Polar Music Prize Laureates

Cecilia Bartoli

2016 Discover
Cecilia Bartoli

Max Martin

2016 Discover
Max Martin

Emmylou Harris

2015 Discover
Emmylou Harris

Evelyn Glennie

2015 Discover
Evelyn Glennie

Peter Sellars

2014 Discover
Peter Sellars

Chuck Berry

2014 Discover
Chuck Berry

Kaija Saariaho

2013 Discover
Kaija Saariaho

Youssou N’Dour

2013 Discover
Youssou N’Dour

Paul Simon

2012 Discover
Paul Simon

Yo-Yo Ma

2012 Discover
Yo-Yo Ma

Patti Smith

2011 Discover
Patti Smith

Kronos Quartet

2011 Discover
Kronos Quartet

Ennio Morricone

2010 Discover
Ennio Morricone

Björk

2010 Discover
Björk

José Antonio Abreu and El Sistema

2009 Discover
José Antonio Abreu and El Sistema

Peter Gabriel

2009 Discover
Peter Gabriel

Renée Fleming

2008 Discover
Renée Fleming

Pink Floyd

2008 Discover
Pink Floyd

Steve Reich

2007 Discover
Steve Reich

Sonny Rollins

2007 Discover
Sonny Rollins

Valery Gergiev

2006 Discover
Valery Gergiev

Led Zeppelin

2006 Discover
Led Zeppelin

Gilberto Gil

2005 Discover
Gilberto Gil

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

2005 Discover
Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

B. B. King

2004 Discover
B. B. King

György Ligeti

2004 Discover
György Ligeti

Keith Jarrett

2003 Discover
Keith Jarrett

Sofia Gubaidulina

2002 Discover
Sofia Gubaidulina

Miriam Makeba

2002 Discover
Miriam Makeba

Burt Bacharach

2001 Discover
Burt Bacharach

Robert Moog

2001 Discover
Robert Moog

Karlheinz Stockhausen

2001 Discover
Karlheinz Stockhausen

Bob Dylan

2000 Discover
Bob Dylan

Isaac Stern

2000 Discover
Isaac Stern

Iannis Xenakis

1999 Discover
Iannis Xenakis

Stevie Wonder

1999 Discover
Stevie Wonder

Ray Charles

1998 Discover
Ray Charles

Ravi Shankar

1998 Discover
Ravi Shankar

Eric Ericson

1997 Discover
Eric Ericson

Bruce Springsteen

1997 Discover
Bruce Springsteen

Pierre Boulez

1996 Discover
Pierre Boulez

Joni Mitchell

1996 Discover
Joni Mitchell

Mstislav Rostropovich

1995 Discover
Mstislav Rostropovich

Elton John

1995 Discover
Elton John

Nikolaus Harnoncourt

1994 Discover
Nikolaus Harnoncourt

Quincy Jones

1994 Discover
Quincy Jones

Dizzy Gillespie

1993 Discover
Dizzy Gillespie

Witold Lutoslawski

1993 Discover
Witold Lutoslawski

Paul McCartney

1992 Discover
Paul McCartney

The Baltic States

1992 Discover
The Baltic States