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News Iceland Music: Almost-EGOTs Elton John, Hildur Guðnadóttir win music Oscars

Published on: Sunday 09 February 2020
Almost-EGOTs Elton John, Hildur Guðnadóttir win music Oscars
News source: https://www.dailyherald.com/article/20200210/entlife/302109996/

Twenty-five years after winning his first Oscar, Elton John has picked up his second at the 2020 Academy Awards, where 'œJoker' composer Hildur Guðnadóttir marked a historic night for female musicians

News Iceland Music: Almost-EGOTs Elton John, Hildur Guðnadóttir win music Oscars

Published on: Sunday 09 February 2020
Almost-EGOTs Elton John, Hildur Guðnadóttir win music Oscars
News source: https://www.chron.com/entertainment/article/Almost-EGOTs-Elton-John-Hildur-Gu-nad-ttir-win-15043322.php

Twenty-five years after winning his first Oscar, Elton John has picked up his second at the 2020 Academy Awards, where "Joker" composer Hildur Guðnadóttir marked a historic night for female musicians.

News Iceland Music: Hildur Guðnadóttir’s Music for ‘Joker’ Pushed Her Into Hollywood’s A-list

Published on: Friday 31 January 2020
Hildur Guðnadóttir’s Music for ‘Joker’ Pushed Her Into Hollywood’s A-list
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/hildur-gu-nado-ttir-music-010345070.html

Surely no composer can be said to have exploded on the 2019 film scene more than Hildur Guðnadóttir: Emmy-winner for the miniseries “Chernobyl,” Golden Globe winner for “Joker” and now Oscar-nominated for that film, all in less than four months. The cellist-composer is a breakthrough artist in multiple

News Iceland Music: Creativity is key for Iceland’s music

Published on: Sunday 02 February 2020
Creativity is key for Iceland’s music
News source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/lifestyle/artsfilmtv/creativity-is-key-for-icelands-music-979323.html

From the success of acts like Björk and Sigur Rós, to Hildur Guonadottir having just become the first female composer to win a Golden Globe for her score for Joker and then promptly picking up a ...

News Iceland Music: Iceland Airwaves 2019: Five artists that dominated the Reykjavik weekender

Published on: Monday 11 November 2019
Iceland Airwaves 2019: Five artists that dominated the Reykjavik weekender
News source: https://www.nme.com/blogs/festivals-blog/iceland-airwaves-2019-best-things-saw-expertly-curated-festival-2567080

Their debut appearance in Iceland was no different, pairing new energetic songs with a true respect for their avid fans. The best moment: Bassist Josh Finnerty’s frontflip that broke his bass strap ...

News Iceland Music: 'It was eating itself alive': How Iceland Airwaves came back from the brink

Published on: Tuesday 05 November 2019
'It was eating itself alive': How Iceland Airwaves came back from the brink
News source: https://www.musicweek.com/live/read/it-was-eating-itself-alive-how-iceland-airwaves-came-back-from-the-brink/077986

This time last year, Iceland Airwaves was edging closer and closer to going out of business. A favourite on the calendar for music types from around the world, the Reykjavík event was running out of ...

News Iceland Music: Iceland Airwaves 2019: Whitney, Pottery and Joe and The Shitboys close out Reykjavik festival

Published on: Sunday 10 November 2019
Iceland Airwaves 2019: Whitney, Pottery and Joe and The Shitboys close out Reykjavik festival
News source: https://www.nme.com/news/music/iceland-airwaves-2019-whitney-pottery-joe-shitboys-close-reykajvikk-festival-2566451

Iceland Airwaves 2019 concluded last night (Nov 9) with a final night of stellar live music from Whitney, Of Monsters and Men, Pottery and more. Following sets from Mac DeMarco, Shame, John Grant, ...

News Iceland Music: Music on Facebook & Instagram launched in 7 new European countries

Published on: Thursday 17 October 2019
Music on Facebook & Instagram launched in 7 new European countries
News source: https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/music-on-facebook-instagram-launched-in-7-new-european-countries/

Facebook is ramping up the global expansion of its music products. Starting today (October 17) music on Facebook and Instagram will be available in seven new European countries – the Netherlands, ...

News Iceland Music: Iconic country radio host Bob Kingsley remembered in the heart of Texas

Published on: Friday 18 October 2019
Iconic country radio host Bob Kingsley remembered in the heart of Texas
News source: https://www.wfaa.com/article/entertainment/music/iconic-country-radio-host-bob-kingsley-remembered-in-the-heart-of-texas/287-9306bdc0-dc5a-44b9-bd03-7b87f5ba90c9

FORT WORTH, Texas — After six decades, the country music airwaves seem a little less vibrant without the deep voice of Bob Kingsley. The National Radio Hall of Fame radio host died Thursday after a ...

News Iceland Music: New Beats PowerBeats Pro ad features runners chasing the Icelandic Sun

Published on: Thursday 25 July 2019
New Beats PowerBeats Pro ad features runners chasing the Icelandic Sun
News source: https://appleinsider.com/articles/19/07/25/new-beats-powerbeats-pro-ad-features-runners-chasing-the-icelandic-sun

Apple has released a new commercial promoting the Beats PowerBeats Pro, one featuring a group of runners chasing the Sun in Iceland to highlight the long battery life the wireless headphones offer athletes and fitness enthusiasts.

News Iceland Music: Iceland's Prime Minister Talks Climate Change and Gender Equality Over Ice Cream

Published on: Wednesday 24 July 2019
Iceland's Prime Minister Talks Climate Change and Gender Equality Over Ice Cream
News source: https://time.com/5634790/iceland-prime-minister-climate-change-interview/

In 1996, at 20, she appeared in a music video for an Icelandic indie band, running through the streets of Reykjavik. Following her “15 seconds of fame,” Jakobsdottir studied literature and ...

News Iceland Music: Editorial: Of Monsters And Men—A Gateway Drug To Icelandic Music?

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Editorial: Of Monsters And Men—A Gateway Drug To Icelandic Music?
News source: https://grapevine.is/mag/editorial/2019/07/19/editorial-of-monsters-and-men-a-gateway-drug-to-icelandic-music/

But this appealing picture was never the whole story. Iceland has a hidden history of homegrown music—one that’s been explored by the restless musical mind of Hermigervill, who has smashed, sliced, ...

News Iceland Music: Joan Shelley Details New Album ‘Like the River Loves The Sea’

Published on: Tuesday 16 July 2019
Joan Shelley Details New Album ‘Like the River Loves The Sea’
News source: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-country/joan-shelley-new-album-like-the-river-loves-the-sea-cycle-video-859613/

The album, recorded in Iceland, is Shelley’s first full-length LP since releasing ... fragments of the many musical traditions that comprise what we now call Kentucky music: Irish, British, and ...

News Iceland Music: The Future Sound Of Iceland: Hermigervill Releases Two Albums In Six Months

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
The Future Sound Of Iceland: Hermigervill Releases Two Albums In Six Months
News source: https://grapevine.is/icelandic-culture/music/2019/07/19/the-future-sound-of-iceland-hermigervill/

It made for interesting, fresh music with an intentionally retro feel ... His next two albums were reworked, largely instrumental covers of much-loved Icelandic pop classics. “Also a legal grey area,” ...

News Iceland Music: Rita Ora sets pulses racing for sultry new Ritual music video

Published on: Thursday 20 June 2019
Rita Ora sets pulses racing for sultry new Ritual music video
News source: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-7166381/Rita-Ora-sets-pulses-racing-sultry-new-Ritual-music-video.html

Swipe up in stories to watch! .' Rita's new music video comes after she cancelled her scheduled performance at Iceland's Secret Solstice Festival due to a 're-occurring chest infection' on Wednesday. ...

News Iceland Music: Iceland Airwaves Expands Its Excellent 2019 Lineup With A Third Wave Of Performers

Published on: Wednesday 19 June 2019
Iceland Airwaves Expands Its Excellent 2019 Lineup With A Third Wave Of Performers
News source: https://uproxx.com/music/iceland-airwaves-2019-lineup-third-wave/

Iceland is one of the world’s most picturesque travel destinations, which has led to a nice crop of thriving music festivals in the area. One of the finest of the bunch, Iceland Airwaves ...

News Iceland Music: The Latest: Iceland's edgy band performs without incident

Published on: Saturday 18 May 2019
The Latest: Iceland's edgy band performs without incident
News source: https://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/the-latest-iceland-s-edgy-band-performs-without-incident/article_863f4bd7-0f7b-5f0c-bb12-744d6608d57b.html

Iceland's controversial steampunk band Hatari has concluded ... The Grand Final of the 64th Eurovision Song Contest is under way. Europe's annual music extravaganza will crown one of 26 entries with ...

News Iceland Music: Blame it on Bieber: Iceland canyon too popular with visitors

Published on: Saturday 18 May 2019
News source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/blame-it-bieber-iceland-canyon-too-popular-visitors-n1007446

Icelandic environmental officials have had to close off the ... Blame Justin Bieber, the Canadian pop star with a worldwide reach. Bieber's magical music video "I'll Show You" was filmed at the canyon ...