Björk sweeps Icelandic Music Awards

Björk Guðmundsdóttir.

Björk Guðmundsdóttir. Photo: Styrmir Kári

Icelandic superstar Björk was the big winner at the 2015 Icelandic Music Awards, taking four awards, including Best Female Artist.

The great and good of the Icelandic music industry were rewarded for their 2015 achievements at an awards ceremony at Reykjavik’s Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre last Friday.

From the awards ceremony.

From the awards ceremony. Photo: Árni Sæberg

Björk was named both Best Female Artist and Best Songwriter for 2015. Her latest album Vulnicura won Best Album, while Björk was also named Best Producer for the same album, together with Arca and The Haxan Cloak.

Icelandic indie folk-pop super-band Of Monsters and Men won two awards – Best Single (for Crystals), and Best Performer in Pop and Rock.

Black Lake, from Vulnicura.

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