This list of music award shows includes shows that are entirely dedicated to music, plus some that only have one or two music categories.
Those shows are still appointment viewing for the diehard music fan!
We love awards season and these are the best award shows to watch;
1. The oscar Awards
The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry.
They are regarded by many as the most prestigious and significant awards in the entertainment industry worldwide.
2. Grammy Awards
The Grammy Award, or just Grammy, is an award presented by the Recording Academy to recognize “Outstanding Achievement in the music industry” of the United States.
Since 1959, the Grammys have been the preeminent music award ceremony, with more than 80 awards voted on by members of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
Receiving a golden gramophone is every musical artist’s dream.
3. BET Awards
The BET Awards is an American award show that was established in 2001 by the Black Entertainment Television network to celebrate and present Awards to African Americans in music, acting, sports, and other fields of entertainment over the past year.
The awards, which are presented annually, are broadcast live on BET.
4. American Music Awards
The American Music Awards is an annual American music awards show, generally held in the fall, created by Dick Clark in 1973 for ABC when the network’s contract to air the Grammy Awards expired.
Categories include Artist of the Year, Single of the Year, Tour of the Year, and various genre-specific awards, among others.
Awards are all fan-voted.
5. People’s Choice Awards
The People’s Choice Awards is an American awards show, recognizing people in entertainment, voted online by the general public and fans.
It’s an annual fan-voted event honoring music, movies and tv performers.
6. BRIT Awards
The British equivalent to the Grammys, the BRITs honor both British and foreign artists in numerous major categories.
The BRIT Awards are the British Phonographic Industry’s annual popular music awards.
7. Billboard Music Awards
The Billboard Music Awards are honors given out annually by Billboard, a publication covering the music business and a music popularity chart.
It is is an award ceremony that is held in May.It is awarded to recognize exceptional chart performance.
8. ACM Awards
The Academy of Country Music Awards, also known as the ACM Awards, were first held in 1966, honoring the industry’s accomplishments during the previous year.
The awards are given to country music artists and broadcasters. Country music artists performed at the ceremony.
It was the first country music awards program held by a major organization.
The ACM Awards are voted on by members of the Academy of Country Music.
9. MTV Video Music Award
The MTV Video Music Awards is an award show presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in the music video medium.
Recognizes the most creative, entertaining, and popular music videos released each year.
10. Emmy Award
The Emmy Awards, or Emmys, are awards for artistic and technical merit in the television industry. It is considered one of the four major entertainment awards in the United States.
The Emmys celebrate incredible achievements in the television industry, covering the entire spectrum of TV programming.