The exciting mammoth task and process of organizing the country’s second biggest music awards, which is the METRO FM Music Awards has officially begun!
The Annual Ceremony is scheduled to take place on the 1st March 2014. The 13th METRO FM Music Awards will be celebrating 13 years of existence and of recognizing the rich South African music and talent respectively. Not only are the METRO FM MUSIC AWARDS a celebration of the artists but they have matured to become a key driver of local tourism for the hosting province. They have significantly contributed towards the economic growth of hosting cities.
METRO FM Music Awards ceremony affords South African artists an opportunity to be awarded for their talents and encourages the listeners to actively participate in this process by nominating and voting for their favorite artists.
THE PROCESS IS A FOLLOWS: Call for submissions will open on 1st November – 30th November 2013.
– Recording industries and artists are requested to submit their nominations for the year – period being 24 November 2012 – 25 November 2013.
– A group of panelists will then nominate 5 finalists in each of the categories.
– The nominees will be announced during the MMA launch event where listeners are given an opportunity to vote for the finalists within the respective categories.
– The winners will then be announced on the evening of the awards.
The METRO FM Music Awards categories are as follows:
1. Best African Pop
2. Best Compilation album
3. Best produced album
4. Best Dance Album
5. Best Female Album
6. Best Urban Gospel Album
7. Best Group Album
8. Best Hip Hop Album
9. Best Contemporary Jazz Album
10. Best Kwaito Album
11. Best Male
12. Best Newcomer
13. Best R&B Album
14. Song of the year
15. Best Styled Artist/Group
16. Hit single of the year
17. Best Collaboration of the year
18. METRO FM Special Award – no entry required
19. Best selling Music download – Full Track – no entry required
20. Best Music Video
As its tradition, the 13th METRO FM Music Awards are without a doubt the most anticipated! This iconic brand that has emerged in the past 13 years is most definitely a force to be reckoned with and it is growing in leaps and bounds each year