It was a few years as I was hoping on Dolly Parton, then I got Emmylou Harris the price and I think it will be before Polarprisjuryn awards country music again. In particular, a countrykvinna.
On the other hand, it is strange a long time since any soul or R&B was awarded, after Quincy Jones, Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder all received the polar music prize in dense succession in the 90's. And after Aretha Franklin's death in the previous year can no longer claim that it is she who will have it before anyone else soulröst can get on the speech.
it is certainly a truth that all of the writing, likely even the entire Polarprisjuryn. However, that did not have to be about practical circumstances, anything else would be incomprehensible.
So my guess is that it will be a soulsångerska in the year. Not least because könsstatistiken is so incredibly skewed. Of the twenty-seven award recipients in the populärkategorin so far only five have been women. And with the Nobel prize in literature has better stats for the same period, with seven pristagarkvinnor.
the only Question is who. Gladys Knight live yet, Chaka Khan is even skivaktuell, there is Dionne Warwick, Mary J Blige, Janet Jackson, Tina Turner, Diana Ross, Mavis Staples, Roberta Flack and many more that could be mentioned. Several of them reasonable, not particularly exciting as the news observed.
It would be a real hit. One of the undoubtedly greatest, an artist who has changed its time and still stands at the top. Would polar music prize succeed with it, it would be a triumph.
What success? It is simply to choose her?
Yes, you can find it. But in the price is included also to come to Stockholm for the ceremony, and there is much to suggest that it is the tiny part which has put a stop to the otherwise obvious prices to Aretha, Prince, David Bowie or Michael Jackson.
It would also be a remarkable current name, unlike most of the revered veterans of the milestones far behind them that usually get it. More like the price to Max Martin as 2016, the received parts of the Swedish public to become so outraged that for a brief moment, looked like that the prize actually meant something, seriously.
To find a well-deserved winner is not difficult. To find the one that raises the commitment is something else entirely.
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