Announcing the IMJA winners

The International Music Journalism Award (IMJA) celebrates outstanding music journalism. Over the past few weeks, over 150 great articles, radio shows, podcasts, TV shows and weblinks, as well as about 80 journalists from all over the world, have been suggested to us as superb.
Thanks to all who have submitted proposals to us!

We are happy to present to you the winners of this year’s first Reeperbahn Festival International Music Journalism Award:

Best Music Journalistic Works Of The Year

Hayden Coplen (international)
Hans Niewswand (German-language) 

Best Music Journalistic Works Of the Year Under 30

Isabelle Klein, Jan Kawelke and Felix Unger

Music Journalist of the Year

Alexis Petridis (international)
Linus Volkmar (German-language)

Last but not least, the fourth category Best Business Music Journalist Of The Year can be voted for during the Festival itself - find out more in the upcoming delegates newsletter. The winner will be announced on September 23rd. 

Read and listen to extraordinary journalistic work in our shortlist.

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