Music Addict Awards

Celebrating Excellence in Music

Welcome to the Music Addict Awards, brought to you by Music Addict LLC. We are thrilled to present the categories for our upcoming award show and music hall of fame. Join us as we honor the best of the music industry, from emerging talent to iconic legends.

Award Categories

1. Best Artist
This prestigious category celebrates the exceptional work of solo performers across all genres. It’s a tribute to the talent and creativity of individual artists who have made a significant impact.

2. Best Group/Band
Recognizing the collective brilliance of groups and bands, this category highlights the collaborative efforts that result in extraordinary music experiences.

3. Best Album
 This category honors the complete musical packages that have captivated audiences and left a lasting impression on the industry.

4. Best Song
From memorable melodies to powerful anthems, this category acknowledges the standout single tracks that have resonated with music lovers worldwide.

5. Best Newcomer
Celebrating fresh talent, this category shines a spotlight on rising stars who have made a remarkable entrance into the music scene, captivating audiences with their unique expressions.

6. Innovation in Music
This category pays homage to those who push boundaries and explore new frontiers in music, inspiring creativity, and driving the industry forward with their visionary contributions.

Music Hall of Fame Categories

1. Performers
From iconic solo artists to legendary bands, this category immortalizes the timeless contributions of performers who have shaped the industry and captured the hearts of music enthusiasts.

2. Non-Performers/Behind the Scenes
Highlighting the unsung heroes of the music world, this category acknowledges the visionaries and innovators behind the scenes who have significantly impacted the art and business of music.

3. Influence and Innovation
This category celebrates trailblazers and trendsetters whose influence has left an indelible mark on the music landscape, inspiring generations and shaping the course of musical history.

4. Early Influences
Recognizing pioneers and groundbreakers, this category pays tribute to those who laid the foundation for future generations of musicians, leaving an indelible legacy that continues to resonate.

General Rules For Eligibility: 

We strongly recommend, but do not require  that all submitted material is copyrighted.

  • Music submissions (Album, EP, Song, Music Producer) must be self-released or an independent label release (may be distributed by a major label); Major label music released by Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group.
  • Music must be released or be intended to be released in physical, digital download or streaming format – for sale or free – between January 1 2023 – October 21, 2023 for the 2024 Awards
  • Demo recordings are NOT Eligible
  • Original material is eligible in every category while cover material is only eligible in Best Album
  • Album Categories: must feature a majority of original material. Because cover songs and traditional are so widely accepted for only a couple of songs on the album and can’t exceed 40% of the total album.
  • Best Album : one entry = one complete, full-length album with minimal 5 songs
  • Song categories: one entry = one complete song
  • Album, Song and EP nominees/winners are identified as the recording artist.
  • Innovations in Music nominees/winners are identified as the producers, songwriters, or recording artists.


Submissions must be in by 10/21/2024 for consideration.
Nominations announced 11/01/2024

Award Show Premiere: December 14th, 2024
Time: 8PM EST

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Join us as we pay tribute to excellence, creativity, and musical legacy at The Music Addict Awards. Stay tuned for more updates and mark your calendars for an unforgettable celebration of the best in the music industry.

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