You’ve waited your whole life to be heard, and now the most important elections in Austin music have arrived – the Austin Music Awards. The Austin Music Poll breaks down the local music scene into categories – Best Performing Bands in every genre, Best Austin Musicians, and the Industry Poll – to survey the musical landscape of the year.
Unlike other voting systems, the voice of the people holds the power. Vote online or mail in your ballot the old fashioned way.
Fill out most of your ballot and you’ll be entered to win a SXSW music wristband.
Want to skip to your fave category? Go ahead!
Best of the Year: Semi-self-explanatory – Best Band, Best Album, Best Musician, Best Song
Best Band Nominee: Black Angels
Best Performing Band: Scan to your favorite genre and let your voice be heard.
Best Performing Band “None of the Above” Nominee: Chulita Vinyl Club
Best Austin Musicians: Pick any instrument and it's probably a category – from guitars to accordions!
Austin Industry Poll:
We can’t leave out the people behind the scenes that make ATX music happen. Vote in categories like best club lighting, best radio DJ, producer, local record company, and more.
Best New Club & Best Club Lighting Nominee: Electric Church
Hall of Fame:
Who is the best of the best? Read all the Hall of Fame Nominees’ bios here
Nominee for Hall of Fame: Bavu Blakes
Remember to vote by Jan. 22nd to determine the winners for the Austin Music Awards, being held Wednesday, February 28th!
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