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BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) celebrates the 69th Annual BMI Pop Awards, recognizing the songwriters, publishers and administrators of the previous year’s most-performed pop songs in the United States across radio and digital streaming platforms. All winners were announced in a special online celebration and on BMI’s social channels, including the recipients of Song of the Year, Songwriter of the Year and Publisher of the Year. Fans can view the complete list of winners, listen to their music, and watch exclusive content including first-hand accounts of the songwriting process behind some of the award-winning songs by visiting bmi.com/pop2021. “It is an honor and a privilege to […]

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Songwriters of North America (SONA) will launch its first-ever SONA Warrior Awards on May 23 at 5 p.m. PT, with songwriter Paul Williams as the inaugural honoree. SONA is a leading advocacy organization formed by professional songwriters to advocate for fair pay, safety, equality, and a collective voice for songwriters everywhere. The SONA Warrior Awards offers a platform for music creators to celebrate the immense talent and hard work of their peers. The virtual event will feature tributes and performances dedicated to Williams. It will also offer a look into SONA’s rise over the past six years from a passionate group […]

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Honoring pop music’s hottest songwriters, producers and publishers, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) has announced the winners of the 2021 ASCAP Pop Music Awards, which will be celebrated on @ASCAP social media through April 15. After a record-setting year following the release of his double platinum album After Hours, pop superstar Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye is named ASCAP Songwriter of the Year for the first time in his career. Known for his signature alternative R&B sound, velvety voice and pitch-perfect falsetto, The Weeknd undeniably dominated the charts in 2020. Taking home the ASCAP Songwriter of the […]

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ASCAP’s upcoming music awards will return to the organization’s social media channels this spring, offering fans, friends and the music industry the chance to join in celebrating the success of ASCAP songwriters, composers and publishers. ASCAP hosted all seven of its 2020 awards shows on @ASCAP Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, reimagining the event in an innovative way to shine a spotlight on music creators. Billie Eilish, Cardi B, Finneas O’Connell, Ariana Grande, DaBaby, Offset, Diplo, Old Dominion, Carly Pearce, Hans Zimmer, Marc Anthony and Sebastián Yatra were among those who provided, commented on or shared #ASCAPAwards content last year. The ASCAP Latin Music Awards will launch #ASCAPAwards season […]

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Grammy Museum has announced 2021 Grammy Week Auction, offerring exclusive items from artists, including Grammy winners and nominees.  This year’s GRAMMY Week auction features a wide range of exclusive items from artists, including GRAMMY winners and nominees. Artists who donated items and experiences include Louis Bell, BTS, Joe Bonamassa, Phoebe Bridgers, Brandi Carlile, Gary Clark Jr., Andra Day, DJ Khaled, Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Brantley Gilbert, Ariana Grande, David Guetta, H.E.R., The Immediate Family, Sarah Jarosz, Jonas Brothers, Tori Kelly, Alicia Keys, k.d. lang, Ziggy Marley, Bruno Mars, Ashley McBryde, Shawn Mendes, Post Malone, Black Pumas, Ramones, photographer Rob Shanahan, […]

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Critically Acclaimed Singer-Songwriter Rod Abernethy has won top honors in the 17th Annual IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards). He also won Best Folk/Americana/Roots Award as well. From Raleigh, NC, Rod Abernethy is a unique blend of an authentic southern folk troubadour, master acoustic guitarist and award-winning composer for film, TV and video games. Grand Prize Winner of American Songwriter’s Bob Dylan Song Contest, his last album The Man I’m Supposed To Be includes both songs and instrumentals that revolve around family, friends and places across the Deep South. Rod’s new album Normal Isn’t Normal Anymore produced by Grammy nominated producer Neilson […]

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On Feb. 24 at 2pm EST, Making Vinyl will announce the results of 2020’s 4th annual ‘Making Vinyl Packaging Awards’. This year’s awards garnered more than 219 entries in 16-categories that were then reviewed by more than 20 judges from across the world, to recognize the best in physical media packaging. The submission and judging processes were entirely online. Categories are listed as follows: RECORD STORE DAY (VINYL) – Recognizes the best-designed album that was exclusively released for Record Store Day 2020 (all three drops) or RSD Black Friday 2019. THEY SAID IT COULDN’T BE DONE (VINYL) – Recognizes innovation in structural […]

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The Blues Foundation’s 42nd Annual Blues Music Awards (BMA) will reflect the widening influence of blues music and blues artists. Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Elvin Bishop of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band and Dion are each BMA nominees this year. Silkroad Ensemble Artistic Director and trained opera singer Rhiannon Giddens is contending for the Koko Taylor Award for Traditional Blues Female Artist, while Bernard Purdie, the legendary sideman for James Brown and Aretha Franklin among others, is competing for top drummer honors. The Soul Blues Album category includes That’s What I Heard by Blues Hall of Fame inductee Robert Cray, recipient of the Americana Music Lifetime Achievement Award. The exciting new music presented […]

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Winners of the NAMM Technical Excellence and Creativity (TEC Awards), honoring the best in professional audio and sound production, have been announced in a virtual event on the final day of NAMM’s Believe in Music week, a global online gathering to unify and support people who bring music to the world. Universal Audio picked up the day’s biggest collection of prizes in the Technical category for its Apollo x 4 (Computer Audio Hardware); Neve 1084 Preamp & EQ Plug-In (Signal Processing Software-Dynamics/EQ/Utilities), and the company’s LUNA Recording System (Workstation Technology/Recording Devices). Two pro audio brands who each have a long history […]

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Hollywood Music in Media Awards, HMMA and Dynaudio have partnered to find the world’s best music production. The winner of this special category will receive a pair of Dynaudio LYD 8 professional speakers, a $2000 value. Submissions are FREE. Deadline to submit ends midnight on Dec. 31. • FREE to submit • Limit TWO (2) submssions per person. Ignoring this may result in disqualification • This category is for music producers, so submissions should to be made by the person(s) who produced the track • Person submitting must own submitted material and/or have authorization to submit for this purpose • Evaluations are made of audio […]

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