Jill Johnson

Jill Johnson ( born May 24, 1973 in Ängelholm, Skåne ( Skåne) ) is a Swedish singer who makes mostly country music.


For the first time she was at the age of 13 years at a Country Gala in Denmark on stage. A few years later she got a record contract in Sweden, but did not lead to albums. It was not until the beginning of 20 - after she had sung with a band from Helsingborg cover versions - Jill Johnson received a recording contract with EMI. There, they released their first record, which they reached the top of the charts in Denmark.

The breakthrough in Sweden it achieved in 1998, when they the Melodifestivalen - the Swedish preliminary decision to Euro Vision Song Contest (ESC ) - won and then Sweden, entitled Kärleken är ( "Love is " ) represented in the Eurovision Song Contest in Birmingham. There they took with this pop ballad tenth. In 2003 she took part in Melodifestivalen again on, with the country song Crazy in Love, which ultimately won the fourth place. In 2005, she moderated the Melodifestivalen final in Stockholm.

Then she took on more country songs and made ​​several trips to Nashville, Tennessee, the U.S. home of the countrys. 2005 Christmas CD appeared ( "The Christmas in You" ). End of October 2006 brought "The Woman I've Become " out.

Between 2003 and 2012 reached eleven CDs result in the top 5 of the Swedish album charts.

On October 7, 2011, she was with the CD Flirting with Disaster for the first time at No. 1 in Sweden.


Jill Johnson is married to the musician Håkan Werner since 1999 and lives in Borås.