Lykke Li stepped into the field of music when she released her first EP, Little Bit. Similarly, her debut album is Youth Novels, which was released by LL Recordings in the Nordic region.
Later, she worked with Swedish musician Kleerup, contributing vocals to the track Until We Bleed. She also worked with Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp on their album, Junior, contributing vocals to songs like Miss It So Much and Were You Ever Wanted. The album was produced by Björn Yttling of Peter Bjorn and John and Lasse Mårtén. It was released in the United States and promoted with the performance of Little Bit on the show Later... with Jools Holland, which also features Jake Bugg.
During 2011, she also performed at various musical festivals, including Coachella and Lollapalooza.Then she released her second album, Wounded Rhymes. So far, Li has featured on the soundtracks of multiple television shows and movies, including The Fault in our Stars, Hawaii Five-O, The Vows, Vampire Diaries, and Twilight: New Moon.
Likewise, her soundtracks have also been part of the TV series Insurgent and Premium Rush, the latter of which counts Michael Shannon as a cast member.
Li is dating with her boyfriend Jeff Bhasker. He is an American record producer, songwriter keyboardist, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist. Li's collection of awards include two Grammy awards, in the categories of the Artist of the Year and Album of the Year, for her songs I Follow Rivers, No Rest for the Wicked, Little Bit.
Li's net worth is estimated to be $10 million. her sources of income include not just her earnings from songs and albums but also from her acting career. For her appearance in TV series, she charges between $30,000 to 110,000.