Full Name: Björk [Björk Guðmundsdóttir]
Why Famous: Famous initially as the lead singer of the alternative rock band "The Sugarcubes", she has developed an eclectic and avant-garde musical style over her three-decade solo career that incorporates a range of musical styles.
Critics have praised her innovative approach to singing and song composition, and some believe she is the most important musician of her generation.
- 1993-07-05 Icelandic musician Björk releases her 1st solo album "Debut"
- 1995-06-13 Björk releases her 2nd solo album "Post"
- 2000-05-25 53rd Cannes Film Festival: "Dancer in the Dark" directed by Lars von Trier and starring Björk (Best Actress) wins the Palme d'Or