Victories for Wanda, RAF Camora and Bibiza

Even if it's a rock band don't This year is not the only action “Amadeus Austrian Music Awards” He bagged two prizes at the 24th edition of the awards ceremony on Friday evening. Vienna Volkstheater Very surprising. In 2023, Marco Wanda and his friends did not release an album.

But just before Christmas their song “Nobody Else” and the town hall concert impressed the jury and the audience so deeply that the band won the Amadeus trophies for “Song of the Year” and “Live Act of the Year”. Categories.

Wanda only had to compete in the “Pop/Rock” category Out of orderA new band led by Christopher Seiler and Paul Pizzera.

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Six nominations

Both prizes were won Bibisa Take it home. The rapper, who made a splash last year with his “Wiener Schickeria” album, only managed to take home the “Best Sound” and “Songwriter of the Year” prizes as he emerged as the most promising candidate for the Volksteater with six nominations. .

RAF Camorra He won the best category “Album of the Year” with his album “XV”, but in his usual category “Hip Hop / Urban” he has already won six times. Replacement cost is high My ugly ClementineLike RAF Camorra, a two-time nominee, he won in the “Jazz/World/Blues” category. Moulton, Seeler and the Girls Band. Amadeus continued for “Hard & Heavy”. the restOne for “Electronic Dance”. Toby Romeo.

This was announced ahead of the gala at the Volkstheater, which this year will be hosted by Nina Höchreiner (FM4) and Philip Hansa (Ö3). Hubert von Goisern Honored for his “Lifetime Achievement”. “The diversity of his work, the diverse influences of other cultures and the messages he conveys through his music make Hubert von Goisern a unique artist who has had a lasting impact on Austrian music,” explains Dietmar Lienbacher, President of the Austrian Society. Music Department, Amadeus Lifetime Achievement Award.

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For the performance at the Volkstheater, the Amadeus organizers once again focused on the diversity of the Austrian music scene. Besides solo performances by Avec, “FM4 Award” winners Bipolar Feminin and Melissa Naschenweng (winner of the “Pop/Folk Music” category), group performances were also on the agenda to give many acts the chance to perform. . Artists such as Jacob Elias and Krystle were there for the pop genre, and Hidden Gems and Juko Urtens were for the group show “Hip Hop”.

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