Agnes Carlsson

Agnes Emilia Carlsson ( born March 6, 1988 in Vänersborg ), often simply Agnes, is a Swedish singer who since winning the Swedish TV talent show " Idol" on 2 December 2005 in Sweden alone by 2008 200,000 records and 3,000 worldwide .000 recordings sold. With English sung pop, R & B and dance music, she took the top places in the Swedish charts. In summer 2009, she had her international breakthrough with Release Me. In September, their fourth studio album Veritas appeared.


Childhood, youth and idol

Carlsson, was born on March 6, 1988 in Vänersborg. From a young age, she sang and was interested in the music. Later she was also in the school choir, who called himself voice.

In summer 2005, she applied to the Swedish talent show idol. She sang at the casting Varje gång jag ser dig by the Swedish singer Lisa Nilsson, Gothenburg. In their live shows, she sang more songs, among others, Anastacia ( I'm Outta Love ), the Pointer Sisters ( I'm So Excited ) and Christina Aguilera ( Beautiful ).

In the final on 5 December 2005, she sang the winning song Right Here, Right Now ( My Heart Belongs to You) and of Jennifer Brown My Everything, with whom she is also represented on the compilation My Own Idol to which each finalist contributed a song. They eventually won the final against Sebastian Karlsson with 57%. Thereupon she worked on her first album and was taken by Sony BMG contract. Right Here, Right Now ( My Heart Belongs to You) was released a few days after winning. The song shot a week later at the top of the Swedish charts. It was a total awarded double platinum for 40,000 copies sold.

2005-2007: the beginning of success

In 2007, Carlsson released her second album Stronger that came to the top of the charts again. From album The Singles Kickback relax and Champion, both of which were successful and were able to place in the top 20 of the Swedish charts came. In the UK, Stronger was also released, but was a flop, selling only 120 times. In 2007 she was back on tour by Sweden. The end of 2007 Carlsson published together with the Swedish singer Måns Zelmerlöw the song by Mariah Carey All I Want for Christmas Is You, who came up third in the Swedish charts. The title Love Is All Around was covered by the African singer Jody Williams. The Australian singer Ricki -Lee Coulter coverte the song well, reaching the top ten in Australia.

From album Stronger the German girl group No Angels coverte 2007, two songs for their comeback album Destiny.

2008 Carlsson was working on her third album. The first single On and On came to number eight of the Swedish charts. In November 2008, the second single Release Me was released.

With Love Love Love it tried in 2009 to participate in the Euro Vision Song Contest, but failed in the final of the Swedish Melodifestivalen preliminary award in Stockholm. The album Dance Love Pop came in at number five of the Swedish album charts. The album was released again as Love Love Love Edition.

2009 -present: International breakthrough and Veritas

Due to the success of the single Release Me was decided to publish this internationally. The singles On and On and I Need You Now was released internationally From album Dance Love Pop still that were successful in many parts of Europe. Release Me has sold 700,000 copies internationally.

As a sign of his love for Victoria of Sweden Prince Daniel Westling was the well-known Swedish songwriter Jörgen Elofsson, who wrote, among other things already number 1 hits for Britney Spears, Kelly Clarkson and Westlife, the song When You Tell the World You're Mine compose. Sung by Björn Carlsson Skifs and the performance of the title was a part of the wedding, which took place in Stockholm on 19 June 2010 and was broadcast worldwide. In the official Swedish charts, the song came in the first week at No. 14 in the next week, the single managed to leap to number one.

The album will be called Veritas and was published on 5 September in Sweden. In August 2011, already appeared the first single Do not Go Breaking My Heart. The second single One Last Time was published on 28 May 2012 and has reached number 33 in Schweden.Das album will be released in Europe and in America, only the dates of the publications are still unclear. On May 16, 2013 Agnes appeared with a medley of her song All I Want Is You and Release Me in Malmo at the Euro Vision Song Contest 2013.



  • 2006: Agnes Live Tour
  • 2007: Stronger Tour
  • 2009: The Dance Love Pop Tour
  • 2009: Clubland Live 3 Tour
  • 2010: The U.S. club tour


  • Agnes Album: Double Platinum
  • Stronger Album: Platinum
  • Single All I Want for Christmas Is You: Platinum
  • Single One Last Time: Platinum