Thursday, September 23, 2010

OUT MUSIC AWARDS Decemeber 1st 2010


http://www.outmusic.com/
The Alliance of LGBT Recording Artists and Performers is now accepting submissions fot the 2010 Out Music awards.

Join:  http://www.outmusic.com/membership.html
Submissions:  http://www.outmusic.com/awards_login.html




Out Music Award Winners 2009
OUTSTANDING ROCK SONG
(*) Stewed Tomatoes (*) "Leather Daddy" 


OUTSTANDING POP SONG
Athena Reich "Love is Love" 


OUTSTANDING HIP HOP/RAP SONG
Jasper James "ROCKET" 


OUTSTANDING R & B/SOUL SONG
Nhojj "Love" 


OUTSTANDING ELECTRO/DANCE SONG
Brian Kent "Breathe Life" 


OUTSTANDING FOLK/COUNTRY SONG
Blair Hansen & Vicci Martinez "Break Away" 


OUTSTANDING JAZZ SONG
Avi Wisnia "No Scrubs" 


OUTSTANDING INSTRUMENTAL/SOUNDTRACK SONG
HANNAH FREE, Starring Sharon Gless "Goodby Rachel" 


OUTSTANDING CHORAL SONG
San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus "We Looked To The Future" 


OUTSTANDING CONTEMPORARY SPIRITUAL SONG
Levi Kreis "Stained Glass Window" 


OUTSTANDING THEATRE/CABARET/COMEDY SONG
Terese Genecco "The Man I Love" 


OUTSTANDING INTERNATIONAL SONG
SONiA of disappear fear "shorashim" 


OUTSTANDING PRODUCER
Rachael Sage "Vertigo" 


OUTSTANDING SONGWRITER
Rachael Sage "Chandelier" 


OUTSTANDING SINGLE OF THE YEAR
Julie Clark "Courage of Our Convictions" 


OUTMUSICIAN OF THE YEAR (Music + Activism)
Scott Free "Free" 


OUTSTANDING VIDEO
Matt Alber "The End of The World" 


OUTSTANDING ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Dudley Saunders The Emergency Lane 


SONIC BIDS HUMANITARIAN SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR - Blair Hansen

LOGO NEXT GAY ICON 2009 - Adam Lambert
LOGO FIERCELY FASHIONABLE 2009 - Kylie Minogue
LOGO KEEP BRINGIN SEXY BACK 2009 - Pink

OUTMUSIC SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARDS
Heritage Award - Toshi Reagon
Visionary Award - Dan Martin & Michael Biello
OUTmusic Icon - Willi Ninja
Lifetime Achievement Award - Kevin Aviance
Pillar Award - Deborah Harry






NEWS RELEASE


THE LGBT RECORDING ACADEMY
PRESENTS THE 2010 OUTMUSIC AWARDS
THE BIGGEST NIGHT IN LGBT MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT WILL ROCK NEW YORK CITY WEDNESDAY, DEC. 1, 2010




New York, NY (September 12, 2010) - The OUTMusic LGBT Recording Academy and its Board of Directors today announced that the 2010 OUTMusic Awards will take center stage in New York City on Wednesday, December 1st World AIDS Day. The 2010 OUTMusic Awards will recognize and celebrate musical excellence while featuring performances from some of the hottest names in LGBT music. Nominations for the 2010 OutMusic Awards will begin October 1st. Submissions for the 2010 OutMusic Awards will begin September 20th. 


"We have cultivated new partnerships with some amazing organizations that know of our struggle," said Diedra Meredith, OUTMusic executive director. It is my hope to create an equivalent presence in the music industry for these amazing artists and performers through the OUTMusic Awards. I've been waiting all my life for this moment to arrive! Our community is tenaciously strong, it's been a long tough road, but with the OUTMusic Awards, we will make history during a time when LGBT Equal Rights is gaining momentum! This is our entry into the fight for LGBT Equal Rights." 


This special night of celebration for LGBT recording artists will be filled with celebrity presenters to honor openly gay recording artists for their achievements and courage to be OUT and proud through their free expression of music. Throughout the night, special presentations will be made for the Lifetime Achievement Award and The Heritage Award. Also named will be the OUTMusic Icon for worldwide, inspirational, innovative and trendsetting contribution to the artistry of Vogue, fashion and performance. OUTMusic will also honor an Outstanding LGBT community leader with the Visionary Award. 


The 2010 OUTMusic Awards hosts will be announced in October 2010. 


The evening will be filled with some of the best recording artists in the LGBT entertainment industry. 


Tickets for the 2010 OMAs can be pre-purchased in October 2010. Special Group discounts of 10 or more are available. Please visit www.outmusic.com to purchase tickets. Tickets will also be available at the door. 


About OUTMusic
OUTMusic is a premier 501c3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to honoring, supporting and advocating on behalf of underrepresented openly Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered artists and performers. The organization was founded by life partners Dan Martin and Michael Biello over 18 years ago to provide a safe and supportive environment for LGBT recording artists and performers. Our mission is to ensure that underrepresented OUT artists/entertainers have equal and inclusive presence in the mainstream entertainment industry. We work to put an end to homophobia in the entertainment industry and the world we live in through education, advocating and raising awareness, thus bridging the gaps that exists. We educate, advocate and raise awareness with the goal of bridging the gaps ing the gaps. OUTMusic work with the mindset, Freedom Of Expression IS OUTMusic. 
via Outmusic.com/events.html

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