The music producer Max Martin and mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli wins this year’s Polar Music Prize.
The award from King Carl XVI Gustaf in Stockholm’s Concert Hall on June 16 this year.
– it is a great honor, says Max Martin in a video message.
for the 25th time since its inception in 1992 announced today the laureates of the prestigious Polar music Prize – sometimes called the music’s Nobel Prize.
the prize is awarded to a person in popular music, and to a person in classical music.
Other Swede to get the price
The Swedish music producer and songwriter Martin Sandberg , better known as Max Martin , the other Swede ever Polar Prize. In 1997, conductor Eric Ericson price.
Max Martin is one of the most successful producers in the world and has also produced music for Britney Spears , Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift .
the statement of the jury that star producer has been “refined and developed the global popular music with his ear for vocal melodies and craftsmanship.”
Max Martin has more awards in his luggage, including a Grammy last year. Before this year’s Grammy Gala he sixfold nominee.
Hailed by Katy Perry and Justin Timberlake
In a video presented directly after the announcement drew one celebrity after second celebration of the Swede, as Max Martin wrote and produced many of their hits.
Britney Spears Katy Perry , Justin Timberlake and Pink were some thank laureate.
– you’re a genius, said Britney Spears in the video.
– Congratulations, no one deserves this more than you, greeted Justin Timberlake .
Parts price with Italian soprano
the Italian mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli is known for his great vocal range of three octaves and has according to the jury “a unique empathy and expression”.
– What a fantastic surprise. I am deeply honored. This amazing price is about passion for good music without borders, says Bartoli in a video message.
The prize was established by the composer Stig “Stig” Anderson and has been awarded since 1992. In addition to honor awarded to prize winners one million crowns.
Last year, the country music icon Emmylou Harris and the Scottish percussionist Evelyn Glennie price.
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Max Martin tunes
No one has had more songs on Billboard’s top 10 list than Max Martin. With 50+ songs he places high above The Beatles, Madonna and Elvis Presely.
Here is a list of Max Martin Billboard ones:
1999 – Baby One More Time (Britney Spears)
2000 – “It’s Gonna Be Me” (NSYNC)
2008 – “I Kissed a Girl” (Katy Perry)
2008 – “So What” (P! nk)
2009 – “My Life Would Suck Without You” (Kelly Clarkson)
2009 – “3″ (Britney Spears)
2010 – “California Gurls” (Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg)
2010 – “Teenage Dream” (Katy Perry)
2010 – “Raise Your Glass” (P! nk)
2011 – “Hold It Against Me” (Britney Spears)
2011 – “ET” (Katy Perry featuring Kanye West)
2011 – “Last Friday Night (TGIF)” (Katy Perry)
2012 – “Part of Me” (Katy Perry)
2012 – “One More Night” (Maroon 5)
2012 – “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” (Taylor Swift)
2013 – “Roar” (Katy Perry)
2014 – “Dark Horse” (Katy Perry featuring Juicy J)
2014 – “Shake it Off” (Taylor Swift)
2014 – ” blank Space “(Taylor Swift)
2015 -” Bad Blood “(Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar)
2015 -” Can not Feel My Face “(The Weeknd)