon 5.
The four-time Grammy awardee has also collaborated with Benny Blanco for “Moves like Jagger” by Maroon5 and “She doesn’t mind” by Sean Paul. All this Songs he produced has fetched him a fortune.
1. Max Martin, 280 Million Dollars.
Max Martin, is number one in the rich list. He rose to the lime light in the second half of the 1990s after producing a string global hits for artists such as the Backstreet Boys, Britney Spears and NSYNC. Some of his earlier hits include “…Baby One More Time” (1998), “I Want It That Way” (1999) and “It’s My Life” (2000). According to Variety his net worth is approximately $280 million.
Known for hit songs such as Britney Spears’ ”Baby one more time”, Max Martin, whose real name is Martin Sandberg, is behind a whopping 22 no. 1’s at Billboard Hot 100, trailing only John Lennon (32) and Paul McCartney (26). The star producer and songwriter also knows how to employ his wealth: Martin owns homes in Stockholm, Los Angeles and Chamonix, in addition to rocking a fleet of luxury cars consisting of vehicles by Tesla, Ferrari and Lexus. The richest musicians in sweden you have seen above enjoys the large share of the cash tha flows in the industry.