Helienne Lindvall is an award-winning songwriter, musician, and writer for publications including the Guardian. She is head of business relations for Auddly, a music rights management platform.
Hailing from Sweden, Lindvall worked as a session singer, recording artist, and performer in Stockholm andNew York City before settling in London, where she signed a publishing deal with BMG Scandinavia. Since then, she has worked with recording artists on both sides of the Atlantic, including Roger Sanchez and Big Daddy Wilson, and collaborated with award-winning writers such as Jörgen Elofsson (Kelly Clarkson, Britney Spears), Patrik Berger (Icona Pop, Robyn), and Steve McEwan (Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood). In 2016, her song “A Better Man,” cowritten by Andrew Fromm (Backstreet Boys, Marc Anthony) and Peter Kvint (A-ha, Andreas Johnson), made the UK Eurovision Song Contest finals.
Lindvall has championed creators’ rights since 2008, when she was given a weekly music blog at the Guardian. She has written for many other publications around the world, including Digital Music News and the Australian. She appears regularly on television, including Sky News and BBC. Lindvall is a board director of the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors. She remains active as a professional musician and songwriter.