Reeperbahn Festival will present different awards between 16 – 19 September:
The ANCHOR - Reeperbahn Festival Music Award is an accolade for the most promising emerging music talent established in 2016. It serves as a guide for fans and the music industry in search of the best new music and as a jump start for the nominated artists' international careers.
The independent Helga! Festival Award exists since 2013. Every year the best festivals in Germany are awarded in annually changing categories. The Helga! Festival Award is the first and only award for music festivals in Germany.
The IMJA - International Music Journalism Award honours outstanding individual work and first-rate ongoing journalistic engagement that focuses on popular music and its business – with special attention paid to the work of young music journalists.
The ISA - International Sounds Awards honour smart, innovative and useful projects from the areas of music, audio and sound tech. Since 2017 the intention of the awards is to provide a platform for sound projects – such as in music technology, audio services, audio hard- and software, audio marketing, sound art and beyond.
The VIA - VUT Indie Awards are the independent music industry’s first and only critics’ awards and are given on the basis of quality and originality – regardless of commercial success.