Whether they created groundbreaking new sounds or were pioneers in the digital era, these are the artists most responsible for the state of alternative music now.
"The last album, we sort of call it 'hell" -- it was like divorce," Björk said. "So we are doing paradise now. Utopia."
Tri Angle Records' Robin Carolan reveals the good news while reaffirming Bjork produces her own music: "How much incredible music does one woman have to release until people cut this crap?"
The discography of Iceland's favorite daughter is just like Bjork herself: relatively small but brimming with surprises (and often adorned with a preposterous outfit).
Check out the top 25 songs in our list of the best of the year including tracks by Sufjan Stevens, Courtney Barnett and Father John Misty.
Never one to settle for the constraints of actual reality, Bjork has released a "360-degree virtual reality cinema experience" for her song "Stonemilker"
Other nominees for the February awards show include Wilco, Tame Impala, Kendrick Lamar and Florence + the Machine.
Bjork’s tongue, teeth and anatomy of that ilk twist and turn in psychedelic fashion in her new video for "Mouth Mantra."
On the occasion of Björk's 50th birthday, we peel away the 'magic' and explore a career full of the most inventive music of the past three decades.
“We ask for the world to support us against our government," Bjork said.