Sofia Karlsson (born 1975 in Enskede, Sweden), is a swedish folk singer. Sofia Karlsson grew up in Enskede, Stockholm. She attended the Folk music dept. of the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. Between 1998 and 2002 she was a full time member in Swedish folk music act Groupa. In 2002 she released her debut solo album “Folk Songs”. In 2005 she made her public breakthrough with her second album “Svarta Ballader” (Black ballads).