Midi Awards 2012

Midi Awards 2012 – the announcement is here, the nominees forthcoming, the party planned. Scheduled for this December 16th at M Space – the small theatre under the MasterCard Arena (aka Wukesong Arena), this year’s ceremony will feature performances from the likes of Chuanzi, Dongzi, Ordnance, Nova Heart, Brain Failure, Yaksa and Zhang Youdai. The awards categories are as follows:

1. 最佳年度摇滚专辑 (Album of the Year)
2. 最佳年度摇滚歌曲 (Song of the Year)
3. 最佳年度摇滚乐队 (Best Rock Performance By Group With Vocals)
4. 最佳年度摇滚男歌手 (Best Male Rock Vocal Performance)
5. 最佳年度摇滚女歌手 (Best Female Rock Vocal Performance)
6. 最佳年度硬摇滚乐队 (Best Hard Rock Performance)
7. 最佳年度金属乐队 (Best Metal Performance)
8. 最佳年度摇滚乐器演奏 (Best Rock Instrumental Performance)
9. 最佳年度摇滚现场 (Best Live Performance)
10. 最佳年度摇滚新人奖 (Best New Artist)
11. 最佳年度专辑设计奖 (Best Album Art)
12. 最佳年度民谣音乐奖 (Best Folk Music)
13. 中国摇滚贡献奖 (Award For Special Contribution To Chinese Rock)
14. 年度常委会奖 (Special Award By The Grand Jury)

The awards show is open to the public; presale tickets are 80 RMB and it costs 100 RMB to get in at the door. Student tickets are 50 RMB.