FROM THE FOUNDER OF THE UNDERGROUND MUSIC AWARDS & THE A&R POWER SUMMIT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FAMMLY INC
The 1st Annual Urban Producer Awards
(The 1st and only Award show Exclusively for Urban Music Producers)
“Finally, there is an award show for music producers” – Jesse Atkinson founder of the UMA’s and The A&R Power Summit.
Theme: “Create A Beat and Produce a Legacy”
The Urban Producer Awards is designed to give accolades to producers of all levels.
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HOW TO SUBMIT MATERIAL (INSTRUMENTALS & FULLY PRODUCED SONGS) FOR NOMINATION CONSIDERATION FOR THE URBAN PRODUCER AWARDS VIA EMAIL:
Inorder to submit material to be considered for the nomination pool for the Urban Producer Awards via email, first read the online submission disclaimer below.
If you agree with the discaimer, then proceed to the submission phase for nomination consideration.
ONLINE URBAN PRODUCER AWARDS SUBMISSION DISCLAIMER: By accepting this agreement, you are guaranteeing that: 1. You are 18 years or older, and if not, then you have received the appropriate consent from your parents or guardian. 2. Your music obeys all content laws (eg. not pornographic, defamatory, and does not violate any laws or statutes). 4. You give Urban Producer Awards.com full permission to use your music on a non-exclusive basis with no payment to you. You will retain full ownership of your recordings while granting us certain non-exclusive rights. 5. Urban Producer Awards.com has the right to allow access to third parties to listen to your music via downloadable technologies. 6. The material that you are submitting to The Urban Producer Awards contains no viruses. 7. The Urban Producer Awards will not be held liable for any claims, demands, losses, expenses, costs, or liabilities which you or your heirs may have in conjunction with your participation in this submission process. 8. You further warrant that you are the producer or authorized agent of the producer.
PHASE 1: SUBMISSION PHASE
In order to compete, producers must submit 2-3 tagged beat tracks (Instrumentals) AND 2 Fully Produced Songs, a typed biography including a photo
Below are additional rules and regulations:
–Each Beat track (Instrumental & Fully Produced song) must be an original recording (Samples are allowed). –Only a max of four beat tracks can be submitted per producer. — The Beat tracks (Instrumentals & fully produced songs) must be of superior sound quality. –Rules and regulations are subject to change. –In order to preserve the integrity of this competition, family members and friends of the staff of Urban Producer Awards.com and its subsidiaries are not eligible to participate.
PHASE 2: NOMINATION PHASE
The call for entries will close as of August 20, 2012. A nominating committee appointed by the executive board will review the submissions. Once the committee has reviewed the submissions, they will choose no more than 4 producers per category for nomination. The nominations will be released on September 1st, 2012. The nominees will be contacted and notified of their nomination. A producer can be nominated for more than one category.
PHASE 3: FINAL VOTING PHASE
The winners of the Urban Producer Awards are determined via Online voting by the general public. Music clips and the name of each nominee within the individual categories will be placed on Urban Producer Awards.com. On September 10th, 2012, the public will be able to vote for the nominees of each category via online voting on Urban Producer Awards.com. The voting process ends on October 10th 2012. The nominee who receives the most online votes will win for the category he/she is competing in.
The nominees will compete in the following categories:
– Male Producer of the Year – Female Producer of the Year – Best Produced Song of the Year – Best Production Team – Most Original Producer – Best R&B Producer – Best Hip Hop Producer – Best Remix – Best Producer/Artist Mashup – Best Collaboration – Best International Producer – Renegade Producer of The Year – Best technique – Best Sample – Most Influential Producer – Best engineer – Best Software for Production – Best Equipment for Production – Best Midwest Producer – Best Southern Producer – Best West Coast Producer – Best Produced Radio Show/Mixshow – Most Outstanding Producer of the Year – Most Exciting Producer of the Year – Impact Award – Best Production Shopping Website – Weapons of Mass Production Award
PHASE 4: THE OFFICIAL 1st ANNUAL URBAN PRODUCER AWARDS CEREMONY
The votes will be tabulated and the winners will be presented awards at the 1st Annual Urban Producer Awards ceremony to be held on October 28th, 2012 as part of the Urban Producer Awards weekend in NYC. Venue TBA. Each winner will receive an official Urban Producer Award Trophy. There will be special guest performances, producer showcases, and much more. In addition, you can expect an incredible after-party following the award show.