Agnes Emilia Carlsson (born March 6, 1988 in Vänersborg), more commonly known as Agnes , is a Swedish pop and dance singer, winner of the second season of the show Idol (Swedish equivalent of La Nouvelle Star) in 2005. After this victory, she signed a contract with Sony Music and released her first album: Agnes and followed with Stronger who arrived at Top 60 best albums . At the beginning of 2008, having divergences with his label, Agnes leaves him and signs a contract with an independent label, Roxy Records. On October 28, 2008, his third album Dance Love Pop came out and arrived in Sweden, 70 in Australia, 38 in France, 45 in the Netherlands, 112 in England and 52 in the United States. His singles On & On and Release Me have become international hits and have both made the Top 10 in the world rankings. Release Me has arrived at the Top of the Hot Dance Club Songs and 5> in England. This single will sell nearly 900,000 copies worldwide. She has sold 108,000 albums in Sweden and 160,000 albums in France. Agnes is a fan of Stevie Wonder, Leona Lewis, Janet Jackson and Whitney Houston who are her sources of inspiration.
Agnes Emilia Carlsson was born on March 6, 1988 in Vänersborg, Sweden. She is the youngest of 4 children. His father was an environmental engineer, his mother was a nurse. Agnes started taking violin lessons very young and sang in choirs. At that time, she did not really like her voice. It was not until she was 16 that she started taking professional singing lessons. That's when she said that Stevie Wonder was her source of inspiration.
Agnes won in 2005 the 2> season of the Swedish show "Idol", which corresponds to the French Nouvelle Star. She actually auditioned at the age of 17, and spent every lap until the final where she won by the public vote against Sebastian Karlsson with 57% of the vote.