Tag: Awards

Spellemann 2010 nominees

The nominees for this year's Spellemann awards, the Norwegian Grammy, have been announced:

Female Artist:
Christel Alsos - Tomorrow is ()
Ida Maria - Katla (/)
Ingrid Olava - The guest ()
Susanne Sundfør - The brothel ()

Male Artist:
Moddi - Floriography ()
Odd Nordstoga - November (/)
Thom Hell - All good things ()
Thomas Dybdahl - Waiting for that one clear moment ()

Pop Group:
deLillos - Hjernen er alene i Operaen ()
I was a king - Old friends (/)
Kråkesølv - Bomtur til jorda ()
Madcon - Contraband ()

Electronic:
Bjørn Torske - Kokning ()
Lindstrøm & Christabelle - Real life is no cool ()
Ost & Kjex - Cajun lunch (/)

Rock:
Blood Command - Ghostclocks (/)
Kvelertak - Kvelertak ()
Motorpsycho - Heavy metal fruit ()
Serena-Maneesh - No 2: Abyss in b minor ()
Tommy Tokyo & Starving for My Gravy - Go time, showtime & absolute war ()

Metal:
Enslaved - Axioma Ethica Odini ()
Ihsahn - After (/)
Shining - Blackjazz ()
Solefald - Norrøn livskunst ()

Hip-Hop:
Karpe Diem - Aldri solgt en løgn ()
Lars Vaular - Helt om natten, helt om dagen ()
Salvador Sanchez - Happy daze ()

Folk:
Gjermund Larsen trio - Aurum (/)
Ingvill Marit Buen Garnås og Per Anders Buen Garnås - Salme, segn & solbøn ()
Sondre Bratland/Annbjørg Lien - Alle vegne ()
Unni Boksasp Ensemble - Keramello ()

Jazz:
Elephant9 - Walk the nile ()
Ivar Antonsen/Vigleik Storaas - Dialogues ()
Paolo Vinaccia - Very much alive ()
Supersilent - 10 ()
Trondheim Jazz Orchestra - Triads and more ()

Open Class:
Beady Belle - At Welding Bridge ()
Jaga Jazzist - One-armed bandit ()
Karl Seglem - Ossicles (/)
Pelbo - Pelbo ()
Petter Wettre/Audun Kleive - The only way to travel 2 ()

Lyrics:
Bare Egil Band - I fyr og flamme (/)
Erik Fosnes Hansen - Neste stasjon Grorud ()
Ingrid Olava - The guest (

Pop Composition:
Gjermund Larsen - Aurum (/)
Ingrid Olava - The guest ()
Odd Nordstoga - November (/)
Susanne Sundfør - The brothel ()
Thom Hell - All good things ()

Newcomer:
Bjørn Johan Muri ()
Frida Ånnevik ()
Kvelertak ()
Moddi ()
Thomas Eriksen ()

Winners will be announced on March 5. More here: http://www.spellemann.no/

Manifest 2011 nominees are go

The nominees for the 2011 Manifest Awards, Sweden's indie/alternative Grammy, have been announced:

Pop:
Anna von Hausswolff - Singing from the grave (/)
jj - jj No 3 ()
CEO - White Magic ()
Nicolas Makelberge - The Unforgettable Planet ()

Dance:
Cloud - Hökarängen Space Program ()
Dmitry Fyodorov - Shapeless ()
Jarl & Fotmeijer - Lifesigns ()
Skudge - Samlad produktion ()

Synth:
Code 64 - Trialogue ()
Cryo - Hidden Aggression ()
Page - Nu ()
Social Ambitions - Almost gone ()

Hardrock/Metal:
Ghost - Opus Eponymous ()
Watain - Lawless Darkness ()
Khoma - A final storm ()
Dark Tranquility - We are the void ()

Rhythm:
Haci Tekbilek - Türlü ()
Helt Off - Marknadens Soldat ()
Million Stylez - Everyday ()
Serengeti - Standing Steady ()

Jazz:
Elin Larsson Group - Live and Alive ()
Lekverk - Everyday ()
NEO (Nässjö Extreme Orchestra) - NEO ()
The Country - The Country ()

Punk/Hardcore
Antipati - Frågor som rör det allmänna ()
Hårda Tider - Gatan Kallar ()
Old Fashioned Ideas - We're in this shit together ()
The Baboon Show - Punk Rock harbour ()

Hip-Hop:
Academics - Tare Lugnt 4 ()
Carlito - Guldburen ()
PH3 - Löser ett fall ()
Zacke - Visst är det vackert ()

Rock:
Bad Hands - Take The Money And Run ()
Dundertåget - Dom feta åren är förbi ()
Pascal - Orkanen närmar sig ()
The Bear Quartet - Monty Python ()

Folk/Visa:
Anders Svensson, Magnus Gustafsson, Susanne Gustafsson, Anders Löfberg, Jörgen Svensson - Bålgetingen, Låtar efter August Strömberg ()
Mats Edén, Daniel Sandén-Warg, Leif Stinnerbom, Magnus Stinnerbom - Anno 2010 ()
OK Star Orchestra - Sound Classique ()
Ola Magnell - Rolös ()

Experimental:
Ombudsman - And His Father Was A Great Machine ()
Erik Enocksson - Man tänker sitt ()
Leif Jordansson - The Comet / The Doll Maker ()
New Tango Orquesta - Vesper ()

Singer/Songwriter:
I'm Kingfisher - Arctic ()
Daniel Norgren - Horrifying Death Eating Blood Spider ()
The Tarantula Waltz - Did Not Leave To Find But To Forget, To Leave Behind ()
The Tallest Man On Earth - Wild Hunt ()

Best live act:
Anna Von Hausswolff
The Tallest Man On Earth
Masshysteri
Robyn

Best unsigned act (in collaboration w/P3 Lab):
Alice B
Katakomb
Ascend
Broken Boys

Winners will be announced at a ceremony on February 4 at Nalen in Stockholm. More info: http://www.manifestgalan.se/

Final 12 Nordic Music Prize nominees confirmed

The final 12 nominees for the first annual Nordic Music Prize have been announced:

Dungen - Skit i allt
Paleface - Helsinki – Shangri-La
Frisk Frugt - Dansktoppen møder Burkina Faso i det himmelblå rum hvor solen bor, suite
Susanne Sundfør - The Brothel
Robyn - Body talk
Jónsi - Go Do
Efterklang - Magic Chairs
Serena Maneesh - S-M 2: Abyss in B Minor
The Radio Dept. - Clinging to a scheme
Ólöf Arnalds - Innundir skinni
Kvelertak - Kvelertak
First Aid Kit - The big black & the blue

The winner will be announced during by:Larm in Oslo February 17-19. More here: http://nordicmusicprize.com/

Gaffa SWE reader's poll

The winners of Gaffa Sweden's reader-selected GAFFA-Priset 2010 have been announced: http://gaffa.se/nyhet/45766

And the Novell prize goes to...

The winner of this year's Novell prize from the Swedish mag of the same name for excellent story-telling in music goes to Johan Duncanson of The Radio Dept. for the song "You stopped making sense". Read more: http://magasinetnovell.se/2010/12/15/och-vinnaren-ar-2/ (in Swedish)

The 50 Nordic candidates

The initial 50 candidates for the inaugural Nordic Music Prize have been announced: http://nordicmusicprize.com/eng/pages/8-the_50_nordic_candidates

2011 Swedish Grammis

Here's the nominees for the 2011 Swedish Grammis:

Best album:
Håkan Hellström - 2 Steg Från Paradise
Oskar Linnros - Vilja Bli
Robyn - Body Talk
Säkert! - Facit
The Radio Dept. - Clinging To a Scheme

Best artist:
Håkan Hellström
Johnossi
Oskar Linnros
Petter
Robyn

Best song:
Anna Bergendahl - This Is My Life
Daniel Adams-Ray - Gubben I Lådan
Eric Saade - Manboy
Erik Grönwall - Higher
Johnossi - What's The Point
Mohombi - Bumpy Ride
Oskar Linnros - Från Och Med Du
Robyn - Dancing On my Own
Salem Al Fakir - Keep On Walking
Swedish House Mafia – One

Best group:
Dungen - Skit I Allt
Hästpojken - Från Där Jag Ropar
Johnossi - Mavericks
Kent - En Plats I Solen
The Radio Dept. - Clinging To A Scheme

Best folk/visa:
Blandade Artister - Sonja Åkesson Tolkad Av
First Aid Kit - The Big Black & The Blue
Jonas Knutsson - Blåslåtar
Ola Magnell - Rolös
Toni Holgersson - Ibland Kallar Jag Det Kärlek

Best hardrock/metal:
Ghost - Opus Eponymous
Khoma - A Final Storm
Pascal - Orkanen Närmar Sig
Sabaton - Coat Of Arms
Watain - Lawless Darkness

Best jazz:
Dan Berglunds Tonbruket - Tonbruket
Goran Kajfes - X/Y
Magnus Carlson & The Moon Ray Quintet - Echoes
Oddjob - Clint
Peter Asplund Quartet - Asplund Meets Bernstein

Best songwriter:
Annika Norlin & Henrik Oja - Facit
Håkan Hellström - 2 Steg Från Paradise
Klas Åhlund & Robyn - Body Talk
Oskar Linnros - Vilja Bli
Pernilla Andersson - Ö

Best female artist:
Anna Von Hausswolff - Singing FromThe Grave
Britta Persson - Current Affair Medium Rare
Pernilla Andersson - Ö
Robyn - Body Talk
Säkert! - Facit

Best male artist:
Daniel Adams-Ray - Svart Vitt Och Allt Däremellan
Håkan Hellström - 2 Steg Från Paradise
Oskar Linnros - Vilja Bli
Salem Al Fakir - Ignore This
The Tallest Man On Earth - The Wild Hunt

Best newcomer:
Anna Von Hausswolff - Singing From The Grave
Ceo - White Magic
First Aid Kit - The Big Black & The Blue
Oskar Linnros - Vilja Bli
Swedish House Mafia - Until One

Best producer:
Adrian Lux
Joakim Åhlund & Håkan Hellström
Klas Åhlund
Max Martin
Red One

Best international success:
Dungen
Max Martin
Red One
Robyn
Swedish House Mafia

Best lyrics:
Annika Norlin - Facit
Håkan Hellström - 2 Steg Från Paradise
Ola Magnell - Rolös
Oskar Linnros - Vilja Bli
Plura Jonsson - Kärlekens Väg - En Mässa

Best urban/dance:
Boeoes Kaelstigen - Tanum Teleport
Familjen - Mänskligheten
Petter - En Räddare I Nöden
PH3 - PH3 Löser Ett Fall
Swedish House Mafia - Until One

Best Innovator:
Johnossi
Robyn
Nomy
Magnus Weideskog
Iamamiwhoami

Winners will be announced at a ceremony at Kungliga Operan in Stockholm on January 17.

P3 Guld 2011

The nominees for the 2011 Swedish P3 Guld Awards have been announced:

Best newcomer:
First Aid Kit
Anna von Hausswolff
Jasmine Kara
Royal Republic
Tove Styrke

Best song:
Daniel Adams-Ray - Gubben i lådan
Salem Al Fakir - Keep On Walking
Johnossi - What's The Point
Oskar Linnros - Från och med du
Robyn - Dancing On My Own
Swedish House Mafia feat. Pharrell - One (Your Name)

Best group:
Hästpojken - Från där jag ropar
Johnossi - Mavericks
Kent - En plats i solen
The Radio Dept. - Clinging To A Scheme
Swedish House Mafia - Until One

Best artist:
Daniel Adams-Ray - Svart vitt och allt däremellan
Håkan Hellström - 2 steg från Paradise
Oskar Linnros - Vilja bli
Robyn - Body Talk Pt 1
Säkert! - Facit

Guldmicken (best live act):
Familjen
Håkan Hellström
Hoffmaestro
Melissa Horn
Robyn

More here: http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=3964&artikel=4220806

Gaffa top 10 Danish albums for 2010

Gaffa's top 10 favorite Danish albums of 2010:

01. Efterklang - Magic chairs
02. Søren Huss - Troen & ingen
03. 4 Guys From The Future - Under the new morning sun
04. De Eneste To - De eneste to
05. Love Shop - Frelsens hær
06. Agnes Obel - Philharmonics
07. The Floor Is Made Of Lava - Howl at the moon
08. The Malpractice - Tectonics
09. The Rumour Said Fire - The arrogant
10. The Informations - Noah's ark

Link: http://gaffa.dk/nyhed/45156

Robyn gets US Grammy nomination

Congrats to Robyn for her US Grammy nomination of "Dancing on my own" in the "Best Dance Recording" category: http://www.cbs.com/specials/grammys/nominees/

2010 European Border Breaker Awards

Scandinavian recipients of this year's European Border Breaker Awards:

Norway: Donkeyboy
Sweden: Miike Snow
Denmark: Aura Dione

Read more: http://www.europeanborderbreakersawards.eu/

Sweden's selections for the Nordic Music Prize

The 25 Swedish nominees for the Nordic Music Prize have been revealed: http://gradvall.se/artiklar.asp?entry_id=695
These 25 will eventually be whittled down to 10 who will go up against 10 selections from each of the other Scandinavian countries which will then be narrowed down even further to a top 12 to be presented to the jury for the final prize.

Danish P3 Guld nominees

Gaffa has the rundown for the nominees of Denmark's P3 Guld awards: http://gaffa.dk/nyhed/45085

Gaffa DK Music Awards 2010

The nominees for Gaffa's Danish music awards have been announced:

Album:
De Eneste To - De eneste to (/)
Efterklang - Magic chairs ()
Kashmir - Trespassers ()
The Floor Is Made Of Lava - Howl at the moon ()
The Rumour Said Fire - The arrogant ()

Band:
De Eneste To (/)
Efterklang ()
Kashmir ()
The Floor Is Made Of Lava ()
The Rumour Said Fire ()

Female artist:
Fallulah ()
Henriette Sennenwaldt (

Male artist:
Jacob Bellens (Murder) ()
Jesper Lidang (The Rumour Said Fire) ()
Kasper Eistrup (Kashmir) ()
Søren Huss ()
Tobias Kippenberger (The Floor Is Made Of Lava) ()

Newcomer:
De Eneste To (/)
Fallulah ()
Ginger Ninja ()
The Rumour Said Fire ()
Vinnie Who ()

Hit song:
Dúné - Dry lips ()
Dúné - Let go of your love ()
Hej Matematik - Party i Provinsen ()
Nephew Feat. Landsholdet - The Danish way to rock ()
Turboweekend - Trouble is ()

Music video:
Burhan G Feat. Nik & Jay - Tættere på himlen (dir: Michael Sauer Christensen) ()
De Eneste To - Morten (dir: Casper Dalhoff) (/)
Kashmir - Still boy (dir: Jakob Printzlau) ()
The Floor Is Made Of Lava - Leave me now (dir: Casper Balslev) ()
Under Byen - Unoder (dir: Manyar I. Parwani) (

Full list: http://gaffa.dk/nyhed/44683

Pascal nominated for best art vinyl

Pascal's "Orkanen närmar sig" is one of the nominees for Art Vinyl's top album covers of 2010: http://www.artvinyl.com/en/nominate/nominations.html