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music news scotland - may 2011 / week 4 Scottish New Music Awards ‘Musicians’ Submissions Now Open
The Scottish New Music Awards are now accepting submissions for actual musi- cians in the 2011 Music Award catego- ries – with voting for Scottish music in- dustry bodies already underway.
Individuals or groups are encouraged to make nomination submissions on behalf of themselves in the following categories:
1. Female Artist of the Year 2. Male Artist of the Year 3. New Artist/Group of the Year 4. Jazz Recording of the Year
5. Roots Recording of the Year 6. Alternative/Indie Rock Recording of the Year 7. Folk/Traditional Recording of the Year 8. Rock Recording of the Year 9. Loud/Metal Recording of the Year 10. Punk Recording of the Year 11. Blues Recording of the Year 12. Rap/Hip Hop Recording of the Year 13. Electronic Recording of the Year 14. R&B/Soul Recording of the Year 15. Cover/Function Band of the Year 16. Front Person of the Year 17. Piano/Keyboard Player of the Year 18. Special Instrumentalist of the Year 19. Guitarist of the Year 20. Drummer of the Year 21. Bassist of the Year 22. Record of the Year
The Nominee must have been born in
SCOTLAND, lived in SCOTLAND for a period of at least two consecutive years in his/her lifetime or have lived in SCOT- LAND for a period of at least six consecu- tive months within the past five years.
For bands/groups, at least 50% of mem- bers must comply with the above Resi- dency Requirements. Proof of the above requirements may be required.
The nominee must have released a Re- cording (CD, Cassette, LP) to radio or retail or online or through a record re- lease party between July 31, 2009 and June 30, 2011.
A submission fee of £5.00 per nomination submission must accompany all submis- sions. Multiple nomination submissions require a payment for each submission.
Please check www.scotmusicawards.co
. uk for more information and the Nomina- tion Form at http://scotmusicawards.co
The 2011Scottish New Music Awards are going to be held at the prestigious Bar- rowland Ballroom in Glasgow on Sunday, September 4th 2011 and will feature many new and unsigned acts as well as a guest list of celebrities from the global music industry.
Some of the guests already confirmed include Nazareth, members of The Sen- sational Alex Harvey Band, cast mem- bers from Still Game, former X-Factor winner Leon Jackson and many person- alities from Radio and Television.
Guaranteed to be a star studded event, charitable contributions will also be made to our two favourite charities being “Instruments for Schools” www. instruments-for-schools-scotland.org
and ”Open Secret” www.opensecret.org
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