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Nominate your favorite Manitoba artist

September 28, 2024, at the Burton Cummings Theatre

The nomination period starts on the 1st of January 2024! Stay tuned!

Submissions are now closed

Qualifications:

The nominations begin the 1st of January 2024! Stay tuned!

***Nomination Form At Bottom of Rules***

The name of each award is “of The Year” which means its of that year. In order to help prevent inactive nominations we have setup some qualifications

NOMINATION ELIGIBILITY

GENERAL RULES

75% of bandmates must be born in or living in Manitoba. Industry professionals must be born in or living in Manitoba. Nominees must be in good standing with the Manitoba Loud Music Awards Team. Anyone that promotes hate speech either on social media or in their music will be disqualified.

Metal Band of the Year

Music must match the genre or subgenres. Setlists performed must be primarily original music. Must have performed live or had a music release between July 1st – December 31st, 2023.

Rock Band of the Year

Music must match the genre or subgenres. Setlists performed must be primarily original music. Must have performed live or had a music release between July 1st – December 31st, 2023.

Punk Band of the Year

Music must match the genre or subgenres. Setlists performed must be primarily original music. Must have performed live or had a music release between July 1st – December 31st, 2023.

Hardcore Band of the Year

Music must match the genre or subgenres. Setlists performed must be primarily original music. Must have performed live or had a music release between July 1st – December 31st, 2023.

Female Fronted Band of the Year

Lead musician must identify as female and use she/her pronouns. Setlists performed must be primarily original music. Must have performed live or had a music release between July 1st – December 31st, 2023.

Cover/Tribute Band of the Year

Setlists performed must be primarily covers, not originals. Must have performed live or had a music release between July 1st – December 31st, 2023.

Upcoming Band of the Year

Band has been active in the scene for less than one year. Music must match the genres or subgenres of metal, rock, punk or hardcore. Must have performed live or had a music release between July 1st – December 31st, 2023.

Bassist of the Year

Bandmate must play in a band whose music matches the genres of metal, rock, punk or hardcore. Must have performed live or had a music release between July 1st – December 31st, 2023.

Drummer of the Year

Bandmate must play in a band whose music matches the genres of metal, rock, punk or hardcore. Must have performed live or had a music release between July 1st – December 31st, 2023.

Guitarist of the Year

Bandmate must play in a band whose music matches the genres of metal, rock, punk or hardcore. Must have performed live or had a music release between July 1st – December 31st, 2023.

Vocalist of the Year

Bandmate must play in a band whose music matches the genres of metal, rock, punk or hardcore. Must have performed live or had a music release between July 1st – December 31st, 2023.

Songwriter of the Year

Bandmate must play in a band whose music matches the genres of metal, rock, punk or hardcore. Must have performed live or had a music release between July 1st – December 31st, 2023.

Performer of the Year

Bandmate must play in a band whose music matches the genres of metal, rock, punk or hardcore. Must have performed live or had a music release between July 1st – December 31st, 2023.

Loud Single of the Year

Single was released between July 1st, 2023 and December 31st, 2023. Single matches the genres or subgenres of metal, rock, punk or hardcore music.

Loud Album of the Year

Album was released between July 1st, 2023 and December 31st, 2023. Album matches the genres or subgenres of metal, rock, punk or hardcore music.

Ambassador of the Year

Individual is a positive role model for the community, either a voracious fan that supports the local scene, or a musician in a loud band that supports the local scene. Must be a single person, not a group of people.

Engineer of the Year

Industry professional that performs any combination of studio recording, mixing, and mastering whether through a home studio or a professional studio. Must have worked with 3 or more loud bands in 2023.

Photographer of the Year

Individual that is known for taking kick ass photos of live performances by loud bands. Must have social media posts of 3 or more loud concerts that occurred in 2023.

Studio of the Year

Professional or Home studio that works with loud bands in the scene. Must have worked with 3 or more loud bands in 2023.

Videographer of the Year

Individual that is known for producing music videos or promotional videos with loud bands. Must have produced 3 or more videos with loud bands in 2023.

Podcast of the Year

Individual that is known for interviewing loud bands on their podcast. Must have interviewed 3 or more loud bands in 2023. 

NOMINEE DISQUALIFICATIONS, DECLINATIONS, & NON-RESPONSE

Nominations that do not meet the above criteria set forth above, may be disqualified and therefore will not be added to the public voting system. Bands and individuals have a right to decline their nomination in which case they will not be added to the public voting system. If bands do not reply to the email regarding their nomination, a nonresponse will be considered a declination and they will not be added to the public voting system.

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