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Warner/Chappell Songwriters Win Top Accolades at Swedish MPA Awards

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  • November 10, 2015
    Warner/Chappell Songwriters Win Top Accolades at Swedish MPA Awards

    This past weekend, Swedish music publishing organization Musikförläggarna announced the winners of its annual songwriting honors, the MPA Awards, with Warner/Chappell Music (WCM) songwriters taking home top accolades. WCM songwriters Tove LoIlya Salmanzadeh, and Ali Payami received “Most Performed Song of the Year” for “Love Me Like You Do,” performed by Ellie Goulding, while Tove Lo also took home “Breakthrough of the Year” and “International Success of the Year” alongside her co-writing partners Jakob Jerlstrom & Ludvig Soderberg of The StrutsTove Lo was nominated in all six of the MPA Awards’ pop music categories.

    “The MPAs are among the most prestigious music awards in Sweden,” said Lars Karlsson, Managing Director, Warner/Chappell Sweden. “Given there so few awarded each year, it’s a real honor to receive one, and we’re incredibly proud of Tove Lo, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Ali Payami, Jakob Jerlstrom, and Ludvig Soderberg for their achievements. They’ve done incredible work and it’s clear this is only the beginning for these great talents.”

    “Our Swedish songwriters are crafting hits that travel around the world,” said Jon Platt, CEO, Warner/Chappell Music. “That’s no easy feat, and it’s a pleasure to see their accomplishments recognized by our peers. Congratulations to all of the winners, as well as Lars Karlsson, Julius Petersson and the entire Warner/Chappell Sweden team."

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on November 10, 2015 - 12:52pm

This past weekend, Swedish music publishing organization Musikförläggarna announced the winners of its annual songwriting honors, the MPA Awards, with Warner/Chappell Music (WCM) songwriters taking home top accolades. WCM songwriters Tove LoIlya Salmanzadeh, and Ali Payami received “Most Performed Song of the Year” for “Love Me Like You Do,” performed by Ellie Goulding, while Tove Lo also took home “Breakthrough of the Year” and “International Success of the Year” alongside her co-writing partners Jakob Jerlstrom & Ludvig Soderberg of The StrutsTove Lo was nominated in all six of the MPA Awards’ pop music categories.

“The MPAs are among the most prestigious music awards in Sweden,” said Lars Karlsson, Managing Director, Warner/Chappell Sweden. “Given there so few awarded each year, it’s a real honor to receive one, and we’re incredibly proud of Tove Lo, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Ali Payami, Jakob Jerlstrom, and Ludvig Soderberg for their achievements. They’ve done incredible work and it’s clear this is only the beginning for these great talents.”

“Our Swedish songwriters are crafting hits that travel around the world,” said Jon Platt, CEO, Warner/Chappell Music. “That’s no easy feat, and it’s a pleasure to see their accomplishments recognized by our peers. Congratulations to all of the winners, as well as Lars Karlsson, Julius Petersson and the entire Warner/Chappell Sweden team."