Types of Music Awards
The Billboard Music Awards, also known as the AMAs, is an annual event that is attended by many music industry insiders and award-winning artists. The Awards have been held annually ever since 1975. The AMAs often honor a specific musical genre or artist of a year. It has often been compared to the Academy Awards but instead of votes being cast by audience members, music industry insiders choose the award recipients. The Awards can be both a celebration and a commercial for a specific artist.
The AMAs are an important ceremony in the careers of many songwriters, producers, and performers. People who make their living in the music industry are generally chosen as the recipients of these prestigious awards. These people can be the best of the best in the business and have achieved some amazing achievements in their careers. If you have been nominated for an AMAs award, there are usually performance bonuses as part of the award. This can include tickets to an upcoming show, a recording deal, or other form of financial reward for your achievements at the AMAs.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) often sponsors AMAs. Past winners have included albums and singles by such artists as Kanye West, J.J. Cash, and Usher. Other recording achievements by recording industry professionals that are considered worthy of AMA’s recognition include albums and singles that were actually chart toppers instead of mini-chart hits.
The next AMAs will be held in 2021. No specific recipient has yet been announced for the 20th Anniversary celebration. In previous years, the ceremonies have focused on honoring the music industry’s top selling artists. Past winners of these awards include albums by Boyz II Men, Coldplay, and Realtor Scott Borchert. No definite plans have been made for the 20th Century Award Ceremony; however, the Recording Industry Association of America has stated that they expect the winners to be revealed during the next AMA’s ceremony.
Grammies Awards, is presented by the Recording Academy and is often hosted by The Grammies Awards. The Grammies Awards honors music industry veterans and those who have accomplished significant contributions in music. Past recipients of Grammies Awards have included albums by artists such as Kanye West, Bob Dylan, and Paul McCartney. Past winners of Grammies Awards include albums by artists including Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney, and Rolling Stones.
Finally, there are the major music industry associations such as the Grammy Awards, the MTV Awards, the Video Music Awards, and the Independent Music Awards to name a few. Nearly every year a different music award is chosen by the audience, music editors, music producers, music marketer, music publicists, and media specialists in order to recognize a deserving artist or group. These types of awards honor the creative talents of artists in all genres. Past winners of these major awards include albums by artists such as U2, Elton John, The Black Eyed Peas, The Rolling Stones, and more.