Thursday, September 01, 2005

BT Digital Music Awards 2005

Music awards for the digital age! The BT Digital Music Awards seek to celebrate the way that users listen to, watch, download and enjoy music and artists in the digital eta - online, on mobile phones, via digital radio and on interactive TV. With that in mind, it has been announced that the BT DMA 05 event is to be broadcast nationally on Channel 4 television and subsequently on the digital channel E4. The awards ceremony will take place at London's Hammersmith Palais venue on 18th October. There are 18 awards categories, from which fans may vote in 13 categories via the awards site at The remaining five categories, which include Best Digital Campaign, Best Use of Broadband and Best Innovation, will be judged by a panel of experts. The BT Digital Music Awards are supported by the BPI (British Phonographic Industry), the Official UK Charts Company, Phonographic Performance Ltd and The Mobile Entertainment Forum. The awards ceremony is being hosted in association with iTunes, Intel, Yahoo! Music and Motorola.