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YYC Music Awards Now Taking Submissions

Calgary and area musicians can now enter submissions to the YYC music awards and have until May 31 to do so. The second Annual Gala takes place on September 24th at The Palace Theatre.

For those interested in submitting material, here are the eligibility requirements:

Any submissions must have been recorded between March 1, 2016 and February 28, 2017.

For YYC Music Award purposes, release date refers to the date of first shipment to retail, radio, or posted online release date. Proof of online transaction or shipment may be requested and applies to all submissions. Categories excluded from this requirement are People’s Choice and Zackariah and the Prophets.

Artists must live within a 125km radius of the City of Calgary.

A $5 per category fee is required this year.

For more information you can check out this link and the official website.

Musicians can apply here.

Here is the full list of categories:

  • Alternative Recording of the Year
  • Blues Recording of the Year
  • Classical Recording of the Year
  • Country Recording of the Year
  • DJ/Electronic Recoding of the Year
  • Female Artist of the Year
  • Group of the Year
  • Industry Person of the Year
  • Jazz Recording of the Year
  • Male Artist of the Year
  • Metal Recording of the Year
  • Music Video of the Year
  • People’s Choice
  • Pop Recording of the Year
  • Rap/Hip Hop Recording of the Year
  • Rock Recording of the Year
  • Roots/Folk Recording of the Year
  • Singer/Songwriter of the Year
  • Single of the Year
  • Zackariah and The Prophets Memorial Award

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