With the growth of the independent music space, the 6th edition of Artist Aloud Music Awards – a Hungama property promises to be bigger and grander at the 6th edition of Artist Aloud Music Awards. The highly-awaited digital awards call for public voting across a seven-week period. During this time, fans get the opportunity to make their voice heard and vote for their favourite artists and groups across genres and across categories. Artist Aloud Music Awards have grown in popularity with each edition, last year artists like Rabbi Shergill, Luke Kenny, Pankaj Udhas, Leslie Lewis, Shibani Kashyap, graced the event to encourage upcoming talent from the Indian music space.
The renowned platform will honour about 200 artists from India and around the globe, recognizing the amazing wealth of talent across Pop, Rock, Fusion, and Global Music genres. The highly-awaited digital awards are based on both, jury and public voting, with the first round of public voting beginning on the 9 February in the run-up to the Top 20 shortlisted names across Best Song, Best Male, Best Female, and Best Group categories, followed by the second round of voting for deciding the winners. This year there will be 19 Jury categories which are over and above the four consumers voted categories as well as two special categories.
Talking about the announcement, Soumini Sridhara Paul, Vice President, Artist Aloud said, “We are taking things a step ahead with the 6th edition of Artist Aloud Music Awards and felicitating a large number of artists on the platform. The crème-de-la-crème of the music world residing as jury members and intensive rounds of public voting will ensure that the best talents take the awards home in the most democratic way. The event is a great way to celebrate independent music and recognize talented artists in the space. All the winners will be officially announced in April 2018 at a Grand Finale in the presence of the music fraternity including artists, industry head honchos and partners.”