The listen to berlin: Awards are given yearly to Berlin players in the music industry. The awards ceremony is also a platform for exchange, networking and cooperation between experienced industry representatives and committed young talents.
In 2021, the prize will be awarded in the following categories:
LISTEN TO BERLIN: JURY AWARD
The prize is awarded for an outstanding artistic achievement of the current listen to berlin compilation.
BUSINESS AWARD 2021
The prize is awarded to an initiative, campaign or business idea that has developed a particular role model effect or a special contribution to strengthening economic power and thus to overcoming the consequences of the corona crisis for the music industry.
PRIZE FOR PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE BERLIN MUSIC SCENE
The prize is awarded to a person or project that has rendered outstanding services to the promotion and development of the Berlin music scene.
PRIZE FOR SUSTAINABILITY
The prize is awarded to an individual, a company or an initiative that has made a sustainable contribution to a “greener” Berlin music landscape through particularly ecological action.
ROLF BUDDE AWARD FOR ATTITUDE IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY
The prize is awarded to a person, a company or an initiative from the Berlin music industry who has rendered outstanding services to society or has shown moral courage and has developed a special exemplary effect in preserving an open society and in standing up for diversity, tolerance and integration of the disadvantaged in the Berlin music industry.
PRIZE FOR MUSIC JOURNALISM
The prize is awarded to a person, a company or an initiative that has rendered outstanding services to the Berlin music scene or to the development of the music industry as a whole through its journalistic or publishing work.
MOST CREATIVE MUSIC VIDEO
The prize is awarded to a particularly creative music video by musicians and video artists from Berlin, which was released between October 2020 and August 2021 and was able to set new aesthetic or content impulses.
The prize was awarded to an outstanding artist, entrepreneur or initiative whose work stands for the radiance of the music location in a special way.