Josefin Nilsson

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Josefin Nilsson
Birth name Josefin Nilsson
Born (1969-03-22) March 22, 1969 (age 46)
När, Gotland, Sweden[1]
Occupation(s) Singer-songwriter
Instruments Singing
Associated acts Ainbusk

Josefin Nilsson (born 22 March 1969 in När, Gotland)[1] is a Swedish singer and actress.

Her debut album titled Shapes was released on 23 March 1993. The music and lyrics were written by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus. Benny Andersson was also the producer of the album.

In 2005 she competed at the Melodifestivalen (Swedish national selection process for the Eurovision Song Contest) with the song Med hjärtats egna ord.

She also performs with Gotlandic pop/folk group Ainbusk.

Josefin Nilsson is the daughter of reviewer and songwriter Allan Nilsson. Her older sister Marie Nilsson Lind is also a singer and a member of Ainbusk.

An Estonian-language cover version of Josefin Nilsson's "Surprise, Surprise" was made in 1995. It was named "Sa muutsid kõik" and performed by Estonian pop singer Nancy.[2]



  • Shapes (1993)
  • Woman (1993)


  • Heaven and Hell (1993)
  • High Hopes and Heartaches
  • Where the Whales Have Ceased to Sing
  • Surprise, Surprise
  • Med hjärtas egna ord (2005)
  • Shapes (1993)
  • Jag saknar dig ibland med Ainbusk (2008)


Year Title Role
1996 Juloratoriet
1997 Adam & Eva Eva
2000 Det blir aldrig som man tänkt sig Sophia
2002 Chess Svetlana


  1. ^ a b "Josefin Nilsson". IMDb. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Elmar's ABBA site" (in Estonian). Elmar Kivaste. Retrieved 13 June 2010. 

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