On the basis of numerous nomination submissions from members of Berlin’s music and creative industries, the jury created a shortlist for each award category, which we like to present to you. The winners will be announced here via livestream during the listen to berlin: Awards ceremony on the evening of November 3.
🌟 LISTEN TO BERLIN: AUDIENCE AWARD
The audience awards their favourite artists from this year’s listen to berlin Compilation.
The shortlist is the result of the pubic voting from October 5 till 18, 2020.
- Alin Coen
- Mia Knob Jacobsen
- Yoni Cyrus
🌟 LISTEN TO BERLIN: JURY AWARD
The prize is awarded for outstanding artistic achievement in the current listen to berlin compilation.
With this award category we want to make musicians visible who distinguish themselves by an outstanding artistic talent beyond conventional listening habits and are able to set creative impulses with their work.
- Alin Coen
- Fritzi Noirhomme
🌟 BUSINESS AWARD 2020
The prize is awarded to a measure, campaign, or business idea that addresses the Corona crisis in a particularly creative or innovative way.
- Culture Cast
- Kugelbahn Wedding
- United We Stream
🌟 AWARD FOR THE PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE BERLIN MUSIC SCENE
The prize is awarded to a person or a project that has made a special contribution to the advancement of the Berlin music scene.
- Clubcommission Berlin e.V.
- Melissa Perales
- Ran Huber
🌟 AWARD FOR SUSTAINABILITY
The prize is awarded to an individual, company or initiative that has made a notable sustainable contribution towards a “greener” Berlin music landscape, particularly via ecological action.
- Green Music Initiative / Jacob Bilabel
- Music C•A•R•E•S / Mauricio Lizarazo Prada
- Pommerenke – Schlagzeugbetreuung
🌟 AWARD FOR MUSIC JOURNALISM
The prize is awarded to an individual, company or initiative that has rendered outstanding services to the Berlin music scene or the development of the wider music industry through journalistic or publishing work.
- Aida Baghernejad
- Die Redaktion der “Tonart” von Deutschlandfunk Kultur und ihre freien Mitarbeiter*innen
- Salwa Houmsi
🌟 THE ROLF BUDDE AWARD FOR A MORAL APPROACH IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
The prize is awarded to a person, company or initiative that has rendered outstanding services to society or has shown civil courage in the Berlin music industry. The prize honours those who showed exemplary effort in creating an open society and advocated for diversity, tolerance, and integration of people from disadvantaged backgrounds in the Berlin music industry.
- Bündnis #AlarmstufeRot zur Rettung der Veranstaltungswirtschaft
- Frank Zander
🌟 AWARD FOR THE MOST CREATIVE MUSIC VIDEO
The prize is awarded to an outstanding music video that set new creative, aesthetic or conceptual standards, was made by musicians and video artists from Berlin, and was released between October 2019 and September 2020.
- AFAR – Singularität
- Celina Bostic – Nie wieder leise
- Robot Koch & Mickael Le Goff – Sphere
>> More Infos: listen to berlin: Awards
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