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Per swears to tell the truth; takes witness stand; and sings – literally!

LONDON - A songwriter went to court on Tuesday claiming Swedish pop group Roxette stole one of his songs, robbing him of potential earnings and causing him "seven years of emotional trauma". Read the full story...


Malmstedt takes Gessle to court again – this time in the UK

LONDON - Per Gessle is once again accused of stealing ”Sleeping in My Car”. Read the full story...


Per Gessle writes Christmas song for Peter Jöback

STOCKHOLM - Per Gessle has written a song for the well-known Swedish singer and actor Peter Jöback, that will be included on his upcoming Swedish-language Christmas album. Read the full story...


Per on morning radio show says Marie is “completely OK”

STOCKHOLM - Making an appearance on the RixFM "Morning Zoo" radio program, Per Gessle faced the inevitable question: "You're alone today. Read the full story...


Per good for half a billion SEK

STOCKHOLM - Dagens Industri, a Swedish newspaper that focuses on financial news, has recently mapped Per's business empire. Read the full story...


Gessle plans to release new solo album

HALMSTAD - Roxette is coming out soon with two compilation albums, but Per Gessle is thinking of releasing a solo album too. Read the full story...


Per Gessle´s Ramones single due out soon

STOCKHOLM - Per Gessle's recording of "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" for the Ramones tribute album will be released as a commercial single in Scandinavia on May 27 and to the rest of Europe on June 10. Read the full story...


Per’s Ramones cover to be released as a single

According to Official Roxette Fanclub's roxettenews.com, Per's Ramones cover "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" will be released as a single. Read the full story...


Per Gessle to perform his Ramones cover on “Bingolotto”

Per Gessle will perform his cover of the Ramones' "I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend" on the April 20th installment of the Swedish television program "Bingolotto." The song is Per's contribution to the Ramones CD tribute album "The Song Ramones the Same" - due out on April 15th. Read the full story...


Swedish music critics rave over Gessle’s Ramones cover

STOCKHOLM - For perhaps the first time since 1996 when he gave Gyllene Tider 5 "+" symbols out of 5, Aftonbladet's Per Bjurman has written something very complimentary about Per Gessle. Read the full story...


Lasse Berghagen wants Per at Skansen

STOCKHOLM - Ricky Martin accepted his invitation last summer, making a special trip to Sweden just to do so. Read the full story...


Per makes Aftonbladet/Elle worst-dressed list

STOCKHOLM - Does he really dress that bad?   Aftonbladet, in conjuction with Elle magazine's Swedish edition, is conducting poll to determine who the Swedes think is the best- and worst-dressed celebrity. Read the full story...


Per preparing new Roxette album, and solo album!

Per is currently writing songs for a forthcoming Roxette album, revealed Aftonbladet in today's edition. Read the full story...


Per writes song for Norwegian singer

Per has written a song, titled "I Do Believe," for 21-year-old Norwegian singer Paris. Read the full story...


Per tributes Joey Ramone on album

STOCKHOLM - Per will record a Ramones song for an upcoming Swedish tribute album to Joey Ramone who died last spring of cancer. Read the full story...


Family and friends celebrate Åsa’s birthday

HALMSTAD - The birthday party got off to a early start already yesteday evening. Read the full story...


Gessle buys a 550 Barchetta Pininfarina

Per recently bought a new Ferrari, this time a Ferrari 550 Barchetta Pininfarina for about 2-3,000,000 SEK. Read the full story...


Per invests in music publishing software

Per, together with ex-ABBA members Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, has become a shareholder in Swedish company NoteHeads AB. Read the full story...


Gessle among Sweden’s most exported song writers

STOCKHOLM - According to STIM, the people in Sweden who made the most money on their music in 2000 were Max Martin, Per Gessle and Benny Andersson, the "Swedish pop music giants."   In total, STIM paid 910 million SEK ($91 million USD) to Swedish and foreign composers and publishers, which was an increase of 11% compared to 1999. Read the full story...


Little “Per” competes on children’s television program

A little six-year-old boy will imitate Per Gessle as a solo artist on the TV4 show "Småtjärnorna" ("Small Stars"). Read the full story...


Per Gessle writes dance band song

Per Gessle has, together with Niklas Strömstedt and Meja, written a song for the dance band BlackJack, reported the Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet today. Read the full story...