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The 2015 Scandipop Awards: The Nominations

The 2015 Scandipop Awards: The Nominations

scandipop December 17, 2014 0

You might have noticed that we’re partial to a bit of pop around these parts. So as 2014 draws to a close, yes, why not take a look back at the year in pop

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SONG: Elin Bell – ‘Shooting Words’/'Christmas Is Coming’

SONG: Elin Bell – ‘Shooting Words’/'Christmas Is Coming’

scandipop December 17, 2014 0

An old fashioned double a-side single with a Christmas song! It’s like being back in the UK in the late 90s. Swedish singer Elin Bell has released not one but two exceptional songs as

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Non Tiq: ‘Before Christmas’

Non Tiq: ‘Before Christmas’

scandipop December 17, 2014 0

WhoOOOOooo? Swedish singer Nora Lindkvist. We featured an awesome remix of hers on the site two and a half years ago. Keep up! And she’s released a Christmas single? She has. A really very

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SONG: Sini Sabotage – ‘Kovempaa Kyytiä’

SONG: Sini Sabotage – ‘Kovempaa Kyytiä’

scandipop December 15, 2014 0

A girlband? Nope. This is Sini Sabotage. A Finnish rapper SLASH singer SLASH all-round entertainer type. What’s her story? She had a big domestic hit in 2013 called ‘Levikset’. ‘Kovempaa Kyytiä’ is her new

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SONG: Thea & The Wild – ‘Heartattack’

SONG: Thea & The Wild – ‘Heartattack’

scandipop December 15, 2014 0

What’s your name and where do you come from? This is Thea & The Wild, aka Thea Glenton Raknes. She is from Norway. Is she new? She’s not. She’s had some success in her

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SONG: Ingvar Olsen – ‘Sarah Moore’

SONG: Ingvar Olsen – ‘Sarah Moore’

scandipop December 15, 2014 0

Who is this chap? This is none other than the latest winner of Norwegian Idol! 24 year old Ingvar Olsen won the 2014 series final on Friday night. And the winner’s single? Is a

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INTRODUCING: Suite 16 – ‘Stupid Lovesong’

INTRODUCING: Suite 16 – ‘Stupid Lovesong’

scandipop December 12, 2014 0

A new boyband! And from our favourite Norwegian record label Eccentric Music too. They pretty much NEVER miss the mark when it comes to releasing top notch pop by likable popstars. Now they’ve put

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SONG: Sval – ‘Plan B’

SONG: Sval – ‘Plan B’

scandipop December 12, 2014 0

Oh it’s Sval again! After two singles under her belt in 2014 – ‘Tidsfrist’ and ‘Fasitsvar’ – Norway’s Sval finishes off the year with her third. New single ‘Plan B’. What’s it like? A

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SONG: Gabriel Alares – ’98′

SONG: Gabriel Alares – ’98′

scandipop December 11, 2014 0

Gabriel again! After his debut single ‘Dårarna’ in October, the Swedish Idol graduate has now just released his follow-up single ‘98’. A similar sound to ‘Dårarna’? Not really. He’s taken things down a notch

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INTRODUCING: Snoh – ‘Fire’s All Around You’

INTRODUCING: Snoh – ‘Fire’s All Around You’

scandipop December 11, 2014 0

Ok who’s this? Snoh, full name Snoh Aalegra, is a Swedish r&b singer who has just launched and who we think you should take a listen to. You can read more about her in

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SONG: Anna Of The North – ‘Oslo’

SONG: Anna Of The North – ‘Oslo’

scandipop December 11, 2014 0

WhoooOOOOooo? Anna of the North AKA Anna Lotterud released her debut single earlier this year, ‘Sway‘. And this is her follow-up single? Not quite. It’s a free download which she’s gifting to her fans

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X Factor Sweden: One Series – Seven Breakout Popstars

X Factor Sweden: One Series – Seven Breakout Popstars

scandipop December 10, 2014 0

With X Factor UK approaching its final this weekend and back to its best this series, we were thinking a lot about X Factor Sweden over the past few days. The one and only

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SONG: Marion Raven – ‘Better Than This’

SONG: Marion Raven – ‘Better Than This’

scandipop December 10, 2014 0

Is this Marion Raven’s new single?! Yes. She will be performing it on the final of Norwegian Idol this weekend. And then it will be on her next album ‘Scandal Vol.2’. Although it has

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VIDEO: Darin, Danny Saucedo, Linnea Henriksson return to Swedish Idol

VIDEO: Darin, Danny Saucedo, Linnea Henriksson return to Swedish Idol

scandipop December 10, 2014 0

What’s this?! Swedish Idol celebrated its tenth anniversary over the weekend. And on the final, three of its most successful graduates came back to perform once more. And how on EARTH did they decide

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SONG: Lisa Ajax – ‘Unbelievable’

SONG: Lisa Ajax – ‘Unbelievable’

scandipop December 10, 2014 0

Hasn’t she been on here recently? After getting to co-write her own song during her time on Swedish Idol (as did the rest of the competitors), 16 year old Lisa Ajax went on to

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SONG: Ronya – ‘Work Harder’

SONG: Ronya – ‘Work Harder’

scandipop December 10, 2014 0

Ronya’s back! The Finnish popstar who WOWED us a couple of years back with the likes of ‘Ajnor’ and especially ‘Hyperventilating’ crushed us with her disappearance from pop ever since then. But over the

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VIDEO: Zara Larsson – ‘Weak Heart’

VIDEO: Zara Larsson – ‘Weak Heart’

scandipop December 5, 2014 0

OMG she’s releasing the best song from the ’1′ album as her new single? Such taste. We first wrote about this song a couple of months back. But yes, today she has released a

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SONG: Kadie Elder – ‘First Time He Kissed A Boy’

SONG: Kadie Elder – ‘First Time He Kissed A Boy’

scandipop December 5, 2014 0

Who is Kadie Elder? Not a singing lady, as it happens. Kadie Elder are a band from Denmark. And they’ve just released a super gorgeous electropop song and video ‘First Time He Kissed A

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SPONSORED POST – 2015 U2 World Tour: Dates Announced for iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE

SPONSORED POST – 2015 U2 World Tour: Dates Announced for iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE

scandipop December 5, 2014 0

The new U2 tour kicks off May 2015 in Vancouver, and it is expected that this tour will be a more intimate, but shorter affair. There were only 28 dates available when the original

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SONG: Helen Sjöholm & Peter Jöback – ‘När Jag Faller’

SONG: Helen Sjöholm & Peter Jöback – ‘När Jag Faller’

scandipop December 4, 2014 0

What’s this?! The first single to be taken from the soundtrack of a massive new musical in Sweden – Livet är en schlager. Helen Sjöholm and Peter Jöback, two of the leads in the

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