Swedish pop exports – Sweden – one of the leading pop-music nations today
The USA: 318 million people. The U.K: 60 million. Sweden: 10 million. The world’s three leading pop-music nations today. Did you know that Sweden is the world’s most successful exporter of chart music, in relation to GDP? From ABBA to Swedish House Mafia, Robyn, Tove Lo and First Aid Kit, via Roxette and The Cardigans, there always seems to be at least one Swedish act at the top. Here are eight reasons why Sweden, with 10 million inhabitants, rocks the music scene globally.