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
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
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
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 -
The Grammy Awards : Santa
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.
Soul Train Music
Awards : held annually at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium,
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.
Covenant Awards :
held in various cities of Canada, annually.
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. The upcoming 2007 awards
will take place from Oct 24 to 26th in Calgary and will be handed over
in over 40 categories.
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. The GMA Dove Awards celebrated its
38th year this April. These awards span across numerous styles of
Christian music including Christian rock, hip hop and metal etc.
Canadian Music Awards
: Annual awards, 2007 - Saskatoon, Canada
Canadian singer /songwriter and JUNO Award
winner Nelly Furtado hosted The 2007 JUNO Awards - Canada’s Music
Awards. The 2008 Juno Awards will be held in Calgary.
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