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Tove Lo

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Crafting an idiosyncratic blend of pop influenced as much by '80s pop as by contemporary EDM and coupled with raw, brutally honest lyrics, Tove Lo made a name for herself as an award-winning performer and Grammy-nominated songwriter. Born Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson on October 29, 1987 in a suburb of Stockholm, she began writing poetry and short stories at a young age. She went on to study at the famous Rytmus Musikergymnasiet -- a music-oriented high school comparable to the U.K.'s BRIT School -- where she befriended the future members of Icona Pop. After singing in the band Tremblebee, made up of students from the school, and a spell playing one-man-and-his-dog nightclub gigs as frontwoman of a math rock band, she decided to focus on her own songs, spending six months in her shed studio working on a demo. At a party celebrating Icona Pop's first record deal, she used the opportunity to foist her demo on a staff member at their label, leading to a publishing deal with Warner Chappell and a trip to L.A. to work with fellow Swede and pop songwriting/production supremo Max Martin. In 2012, Lo self-released her debut single, "Love Ballad," a catchy, beat-driven pop track that showcased her powerful voice. It was followed in 2013 by "Habits (Stay High)," a dark breakup anthem that generated such Internet buzz that it led to a deal with Universal. "Habits" and its follow-up, "Out of Mind," which was much in the same vein, appeared on her debut EP for the label, Truth Serum, in 2014. Later that year, her debut album, Queen of the Clouds, arrived, featuring "Habits" -- which reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100 -- as well as other rawly confessional songs about love and heartache. The album was a Top Ten hit in Sweden and a Top 20 hit in the U.S. and U.K., and the subsequent single "Talking Body" was a similar success. Her 2014 collaboration with Alesso, "Heroes (We Could Be)," was another hit, reaching the top of the U.S. dance chart. Late that year, Lo joined Max Martin's Wolf Cousins songwriting collective and co-wrote songs for Cher Lloyd, Lea Michele, and the Saturdays, as well as Ellie Goulding's "Love Me Like You Do," which earned a nomination for Best Song Written for Visual Media at the 58th Grammy Awards. She also won a pair of her homeland's Grammis in 2015, Artist of the Year and Song of the Year for "Habits (Stay High)." In the wake of the breakthrough success of Queen, Lo also lent her vocals to tracks by Coldplay, Nick Jonas, Broods, and Flume. In 2016, she returned with her second album, Lady Wood, which delivered more of her signature mix of cool synth pop and frank lyrics. ~ John D. Buchanan
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Stations Featuring
Tove Lo

    Pop Remixes

    Pop Remixes
    1 song

    Dance Pop

    Dance Pop
    1 song

    Top Alternative

    Top Alternative
    1 song

    Alternative Mix

    Alternative Mix
    1 song

    Pop Rock

    1 song

    Gay Anthems

    2 songs

    Top Dance

    1 song

    Late Night Mix

    1 song

    Electronica

    2 songs

    Lite Hits

    1 song

    Female Focus

    1 song

    Top Indie

    1 song

    Indie Party

    1 song

    Indie Rock Mix

    1 song

Albums by
Tove Lo

Top Songs by
Tove Lo

  1.   Song
    Popularity
  2.   Habits (Stay High)
  3.   Talking Body
  4.   Not on Drugs
  5.   Cool Girl
  6.   True Disaster
  7.   Scream My Name
  8.   Out of Mind
  9.   Moments
  10.   Influence by Wiz Khalifa
  11.   My Gun
  12.   Over
  13.   Timebomb
  14.   Thousand Miles
  15.   Lies in the Dark by Danny Elfman
  16.   Stay High by Hippie Sabotage
  17.   Scars
  18.   Imaginary Friend
  19.   WTF Love Is
  20.   This Time Around
  21.   Flashes
  22.   Vibes by Joe Janiak
  23.   Lady Wood
  24.   Got Love
  25.   The Sex
  26.   The Love
  27.   Like Em Young
  28.   Don't Talk About It
  29.   The Way That I Am
  30.   Crave
  31.   Paradise
  32.   The Pain
  33.   Love Ballad
  34.   Fairy Dust
  35.   Fire Fade
  36.   Keep It Simple

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