The King presents the Polar Music Prize
On 24 May, The King presented the 2022 Polar Music Prize to Iggy Pop and Ensemble intercontemporain, and the 2020 Polar Music Prize to Diane Warren.
The prize-giving ceremony was held at the Grand Hôtel in Stockholm. Performers during the ceremony included pupils from the Junior Academy, Darin, Kammarensemblen, Maja Ivarsson, Sara Ajnnak, the Stockholm Academic Women's Choir, Get Up Soul Choir, Molly Sandén, Bob Hund and Ebbot Lundberg & The New Alchemy.
The Polar Music Prize
The Polar Music Prize is an international music prize that was established in 1989 by Stig 'Stikkan' Anderson.
The Polar Music Prize is presented each year to musicians, groups or institutions in recognition of "significant achievements in music and/or musical activity, or for achievements which are found to be of great potential importance for music or musical activity, and shall be referable to all fields within or closely connected with music".
The prize was first awarded in 1992.