2011 - Honorary Prize for The Swedish Music Export

 Since 2006 different versions of the special prize for Swedish music exports have been offered to that artist from the music industry who has made longstanding efforts to promote and spread the Swedish music abroad and has also contributed to spreading a positive image of Sweden.

Roxette - Honorary Prize 2011

Motivation is as follows:

"2011 - This year's honorary prize has celebrated its 25th anniversary with one of the biggest tours a Swedish band has ever undertaken. For the great world tour that began in Russia in February 2011 - and that will extend a lot this year - exceeding the forecast for the number of sold tickets for a total of one million for the group's performances on four continents. The group has sold over 50 million albums and other 20 million singles so far, and created some of music history's greatest hits: It Must Have Been Love, Joyride, The Look, Listen to Your Heart and Dressed for Success - just to name a few. After ABBA, Roxette is the most successful band of all times on the international music scene.”

 Source: The Government of Sweden