For the third year, the SIM Award recognizes the work of professionals who help build the history of the music industry in Brazil and around the world.
There are ten nominees in three categories: New Talent, Project of the Year and Innovation. Of the competitors in each one, nine were chosen by the SIM Advisory Board and one nominated by the public. The nominees are a testament to the industry's vitality, with inspiring projects that impacted the music market last year.
Meet the nominees for SIM Award 2019:
Ana Frango Elétrico, André Prando*, Hot e Oreia, Josyara, MC Caverinha, Mc Tha, Romero Ferro, Rosa Neon, Saskia and Zudizilla.
PROJECT OF THE YEAR:
#30dias30beats, ASA – Arte Sônica Amplificada, Batekoo/Batekoo Records, Blue Note São Paulo, Budweiser New Classics Are Coming, Escuta as Minas, FastForward Podcast, Festival Sarará*, Frei Caneca FM and Sintonia.
Algoritmo da Vida, daleGIG, Doritos Rainbow no Rock in Rio, empawa100, Expo Bjork Digital, JUMP!, Music Innovation Challenge, Pesquisa “Women In The U.S. Music Industry: Obstacles And Opportunities”, #TãoReal - Rashid and TikTok.
The voting is already open on the Virtual PRO-AREA. To access it and pick your favorites, you need to be accredited to SIM 2019.
Every year, the SIM Award also celebrates a person with a fundamental role in the development and consolidation of the Brazilian market by its Contribution to Music. Last year, the award went to the incomparable producer Carlos Eduardo Miranda, who died in March 2018. In 2017, the honoree was the producer Pena Schmidt. The honoree is chosen by the SIM São Paulo Advisory Board and revealed during the ceremony, which takes place on Saturday, the 7th, at CCSP.
The SIM Award has been held since 2017. In the two previous editions, names such as Larissa Luz, Giovani Cidreira (tied in the New Talent Category - 2017), Luedji Luna, Edgar (tied in the New Talent Category - 2018), Conexão Cultura DF (Project of the Year - 2017), the cultural center of black resistance Aparelha Luzia (Project of the Year - 2018), the vlog Tem um Gato na Minha Vitrola, by journalist Pedro Antunes (Innovation - 2017), and the Keychange initiative, created by the PRS Foundation to engage music events to increasingly call on female artists in their line-ups (Innovation - 2018).