MUSIC MOVES EUROPE AWARDS 2023 NOMINEES ANNOUNCED
Paris, October 12, 2022
The nominees were announced at the MaMa Music Convention and Festival in Paris on Wednesday 12 October. The Music Moves Europe Awards (MME Awards) is the European Union prize celebrating the emerging artists who represent the European sound of today and tomorrow. The annual awards are designed to accelerate the international careers of upcoming European acts. Former winners of the awards include; Stromae, Alyona Alyona, Rosalia, Dua Lipa, Mezerg, Blanks, Ladaniva, Meskerem Mees and Christine and the Queens.
A total of fifteen outstanding artists have been nominated for the Music Moves Europe Awards 2023. The nominees are: Amelie Siba (Czechia), CMAT (Ireland), eee gee (Denmark), Goldkimono (Netherlands), Hause Plants (Portugal), Jerry Heil (Ukraine), July Jones (Slovenia), Kids Return (France), Koikoi (Serbia), Monikaze (Lithuania), Oska (Austria), Queralt Lahoz (Spain), Sans Soucis (Italy), schmyt (Germany), The Haunted Youth (Belgium).
Music fans across Europe will vote to select the winner of the Public Choice Award 2023 via the Music Moves Europe Awards website: www.mmeawards.eu. The nominee with the most votes wins the Public Choice Award. Last year’s Public Choice Award Winner, Ladaniva from Armenia, is now a member of the jury of the Music Moves Europe Awards for 2023. “It will be great for everyone to discover these interesting artists from different countries. Europe has a lot to offer musically.” – Ladaniva, jury member
Five artists will be selected as winners by an international jury and one artist wins the Grand Jury Prize. All winners will be revealed at the Music Moves Europe Awards ceremony on Thursday 19 January, 2023 at ESNS in Groningen, the Netherlands.
Five Music Moves Europe Award winners will receive €10,000 each. The winner of the Grand Jury Award will receive €10.000 and a green touring voucher worth €5,000. The winner of the Public Choice Award will receive €5,000.
All fifteen nominees are invited for a business education day, with best practices in the music industry, organised by ESNS, Reeperbahn Festival and its partners Liveurope, Yourope, Live DMA, IMPALA, Digital Music Europe, ICMP-CIEM, International Music Managers Forum (IMMF) and European Music Exporters Exchange (EMEE)
The Music Moves Europe Awards are the The European Union Prize for popular and contemporary music. The aim of the awards is to celebrate upcoming European artists and support them in developing their international careers.
The awards succeed the European Border Breakers Awards (EBBA) and the Music Moves Europe Talent Award (MMETA), supported and handed out by the European Union since 2004. The Prize has an impeccable track record, awarding artists including Stromae, Adele, Mumford & Sons, Dua Lipa, Rosalía, Meduza, Lous and the Yakuza, Inhaler and last year’s winner Alyona Alyona. Each of these artists have since reached new levels of fame and success in the global music industry.
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