Kathryn Cloward

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Genre:  Americana











Submissions:
​$25.00 per category

- Submissions in this genre may submit into more than one of the categories below.
- Submissions in this genre may also submit into other suitable genres for which their music would apply.
- The top submissions automatically advance on as Nominees for a Radio Music Award 

(there is no additional submission fee for nominees to advance on to the final round of judging)



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Stone Horse

Previous winners:

Categories

Best Male Americana Artist
To be judged on the overall performance by the male performer of the song.  Judging criteria includes overall creativity in the presentation by the artist during the performance of the song, voice quality and range, as well as the ability for the artist to maintain voice control throughout the song.   

Best Female Americana Artist
To be judged on the overall performance by the female performer of the song.  Judging criteria includes overall creativity in the presentation by artist during the performance of the song, voice quality and range, as well as the ability for the artist to maintain voice control throughout the song.   

Best Americana Duo or Band
To be judged on the overall performance by the entire band performing the song.  Judging criteria includes overall creativity in the presentation by the band during the performance of the song, voice quality, range and harmony of the band as a group, as well as the ability for the band to maintain voice control throughout the song.

Best Americana Recording
Judging criteria includes overall performance by the artist or group, as well as the overall execution of the recording by the producer.  Emphasis is also on the appropriateness of the song choice for the singer who performs it.

Best Americana Song
Judging criteria includes overall sound of the song, including lyrics, "the hook", and overall  song structure.


Best Americana Songwriter

Judging criteria includes overall creativity and talent of the songwriter.

Best Teen Americana Artist
Primary artist in this submission MUST be 17 years of age or younger, or if a band, the majority of the members in the band MUST be 17 years of age or younger.  To be judged on the overall performance by the young performer(s).  Judging criteria includes overall creativity in the presentation by the artist(s) during the performance of the song, voice quality and range, as well as the ability for the artist(s) to maintain voice control throughout the song.   

Best Americana Songwriter
To be judged on the overall quality of the writing of the song, including creative use of lyrics, storytelling, etc.


Best Americana Producer
To be judged on the overall production of the song from start to finish, including creative use of singer's ability and range, as well as creative use of musicians and instrumentation.  Strong emphasis on overall quality of tone and equalization of all voices and instruments.

Best "Live" Americana Performance
To be judged on the overall "Live" performance of the artist or band,
including overall creativity in the presentation by the artist or band,  voice quality, range and harmony.


* Winners in each of the categories above will automatically be nominated for overall "...of the Year" awards among all genres (no additional submission fee required)