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Translated article from Aftonbladet – Cornelia Jakobs winning two awards at Rockbjörnen

First, she won Melodifestivalen. Now, she’s winning the awards for the breakthrough of the Year and the Swedish Song of the Year at Rockbjörnen (the Rock Bear 2022).

– Thank you so much, my amazing fans, says Cornelia Jakobs.

Cornelia Jakobs, 30, has won the hearts of the people. Since winning Melodifestivalen and placing fourth in Eurovision Song Contest, the viewers of Aftonbladet have voted.

She is the Breakthrough of the Year 2022.

– Thank you! Really, thank you so much, my amazing fans. I recognize so many of you!

– Thank you so much! Wow, I don’t know what to say, I’m just so damn happy.

Winning two awards

Cornelia Jakobs can celebrate twice at Rockbjörnen. She’s also awarded the Song of the Year for the song that gave her the breakthrough.

– I love you, wow.

“Hold Me Closer” won Melodifestivalen last spring and is now awarded as the Song of the Year at Rockbjörnen.

The song has since its release in March been streamed more than 35 million times on Spotify. “Hold Me Closer” is written by Cornelia Jakobs, Isa Molin and David Zandén.

– It’s something very special with these two for me, because it’s not very easy to just sit in a room with two people and write a song but with them it’s so fun even at times with it’s difficult, says Cornelia in her speech.

The winners of Rockbjörnen are selected by the viewers of Aftonbladet.

By: Linnea Digerstedt
Translated by: Martin Olofsson
Photo: Anders Bardell

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