Norwegian Grammy Awards Removes ‘Female Artist of the Year’

In January, ThorNews wrote about the Norwegian artist Susanne Sundfør who refused to accept the ‘Female Artist of the Year’ Grammy Nomination.

Recently, the Board of the Norwegian Grammy Awards revealed that they will remove the categories ‘Best Male’ and ‘Best Female’ artist.

-It is absolutely fantastic! It is a victory for equality, Susanne Sundfør tells the Norwegian newspaper VG through her record company EMI.

These are the categories in the 2012 Norwegian Grammy Awards:

1. Children’s Album
2. Blues
3. Country
4. Dansband
5. Electronica
6. Traditional Music
7. Hip hop/Rap
8. Jazz
9. Classical Music
10. Metal
11. Pop
12. Rock
13. Contemporary Music
14. Folk Music
15. Open Class
16. Lyricist
17. Composer
18. This year’s musical video
19. This year’s newcomer and Gramo grant
20. This year’s hit song
21. This year’s Spellemann


Text by: Anette Broteng Christiansen, ThorNews

Source: VG, Wikipedia

Photo: Kurt Nilsen

Categories: Culture, Music

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