Congratulations winners of Kraumur Music Awards 2016!

10.12.16

Our congratulations to the Kraumur Music Awards winners of 2016!

Alvia Islandia – Bubblegum Bitch

Amiina – Fantomas

GKR – GKR

Gyða Valtýsdóttir – Epicycle

Kælan mikla – Kælan mikla

Páll Ívan frá Eiðum – This is my shit

This is the 9th time that Kraumur, Aurora´s Music Fund, presents the Kraumur Music Award for Icelandic albums that are thought to have excelled during the year in terms of quality, ambitions, and originality.

All types of music are considered for the shortlist and there are no categories. All types of releases are considered, whether it is vinyl, cd, or only online.

In total 39 bands or musicians have received the Music Awards since they were first presented in 2008. Further information and a list of all receivers of the Kraumur Music Awards can be found here.

A lot has been happening in the Icelandic music scene during the year as the Panel reviewed around 200 albums and releases in their quest to find the winners of the Kraumur Music Awards 2016.

The Kraumur Music Awards shortlist is chosen by a panel of 14 people that have extensive experience from the Icelandic music scene in one way or another. The panel in 2018 are made up of the following persons;

Árni Matthíasson (chairman), Andrea Jónsdóttir, Anna Ásthildur Thorsteinsson, Alexandra Kjeld, Arnar Eggert Thoroddsen, Benedikt Reynisson, Berglind Sunna Stefánsdóttir, Heiða Eiríksdóttir, Helga Þórey Jónsdóttir, Hildur Maral Hamíðsdóttir, Jóhann Ágúst Jóhannsson, Tanya Pollock, Trausti Júlíusson and Óli Dóri.

The Kraumur Music Awards shortlist for 2016:

Alvia Islandia – Bubblegum Bitch

Amiina – Fantomas

Andi – Andi

Aron Can – Þekkir stráginn

Arve Henriksen, Hilmar Jensson, Skúli Sverrisson – Saumur

asdfhg – Kliður

Bára Gísla – Brimslóð

CYBER is CRAP – EP

EVA808 – Psycho Sushi

GKR – GKR

Glerakur – Can’t You Wait

Gyða Valtýsdóttir – Epicycle

Indriði – Makril

Kef LAVÍK – Vesæl í kuldanum

Kuldaboli – Vafasamur lífstíll

Kælan mikla – Kælan mikla

Naðra – Allir vegir til glötunar

Pascal Pinon – Sundur

Páll Ívan frá Eiðum – This is my shit

Reykjavíkurdætur – RVK DTR

Samaris – Black Lights

Sigrún Jónsdóttir – Hringsjá

Snorri Helgason – Vittu til

Suð – Meira Suð

Tófa – Teeth Richards

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