Nominations 2016

ALBUM OF THE YEAR – ROKK

Kaleo – A/B

Mugison – Enjoy!

Elíza Newman – Straumhvörf

Ceasetone – Two strangers

Skálmöld – Vögguvísur Yggdrasils

ALBUM OF THE YEAR – POPP

Júníus Meyvant – Floating harmonies

Sin Fang – Spaceland

Retro Stefson – Scandinavian Pain

Starwalker – Starwalker

Snorri Helgason – Vittu til

ALBUM OF THE YEAR – RAP & HIP HOP

Reykjavíkurdætur – RVK DTR

Emmsjé Gauti – Vagg og Velta

Aron Can – Þekkir Stráginn

ALBUM OF THE YEAR – ELECTRONIC MUSIC

Samaris – Black Light

Ambátt – Flugufen

Futuregrapher – Hrafnagil

SONG OF THE YEAR – ROKK

Elíza Newman – Kollhnís

Kaleo – No Good

Valdimar – Slétt og fellt

Fufanu – Sports

Soffía Björg – I lie 

SONG OF THE YEAR – POPP

Sin Fang – Candyland (feat. Jónsi)

Snorri Helgason – Einsemd

Friðrik Dór – Fröken Reykjavík

Hildur – I’ll walk with you

Glowie – No Lie

SONG OF THE YEAR – RAP & HIP HOP

Aron Can – Enginn Mórall

Emmsjé Gauti – Reykjavík

Emmsjé Gauti – Silfurskotta

XXX Rottweiler – Negla

Alvia Islandia – Bubblegum bitch

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Friðrik Dór – Friðrik Dór Jónsson

Emmsjé Gauti – Gauti Þeyr Másson

Kaleo – Jökull Júlíusson

Júníus Meyvant – Unnar Gísli Sigurmundsson

Valdimar – Valdimar Guðmundsson

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR

Samaris – Jófríður Ákadóttir

Bambaló – Kristjana Stefánsdóttir

Amabadama – Salka Sól Eyfeld

Glowie – Sara Pétursdóttir

Sigríður Thorlacius

LIVE PERFORMER OF THE YEAR

Emmsjé Gauti

Kaleo

Mugison

Retro Stefson

Reykjavíkurdætur

MUSIC EVENT OF THE YEAR

Baggalútur’s Christmas Concert

Retro Stefson – Last Concert (Síðasti Séns)

Mugison – Mugison in Harpa

Skálmöld – Skálmöld–Berskjaldaðir

Emmsjé Gauti – Release Concert Vagg og Velta

LYRICIST OF THE YEAR

Úlfur Úlfur – Arnar Freyr Frostason

Emmsjé Gauti – Gauti Þeyr Mássons

Tómas R. Einarsson – Kristín Svava Tómasdóttir

Skálmöld – Snæbjörn Ragnarsson

Mugison – Örn Elías Guðmundsson

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Emmsjé Gauti – Gauti Þeyr Másson

Kaleo – Jökull Júlíusson

Snorri Helgason

Glowie – Stop Wait Go

Júníus Meyvant – Unnar Gísli Sigurmundsson

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR

Aron Can

Soffía Björg

Auður

RuGL

Hildur

RECORD OF THE YEAR

Arve Henriksen, Hilmar Jensson, Skúli Sverrisson – Saumur

Stína Ágústsdóttir – Jazz á Íslensku

Þorgrímur Jónsson Quintet – Constant Movement

 

COMPOSITION OF THE YEAR

ADHD – Magnús Trygvason Elíasson

Sunna Gunnlaugsdóttir og  Maarten Ornstein – Unspoken

The Pogo Problem – Difference of Opinion

 

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

ADHD

Sunna Gunnlaugs, Maarten Ornstein

Þorgrímur Jónsson Quintet

 

PERFORMER OF THE YEAR

ADHD

Arve Henriksen, Hilmar Jensson, Skúli Sverrisson – Saumur

Stórsveit RVK

RECORD OF THE YEAR

Guðrún Óskarsdóttir – In Paradisum

Bryndís Halla Gylfadóttir – J.S. Bach, Sex svítur fyrir selló

Schola Cantorum – Meditatio

Elfa Rún – J.S.  Bach, Partítur fyrir einleiksfiðlu

Jón Nordal – Choralis, Sinfóníuhljómsveit Ísland

 

COMPOSITION OF THE YEAR

Hugi Guðmundsson – Hamlet in Absentia

Áskell Másson – Gullský

Haukur Tómasson – From Darkness Woven

María Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir – Aequora

Anna Þorvaldsdóttir – Ad Genua

 

MALE SINGER OF THE YEAR

Elmar Gilbertsson – for his role as Lensky in Évgeni Onegin by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky at the Icelandic Opera

Kristinn Sigmundsson – for his singing at Söngvar förusveinsins on Reykjavik Midsummer Music

Oddur Arnþór Jónsson – for the main role at Don Giovanni by W. A. Mozart at the Icelandic Opera.

 

FEMALE SINGER OF THE YEAR

Þóra Einarsdóttir – for her role as Tatyana in Évgeni Onegin by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky at the Icelandic Opera

Hallveig Rúnarsdóttir – For her performance in the 3rd Symphony by Henrik Górecki with the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra conducted by Tõnu Kaljuste

Sigríður Ósk Kristjánsdóttir – for her performance in Lucrezia by G.F. Handel, with the baroque orchestra Symphonia Angelica at the Reykjavik Art Festival

 

PERFORMER OF THE YEAR

Edda Erlendsdóttir – for her solo performance at the Dark Music Days 2016

Guðný Einarsdóttir – for her solo performance of the Jón Nordal organ pieces at the Dark Music Days 2016

Melkorka Ólafsdóttir – For her performance of Gullskýi, Áskell Mássons flute concerto

Nordic Affect – Warm life at the foot of the iceberg, concert at the Nordic Music Days 2016

Schola Cantorum

 

 

MUSIC PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR

Évgeni Onegin – by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky at the Icelandic Opera

UR_ – opera by Anna Þorvaldsdóttir at the Reykjavik Art Festival 2016

Arvo Pärt and the Hamrahlíð choirs – Icelandic Symphony Orchestra

Jón Nordal, Organ Pieces – performed by Guðný Einarsdóttir at the Dark Music Days

Introductory concert by the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra – Lugansky and Tortelier

RECORD OF THE YEAR – THEATRE MUSIC AND MUSIC FOR CINEMA

Kristjana Stefáns and Bergur Þór Ingólfsson – Blái hnötturinn

Jóhann Jóhannson – Arrival

Úlfur Eldjárn: InnSæi – The sea within

 

RECORD OF THE YEAR – OPEN CATEGORY

My Bubba – My big bad good

Gyða Valtýsdóttir – Epicycle

Tómas R Einarsson – Bongo

Amiina – Fantómas

Tómas Jónsson – Tómas Jónsson

Arnar Guðjónsson – Grey mist of Wuhan

 

FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR

Eistnaflug

Mengi

Iceland Airwaves

Cycle

Kópavogur Opera Days

 

MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Kaleo – Save Yourself / Music Video: Eyk Studio.

Emmsjé Gauti – Reykjavík / Music Video: Freyr Árnason

Friðrik Dór – Dönsum / Music Video: Jakob Gabríel Þórhallsson.

Sigur Rós – Óveður / Music Video: Jonas Åkerlund.

Axel Flóvent – Your Ghost / Music Video: Niels Bourgonje.

Júníus Meyvant – Neon Experience / Music Video: Hannes Þór Arason.

One Week Wonder – Mars / Music Video: Baldvin Albertsson.

Samaris – wanted 2 say / Music Video: Þóra Himarsdóttir.

Sin Fang (Feat Jónsi) – Candyland / Music Video: Ingibjörg Birgisdóttir.

GKR – Meira / Music Video: GKR.

 

ALBUM COVER OF THE YEAR

Júníus Meyvant – Floating harmonies

GKR – GKR EP

Sin Fang – Spaceland

Retro Stefson – Scandinavian pain

Gyða Valtýsdóttir – Epicycle