Artists and industry invited to submit now
SaskMusic is excited to announce the opening of the nomination submission period for the 2020 Saskatchewan Music Awards. The third annual awards will honour excellence in the Saskatchewan music industry and celebrate the achievements of our music industry members over the past year. An awards event announcing the winners will be streamed online on January 24, 2021, in conjunction with the Very Prairie: Saskatchewan Music Summit.
On the Artistic side, there are nine broadly defined Artist of the Year Categories:
Alternative Artist of the Year
Country Artist of the Year
Electronic Artist of the Year
Experimental or Contemporary Artist of the Year
Hip Hop Artist of the Year
Metal/Loud Artist of the Year
Rock/Pop Artist of the Year
Roots/Folk Artist of the Year
Indigenous Artist of The Year
As well, we will recognize
Single of the Year
Music Video of the Year
Album of the Year, determined through the Best Saskatchewan Albums annual campaign, with the winner decided by public vote.
The Industry side of the Awards include categories of
Industry Achievement Award
Venue of the Year
Producer of the Year
SaskMusic notes, “We invite artists and industry from across the province to make submissions, and are hoping to see representation that reflects the diverse range of musical styles, cultural backgrounds, and individual experiences of those contributing to the Saskatchewan music scene. It’s an immensely challenging time for our industry, and we look forward to celebrating and sharing the work of our talented artists and industry members from the past year.”
Submissions for the SMAs will close at 4pm CST on October 30, 2020.
Questions? Contact SaskMusic, firstname.lastname@example.org or 306-347-0676.