She established herself as a songwriter for artists such as The Chainsmokers (the monster hit All We Know), Bebe Rexha, Astrid S and Kygo feat Ellie Goulding, but the last years SHY Martin has stepped into the spotlight on her own with a number of popular singles: Forget to Forget, Lose You Too and the NOTD collaboration Keep You Mine, to name just a few. Early January saw the release of the emotional ballad Slow.
Sara Hjellström, which is her real name, is from the small town Lerdala in Sweden’s southwest. SHY Martin is a member of Spotify’s Equalizer project, co-founded by Max Martin and Daniel Ek in order to lift the glass ceiling off of the music industry. In 2017 she performed alongside Matoma at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert.