In an age where looks and presentation are everything, the music video is almost as important as the song itself. The LA Music Video Awards recognizes the best music videos from this past year.

Nominations are open until mid-March. Finalist will be announced on March 31st and winners will be determined by a combination of industry insiders and fan votes. A red carpet, cocktail hour and awards ceremony will be held at Covina Center for the Performing Arts in Covina, California.

Each category is awarded on LA Music Video Awards trophy and a write-up in Rockwired Magazine.

Rules & Regulations

A separate fee is applicable for each category selection when entering for Single categories. If you are submitting more than one entry, send only one payment for the total amount of all your entry fees. We accept credit card payment through FilmFreeway.com. Currency must be in US dollars.

Refund Policy: Because entries will have been processed and entered into the system, no refunds will be granted.

ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for the 2019 competition, entries must have been first produced, released, exhibited, screened, aired or shown online between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018.

CATEGORIES

Select the category that most closely relates to your submission's type of genre. There is an entry fee for each category you enter. Individual entries are evaluated for their intrinsic merits – without comparing them with others. Each entry is, in effect, in competition with itself, and is measured by our international award-winning jury of experts using an industry-accepted standard of excellence.

A musician may enter multiple achievements in a category if the achievements are for different programs.

The award committee reserves the right to increase the number of nominees in any category.

The award committee reserves the right to not have ANY nominees in a category if the work submitted does not reach our level of excellence.
See Categories listing for definitions and additional explanations.

AWARD ANNOUNCEMENTS & PROMOTION

Finalists will be announced Feb 1st and the winners will be announced at an awards ceremony held Los Angeles in March 2018. A laureate will be sent to winning contacts following the awards presentation.

Tickets
Tickets are available for purchase on FilmFreeway. Each nominated project will receive ONE (1) complimentary ticket to attend the show regardless of the number of nominations or number of individuals in the submitted project. Additional tickets may be purchased on FilmFreeway.

CREDITS

When submitting your credits, be aware that if your entry is a winner the name of the category, and title of the entry will appear on the award which is given to each winning entry. We also include the year of the competition. Finalists, when notified, will be given the opportunity to update and correct credits. However, if no corrections are made, credits listed during the entry process will be considered the credits of record.

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  • had such a blast I was the winner of the hip hop category and this was my first time entering as a filmmaker anywhere !!!

    May 2019
  • Excellent communication and very well-organized voting system.

    May 2019
  • Shondra Jepperson

    The LA Music Video Awards was a FABULOUS event. I was a nominee and felt so honored to be included in this amazing group of talented artists. KSCR and Rockwired Magazine absolutely ROCK! Thank you LA Music Video Awards!

    May 2019
  • Tae Phoenix

    This was an amazing collection of videos and I learned a ton just by being there. I wish there had been more opportunities to connect with other filmmakers; but otherwise, this was a great event.

    May 2019
  • JUAN CARLOS LELO DE LARREA

    We were very happy to be part of the festival. Communication was great and although we couldn't make it to the event, we appreciated the live streaming and the piece about our video in Rock Wired Magazine. My feedback would be to shorten the number of categories and to let foreign nominees know in advance if they are going to win so the may consider flying to LA. Thank you very much. All best!

    May 2019