How does it work?
 Musician of the Year 2022 

 

Important Notice

  • No jury comments provided in this annual competition.

  • The applicant must own at least 6 available Award Points«.

  • Videos failed to meet the Requirements« will not be accepted.

  • Late submission will not be accepted.

General Rules

  • Musician of the Year is an annual competition that only opens to previous seasonal winners who have 6+ award points.

  • Musician of the Year is an independent competition which consists of a First Round, Semi-final Round and a Final Round (livestream) using the same video submitted.

  • Each round has a different jury panels.

  • First Round results are based on jury voting. Judges in Semi-final Round and Final Round will score the performance video based on the following aspects: 1) fluency and accuracy 2) character and expressiveness 3) performing technique 4) creativity and stage presentation.

  • All instruments/vocal are competing together in the same category.

  • A maximum of 60 candidates (total number in all categories) will be selected to the Final Round according to their marks gained in Semi-final Round.

  • Your submitted video will be livestreamed if you get through to the final round.

  • Semifinalists will be announced on 5th April 2022.

  • ​Finalists will be announced on 10th April 2022.

  • Final results will be announced on 18th April 2022.

3 Categories

Free choice of piece(s) within the total time restriction

  • Master (age 28 & under) - within 7mins

  • Artist (age 15 & under) - within 6 mins

  • Talent (age 10 & under) - within 5 mins

*The competition age is determined by candidate's age or group members' average age on 1st March 2022.

First, Second, and Third Prize

  • Each prize will be awarded to one winner only in each category. 

  • If a candidate successfully get through to the Final Round, the final ranking will be determined by the total mark a candidate obtained in Semi-final Round and Final Round. If there is a tie, audience vote will determine the final results.

  • The audience votes will only affect tied candidates. For example - Person A and person B both gained a total mark 150 from jury panels, person C gained a total mark149 from jury panels. The first prize, second prize will go to A or B according to their audience votes results. C will be the third prize winner, even if he gets higher audience votes than A or B. View« image demonstration

  • One copy of paper certificate and One trophy/medal will be sent to the winner worldwide for free. For chamber group winner, one prize will be given to the group not to each group member. Additional prizes can be ordered at additional cost.

Fans' Favourite Award​

  • Only the candidates who get into the Semi-final Round can enter the Fans' Favourite Award selection.

  • Fans' Favourite Award will be determined by the audience votes ranking only.

  • Two Fans' Favourite Awards will be awarded to those with highest number of audience votes in each category - minimum 20 votes required. 

  • One teddy bear will be sent to the winner worldwide for free. For chamber group winner, one prize will be given to the group not to each group member. Additional prizes can be ordered at additional cost.

  • Fans' Favourite Award winners can order paper certificate and medal at additional cost.

Special Award​s

  • Special awards (Best Chamber Music, Best Original Composition, Best Creative Performance etc.) may be granted based on the jury recommendations.

  • Special Award winners can order paper certificate and medal at additional cost.

Annual Star Award

  • Annual Star Award will be award to the candidates who get through to the Semi-final Round.

  • Annual Star Award winner can order paper certificate and winner medal at additional cost.

Teacher E-certificate

  • Prize/Award winners will also receive e-certificate for their teachers.

  • Prize/Award winners can order paper certificate and medal for their teachers at additional cost.

Audience Vote
 

Click LIKE on Voting Web-page

  • After each category's final round live streaming ends, we will open the audience vote to public on our website.

  • Simply click like for the candidate who you would like to support, the total number of likes received for the candidate will be counted as the votes.

  • This voting will close in 24 hours.

  • Two Fans' Favourite Awards will be awarded to those with highest number of votes in each category - minimum 20 votes required. 

  • If there is a tie in prize ranking, audience vote will determine the final results. View« image demonstration

  • Note: only the likes on our official website will count as valid audience votes. We support fair and honest audience votes. The analysis team will count real likes based on the network data after voting session ends.

 

Competition Flowchart
 

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Livestream Quiz Game
 

Submit Answers to Win the LYM Teddy Bear

  • We will also have the quiz game for the livestream audience. Questions will pop up at random places in the final rounds livestream videos. 

  • Submit your answers before the notified deadlines.

  • We will randomly draw one winner from each quiz game from the audience who get the most correct answers.

  • The winner will get a LYM Teddy Bear as the reward (free shipping worldwide).

  • Each audience can only win once.

  • Quiz game results will be announced on 18th April 2022.

Prize Ranking
 

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