Sofia Karlberg

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Sofia Karlberg
Birth nameSofia Amanda Karlberg Zoubir
Born (1996-12-06) 6 December 1996 (age 25)
OriginStockholm, Sweden
Beni Mellal, Morocco
GenresVarious styles
Years active2011–present

Sofia Amanda Karlberg Zoubir (born 6 December 1996) is a Swedish singer and songwriter who became famous by uploading covers on YouTube.


She was born to a Moroccan mother and a Swedish father.

Karlberg has said that her biggest inspiration when it came to her music were Amy Winehouse, Christina Aguilera and Gerard Way. She signed a record deal with Universal Music in 2016 and has released an original EP titled “Spotless Mind”.


Karlberg became a viral sensation when she covered Beyoncé's song "Crazy in Love". Her cover was a top 55 on the UK Official Singles Chart, Hot 40 UK, many weeks on Spotify's viral chart and on top of the charts on iTunes in many countries.[1][2][3] She has also done many popular covers such as "Take Me to Church" by Hozier,[4] which was featured on the teaser trailer for the third season of the TV series Empire,[5] "Stay with Me" by Sam Smith[6] and "Shameless" by The Weeknd.[7] in October 2017, she released her cover of Rockstar by Post Malone.


  1. ^ "Sofia Karlberg – International Chart Performance".
  2. ^ "Sofia Karlberg – Hot 40 UK". Archived from the original on 24 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Sofia Karlberg".
  4. ^ "Take Me To Church – Hozier Cover".
  5. ^ "Sofia Karlberg – Facebook".[non-primary source needed]
  6. ^ "Stay With Me – Sam Smith (cover by Sofia Karlberg)".
  7. ^ "Shameless – The Weeknd (cover)".

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