Grandmaster Flash becomes first DJ to win “Nobel Prize For Music”

Annika Berglund/Polaris Prize

Annika Berglund/Polaris Prize

Grandmaster Flash has become the first DJ to win the Polar Music Prize, often dubbed the "Nobel Prize For Music".

The prize was founded by Stig Anderson, better known as ABBA's lyricist and manager, in 1989. Previous winners include Led Zeppelin, BB King, Metallica, and Paul McCartney.

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