These are the winners of 2024!

Jan 18 / 2024

Curious to know if the one you voted for became an MME Award winner? We’ve got 6 winners all ready for you to introduce themselves to you. 6? Yes, one of the winners even won TWICE. Click to find out if it’s your favorite.

The Music Moves Europe Awards are organised by ESNS and Reeperbahn Festival, supported by Liveurope, Yourope, Live DMA, IMPALA, Digital Music Europe, ICMP-CIEM, International Music Managers Forum (IMMF) and European Music Exporters Exchange (EMEE).

Drumroll…. THE WINNERS!

yunè pinku (Ireland), Ralphie Choo (Spain), freekind. (Slovenia), Giift (Denmark), and Bulgarian Cartrader (Bulgaria) are the winners of the Music Moves Europe Awards 2023. The prestigious Grand Jury Prize was awarded to Zaho de Sagazan (France) and the Public Choice award was won by Zaho as well.

Notes by our amazing jury members

Zaho de Sagazan is really strong artistically with a unique, personal style - A unique talent!"

Bulgarian Cartrader’s music is excellent - such a warm, beautiful voice and strong presence"

LOVE Giift! What a talent. What a voice. Something special here"

"Great that yunè pinku doesn’t have the fear of experimenting! Super creative"

"I absolutely love everything about freekind. Their music is like a giant hug. So dreamy"

"Ralphie Choo has a unique artist style with excellent production and beats

Prize package

Out of 15 nominees, five Music Moves Europe Award winners will receive €10,000 each. The winner of the Grand Jury Award will receive €10.000 and a green touring voucher worth €5,000. The winner of the Public Choice Award will receive €5,000, and a Deezer session. All fifteen nominees were invited for the education programme, with best practices in the music industry to strengthen their knowledge for their careers.

Meet the jury

The independent jury of the MME Awards 2024 consists of five people who earned their reputation in the music industry and are well respected tastemakers; Gemma Bradley (BBC Radio Ireland), Cindy Castillo (MadCool festival), Kevin Cole (KEXP) and Bryan Johnson (Spotify). In addition, each year, the MME Public Choice Award winner of the previous year joins the jury. This year this seat is taken by Jerry Heil from Ukraine.