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Awardees 2022

Main prizes

The winners in the 6 categories result from jury voting.
Congratulations to all awardees!

Category Pop:

Category Electronic Music:

 
Neurotron
AlphaCube

Category Hip-Hop, R'n'B & Soul:

Category World & Miscellaneous:

 
Battle for Justice
JamieKesby

Category Rock & Heavy:

Category Traditional:

 
Only You
Interplay Music

Audience Awards

Category Pop:

 

Category Electronic Music:

 
The Vibrations
El Delfina

Category Hip-Hop, R'n'B & Soul:

 
BECHER EX
Masterfog (prod. by Sato)

Category World & Miscellaneous:

 
Urlaub
Skatacombo

Category Rock & Heavy:

 
Hidden Angel
SONIC DYNAMITE

Category Traditional:

 
Night Train
RIO THE VOICE OF ELVIS

Special prizes

Steinberg Dorico Pro 4

This production combines various styles from world to fusion and therefore receives a special prize in the category World & Other.

 

Steinberg Cubase Pro 12

This entry from the Netherlands in the genre hip-hop convinced the jury with its performance and production.

 
Skillionaire
Theriddle

Steinberg Absolute 5 Collection

The song Vulnerable deserves a special prize in the electronic music category due to its convincing atmospheric impact and the incorporation of various genres.

 

KH 80 DSP pair of monitors

The band M-Pulse has succeeded in creating an interesting crossover of different rock genres with this song.

Toontrack Superior Drummer 3 + Legacy of Rock SDX + Fields of Rock SDX

Great rock song with a high professional standard. Song, performance, sound, mix - everything is just right.

 
Gipsy
Gun Called Britney

Image-Line FL Studio Producer Edition

This production wins a special prize for its authentic country feel and outstanding performance.

 
So I Run
David Ray

Image-Line FL Studio All Plugins Edition

This beautiful pop song with catchy vocals brings a special prize to Denmark.

 
It's Not You
alfredspringborg

Focusrite Clarett+ 4Pre

The jury was convinced by the creative drum programming and the balanced sound in this fine production.

Teufel ROCKSTER AIR

Great overall package of lyrics, performance and production!

Korg Minilogue XD Synthesizer + Sommer cable mix

Absolutely impressive techno track with sophisticated sound design, coherent structure and excellent mix.

 
Dark Energy
Da Fokin

Arturia V Collection 9

Creative production of high quality, worthy of a special prize from the jury!

 
Lost
Madiha

Arturia V Collection 9

Good band performance, driving hook-line and modern sound make this song stand out.

 
As Above so Below
Beyond the Breach

Soundtoys 5 Bundle

This prize winner combines metal and electronic elements in a skilful way.

 
A light from the ground
Valiant Alley

RODE NT1-A Recording Set + K&M Microphone stand + Sommer cable mix

Well performed and absolutely prize-worthy post-grunge.

 
Demons
Coral Sky

RODE NT1-A Recording Set + Sommer cable mix

Cool and very stylish old-school production with a funky vibe at a high production standard.

 
Jimi Carbon
Raoul de Mayence

RODE NT1-A Recording Set + Sommer cable mix

The special prize in the category Jazz goes to Let Go by Hirshy.

 
Let go
Hirshy

AKG C214 condenser microphone + K&M Microphone stand + Sommer cable mix

The jury sees great potential in this young up-and-coming artist, who impresses with her wonderful song.

 
Adrenaline
Lina Marie

AKG K371 Over-ear headphones

Very nice combination of lyrics, singing and performance in the best manner of German chanson, absolutely worthy of a prize.

 
Moses
Jörg Benzing

beyerdynamic M 90 PRO X microphone + DT 990 PRO headphones

The jury hands out this special prize for precise and tasteful guitar work.

 
Eternity
Power Circuit

SPL Phonitor One headphone amplifier

This submission embodies Afro-pop in its best sense. Great, very authentic production!

 
Tonight
Criss-I

Spectrasonics Omnisphere

Versatile progressive production with a convincing musical performance.

 
The Borderline
Sebior86

ADAM Audio T7V pair of monitors + K&M Pair of monitor stands

This progressive and versatile arrangement has caught the jury's attention.

Shure SM7B studio microphone

A successful mixture of rap and pop with a convincing rap performance.

 
Sag nur ja
Carlos BP

Ableton Live 11 Standard

Catchy songwriting packed into an interesting pop production – worthy of a special prize in the eyes of the jury.

 
You Made Me A Thief
Mersey & Main

Novation Circuit Rhythm

A catchy chorus and a voice with high recognisability earn this track a special prize.

 
Small Town Blues
About Gorillas and Vampires

Avid Pro Tools Studio Annual Licence

Great overall package of lyrics, composition, performance and sound!

PreSonus Studio One 5 Professional

A successful blend of folk, indie and pop music – high-quality production and confident completion.

 
Let me know
Carson923

Sennheiser MK4 studio microphone

Great band with a powerful production, which has truly earned this award.

 
Give Me A Reason
Blue Grain

M-Audio Oxygen Pro 61

A definite special award winner in the category of world music - epic, emotional and atmospheric!

 
Ra
Ricardo da Silva

Akai Professional MPC Studio

A radio-ready hookline wrapped in a suitable arrangement make this track a prize winner.

 
Don't Know Your Name
SebastianMitchell