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723 Icelandic Singer & Songwriter

Björk Guðmundsdóttir (born November 21, 1965) was born in Reykjavík, Iceland. She is an Icelandic singer, songwriter, composer, record producer, and actress. She is professionally known as Björk. she began her music career at a very young age and has become one of the most celebrated and unique artists of our time. She is known for her extraordinary three-octave vocal range, as well as her eccentric and avant-garde persona.

Björk rose to international fame as the lead singer of the alternative rock band the Sugarcubes, when she was only 21 years old. After the band disbanded in 1992, she embarked on a successful solo career, releasing a string of critically acclaimed albums such as Debut, Post, and Homogenic. Throughout her career, Björk has explored a wide range of musical genres, including electronic, pop, experimental, trip hop, classical, and avant-garde music. Her music is known for its emotional intensity, lyrical depth, and innovative production.

Björk's albums have consistently reached the top 20 on the US Billboard 200 chart, and she has sold more than 20 million records worldwide. She has also had 31 singles reach the top 40 on pop charts around the world, including 22 top 40 hits in the UK. Her songs "It's Oh So Quiet", "Army of Me", and "Hyperballad" have all reached the top 10 in the UK, while "Play Dead", "Big Time Sensuality", and "Violently Happy" have all reached the top 20.

In addition to her musical career, Björk has also acted in several films, including the 2000 Lars von Trier film Dancer in the Dark, for which she won the Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival. She was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song for "I've Seen It All". Björk has also been an advocate for environmental causes in Iceland, and her music often explores themes related to nature and the environment.

Björk's accolades and awards include the Order of the Falcon, five BRIT Awards, and 16 Grammy nominations. In 2015, Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world, and Rolling Stone named her the 60th greatest singer and the 81st greatest songwriter. Her album Biophilia was marketed as an interactive app album with its own education program, and a retrospective exhibition dedicated to Björk was held at the New York Museum of Modern Art in 2015. Her most recent album, Fossora, was released in 2022 and has been met with critical acclaim. Browse A to Z all Björk Lyrics, songs, and albums below.