The Music Moves Europe Awards are European music prize for emerging artists in the EU.
Last year, Denise Chaila won the award, and this year there is another Irish representative in CMAT among the 15 nominees.
The 15 nominees are: Amelie Siba (Czechia), CMAT (Ireland), eee gee (Denmark), Goldkimono (Netherlands), Hause Plants (Portugal), Jerry Heil (Ukraine), July Jones (Slovenia), Kids Return (France), Koikoi (Serbia), Monikaze (Lithuania), Oska (Austria), Queralt Lahoz (Spain), Sans Soucis (Italy), schmyt (Germany), The Haunted Youth (Belgium).
Of the 15, winners will receive €10,000 each. The winner of the Grand Jury Award will receive €10,000 and a green touring voucher worth €5,000. The winner of the Public Choice Award will receive €5,000.
All fifteen nominees are invited for a business education day, with best practices in the music industry, organised by ESNS, Reeperbahn Festival and its partners Liveurope, Yourope, Live DMA, IMPALA, Digital Music Europe, ICMP-CIEM, International Music Managers Forum (IMMF) and European Music Exporters Exchange (EMEE).
The nominees were announced at the MaMa Music Convention and Festival in Paris yesterady. The Music Moves Europe Awards (MME Awards) is the European Union prize celebrating the emerging artists who represent the European sound of today and tomorrow. The annual awards are designed to accelerate the international careers of upcoming European acts.
Other former winners of the awards include; Stromae, Alyona Alyona, Rosalia, Dua Lipa, Mezerg, Blanks, Ladaniva, Meskerem Mees and Christine and the Queens.
Music fans across Europe will vote to select the winner of the Public Choice Award 2023 via the Music Moves Europe Awards website: www.mmeawards.eu.
Five artists will be selected as winners by an international jury and one artist wins the Grand Jury Prize. All winners will be revealed at the Music Moves Europe Awards ceremony on Thursday 19 January, 2023 at ESNS in Groningen, the Netherlands.