Erik Hassle 23-year-old pop/soul new-comer, hailing from Sweden, is set to make his US album debut with Pieces in Spring 2010. Hassle, who’s up for some prestigious awards, has been winning over fans in the UK after touring duties with Little Boots, Mika, and Florence + The Machine. After receiving 4 Swedish Grammy nominations for Best New Artist’, Best Male Artist, Best Album, and Best Artist in Sweden, Hassle also got news of his nominations for the prestigious “P3 Guld” Awards (comparable to the UK’s “Radio One Gold” awards) for Best Song and Best New Artist. Not only is Hassle being recognized for his musical talent but also for his taste in fashion. He will serve as the face of Martyn Bal’s SS10 Collection. His soulful vocals hit the airwaves stateside with his first single “Hurtful” this month. “Hurtful” is currently available for digital download from the Music Store!