Independent Starlets Twinkle At The Austrian Music Awards 2010
The final leap towards the summit of Austrian popular music is being honored at the Austrian Amadeus Music Awards
When is the right time to consider an artist an established act of popular music in Austria? Is it about sales figures of one release, gigs in packed venues on the international scene or confirmation of artistic and exposure-oriented performances, tried and tested by what users have voiced via online votes?
In fact, the final leap towards the summit of Austrian popular music is about receiving honors at the Austrian Amadeus Music Awards. The awards, established in the year 2000 to highlight Austrian music, will take place on 16 September 2010 in Vienna and sports both variety of genres and audience participation through online voting; an expert jury picks the genre runner-ups in 8 genres. 5 acts each are nominated in the categories of Alternative, Electronica/Dance, Rock/Pop, Hard & Heavy, Hip Hop/R'n'B, Jazz/World/Blues, MOR and Alpine folk music. These 5 acts consist of a bestseller according to sales figures provided by media control Austria and 4 genre-specific acts picked by the jury. Moreover, awards for Album of the Year, Song of the Year and the Lifetime Awards are up for grabs. Additionally, a national radio station sponsors the Awards for Artistic Achievements in the respective genre.
This is the first time the audience gets a chance to actively participate in the awards via an Android App available for all national mobile carrier networks, designed by the biggest Austrian mobile carrier. Initially, the Internet voting was scheduled for mid-July to late-August 2010; however, strong demands led to extending the schedule to the first week of September. Further, acts were provided with HTML code for implementation on band websites or MySpace to promote their nomination and mobilize visitors.
Besides national stars of the music business, like Udo Jürgens or Falco, who passed in 1996, nominees in 2010 include an astonishingly large number of unsigned or independent acts for the categories of Song of the Year or Best Album.
The awards show about the luminaries of the Austrian pop music scene will take place on Thursday, 16 September at Vienna Stadthalle. National TV station Puls4 will broadcast the event live. Says Markus Breitencker, the station's managing director: "I'm extremely happy that this year will see us broadcast the Amadeus Austrian Music Awards live on PULS 4 for the third time". MusicDish Edelweiss will also be reporting from the awards ceremony and will be witnessing potentially new independent starlets twinkling on the Austrian pop music skies.
» Interview with adventurous German bassist Thomonic
» Austrian Music Award 2012 (German version)
» Ableton + SoundCloud
» AES Posts Preliminary 132nd Convention Calendar
» New Amp Technology And Designs For Sound Drive Amplifiers Musik Messe 2012
MusicDish Edelweiss Directory
» [2017-11-21] Joint Statement By The Nordic Musicians' Unions And British Musicians' Union; Discussions On The Issue Of Gender Inequality, Sexism And Sexual Harassment, The Scale Of Which Had Been Highlighted By The Recent #metoo Campaign
» [2017-11-13] Women Make An Impact On The 2018 MPG Awards Shortlist; Nearly A Quarter Of Those Named This Year Are Female, Proving That Music Production Is No Longer A Bastion For The Boys
» [2017-11-13] The Nashville Musicians Sound Healthcare Plan Rolls Out; Sound Healthcare & Financial Announced The Formation Of A True Group Health Insurance Policy Plan For Musicians And Industry Professionals
» [2017-11-09] Streaming & Listening Diversity - Spotify Case Study; Will Artists Have An Easier Time Finding An Audience, Or Will Streaming Focus Global Attention On A Small Number Of Stars?
» [2017-11-09] Two-Sides Of Copyright Finance: Sound Royalties & Kobalt; Sound Royalties Unearths Millions In Undistributed Royalties While Kobalt Launches Fund To Invest In Music Copyright
» [2017-11-08] Career Moves: ROLI, Live Nation Sweden, Music Glue, BBR Music Group, Warner/Chappell Music Spain & Blue Night Soundscapes; ROLI Chief Creative Officer, Live Nation Sweden Managing Directors, Music Glue Global Head Of Business Development, BBR Music Group VP Of International, Warner/Chappell Music Spain Managing Director And Blue Night Director Of Music Clearance
» [2017-11-08] Europe's Digital Music Leaders Form Alliance; European Digital Music Companies Launch Of Digital Music Europe
» [2017-11-05] Pandora Subscriber Base Grows To Over 5 Million; Pandora Premium Paid Subscribers Cross The 1 Million Milestone In October 2017
» [2017-11-05] Hybrid Studios Announces Online Mastering Services; Engineers Billy Klein And Brian Frederick Spearhead New Online Mastering Effort Through OC Studio
» [2017-11-05] Music Industry Betting On VR & AR For New Revenue; The Music Industry Is Making An Early Bet On VR & AR To Create New Revenue Streams Across All Their Lines Of Business
» [2017-11-04] Sound Royalties Unearths Millions In Undistributed Royalties; Nearly $14 Million In Undistributed Royalties Has Been Found By Music-focused Finance Firm Sound Royalties
» [2017-11-02] MusicDish*China October China Label Music Releases And Charts; Several Tracks From October Releases Have Charted On Chinese Music Portal Kanjian ING Top 10 Weekly Chart
follow MusicDish on