Questions tagged [award]

For questions about one of the various awards and prizes which are regularly held in the music world.

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Why did Charles Ives believe that 'Prizes are badges of mediocrity'?

Source: Liner Booklet of this CD. The 'Introduction' on that page is the liner booklet. The Third Symphony was premiered in 1946 and won the Pulitzer Prize. Ives told the press ‘Prizes are badges ...
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How can Ed Sheeran's Thinking Out Loud be nominated for 2016 Grammys?

Ed Sheeran's album "X" was released June 2014 and was nominated as Album of the Year in 2015 Grammys. Now, in 2016 Grammys, his song Thinking Out Loud of the "X" album was nominated for Song of the ...
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How is a winner decided from the nominations for the Academy Award for Best Original Song?

Over the weekend I watched the Oscars and I was wondering what process is followed to determine the winner from the nominations for the Academy Award for Best Original Song. I can see from Wikipedia ...
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What were the first music awards given and when did music awards start to gain visibility?

I wonder what were the first music awards given, and around when music awards started to gain visibility?