Björk
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1965-11-21
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Björk Biography (Wikipedia)

Björk Guðmundsdóttir (, born 21 November 1965), known mononymously as Björk, is an Icelandic singer-songwriter. Over her three-decade career, she has developed an eclectic musical style that draws on a wide range of influences and genres spanning electronic, pop, experimental, trip hop, dance, classical, and avant-garde styles. She initially became known as the lead singer of the alternative rock band The Sugarcubes, whose 1987 single "Birthday" was a hit on US and UK indie stations and a favorite among music critics. Björk embarked on a solo career in 1993, coming to prominence as a solo artist with with albums such as Debut (1993), Post (1995), and Homogenic (1997), while collaborating with a range of artists and exploring a variety of multimedia projects. Several of her albums have reached the Top 20 on the Billboard 200 chart, the most recent being her 2015 album Vulnicura.

Björk has had 30 singles reach the Top 40 on pop charts around the world, with 22 Top 40 hits in the UK, including the Top 10 hits "It's Oh So Quiet", "Army of Me", and "Hyperballad". She is reported to have sold between 20 and 40 million records worldwide as of 2015. She has received consistent critical praise for her innovative vocal and compositional approaches, musical experimentation, and art direction; she has been described as "the most important and forward-looking musician of her generation" and "the best non-pop female vocalist of the last 30 years." She has been ranked twenty-ninth in VH1's "The 100 Greatest Women in Music", eighth in MTV's "22 Greatest Voices in Music", sixtieth in Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Singers of All Time", eighty-first in Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time", and was recognized in NPR's "50 Great Voices" feature for her "celestial voice."

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Come To Me (From 'Vulnicura Live')
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Come To Me (From 'Vulnicura Live')
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Big Time Sensuality (Fluke Minimix)
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Big Time Sensuality (Fluke Minimix)
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Isobel (Deodato Mix)
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Isobel (Deodato Mix)
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Play Dead (feat. David Arnold)
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Play Dead (feat. David Arnold)
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Immature (BBC Radio 1 Session, 15 Feb 1997)
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Immature (BBC Radio 1 Session, 15 Feb 1997)
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Isobel (BBC Radio 1 Session, 15 Feb 1997)
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Isobel (BBC Radio 1 Session, 15 Feb 1997)
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Hyperballad (Kölsch Version)
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Hyperballad (Kölsch Version)
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Past BBC Events

1994 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
1994-06-24T00:56:25
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Jun
1994

1994 Glastonbury

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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