The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire

 

Due to the COVID 19 pandemic our schedule for the awards show has changed.

The Greenwood Arts & Cultural Society, INC. is excited to announce that it will be holding our announcement party for the 1st Annual Black Wall Street Music Awards at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame in downtown Tulsa, OK on June 19th, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m..

The following is the list of categories that a performer or group can be nominated for to receive a BWS Music Award. We are asking the people of Tulsa, and throughout the state of Oklahoma to nominate your favorite artist or groups to receive this honor.  If you wish to nominate someone or a group for these  award categories we ask that you please list the following on your nomination form;

1.)  the category you are nominating the artist or group in first, and then

2.)  the artist or groups name you are nominating in that category.

Nomination can be submitted to our Facebook page or by emailing us at; neal.communications.inc.ok@gmail.com.

THE NOMINATION CATEGORIES ARE AS FOLLOWS;

ALBUM OF THE YEAR- is awarded to the performer, songwriter(s), and the production team of a full album.

RECORD OF THE YEAR- is awarded to the performer and the production team of a single song.

SONG OF THE YEAR- is awarded to the songwriter(s) of a single song.

BEST NEW ARTIST- is awarded to an artist without reference to a song or album.

BEST NEW YOUNG ARTIST- is awarded to an young artist (18 yrs. or younger) without reference to a song or album.

BEST MALE VOCAL ARTIST

BEST FEMALE VOCAL ARTIST

POP CATEGORIES

Best Pop Solo Performance

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Best Pop Vocal Album

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

DANCE/ELECTRONIC CATEGORY

Best Dance Recording

Best Dance/Electronic Album

CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Best Contemporary Instrumental Performer

ROCK CATEGORY

Best Rock Performance

Best Metal Performance

Best Rock Song

Best Rock Album

ALTERNATIVE CATEGORY

Best Alternative Music Album/Performer

R&B CATEGORY

Best R&B Performance

Best Traditional R&B Performance

Best R&B Song

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Best R&B Album

RAP CATEGORY

Best Rap Performer

Best Rap/Sung Performance

Best Rap Song

Best Rap Album

HIP HOP CATAGORY

Best Hip Hop Solo Performer

Best Hip Hop Duo/Group Performance

Best Hip Hop Song

Best Hip Hop Album

COUNTRY CATAGORY

Best Country Solo Performance

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

Best Country Song

Best Country Album

NEW AGE CATEGORY

Best New Age Album

JAZZ CATAGORY

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Best Jazz Vocal Album

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

GOSPEL CATAGORY

Best Gospel Performance/Song

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

Best Gospel Album

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Best Roots Gospel Album

LATIN CATAGORY

Best Latin Pop Album

Best Latin Pop Performer

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (including Tejano)

Best Tropical Latin Album

AMERICAN ROOTS CATAGORY

Best American Roots Performance

Best American Roots Song

Best Americana Album

Best Bluegrass Album

Best Contemporary Blues Album

Best Traditional Blues Album

Best Folk Album

Best Regional Roots Music Album

REGGAE CATAGORY

Best Reggae Album

Best Reggae Performer

WORLD MUSIC CATAGORY

Best World Music Album

CHILDRENS CATAGORY

Best Children’s Album

SPOKEN WORD CATAGORY

Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling)

Best Spoken Word Performer/Orator

COMEDY CATAGORY

Best Comedy Album

Best Comedy Performance

MUSICAL THEATER CATAGORY

Best Musical Theater Album

Best Musical Theater Performance

MUSIC FOR VISUAL MEDIA CATAGORY

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

Best Score Soundtrack Album for Visual Media

Best Song Written for Visual Media

COMPOSING CATAGORY

Best Instrumental Composition

ARRANGING CATAGORY

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella

Best Arrangement, Instrumental and Vocals

PACKING CATAGORY

Best Recording Package

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package

NOTES CATAGORY

Best Album Notes

HISTORICAL CATAGORY

Best Historical Album

ENGINEERED ALBUM CATAGORY

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

Best Engineered Album, Classical

PRODUCER CATAGORY

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Producer of the Year, Classical

REMIXER CATAGORY

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical

SURROUND SOUND CATAGORY

Best Immersive Audio Album

CLASSICAL CATAGORY

Best Orchestral Performance

Best Opera Recording

Best Choral Performance

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

Best Classical Compendium

Best Contemporary Classical Composition

MUSIC VIDEO/FILM CATAGORY

Best Music Video

Best Music Film

The deadline for all submissions will be June 5th, 2020.  All Nominees will be announced June 19th, 2020 starting at 7 p.m. Live on our BLACK WALL STREET MUSIC AWARDS Facebook page, as well as The Oklahoma Eagle Newspaper page. The awards are set to be held August 8th, at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, in Tulsa, OK starting at 7 p.m.. For more information check out our Facebook page for details.