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Cardiff Music Awards 2018 – finalists announced! Get voting!

YES Cardiff. The finalists for the 2018 Cardiff Music Awards HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED! So get on with it, and get your votes in!

There were over 3000 nominations across all 20 categories, which have been narrowed down to just FIVE in each section. Voting is NOW OPEN, and will close on the 23rd of March. You can vote now! Head to the Cardiff Music Awards website.

Need some inspiration? TAKE YOUR PICK (before voting …)

CHROMA – Vampires


Boy Azooga – Loner Boogie


Astroid Boys – Cheque

GRLTLK Mini mix

VOTING IS OPEN NOW! GO! Head to the Cardiff Music Awards website. 


Cardiff Music Awards 2017 – photoblog

In true better late than never style, welcome to our photoblog about this year’s awards! Congrats to all the winners … and by winners, we mean everyone making, breaking and championing the arts in our fine city. You’re ALL winners to us!

The awards were compered by Thomas Evans (Made In Cardiff TV presenter) and held in Tramshed. Big love to local music hero Ed Townend who brain-birthed the awards, putting them on in conjunction with Cardiff PR firm agency River and Bear.

All photos by Stephen Meredith – read on for the list of winners!


Cardiff, United Kingdom. 30th March 2017. Johnny Cage and the Voodoo Groove play live during the Cardiff Music Awards hosted at Cardiff’s Tramshed venue © Stephen Meredith


Best Music Video: Novo Amor & Ed Tullett – Alps (Storm & Shelter)

Best Production: MusicBox Studios

Best Music Publication: Roath Rocks

Best Radio Show: Showcase Wales on GTFM

Best EP/Single: Rebecca Hurn – Lifeline

Best Producer: Gethin Pearson

Best Album: Cakehole Presley – In The Used To Be

Best Local Promoter: Lloyd Griffiths (Gwdihw/Cosmogramma/All My Friends/Juxtaposed)

Best Regional Promoter: Llio Angharad (Dydd Miwsig Cymru/Welsh Language Music Day)

Best Venue: Gwdihw

Best Club NightTwisted By Design

Line Up Of The YearHub Festival

Best Breakthrough ActChroma

Best Live ActThe Moon Birds

Best FestivalFestival Of Voice

Promoter Of The Year: Lloyd Griffiths (Gwdihw/Cosmogramma/All My Friends/Juxtaposed)

Best DJ: Ransom

Best Solo Act: Jack Ellis

Best Group: Astroid Boys

Person Of The Year: Justin Evans (read Justin’s We Are Cardiff piece)

More: Cardiff Music Awards website