Swedish singer and songwriter Tove Nilsson aka Tove Lo will be receiving the prestigious Eliason Merit Award (EMA) in Los Angeles, CA on Dec 5th 2015. She receives the award for her ability to successfully raise Sweden’s profile within the music and entertainment industry and significantly contributing to strengthening Swedish-American relations.
“I’m very very honored to receive the Eliason Merit Reward! Sweden and the U.S. have a strong relationship in pop music and I’m so happy to be a part of it.”
The award honors individuals and businesses that have contributed significantly to strengthening Swedish-American relations within the areas of commerce, culture, science and arts.
Previous winners of the EMA include Joel Kinnaman Actor, Steve Angello DJ and former member of Swedish House Mafia, Per Hallberg Sound editor and three-time Academy Award winner, Pia Sundhage Head Coach of USA’s National Soccer Team, Dolph Lundgren Actor and Maud Adams Actress.
The exclusive, celebrity packed EMA award ceremony, featuring a red carpet session and an after party with top performances is presented and hosted by the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce Los Angeles (SACC-LA). A non-profit organization founded in 1988 with the goal to advocate on the behalf of the Swedish-American business community.