Björk Guðmundsdóttir, known simply as Björk, is an Icelandic singer-songwriter. She was born November 21, 1965 in in Reykjavík, Iceland. Her musical style is eclectic and she has achieved recognition in rock, jazz, electronic dance music, classical, and folk. Three of Björk’s 1990s singles charted in the UK Top 10. Her record label, One Little Indian, reported that by 2003 she had sold more than 15 million albums worldwide. Björk has also been nominated for 13 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.