Joakim Berg

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Birthday
16, 1970
Birthplace
Eskilstuna, Sweden
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
16, 1970 (age 49)
Birthplace
Eskilstuna, Sweden

About

Swedish singer-songwriter known best as the lead vocalist of the pop-rock band Kent. He also wrote fellow Swedish recording artist Titiyo's hit single "Come Along." He has earned nearly two dozen Swedish Grammy Awards for his work with Kent.

Before Fame

His first album, Kent, was released in 1995; a second recording, Verkligen, followed a year later.

Trivia

In 2012, he collaborated with singer and songwriter Petra Marklund (better known by her stage name of "September") on an album that quickly rose to a Top Ten position on Swedish music charts.

Family Life

His younger brother, Adam Berg, directed many of his music videos. He has a son with his long-term partner Tanja Maatta. 

Associated With

He and guitarist Peter Svensson of The Cardigans formed a late 1990s music group called Paus.