The Nashville Music Awards return tomorrow night (10/7) through a partnership between Leadership Music and the Next BIG Nashville conference and festival. Recognizing outstanding contributions in all genres of music, and celebrating the diversity and quality of artists and music professionals who call Nashville their home, awards will be handed out at the Cannery Ballroom as part of the opening night of NBN.
This year marks the first partnership between Leadership Music and Next Big Nashville for this annual awards presentation. The NMAs were previously produced from 1995-2000 by Leadership Music.
Tomorrow’s awards reception is open to NMA nominees, Next Big Nashville badge holders, Leadership Music Alumni, and media. For more information on how to purchase a Next Big Nashville badge visit www.nextbignashville.net.
The 2009 winners in 19 categories were chosen by popular vote via online balloting. Voting is now closed. Click here to see the nominees. Eligible recordings or projects must have been active in the marketplace between January 1, 2008 and June 30, 2009 and NMA awards are limited to persons and organizations residing in Davidson County and surrounding counties.