Cardigans Win Swedish Awards

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Swedish pop band the Cardigans were the big winners at the Swedish Grammis Awards Monday, collecting three awards. They won for Rock-Pop Act of the Year and Album of the Year (for Gran Turismo); guitarist/songwriter Peter Svensson was named Composer of the Year. Tore Johansson, who produced Gran Turismo, was named Producer of the Year. The band is now touring the U.S. and will soon head to Asia and Scandinavia, according to a Mercury Records publicist.