Swedish pop singer Sofia Karlberg first gained fame uploading cover songs online in 2015. After signing with Universal, she released her 2017 debut single "Bad Omen."
Born Sofia Amanda Karlberg Zoubir in Stockholm in 1996, Karlberg grew up in a multicultural family with a Moroccan mother and a Swedish father. She became interested in music at a young age and by 2011 had begun posting covers songs online. In 2105, her cover of Beyonce's "Crazy in Love" went viral and landed on pop charts in Europe and the U.K. Buoyed by the attention, she signed with Universal and in 2017 issued the single "Bad Omen." A second single, "Stockholm Syndrome," arrived in 2019. ~ Matt Collar