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Malena Ernman new member of the Award Committee

We are very proud to announce that singer Malena Ernman is a new member of the Polar Music Prize Award Committee.
“Malena Ernman is a boundbreaking, world-class singer and therefore a natural choice for, and addition to … » Read More »

Exclusive playlists and interviews on Spotify

We have selected the very best from all our Laureates in exclusive playlists. You can also find interviews with the Laureates as well as artists who have participated in the ceremony in our Spotify profile. … » Read More »

Efva Attling designs new award for the Polar Music Prize

A new, specially designed award will be presented to the Laureates of the Polar Music Prize from this year – besides the one million Swedish kronor ($145.000) to each Laureate. Swedish designer Efva Attling has made … » Read More »

Award Ceremony 2014

On Tuesday the 26th of August we celebrate this year’s Laureates Peter Sellars and Chuck Berry at the Stockholm Concert Hall. From the hands of H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf, the Laureates will receive a beautiful … » Read More »


Chuck Berry, one of this year’s two Polar Music Prize Laureates, will unfortunately not be able to attend the ceremony in Stockholm Tuesday 26 August.
- Chuck Berry has been struggling with his health for a … » Read More »

Chuck Berry Medley

Peter Sellars speech

Chuck Berry

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