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Reykjavík, Iceland (1977 – present)

Björk Guðmundsdóttir, (born 21 November 1965), known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and occasional actress. Her deeply personal music and lyrics, her precise arrangements and her unique voice have made her an important figure worldwide. Critics have consistently championed Björk’s work, praising her innovative approach to singing and composition, her pioneering use of electronic beats, her groundbreaking music videos, and, above all, her singular voice, describing her as “the most important and forward-looking musician of her generation”.

Björk has developed an eclectic musical style that incorporates aspects of electronic, alternative rock, trip hop, jazz, classical, experimental and avant-garde music.

Her record label, One Little Indian, reported in 2003 that she had sold more than 15 million albums worldwide. She has been nominated for 13 Grammy Awards, an Academy Award and two Golden Globe Awards (including one for acting). For her performance in Dancer in the Dark, Björk won the Best Actress Award at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival. She was ranked #36 on VH1’s “The 100 Greatest Women in Rock and Roll” and #8 on MTV’s “22 Greatest Voices in Music”.

Björk was born and raised in Reykjavík, Iceland. Her musical career began when she was eleven with her study of classical piano in elementary school. One of her instructors sent a recording of Björk singing Tina Charles’ song I Love to Love to RÚV, then the only radio station in Iceland. The recording was broadcast on national radio - after hearing it, a representative of the Fálkinn label contacted Guðmundsdóttir, to offer a record contract, and Björk was recorded and released in 1977.

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  • Herick_MS

    Vulnicura, Medúlla, Vespertine & Homogenic ❤ [fora as trilhas sonoras, né]

    Yesterday 6:55pm Reply
  • evil_omega

    venha pro brasil, viado

    Yesterday 2:47pm Reply
  • lukassantiago33

    Vulnicura & Vespertine <3

    1 Aug 12:56am Reply
  • Nekrovoor

    Am I the only one who thinks Vulnicura is her best album?

    31 Jul 4:44pm Reply
  • juanfmonc

    This picture (http://www.dejuan.co/2015/01/stone-milket.html) is dedicateed to Stonemilker. You may like it. :)

    31 Jul 12:53am Reply
  • pechorkinname

    only the two halves of the brain, only two half-beat on the frontal bone, about the broad frontal bone. If something one of them will remember, the other will immediately forget the whole they do not embrace, Oh no, never to grasp. Drown in the stormy sea of unspeakable thoughts, would be the vocabulary, at least some vocabulary.What is left for the sufferer? What can he do? Just rather sleep, eat and sleep.

    29 Jul 6:03pm Reply
  • PanyaTanina

    Enjoy 😊💚

    28 Jul 6:47am Reply
  • ElitistPleb

    Greatest Female Pop singer. [2] A bit better than Britney Spears.

    27 Jul 5:03am Reply
  • deadgrandma

    Finally giving the vinyl reissues a good spin. All are OK, but only one really, really is worth getting (on sound basis). And that is the new pressing of Medulla. OMG, it's like rediscovering it all over again!

    25 Jul 6:28am Reply
  • DouglasCostaAx

    inexplicável ♥

    25 Jul 12:17am Reply
  • QOQOQOQ

    she is cute~

    24 Jul 6:24pm Reply
  • madonnaboi

    Black Lake ♥

    24 Jul 12:30pm Reply
  • sarinasingh

    god she is the best probably my favorite vocalist when i think about it...

    24 Jul 12:21am Reply
  • Dakun93

    Grateful grapefruit. [4]

    24 Jul 12:06am Reply
  • NachoWTF

    Grateful grapefruit. [3]

    23 Jul 2:56am Reply
  • WitchUp

    v Dead @ you thinking she's a pop star.

    20 Jul 9:32pm Reply
  • Skimma

    Greatest Female Pop Star Ever.

    20 Jul 6:56pm Reply
  • Anymouss

    She is amazing

    20 Jul 6:31pm Reply
  • Dnlphnv

    Люблю Бьорк ♥

    20 Jul 4:35pm Reply
  • WitchUp

    Werk Bjerk!! She should put out music every month, ngl.

    20 Jul 1:59pm Reply
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