What Is An Entry?

Entries are recordings and visual works submitted for BMMCA Award consideration.  Entries that meet all eligibility requirements are then voted on by the BMMCA Awards Voting Committee and the community. The results of votes are the nomination.

How Are Entries Counted?

The first (5) people with the most nominations will be considered for voting in the BMMCA. Although you may be nominated in the top 5, your work(s) will still be highly considered and reviewed by the BMMCA voting committee to move you on to the public voting stage.


How Do I Receive My Award?

Every award will not be displayed on the main stage. The top (15) categories with the most votes overall will be presented on the main stage. Other awards will be presented on the red carpet. All winners will be announced at the actual show.


What Are The Eligibility Requirements?

For the 1st Annual BMMCA show, media or art must be released between January 1, 2018 and June 14, 2019. Recordings or works must be released in general distribution in the United States, via the internet, or mail order. Recordings must be available for sale from any date within the eligibility period through at least the date of the current year's voting deadline (final ballot).


Who Can Vote?

Anyone can vote.

Who Qualifies As a Voting Pane Member?

The voting panel may include vocalists, conductors, songwriters, composers, engineers, producers, instrumentalists, arrangers, art directors, album note writers, narrators, music video artists, and technicians.


How To Accept Nomination?

You must submit a headshot along with the way you would like your name/business spelled and contact information. You must reply to nomination letter saying you agree to participate. You must adhere to all fees associated with the BMMCA program before May 1, 2019.

Category Retention Policy?

For a category to be moved to the BMMCA official nomination list, the category must have at least (5) nominees to be considered to be on the ballot. No more than (5) nominees with the most nominations and qualified work per category will be selected to voting BMMCA