Popular Music Awards, International
Just like most other Entertainment Industries that exist today, the music industry too, follows the tradition of acknowledging and awarding stalwarts among them who have made their mark in music.
Music Awards – What Are They? A plethora of different Music Awards functions are organised every year in different parts of the world to recognize the contributions made by independent singers or a group / band of singers through a wide range of music genres. Such Music Award events are usually a gala affair and very well promoted.
Music Award nights are extremely exciting for not only those who are nominated to receive an award but also for the millions of fans who want their favorite singer / performer to win!
Here is a list of some of the most popular and well recognised International Music Awards organised in different parts of the world every year –
Music Awards International
- The Grammy Awards – Santa Monica, CA The Grammy Awards are one of the most popular and prestigious music awards. Their is great excitement and anticipation among both the artists as well as music fans as the much awaited Grammy night approaches. The GRAMMY Foundation promotes artists, music professionals and technical legends. The foundation also promotes the importance of music education.
- American Music Awards – is a part of four annual major American music awards shows such as Billboard Music Awards, the Grammy Awards, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. http://www.theamas.com/
- Soul Train Music Awards – held annually at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, California. This annual Award honors some of the best performers and artists in Black music. Aired in national syndication, the award function puts together many different musical performances by hi hop and R&B artists. http://soultrain.com/
- NME Awards – The NME Awards are held annually and presented by the music magazine NME – New Musical Express.
- The World Music Awards – The world Music Award is an annual International Music Award ceremony that features some of the world’s best selling artists. Figures of records sold finally decide the winners of this prestigious award. http://www.worldmusicawards.com/
- Covenant Awards – held in various cities of Canada, annually. http://www.gmacanada.ca/
- The Gospel Music Association of Canada (GMA Canada) presents the Covenant Awards every year. These awards are recognised as Canada’s National Awards for the Canadian Gospel Music industry. The GMA is dedicated towards promoting Christian artists, songwriters and promoters etc in Christian music.
- Wisconsin Area Music Industry – Annual Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) Awards Show, Milwaukee This award recognizes artists, bands and musicians in Wisconsin. http://wamimusic.com/
- 38th Annual GMA Dove Awards – held annually in Nashville Tennessee – The annual GMA Dove Awards are presented by The Gospel Music Association. These awards honor various forms of Christian / Gospel music. These awards span across numerous styles of Christian music including Christian rock, hip hop and metal etc. http://www.doveawards.com/
- Indian Summer Music Awards – Milwaukee, Wisconsin – The Indian Summer Music Awards honor the best American Indian music. http://www.indiansummer.org/
- CMA Awards – Country Music Awards http://www.cmaworld.com/cma-awards/
- Juno Canadian Music Awards http://junoawards.ca/
- Billboard Music Awards Billboard Latin Music Awards http://www.billboard.com/
- The Los Angeles Music Awards : Promotes and awards Independent artists. http://www.lamusicawards.net/
- MTV IMMIES
- The Madison Area Music Awards http://themamas.org/
- BBC Radio 3 Awards for World Music http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/world/worldawards.shtml
- Indian Music Academy awards
- Austin Music Awards
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