News / 21 August

Otto Normal, Charity Children + YeoMan to compete in the final of the Berlin Music Award

The jury has decided: Otto Normal, Charity Children and YeoMan are to compete in the final of the Berlin Music Award!

From the 300 applications submitted through, the following nine artists were still in the running for the Berlin Music Award 2013: Charity Children, Fannie L., Filmriss, Kreissäge, Melloy, Otto Normal, The Folks, Vember, YeoMen

All of the bands gave their very best in the battle round, but in the end only three bands could receive the chance to win the coveted Berlin Music Award 2013. Having showcased their abilities, Otto Normal, Charity Children and YeoMen are the final contenders.

With the Berlin Music Award Berliner Pilsner is honouring the best up-and-coming musicians in Berlin for the second year as part of the Berlin Music Week. Kerstin Wegner, Brand Manager of Berliner Pilsner, shared her enthusiasm with us: “We are really excited to see who will be awarded our golden Berliner Pilsner bottle. Last year’s winner, the Basement Funk Orchestra, will open the finale with their cool funky sounds. Rapper MC Fitti will be lending his support to the event by appearing as a special guest.” In addition to the official Berlin Music Award trophy, the favourite picked by the jury and public will take home a fantastic prize of 5,000 euros.

The professionals that make up the jury of the Berlin Music Award 2013 are of course experts in the industry and extremely passionate about music. Lutz Fahrenkrog-Petersen, Professor of Popular Music at the Humboldt Universität, music producer, singer/songwriter and composer, the editorial team of, representatives of the Berlin Music Week and representatives of Berliner Pilsner will select the deserving winner. The live grand finale will take place in the Postbahnhof on 4 September, the opening evening of the Berlin Music Week.

If you already have a ticket for the Berlin Music Week or the showcase festival First We Take Berlin or purchase a ticket, you can also enjoy free admission to the grand finale of the Berlin Music Award 2013.

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