Artist of The Day: Björk

posted by Shane German on 11/21/2018

Wednesday, November 21st: BJÖRK

Björk is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, composer, actress, record producer, and DJ. Over her four-decade career, she has developed an eclectic musical style that draws on a range of influences and genres spanning electronic, pop, experimental, classical, trip hop, and avant-garde music. Born and raised in Reykjavík, she began her music career at age 11 and first gained international recognition as the lead singer of the alternative rock band The Sugarcubes. After the band's breakup, Björk embarked on an incredibly successful solo career with 10 studio albums as well as countless collaborations. With 31 singles reaching the top 40 on pop charts around the world, she is reported to have sold over 20 million records worldwide as of 2015. Among her numerous awards and accolades, Bjork has been nominated for 14 Grammy Awards, as well as 1 Academy Award nomination. Her most recent album “Utopia” was released in 2015. Wikipedia

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