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Iggy Pop and Diane Warren Awarded Sweden’s Polar Music Prize

On Tuesday, Iggy Pop and the Ensemble intercontemporain were each presented with the 2022 Polar Music Prize at a ceremony in Stockholm. The award, which celebrates excellence in music, is given each year to one popular music artist and one classical artist. Songwriter Diane Warren also accepted the 2020 honor at the ceremony, since COVID had delayed previous award ceremonies.More from The Hollywood ReporterLeonine Acquires Berlin Production Company Hyperbole MedienNew Zealand Leader Jacinda Ardern Talks Gun Control on 'Late Show': "We Saw Something That Wasn't Right and We Acted on It"George Miller on How Filmmaking Is Like Playing in the...
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Iggy Pop, Ensemble Intercontemporain & Diane Warren Receive Polar Music Prize at Royal Ceremony in Stockholm

Click here to read the full article. Three decades after Paul McCartney and the newly independent Baltic States received the first Polar Music Prizes in 1992, the 30th anniversary ceremony took place in Stockholm on Tuesday (May 24), with Laureates Iggy Pop, Ensemble Intercontemporain and Diane Warren all receiving their awards from King Carl XVI Gustaf at the Scandinavian city’s Grand Hotel. Godfather of punk Iggy Pop and Parisian classical musical collective Ensemble Intercontemporain are the 2022 Laureates. Warren was named a Laureate in 2020 but that year’s ceremony was postponed until 2021 and then canceled as the pandemic continued to...
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Ricky Gardiner, guitarist for David Bowie and Iggy Pop, dead at 73

Ricky Gardiner, the musician best known for playing with David Bowie and Iggy Pop, has died. The 73-year-old “guitar genius” “ended a long battle with Parkinson’s,” producer Tony Visconti wrote on Facebook after being informed by Gardiner’s widow Virginia Scott. Iggy Pop wrote a touching tribute to his friend on Twitter upon hearing of his death. “Dearest Ricky, lovely, lovely man, shirtless in your coveralls, nicest guy who ever played guitar. Thanks for the memories and the songs, rest eternal in peace.” Gardiner was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1948 and became a self-taught musician from a young age. He joined his first...
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Florence Welch on “trying to embody” Nick Cave and Iggy Pop on new album

Florence Welch has revealed that Nick Cave and Iggy Pop influenced the vocals on her new album ‘Dance Fever’. Watch a clip from the interview below. During a conversation with Zane Lowe for Apple Music 1, the Florence + The Machine frontwoman discussed embodying her favourite male vocalists like Leonard Cohen, Iggy Pop and Cave for album opener, ‘King‘.
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