Robyn Conquers the Globe (Updated 1/2/2014)
How many Swedish pop stars have found a true wave of international success? Robyn (born Robin Miriam Carlsson) can make that claim, having successfully fused her own sound with that of American R&B.
Have you heard Robyn's song "Do You Know (What It Takes)?" It was a Top Ten hit around the world, along with other singles like "You've Got That Somethin'" and "Do You Really Want Me (Show Respect)." Of course she stormed out of the gate as a teen, recording her debut album when she was just 16 years old. But it took just a year and a half (between her Swedish album release and her US debut) for the songstress to cross over from the top of one chart to the other.
Yes, it was just 2007 before Robyn had experienced mainstream success worldwide. But she also gained a reputation after repeated problems with labels that began to halt her career momentum. She reportedly refused to re-record parts of her second album "My Truth," and it was never released in the States. When she returned to music in 2002 she so with a splash, releasing "Say You'll Walk the Distance," but it came at a time when she moved from the RCA label to Jive. Yet a couple years later she bought herself out of the rest of her contract.
Robyn used 2013 to release a special video project for the Snoop Dogg collaboration "U Should Know Better." She was also honored with the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm's Great Prize for her "artistic contributions and embrace of technology." She donated her winnings (1.2 million Swedish kronor) to charity.
Robyn's La Bagatelle Magique Reveals First US Tour Date
Swedish superstar Robyn is back with another musical collaboration. This time, the 36-year-old singer/songwriter is teaming up with her bandmate Markus Jägerstedt and the late Christian Falk (not sure how that's going to work) for a group they're calling La Bagatelle Magique. We know that they're currently working on a new album which they'll tour…Read more
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