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YYC Music Awards

The submission deadline for this opportunity has expired.

Showcasing and honouring the incredible musical talent produced in the Calgary area for the last three years, the YYC Music Awards is proud to announce artist submissions for its fourth annual gala being hosted on September 22, 2019, at The Palace Theatre.

Submissions are now open as of March 1, 2019, and will end May 31, 2019.

Last year’s event toasted 20 award categories and witnessed highlights such as power trio The Static Shift winning three awards for Group of The Year, Rock Recording of The Year, and Single of The Year along with songstress Kate Stevens winning two awards for Female Artist of The Year and the Zackariah & The Prophets Memorial Award. This year’s 2019 YYCMA’s will celebrate artists in 23 categories with nominations and tickets for the gala being announced on July 26, 2019.

Artists interested in submitting their works for the 2019 YYC Music Awards can apply by visiting yycmusicawards.com.

Submission Requirements

Recording Submission

The album or single must have been commercially released between March 1, 2018, and February 28, 2019, to be eligible. This time frame will be strictly enforced, and the YYCMA will not accept submissions for materials released outside this time frame. Singles may not be part of a collection previously nominated.

Who Can Apply?

Artists from the Calgary area, including Airdrie, Banff, Canmore, Cochrane, Strathmore, and areas up to a maximum 125 km radius of the city of Calgary.


To be considered for a 2019 YYC Music Award, submissions must be received by May 31, 2019, 12:00am MST. No extensions will be granted.

For category descriptions and eligibility, visit fanbridge.com.

For more info, visit yycmusicawards.com.

The YYC Music Awards is also accepting volunteer applications leading up to, and for the gala, along with membership for the Calgary Music Selection Committee (CMSC), who are voting members.

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