Authorities tightened scrutiny over foreign musicians performing in China after Icelandic singer Bjork shouted "Tibet, Tibet" following a song called "Declare Independence" at a Shanghai performance in 2008.
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Bjork said she was honored to receive the prize and that it "tickled" her vanity to be mentioned together with previous laureates such as rock band Pink Floyd and singer Joni Mitchell.
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