The winners in the 6 categories result from the combination of jury choice and online voting.
Congratulations to all winners!
Special Prize Neumann NDH 20
This prize goes to the band Uptight Sugar. The song "Crawl" convinced the jury due to the great songwriting and arrangement, the instrumental and vocal performance and sound.
Special Prize Sonarworks Reference 4 Premium Bundle
The jury awards this special prize to David Springborg (interplay music) for the best overall band sound in the song "King or Clown". The excellent songwriting, the great live band performance and the good sound are absolutely prize-worthy.
Special Prize Toontrack SD3 und Orchestral Percussion SDX
This prize goes to Dan Jenkins (Lionfight) for Best Bedroom Rock Production. The progressive metal song "Riversea" impresses with a high complexity and catchy melodies, perfectly played instruments and a powerful sound.
Special Prize Steinberg Cubase
The prize for an outstanding instrumental performance goes to Christian Doll with the jazzy instrumental piece "316 Days".
Special Prize Steinberg UR-RT2
This price goes to Volker Kuentz (Nobile) for a very nice composition and a great production.
Special Prize ADAM T5V
Kyona receives this prize for the song "Paddelboot" as the best German pop song.
Special Prize Sonarworks Reference 4 Studio Edition
Jeff Silverman's song "The World is Better Dreaming" wins this price for it's impressive arrangement.
Special Prize Steinberg Absolute
This prize goes to Evgeny Shchukin for an outstanding orchestral production of the classical crossover piece "Gli Spazi Immensi Dell Amore".
Special Prize Shure MV51
This prize goes to Grant Tucker wit his Song "Wet On the Rain" for the convincing package of songwriting and performance.
Special Prize Shure SE 215
The jury awards this prize to Dennis Dubs (Dubs) song "Giants" for the best electronic instrumental.
30 × HOFA voucher
One voucher from HOFA worth €100 each goes to the best-ranked top 20 participants who were not awarded another prize.