3rd Annual Pittsburgh Rock Music Awards Call for Nominations
The 3rd Annual Pittsburgh Rock Music Awards, hosted by Asperity Records, is set to take place again in January. Before all the magic happens, the event’s organizers are relying on local music fans to nominate and help select this year’s winners. Everyone has an equal chance to be nominated, as long as they fit into one of the appropriate categories, are from Pittsburgh or the greater Pittsburgh area, and currently reside in Pittsburgh. To participate in this year’s nomination process, register your e-mail here and fill out the nomination form. Bands and nominees are allowed to be nominated for multiple categories. If you’re in a band, you’re allowed to nominate yourself or anyone you feel is worthy of a nomination.
This year’s categories include the following. Each one is broken down into the Alternative, Metal, Punk, Indie and Hardcore genres.
Best Pittsburgh Band of 2012
Best Pittsburgh Album of 2012
Best Pittsburgh Video of 2012
Pittsburgh 2012 Song of the Year
Pittsburgh 2012 Music Video of the Year
Pittsburgh 2012 Best Live Performance
Best Pittsburgh Venue
Best Pittsburgh Concert Promoter
The “Woody” Award: (AKA Fan of the Year) Originated by Pittsburgh’s Own Chris Woodford, this award will go to the most dedicated and supportive local fan.
There are also Facebook nominations for Best Beard, Sexiest Merch Person, Best “oh shit” Moment, Youtube Idol and Woody Award.
For a breakdown of rules and more instructions on the nomination process, visit their FAQ.
Stay tuned for details on a date, location, performers and a list of the 2013 nominees for this year’s Pittsburgh Rock Music Awards!