Chuck Berry to Receive 2014 Polar Music Prize
Fri, 23 May 2014 11:34:25
Congrats to rock 'n' roll icon Chuck Berry, who will receive the 2014 Polar Music Prize.
Berry will be feted at a gala ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden, August 26th at the Stockholm Concert Hall. He will also pocket $160,000 (1 million SEK). It's good to be Johnny. Get it?
Late ABBA manager and publisher Stig Anderson established this award.
Oh, and opera and theater director Peter Sellars will also be honored at the 2014 ceremony.
Past recipients of the award include Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, Bruce Springsteen and Sir Paul McCartney.
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