Björk Gudmundsdottir was born in Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1965. She released her first album at the age of 11 on Icelandic record label Fálkinn. She was later part of the band The Sugarcubes, and was signed to One Little Indian. They released their first album, Life’s Too Good, in 1988. The Sugarcubes split up in 1992 and Bjork pursued her solo career and has since released seven albums, the most recent being Medulla, Volta, and Biophilia. She has performed in many films in her career, including “The Juniper Tree (1987)”, “Dancer in the Dark (2000)”, and “Drawing Restraint 9 (2005)”. She has been nominated for 12 Grammy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, and an Academy Award. She was named Best Actress at the Cannes Film Festival, has won four BRIT awards, and won four Iceland Music Awards.
Bjork is featured in Edition: Refresh!