Steamtown Music Awards announce opening of 2017 nominations, new categories
Producers of the Electric City Music Conference have announced that nominations for the 2017 Steamtown Music Awards are open from now until June 15.
The public can nominate favorite acts in the categories of Acoustic/Solo, Best New Artist, Blues/R&B, Country, DJ, Duo, Electronic, Folk/Americana, Hip Hop/Urban, Indie, Jam/Reggae, Jazz/Swing/Big Band, Metal, Pop/Top 40, Punk/Hardcore, Rock/Alt Rock, Tribute/Cover, Music Video of the Year, Song of the Year and Album of the Year.
Individual awards are also open for nomination in the categories of Male Vocalist, Female Vocalist, Guitarist, Bassist, Drummer, and Best Auxiliary Musician (Keyboard, Piano, Saxophone, etc.).
Local music industry professionals can be nominated in the categories of Recording Studio, Music Publication, Music Journalist, Radio Station, Radio DJ/Personality and Music Photographer.
New in 2017, the SMA’s will honor the NEPA Music Fan of the Year, Podcast of the Year and Live Stream Performer of the Year.
Nominations can be made by visiting bit.ly/2nBKvP4.
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