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NRJ Music Award

NRJ Music Awards
Awarded for Best in music and pop culture
Country France
Presented by NRJ & TF1
First awarded January 22, 2000
Official website

The NRJ Music Awards, (commonly abbreviated as a NMA) is an award presented by the French radio station NRJ to honor the best in home and worldwide music industry.

Created in 2000 by the radio station NRJ in partnership with the television network TF1 takes place every year in mid-January at Cannes (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France) as the opening of MIDEM (Marché international de l'édition musicale). They give out awards to popular musicians by different categories.

The name "NRJ" means "Nouvelle Radio des Jeunes" (new radio of teens). It is a play on words between the pronunciation of the French letters and the French word "énergie" (energy).

Award categories

Awards in the following categories are awarded to the musicians each year :

  • Francophone Breakthrough of the Year (Révélation francophone de l'année)
  • International Breakthrough of the Year (Révélation internationale de l'année)
  • Francophone Male Artist of the Year (Artiste masculin francophone de l'année)
  • International Male Artist of the Year (Artiste masculin international de l'année)
  • Francophone Female Artist of the Year (Artiste féminine francophone de l'année)
  • International Female Artist of the Year (Artiste féminine internationale de l'année)
  • Francophone Song of the Year (Chanson francophone de l'année)
  • International Song of the Year (Chanson internationale de l'année)
  • Francophone Album of the Year (Album francophone de l'année)
  • International Album of the Year (Album international de l'année)
  • Francophone Duo/Group of the Year (Groupe/duo francophone de l'année)
  • International Duo/Group of the Year (Groupe/duo international de l'année)
  • Video of the Year(Clip de l'année)

NRJ chooses 5 nominees in each category, and subjects them to online voting on their website. Subsequently, the winners are determined by a system where the public weighs in at 75% of the decision, and a jury established by NRJ and TF1 at 25%.

Award winners

Award Winners: 2000200120022003200420052006200720082009

2000 Award Winners – 1st NRJ Music Awards

2001 Award Winners – 2nd NRJ Music Awards

2002 Award Winners – 3rd NRJ Music Awards

2003 Award Winners – 4th NRJ Music Awards

2004 Award Winners – 5th NRJ Music Awards

2005 Award Winners – 6th NRJ Music Awards

2006 Award Winners – 7th NRJ Music Awards

2007 Award Winners – 8th NRJ Music Awards

2008 Awards Winners – 9th NRJ Music Awards

2009 Awards Winners – 10th NRJ Music Awards

2010 Awards Winners – 11th NRJ Music Awards

2011 Awards Winners – 12th NRJ Music Awards

2012 Awards Winners – 13th NRJ Music Awards

2013 Awards Winners – 14th NRJ Music Awards

2014 Awards Winners – 15th NRJ Music Awards


  • This article was translated from the corresponding article in the French WorldHeritage, retrieved on July 5, 2006

External links

  • (French) Official Site
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