November 08, 2005 07:34:06 GMT
Led Zeppelin and Russian conductor and artistic director Valery Gergiev were named laureates of the prestigious Polar Music Prize for 2006
The legendary rock act proved their dominance in music industry. Led Zeppelin gloriously won the Polar Music Prize, mainly for the unofficial "Nobel prize for Music," for their contributions to rock and classical music which the jury claimed as "playful and experimental music combined with highly eclectic elements."
Also received the same prize at the event held Nov. 7 in Stockholm was Russian conductor and artistic director Valery Gergiev who was honored "for the way his unique, electrifying musical skills have deepened and renewed our relationship with the grand tradition; and for how he has managed to develop and amplify the importance of artistic music in these modern, changing times."