Brit Asia TV announce date for first British Asian Music Awards.
The countdown has begun for the first Brit Asia TV Music Awards– captured exclusively on Brit Asia TV, Sky Channel 833. The ceremony promises to be one Europe’s influential and most credible live music events, celebrating the diverse talent that British Asian Music has to offer.
The BATV Music Awards will take place on 2nd May 2010, Bank Holiday Weekend. Held at the prestigious Symphony Hall in Birmingham, Brit Asia TV are bringing together the biggest names in Bhangra and British Asian Music, as well as featuring popular urban influences from the UK.
The award ceremony is set to be an annual event and promises to be the highest accolade for current and aspiring Asian Artist’s across the globe. To initiate proceedings, Brit Asia TV want fans to vote and be a part of the action.
The brand new website takes you straight to the voting form, revealing the 15 categories. Music lovers can nominate any Asian artist of their choice. It also includes interactive features, social media links, competitions, ticket details, live streaming of pre-recorded sessions from artists, and a simple no-nonsense voting form.
Artists with the highest votes will be announced at the Media Launch party in March. Held at a lavish venue, the Media Launch Party” is sure to ignite the flame for the premier ‘Brit Asia TV Music Awards 2010’. Industry press and British Asian music’s elite in full attendance, the media frenzy surrounding the announcement of nominees and opening of the live phone vote is on course to be a landmark event.
Commentators from Brit Asia TV stated that ‘The response even before our launch has been overwhelming, artists in the UK and overseas have all shown a huge interest. British Asians make up 50.3% of the UK's non-European population, an award show that celebrates the talent available in Britain is long over due.’
Brit Asia TV have revolutionised the way third generation British Asians watch TV – giving all generations of British Asians a creative outlet in popular media. The awards will be the only credible authority when it comes to celebrating and recognising the thriving musical talent within popular British Asian Community.