Best EP / Album / Record
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 Act
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.
Best International EP / Album / Record
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 Video
We’re looking for creativity and originality combined with a quality of production, from an artist outside of the UK.
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 Digital Influencer Award
Celebrating artists who use digital media platforms to grow their fanbase. Whether it’s Facebook, Snapchat, Tumblr or YouTube, we are looking for artists who have the most engaged audience.
Live Stream Award
Live Streaming is fast becoming one of the most important means of connecting with your fans. We are on the lookout for creative artists who use live streaming to connect with and enhance their fanbase online.
Best Female Solo Act
Open to female solo acts across every genre; who run the world, girls?
Best Male Solo Act
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 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.
Best Electronic Act
Includes House, Dance, Club, Electro, Dubstep, Garage, Drum & Bass, Trance, Techno, Trap etc.