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Nominating Nile Rodgers For The Polar Music Prize!

Nile RodgersPosted by pocat 2012-10-21 12:46

The Swedish music magazine Sonic thinks Nile Rodgers should get the Polar Music Prize. Of course couldn't agree more! So we would like to encourage the persons that matters in this to nominate Nile Rodgers for the Polar Music Prize!

The Polar Music Prize has been awarded to a person a of importance to classical music and a person of importance in popular music since 1992. It was set up, as a Nobel Prize of music, as a bequest in the will of ABBA's record co. (Polar) founder Stikkan Andersson, and is handed out every year by the King of Sweden at a grand award ceremony in Stockholm.

Recent award winners are:

2012: Yo-Yo Ma & Paul Simon
2011: Kronos Quartet & Patti Smith
2010: Ennio Morricone & Björk
2009: José Antonio Abreu and El Sistema & Peter Gabriel
2008: Renée Fleming & Pink Floyd
2007: Steve Reich & Sonny Rollins
2006: Valery Gergiev & Led Zeppelin
2005: Gilberto Gil & Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
2004: B.B. King & György Ligeti


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