Platinum selling Jill Johnson is one of Sweden’s most beloved artists and has during the years truly put country music and Nashville on the Swedish music map – through her own studio albums, where she’s collaborated with several of USA’s most prominent songwriters and artists within the genre, as well as through her critically acclaimed and sold out tours.
Jill’s successful and very popular SVT series “Jills Veranda, Nashville”, which has received several prestigious awards, has also helped spreading her love and admiration for the genre to the TV audience.
Jill is one of our most diverse artists, and although country music is the genre closest to her, she has a love and curiosity for several other genres and forms of expression which definitely has contributed to her experiencing one of the most successful and eventful times in her career so far!
After many music releases, celebrated tours and a summer filled with shows, Jill takes on the fall of 2023 by taking her hit-show “Simply the best” to Draken in Gothenburg. Even though she has a special place in her heart for country music, she still has passion for different ways of expression.
This has led to Jill making five seasons of her own award-winning TV-show “Jills Veranda Nashville”, three seasons of shows, a big-band album and various collaborations both nationally and internationally. He has even received a medal by the Swedish king for her outstanding performances for the Swedish music industry.
She did a summer tour with her band, participated in the CMA Songwriter Series in Stockholm and Olso, wrote new music in Nashville and ended the year with the tour “Christmas Island” together with conductor Anders Berglund and Sandviken Big Band.
In the beginning of 2019, Jill released her new single “Is It Hard Being A Man?” and the following EP “My Remedy” was released on the 8th of March. Jill then embarked on her club tour “My Remedy Tour”, where she together with her band visited 15 towns in Sweden. The success continued into the summer with “My Remedy Summer Tour”. By the end of the year, Jill took part in “Så Mycket Bättre” 10th anniversary.
Jill started off 2020 with her songwriter-colleague Liz Rose from Nashville, and the duo embarked on an extended tour in Sweden together. A new season of Jills Veranda also aired on SVT1 with guests such as Miriam Bryant and Mauro Scocco. Jill released the single Miles of Blue, a duet with her and Robin Stjernberg and Jill went on to perform on numerous TV-shows. October 2021 Jill Johnson received the historic medal “Litteris Artibus”, for outstanding artistic contributions in Swedish music life. The price was awarded by the Swedish royal family.