Press room

Here you will find our latest press releases, logos, pictures and bios of the latest Laureates, a selection of articles about the Polar Music Prize and press contacts.

The 2021 Polar Music Prize ceremony originally planned for May 22, 2021 has been cancelled due to the ongoing Coronavirus/Covid-19 pandemic. More info available in the press release below dated March 5, 2021.

The Laureates of 2022 will be announced in February 2022.

Please note that we use a new logo since January 2021. You can download it further down on this page.

Latest press releases

2020's Laureate Anna Netrebko receives the prize from HM Queen Silvia on October 16 2021

In connection to Anna Netrebko’s concert at Konserthuset Stockholm, on the evening of October 16th, H.M. Queen Silvia will present the award to the 2020 Polar Music Prize Laureate.

The Polar Music Prize Podcast is out now!

The Polar Music Prize podcast is a series of in-depth interviews featuring outstanding achievers and tastemakers within the world of music, by journalist Nicholas Bonde.

Polar Music Prize cancels 2021 prize ceremony. Dates for 2022 revealed.

The Polar Music Prize Board has decided to cancel this year’s Polar Music Prize ceremony. Prize winners for 2022 will be announced in February next year, and the prize ceremony will be held on May 24th, 2022.

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Anna Netrebko

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Maria Stern

Press Contact
+46 (0)70 571 04 17

Marie Ledin

Managing Director
Stiftelsen Stikkan Andersons Musikprisfond för The Polar Music Prize

Alfons Karabuda

Chairman of the Polar Music Prize 
Award Committee

Postal Address

Polar Music Prize
PO Box 55777

Visiting address: Banérgatan 16

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