Björk New Album 2015 Titled 'Vulnicura' Released Today on iTunes Instead of March Date After Online Leak

8:38 PM EST 1/20/2015 by Tam Woods, Celebeat Reporter

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Internationally famous singer, Björk, has surprised the music world with the early release of her new album, Vulnicura. The follow-up to 2011′s Biophilia, was originally scheduled for a March release but after the new tracks leaked online over the weekend, that changed. She inspiring artist didn't make a public fuss, rather just decided to push up the release of her album to today (Jan 20). 

Bjork's new album Vulnicura is currently available in Europe on iTunes and will continue to roll out in the U.S. in next 24 hours. 

She wrote, "dear websitefolks , fans , tweeters and my music supporters on all the sorts of www : vulnicura will be rolling out worldwide over the next 24 hours !! i am so grateful you are still interested in my work !! i appreciate every little bit !!! i do hope you enjoy it"

Björk has won four BRIT Awards, four MTV Video Music Awards, one MOJO Award, three UK Music Video Awards, 21 Icelandic Music Awards and, in 2010, the Polar Music Prize from the Royal Swedish Academy of Music in recognition of her "deeply personal music and lyrics, her precise arrangements and her unique voice." 

She has also been nominated for 14 Grammy Awards (plus two for art direction on her album sleeves, done by others), one Academy Award, and two Golden Globe Awards. She won the Best Actress Award at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival for her performance in Dancer in the Dark. Her 2011 album, Biophilia, was the first album to be released as a series of interactive apps, and in 2014 these apps were the first ever to be inducted into the Museum of Modern Art's permanent collection. A full-scale retrospective exhibition dedicated to Björk will be shown at the Museum of Modern Art in 2015, one of the few musicians to land one.

Music critics have consistently championed Björk's body of work, praising her innovative approach to singing and composition, her pioneering use of electronic beats, her groundbreaking music videos, and, above all, her singular voice, describing her as "the most important and forward-looking musician of her generation" and "the best non-pop female vocalist of the last 30 years."  Björk has been ranked twenty-ninth in VH1's "The 100 Greatest Women in Music", eighth in MTV's "22 Greatest Voices in Music", sixtieth in Rolling Stone ' s "100 Greatest Singers of All Time", and was recognized in NPR's "50 Great Voices" feature for her "celestial voice."

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