Frequently asked questions – Musician of the Year 2020-21
*Please note "Musician of the Year 2020-2021" is the year-end competition that ONLY opens to seasonal competition winner who have won at least 6 award points⭐.
You may have some questions regarding this annual competition. This Q&A is here to answer some of your queries. If you have any further questions, please do get in touch.
Q: How do I enter the "Musician of the Year"?
A: The "Musician of the Year" is held every April. Seasonal winners can use 6 award points⭐ to enter the competition. No additional application fee is required.
Q: How does the "Musician of the Year" competition work?
A: "Musician of the Year" consists of a Pre-Screening Selection (offline) and a Final Round (online broadcast) using the same video submitted. For Pre-Screening, the seasonal jury panel will mark each candidate's video, and the candidates who achieve an average mark of 85 or above will successfully get into the Final Round. The Final Round will be online broadcasted by True Art Tv. Both the annual jury panel and the audience will give the vote to determine the final results. Watch the film « for more information.
Q: Can I use my old performance videos for the "Musician of the Year"?
A: Competitors must say “London Young Musician of the Year 2020-2021” at the beginning of the video, to ensure that the recording has been made specifically for this competition. This speech cannot be a video clip edited onto an old video. Read full Video Requirements « for "Musician of the Year 2020-2021".
Q: Can I apply to more than one category?
A: Candidates can use 6 Award Points to enter ONE category only.
Q: Can I submit separate videos for different pieces for "Musician of the Year"?
A: No. Each candidate can only send one video for the entering category. The video must meet the requirement of the category’s limited time.
Q: How long will it be until the results are announced?
A: For the "London Young Musician of the Year", the results will be announced on the last live streaming day.
Q: What is the judging principle of the "Musician of the Year"?
A: "London Young Musician of the Year" looks for the musicians who have excellent musical skills, strong characters, and fantastic creativity in their video performance.
Q: Are the winning awards of the year-end competition free on cost?
A: Yes. There is no additional cost on any awards for "Musician of the Year".