Oranssi Pazuzu, Mikko Joensuu and The Hearing nominated for Phonofile Nordic Music Prize
The 12 nominees for this year’s Phonofile Nordic Music Prize have been announced.
Annually presented Phonofile Nordic Music Prize is an award celebrating the album as an artistic format, and championing the diversity and innovation of today’s Nordic music scene. The prize will be awarded at showcase festival and conference by:Larm on March 2 in Oslo.
The winning album is chosen by a Nordic jury of experts from a 12 album shortlist consisting of the previous year’s releases.
This year’s Finnish nominees are Oranssi Pazuzu’s album Värähtelijä, Mikko Joensuu’s Amen 2 and The Hearing’s Adrian.
In 2015 the prize was awarded to Mirel Wagner’s When the Cellar Children See The Light of Day, making her the first Finnish artist to win the prize. Previous winners include Jónsi, The Knife, First Aid Kit and most recently Band of Gold.
Nominees for Phonofile Nordic Music Prize 2017
CTM (DK) – Suite for a Young Girl
Bisse (DK) – Højlandet
Værket (DK) – Jealousy Hits
Jóhann Jóhannsson (ICE) – Arrival (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Skúli Sverrison, Hilmar Jensson, Arve Henriksen (ICE) – Saumur
Oranssi Pazuzu (FI) – Värähtelijä
The Hearing (FI) – Adrian
Mikko Joensuu (FI) – Amen 2
Jenny Hval (NO) – Blood Bitch
Nosizwe (NO) – In Fragments
Kornél Kovács (SE) – The Bells
Cherrie (SE) – Sherihan
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