Stories & Events

August 14, 2017
Guest posts

In remembrance of Denniz Pop: “Ah, Mr. Pop!”

Journalist and Author John Seabrook has been very generous and kind and shared with us three vignettes about Denniz Pop. These are condensed bits from Mr Seabrook’s book “The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory” - go check the entire exciting read out, here. We are thrilled to share the first of three parts with you!

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June 26, 2017
Denniz Pop Awards 2017

“Chimes of Light” by Nude Ateljé - in honour of Denniz Pop

We are so grateful and proud to tell the story about “Chimes of Light”. It is nothing less than a masterpiece - a custom designed light piece created in honour of Denniz Pop.

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June 17, 2017
Denniz Pop Awards 2017

The Winners of Denniz Pop Awards 2017

The winners of Denniz Pop Awards 2017

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June 2, 2017
Cheiron and Denniz Pop

The legacy of Denniz Pop - documentary

In this short video documentary Denniz Pop’s son, Daniel Volle seeks his roots to find out what his dad has meant to people who worked with him as well as what his legacy has meant to young Swedish music makers of today. Featuring Max Martin, Martin ”E-type” Eriksson, Kayo, Daniel Volle and Jacob Schulze.

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May 23, 2017
Denniz Pop Awards Backstage

Denniz Pop Awards Backstage with SKAP - the 2016 music speed dating

In June 2016 the Denniz Pop Awards arranged a speed dating session in collaboration with SKAP - “Denniz Pop Awards Backstage”. New promising music talent where given the chance to network and play their stuff to some of the industry’s most influential profiles, giving feedback and tips.

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May 16, 2017
Cheiron and Denniz Pop

Cheiron Studios Stories #1 - Jörgen Elofsson

Denniz Pop and the Cheiron Studios was the start of what has now become an ever ongoing success story, as music made in Sweden top charts worldwide on a regular basis. Hear Denniz Pop’s former colleague at Cheiron, and Denniz Pop Awards jury member, Jörgen Elofsson remembering the big moment when his song “Sometimes” became a Britney Spears track - and what it was like working with Denniz Pop.

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May 10, 2017
Guest posts


This is a guest post written by our dear friend and Swedish music industry Superhero Eric Hasselqvist. He is a Managing Director Publishing Company TEN, and was awarded MVP of the year at Denniz Pop Awards 2013. This is Eric’s take on ‘When and why the hits started to come from Sweden’ and a very vivid trip right back to the 90’s.

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May 29, 2017
The Awards

Entry phase 2017 is now closed

The entry phase for aspiring talent to send in music for the Denniz Pop Awards rookie categories has now closed. We would like to give a big THANK YOU to all applicants! The Denniz Pop Awards Jury is now under deliberation to select the six nominees for the rookie awards. The three finalists in the Rookie Artist/Band and Rookie Songwriter producer will be announced May 30, 2017.

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May 3, 2017

The art of the “Encapsulated sound”

Paul Sundvik is a high-end artist known for his beautiful sculptures and photographs. He was given the mission of designing and creating the prize statuettes to be handed to all the receivers of an award, at Denniz Pop Awards. Since the first Denniz Pop Awards ceremony the winners have been given these beautiful glass sculptures. They are handmade and these works of art are called - Encapsulated sound. The inspiration of the sculpture, and the name, comes from a three dimensional sound. A sound frequency isolated in a capsule. Encapsulated sound is produced in Sweden and the sculptures are made of glass, tree, iron and meteorite from Norrland in the north of Sweden.

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Denniz Pop Awards 2017

The winners

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The Legacy of Denniz Pop

Video Documentary

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Award Categories

Rookie and honorary awards

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