Metallica to Receive Polar Music Prize
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
By Robert Mitchell
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Heavy metal legends Metallica have been named as laureates of the prestigious Polar Music Prize for 2018. The Swedish international award, which recognizes both contemporary and classical musicians each year, will also be awarded to the Afghanistan National Institute of Music and its founder and director Ahmad Sarmast. Each Laureate receives prize money of one million Swedish Kronor ($124,500).
A statement announcing this year's laureates on the Pol ...