Winners of the prestigious Spellemannspris Awards; the Norwegian equivalent to the Grammy were announced this weekend.
Hot-tipped, platinum selling outfit Donkeyboy took home three awards at this weekend’s Spellemannspris Awards; the Norwegian equivalent to the Grammy. Eurovision Song Contest winner Alexander Rybak was bestowed with the prestigious Spellemann of the Year award while veterans Jahn Teigen and Barry Matheson received the Honorary Award and Music Industry Award respectively.
Music video of the Year:
Hit of the Year:
Newcomer of the Year:
Spellemann of the Year:
John Olav Nilsen & Gjengen
Popular music composers of the Year:
Svein Berge/Torbjørn Brundtland (Röyksopp)
Lyricists of the Year:
Kjartan Kristiansen/Aslak Dørum (Dumdum Boys)
Producer of the Year:
Tord Gustavsen Ensemble
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Folk Music / traditional dance music:
Olav Luksengård Mjelva
Music Industry Award:
Contemporary post-classical composer of the Year:
Ruben S. Gjertsen
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