Best EP / Album / Recordsponsored by Liquiproof
Written the next Thriller? We’re looking for the best collection of original songs, in any genre and must contain a minimum of four tracks. You will be judged on a combination of originality, quality, commercial appeal, musicianship and melodic & lyrical content.
Best Live Actssponsored by Time Out London
Could you hold an audience at Wembley Arena? We’re looking for the most captivating, charismatic, entertaining and all round show-stopping performers.
Best Music Video
We’re looking for creativity and originality combined with a quality of production.
Best Produced / Engineered Unsigned Record
We’re looking at the sonic quality of an unsigned recording, taking into account arrangement, audio clarity, processing (EQ, Compression, Dynamic Range etc.), and the finished mix.
This award is presented to the Producer or Engineer, not the artist.
Best International EP / Album / Recordsponsored by Mood Media
We’re looking for the best collection of original songs from an artist outside of the UK, in any genre and must contain a minimum of four tracks.
You will be judged on a combination of originality, quality, commercial appeal, musicianship, melodic and lyrical content.
Best International Music Videosponsored by Music Gateway
We’re looking for creativity and originality combined with a quality of production, from an artist outside of the UK.
Best Songwritersponsored by BASCA
Are you a non-stop hit machine? We’re looking for consistent excellence in your craft. You will be judged based on originality, consistency, quality, commercial appeal and melodic & lyrical content.
You must have writing credits on the submitted track(s) with no more than one co-writer. Your performance of the track is not required.
The Musicpreneur Awardsponsored by BIMM
Music is no longer about the creative process alone. If your entrepreneurial spirit is always thinking up creative marketing strategies and ways to generate revenue whilst maintaining a strong social media presence, evolving your brand, booking shows and creating content - all whilst juggling your musical art-form; this Award goes out to you.
We’ll be looking at your portfolio of assets, your overall online presence and how well you connect with fans.
Youth Music Awardin support of the National Foundation for Youth Music
In proud support of the work carried out by The National Foundation for Youth Music, this award recognises the next generation of music icons (aged 11-17).
Best Female Solo Actsponsored by NKDb Cosmetics
Open to female solo acts across every genre; who run the world, girls?
Best Male Solo Actsponsored by UBER
Open to male solo acts across every genre; show us what you got!
Best Urban Act
Includes R&B, Reggae, Rap, Hip-Hop, Soul, Grime etc.
Best Electronic Actsponsored by Robertson Taylor
Includes House, Dance, Club, Electro, Dubstep, Garage, Drum & Bass, Trance, Techno, Trap etc.
Best Rock Act
Includes Indie, Pop/Rock, Heavy Rock, Metal, Alternative, Britpop, Punk etc.
Best Country / Folk Act
Includes Country/Rock, Country/Pop, Indie/Folk, Folk/Rock etc.
Best Blues / Jazz Act
Blues Rock, Chicago Blues, Delta Blues, Traditional Jazz, Contemporary Jazz etc.