Ásgeir Trausti Wins Four Icelandic Music Awards

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Ásgeir Trausti Wins Four Icelandic Music Awards

Ásgeir Trausti won four Icelandic Music Awards yesterday evening at Harpa concert hall: Album of the Year (Pop/Rock) for Dýrð í dauðaþögn, Brightest Hope (Rock/Pop), Most Popular Performer in online voting on tonlist.is and the Tonlist.is award for generating online sales.

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Ásgeir Trausti. Photo: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.

Retro Stefson took home the awards for Performer of the Year as well as Song of the Year and Music Video of the Year for ‘Glow,’ ruv.is reports.

Moses Hightower won Songwriter of the Year and Best Lyricist for their album Önnur Mósebók.

Pianist Víkingur Heiðar Ólafsson also won four awards including Performer of the Year (Classical/Contemporary).

Víkingur, who is performing at this year’s Nordic Cool festival in Washington, appeared on Fox yesterday.

Click here to read about the Nordic Cool festival and here for the full results of last night's Icelandic Music Awards.

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