Swedish musicians who were born in 1981

Here are 16 famous musicians from Sweden were born in 1981:

Zlatan Ibrahimović

Zlatan Ibrahimović (October 3, 1981-) otherwise known as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Zlatanera or Zlatan is a Swedish football player. He has two children, Maximilian Ibrahimović and Vincent Ibrahimović.

Ibrahimović was born and raised in Malmö, Sweden. He began his football career playing for local clubs before joining Malmö FF in 1999. He quickly established himself as one of Sweden's top young talents and was signed by Dutch club Ajax in 2001.

Ibrahimović had a successful stint at Ajax, helping the team win two Eredivisie titles and being named Dutch Footballer of the Year in 2004. He went on to play for numerous top clubs throughout Europe, including Juventus, Barcelona, AC Milan, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United.

Throughout his career, Ibrahimović has been known for his technical ability, physical strength and goal-scoring prowess. He has won numerous individual awards, including the Golden Foot and the UEFA Goal of the Season.

Off the field, Ibrahimović is known for his charismatic personality and outspoken nature. He has been involved in various charitable endeavors, including the World Food Programme and the Swedish Children's Cancer Foundation.

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Jens Lekman

Jens Lekman (February 6, 1981 Angered-) a.k.a. Rocky Dennis is a Swedish singer, songwriter and musician.

Discography: The Insect EP, Maple Leaves, Rocky Dennis EP, Rocky Dennis EP, When I Said I Wanted to Be Your Dog, I Killed a Party Again, The Opposite of Hallelujah, You Deserve Someone Better Than a Bum Like Me, Oh You're So Silent Jens and US Tour EP. Genres related to him: Pop music and Indie pop.

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Veronica Maggio

Veronica Maggio (March 15, 1981 Uppsala-) also known as Maggio, Veronica is a Swedish singer-songwriter. Her child is called Bosse Tull.

Her albums include Dumpa mig, Nöjd?, Och vinnaren är..., Satan i gatan, , Stopp, , Måndagsbarn, and Jag kommer (Mash Up International Remix). Genres she performed: Popular music and Soul music.

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The Moniker

The Moniker (August 31, 1981 Sweden-) is a Swedish singer and songwriter.

His most well known albums: . Genres he performed: Pop music and Rock music.

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Jay Smith

Jay Smith (April 29, 1981 Helsingborg-) also known as Smith, Jay is a Swedish musician.

Related albums: Jay Smith and King of Man. Genres he performed: Rock music and Hard rock.

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Jonna Lee

Jonna Lee (October 3, 1981 Linköping-) a.k.a. Jonna Nilsson or Nilsson, Jonna is a Swedish singer.

Discography: This Is Jonna Lee, 10 Pieces, 10 Bruises, Lake Chermain, And Your Love, This War EP, My High, I Wrote This Song, Something So Quiet, Dried Out Eyes and Acoustic EP. Genres: Alternative rock, Electronic music and Indie pop.

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Sarah Dawn Finer

Sarah Dawn Finer (September 14, 1981 Stockholm-) also known as Dawn Finer, Sarah, Sara Dawn Finer or Sara Finer is a Swedish singer and actor.

Her albums include Sarah Dawn Finer, Moving On, I Remember Love, Sanningen kommer om natten, Winterland, A Finer Dawn, Stay, A Way Back to Love, Stockholm By Morning and Does She Know You. Genres: Pop music and Soul music.

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Maher Zain

Maher Zain (July 16, 1981 Tripoli-) is a Swedish musician, composer, music producer, singer and songwriter.

His most recognized albums: Thank You Allah, Forgive Me and Freedom. His related genres: Soul music, Acoustic music, Rhythm and blues, World music and Pop music.

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Linda Sundblad

Linda Sundblad (July 5, 1981 Lidköping-) a.k.a. Linda, Linda (Netherlands) or Linda Caroline Sundblad is a Swedish singer, singer-songwriter, announcer and model.

Her albums: Oh my God!, Linda and Det måste vara radion. Genres she performed: Pop music, Electronic music and Europop.

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Mattias Andréasson

Mattias Andréasson (March 29, 1981 Sweden-) also known as Andreasson Mattias is a Swedish , .

His related genres: Rhythm and blues, Pop music and Soul music.

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Olof Dreijer

Olof Dreijer (November 27, 1981 Nacka-) otherwise known as DJ Coolof, Olof Bjorn Dreijer or Oni Ayhun is a Swedish disc jockey, record producer, singer and film score composer.

His discography includes: OAR001, OAR004, OAR003, OAR002, OARFREE001 and OARFREE002. Genres: Electronica, Alternative rock, Electronic dance music, Techno, Minimal techno and House music.

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Elin Sigvardsson

Elin Sigvardsson (November 23, 1981 Mönsterås-) also known as Elin Ruth is a Swedish guitarist, songwriter and singer.

Her albums include Saturday Light Naive, Smithereens, A Person Called She, Paper Cup Words, When It Comes To You, Where To Start, Elin Ruth, A Fiction, Song for Anna and Love. Genres: Country rock.

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Brolle Jr

Brolle Jr (November 10, 1981 Boden-) otherwise known as Brolle Jr., Kjell Junior Wallmark or Brolle is a Swedish singer.

Discography: Paradise Will Wait, Rebellious Heart, Pärlor, Ett Hjärta Som Glöder, Som En Gång Brann, Brolle Jr tolkar Cornelis: En stund på jorden and Best of Brolle. His related genres: Pop music and Soul music.

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Gustaf Norén

Gustaf Norén (February 1, 1981 Borlänge-) otherwise known as Gustaf Noren or Erik Gustaf David Norén is a Swedish musician, singer and guitarist.

He rose to fame as the lead vocalist and guitarist of the Swedish rock band, Mando Diao. Norén co-founded the band in 1999 and released their debut album, "The Modern Art of Setting Ablaze" in 2002. The band quickly gained success in Sweden and internationally with hits such as "Dance With Somebody", "Gloria" and "Long Before Rock'n'Roll".

Aside from his work with Mando Diao, Norén has also pursued a solo career, releasing his debut album "När alla vägar leder hem" in 2013. He has also worked as a producer and songwriter for other musicians, including Tove Lo and Seinabo Sey.

Norén is known for his emotive vocals and energetic guitar playing. He has cited The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Clash and David Bowie as some of his musical influences.

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Björn Dixgård

Björn Dixgård (May 8, 1981 Falun-) also known as Bjorn Dixgard or Björn Hans-Erik Dixgård is a Swedish singer and guitarist.

He is best known as the lead vocalist and guitarist of the popular Swedish rock band Mando Diao, which he co-founded in 1999. Björn Dixgård has been an integral part of Mando Diao's success, contributing to the band's songwriting and musical arrangements.

In addition to his work with Mando Diao, Björn Dixgård has released several solo albums, including "The Nude" (2011), "A Prayer" (2016), and "Watershed" (2019). His solo work often showcases a more introspective and mellow sound, highlighting his skills as a songwriter and his distinctive vocal style.

Björn Dixgård has also collaborated with other artists, including The Soundtrack of Our Lives and Peter Doherty. He has received numerous awards and accolades for his contributions to the Swedish music scene, including several Grammis Awards and a Rockbjörnen Award for Best Swedish Live Act.

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Salem Al Fakir

Salem Al Fakir (October 27, 1981 Sweden-) otherwise known as Al Fakir, Salem or Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso vs. Salem Al Fakir is a Swedish singer and musician.

His albums: This Is Who I Am, Astronaut, Ignore This and It's True. Genres related to him: Pop music, Soul music and Jazz.

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