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Montreal, QC – May 18, 2018
Reminder – Calgary’s YYC Music Awards 2018 Submissions Deadline May 31st!
The deadline for submissions for this year’s 2018 YYC MUSIC AWARDS is getting near with applications being taken until May 31st. This year’s 2018 awards will honour members of the Calgary music community in 19 categories (listed below). Recognizing the talent and achievements of Calgary’s music community, the YYC MUSIC AWARDS shines the spotlight on artists from one of Canada’s most vibrant and eclectic scenes. The 3rd annual YYCMA gala will be hosted on September 23rd at The Palace Theatre (219 8 Ave SW).
Apply for the 2018 YYC Music Awards at the following link:
Please note submission requirements:
The album or single must have been commercially released between March 1st, 2017 and February 28th, 2018 to be eligible. This time frame will be strictly enforced, and the YYCMA will not accept submissions for materials released outside this time frame. Singles may not be part of a collection previously nominated.
Who can apply?
Artists from the Calgary area, including Airdrie, Banff, Canmore, Cochrane, Strathmore and areas up to a maximum 125 km radius of the City of Calgary.
To be considered for a 2018 YYC Music Award, submissions must be received by midnight Mountain Time on May 31, 2018. No extensions will be granted.
Category Description & Eligibility:
Full Details can be read here.
2018 YYC Music Awards Categories:
Artists may only submit to one of the following categories:
– Alternative Recording of the Year
– Blues/Jazz Recording of the Year
– Classical Recording of the Year
– Country Recording of the Year
– Folk Recording of the Year
– Metal Recording of the Year
– Pop Recording of the Year
– Rock Recording of the Year
– Urban/EDM Recording of the Year
– World Music Recording of the Year
Artists may submit to more than one of these categories:
– Female Artist of the Year
– Group of the Year
– Industry Person of the Year
– Male Artist of the Year
– Music Video of the Year
– People’s Choice Award
– Single of the Year
– Songwriter of the Year
– Zackariah and The Prophets Memorial Award
2017 YYCMA Winners – https://yycmusicawards.com/categories/2017-winners/
The YYC MUSIC AWARDS is also accepting volunteer applications leading up to, and for the gala, along with membership for the Calgary Music Selection Committee (CMSC), who are voting members.
For more info:
The YYC MUSIC AWARDS celebrates the artists that embrace Calgary as home; entertaining and supporting its arts and culture. The award event was founded by music industry professionals, with backgrounds in artist management, booking agents, media as well as recording studio production/engineering.
DIRECTORS | ORGANIZERS
Leanne Harrison | Program Director
Shannon Ambrose | Public Relations & Media Director
Sarah Fiedler | Artist Liaison
Erin HaII | Sponsorships & Fundraising