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MUSIC GENRE CATEGORIES

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Best Hip Hop Artist

Brodha V
Judges` Choice Award
Song: Way Too Easy
 
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Best Hip Hop Artist

Emiway
People`s Choice Award
Song: Jump Kar
 
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Best Pop Artist

SANAM
People`s Choice Award
Song: Itni Door
 
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Best Pop Artist

Prateek Kuhad
Judges` Choice Award
Song: cold/mess
 
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Best Rock Artist

The Local Train
Judges` Choice Award
Song: Vaaqif
 
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Best Rock Artist

Coma Rossi
People`s Choice Award
Song: Turn Back Time
 
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Best Folk Fusion Artist

Agam
Judges` Choice Award
Song: Rangapura Vihaara
 
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Best Folk Fusion Artist

The Thayir Sadam Project feat. Ranjani-Gayatri
People`s Choice Award
Song: Crazy Little Thing Called Chakravakam
 
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Best Metal Artist

Against Evil
Judges` and People`s Choice Awards
Song: All Hail The King
 
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Best Electronica Artist

VS42 feat. Dee MC, Siri and Kavya-Kriti
Judges` Choice Award
Song: Tu Bas Naach
 
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Best Electronica Artist

Zingaroe
People`s Choice Award
Song: Defuse
 

NON-MUSIC CATEGORIES

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Best Album Art

Paradigm Shift
Judges` Choice Award
Song:
 
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Best Video

Prateek Kuhad - Cold/Mess
Judges` Choice Award
Song:
 
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Best Indie Collaboration

VS42 feat. Dee MC, Siri and Kavya-Kriti
Judges` Choice Award
Song:
 
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Best Young Indie Artist

Calico
Judges` Choice Award
Song:
 
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Skoda Indie Genius of the Year

Ankur Tewari
Judges` Choice Award
Song:
 

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Radio City Freedom Awards

Radio City Freedom Awards (RCFA) is the most definitive platform to recognize, honor and celebrate talents across the Indie music diaspora. Apart from awarding credible compositions, RCFA also applauds notable non-music contributions to the field of independent music.

Following a thorough screening by the interim jury, the short-listed nominations will be up for two awards in each music-genre based category. For e.g.: Best Pop Artist – Judge’s Choice and Best Pop Artist People’s Choice. The People’s Choice Award will be selected through public voting only.

Following are the music genre based categories namely :

Best Hip-Hop/Rap Artist | Best Folk Fusion Artist | Best Pop Artist | Best Rock Artist | Best Metal Artist | Best Electronica Artist

Besides the music genre based categories, the nominations for the below non-music categories will be screened by the jury only :

Best Video | Best Album Art | Best Young Indie Artist | Best Indie Collaboration | Indie-Genius: Person of the Year

About Radio City 91.1FM

Radio City, a part of Music Broadcast Limited (MBL) is a subsidiary of Jagran Prakashan Ltd. Radio City is the first and oldest private FM radio broadcaster in India with over 15 years of expertise in the radio industry. Amongst the private radio stations, Radio City has consistently been the number one radio station in terms of average listenership share in Bengaluru and Mumbai with 24.1- and 17.2- respectively (Source: RAM Data: All SEC 12+, - Share, Week 01 2013 to Week 37 2016; Bengaluru and Mumbai) and reaches out to over 49.60 million listeners in 23 cities covered by AZ Research.

Radio City a part of Music Broadcast Limited (MBL) has introduced humour on radio with Babber Sher, launched agony aunt solving love problems with Love Guru, and also launched singing reality show in India with Radio City Super Singer to recognize the independent singers & musicians. Radio City a part of Music Broadcast Limited (MBL)has initiated Radio City Freedom Awards and also operates a web radio on RadioCity.in which has 50 stations as of date. Radio City 91.1 FM has been able to strike the right chord with the listeners making it a pioneer in radio in India. Innovative programming and marketing initiatives have helped Radio City pioneer FM in India.

Music Broadcast Limited currently has 39 stations, including 11 newly acquired stations in Phase III auctions. Radio City in its third phase expands to Kanpur, Ajmer, Kota, Bikaner, Udaipur, Patiala, Patna, Jamshedpur, Nasik, Kolhapur and Madurai.

Radio City boasts of many achievements including RJ of the Year & several other awards conferred upon by the India Radio Forum (IRF) & E4M Golden Mikes to name a few.

Radio City believes in the philosophy of ‘Listener First’ and has structured its content basis what the listeners want, whether it is the songs that are played or the jock talk on air. For Radio City, the listeners’ preference and choice has always been the primary driver. This has paid rich dividends across markets propelling Radio City to being a music destination for 15 years. The station thrives on an inherent programming philosophy of connecting with cityzens emotionally to make a difference in their lives.

We have created engaging sub- brands like Radio City Super Singer, Radio City Freedom Awards, Radio City Gully Premier League, Radio City Musical-e-Azam & Radio City Blue Carpet..

 

Jury

Our jury for Radio City Freedom Awards 6 include key industry players who have redefined Indian music trends with their notable contributions. Presenting a glimpse of these distinguished profiles

Ritnika Nayan

Ritnika Nayan

Owner - Music Gets Me High

Luke Kenny

Luke Kenny

Actor/Host/Musician

Vijay Basrur

Vijay Basrur

Founder - OK Listen

Atul Churamani

Atul Churamani

Managing Director - Turnkey Music and Publishing

Yotam Agam

Yotam Agam

VP of Media FIICC and Director of Covelong Point Festival

Amit Gurbaxani

Amit Gurbaxani

Contributor - India Today, Scroll, First Post

Anurag Tagat

Anurag Tagat

Contributor - Rolling Stone India, The Hindu Metroplus, Firstpost, Red Bull and Askmen India.

Roy Dipankar

Roy Dipankar

Artistes and Repertoire (EarthSync, Universal Music)/Creative Producer

DJ Russel

DJ Russel

Disc Jockey

PAST WINNERS

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RCFA 2018

MUSIC GENRE BASED CATEGORIES

  • Best Hip-Hop/Rap Artist
    • Judges' Choice Award - Brodha V-Way Too Easy

    • People's Choice Award - Emiway-Jump Kar

  • Best Pop Artist
    • Judges' Choice Award - Prateek Kuhad-Cold/Mess

    • People's Choice Award - Sanam-Itni Door

  • Best Rock Artist
    • Judges' Choice Award - The Local Train-Vaaqif

    • People's Choice Award - Coma Rossi-Turn Back Time

  • Best Metal Artist
    • Judges' Choice Award - Against Evil-All Hail The King

    • People's Choice Award - Against Evil-All Hail The King

  • Best Folk Fusion Artist
    • Judges' Choice Award - Agam-Rangapura Vihaara

    • People's Choice Award - The Thayir Sadam Project-Crazy Little Thing Called Chakravakam

  • Best Electronica Artist
    • Judges' Choice Award - VS42 Feat. Dee MC, Siri, Kavya-Kriti-Tu Bas Naach

    • People's Choice Award - Zingaroe-Defuse

Non-Music CATEGORIES

  • Best Video
    • Judges' Choice Award - Prateek Kuhad-Cold/Mess

    • People's Choice Award - NA

  • Best Album Art
    • Judges' Choice Award - Paradigm Shift-Sammukh

    • People's Choice Award - NA

  • Best Young Indie Artist
    • Judges' Choice Award - Calico-Garnet Eye

    • People's Choice Award - NA

  • Best Indie Collaboration
    • Judges' Choice Award - VS42 Feat. Dee MC, Siri, Kavya-Kriti-Tu Bas Naach

    • People's Choice Award - NA

  • Indie-Genius: Person Of the Year
    • Judges' Choice Award - Ankur Tewari

    • People's Choice Award - NA