Midi to launch Chinese Rock Awards

Midi to launch Chinese rock awards along with their 10th anniversary celebration concert

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Midi School are putting together a Midi Festival 10th anniversary celebration concert in the factory space  “706” in Beijing’s 798 district over the Oct 23-24 weekend.  Many of the big Chinese bands that have appeared over the past ten Midi festivals will play at the concert. e.g. Muma, Subs, The Verse and so on.

Concurrently, Midi School is launching the first annual awards for Chinese Rock Music. The awards celebration will happen on the second day.

The awards include:
最佳年度摇滚专辑 (Album of the Year)
最佳年度摇滚歌曲 (Song of the Year)
最佳年度摇滚乐队 (Best Rock Performance By Group With Vocals)
最佳年度摇滚男歌手 (Best Male Rock Vocal Performance )
最佳年度摇滚女歌手 (Best Female Rock Vocal Performance )
最佳年度硬摇滚乐队 (Best Hard Rock Performance)
最佳年度金属乐队 (Best Metal Performance)
最佳年度摇滚乐器演奏 (Best Rock Instrumental Performance )
最佳年度摇滚现场 (Best Live Performance )
最佳年度摇滚新人奖 (Best New Artist )
中国摇滚贡献奖(Contribution to China Rock)

Anyone care to make predictions????

  • Do we know who the judges are? If it’s just Midi, I wouldn’t be surprised if there’s a few Midi-friendly names who pop up amongst the winners. Contribution to Chinese Rock for example, seems made for Cui Jian.

    Album of the year should go to LOS’s Next Episode: Lord Smart vs. Dr Jin, but I’m not sure it will.

  • Jeremy

    the judges are 76 people in this rock music industry from all over the country, including a 8-people standing committee. e.g. Shen Lihui from Modern Sky, Li Hongjie from Inmusic, Lv Bo from Screaming Records, Zhang Fan from Midi School and so on.
    You can see the judge list in Chinese here an here

  • Hi there,

    as being part of the jury, I have to admit, that I am not aware of the actual runner ups for the individual awards 😉

    but, be surprised …


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