Chinese Music Awards

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The Chinese Music Awards (Chinese: 华语金曲奖) is an accolade founded in 2008 to recognize outstanding achievement in the Chinese music industry.

Chinese Music Awards
Awarded for Outstanding achievements in Chinese music
Country People's Republic of China
Official website



Each year,the categories may change slightly,this is List of Chinese Music Awards ceremories.

This is 2012 categories.


Top 10 Chinese albums

  • Top 10 Mandarin Albums
  • Top 10 Cantopop Albums

Top 10 songs

  • Top 10 Mandrin Songs
  • Top 10 Cantopop Songs

Public categories[edit]

Mandarin Pop

  • Best Male Mandarin Artist
  • Best Female Mandarin Artist
  • Best New Male Mandarin Artist
  • Best New Female Mandarin Artist
  • Mandarin Song of the Year
  • Mandarin Album of the Year


  • Best Male Cantopop Artist
  • Best Female Cantopop Artist
  • Best New Male Cantopop Artist
  • Best New Female Cantopop Artist
  • Cantopop Song of the Year
  • Cantopop Album of the Year


  • Best Band
  • Best Group
  • Best New Band/Group


  • Best Folk Act

World Music/Chinese Folk

  • Best World Music/Chinese Folk Act


  • Best Rock Act


  • Best Electronic Act


  • Best Jazz Act


  • Best Blues Act


  • Best Dance Act


  • Best HipHop Act

Original Sound Track

  • Best Original Sound Track


  • Best Compilation


  • Best Hokkien Album
  • Best Hokkien Song

Other Dialects

  • Best Other Dialects Album
  • Best Other Dialects Song

Special Awards

  • Jury Prize
  • Artist of the Year

Art categories[edit]

  • Best HiFi Accapella
  • Best Solo Instrumental Album
  • Best Instrumental Album by an Ensemble
  • Best New age Album
  • Best Classical Album
  • Best Traditional Chinese Instrumental Album
  • Best Chinese Opera Album
  • Best Children Album
  • Best Sprital/Relious Album
  • Best Crossover Album

Technical Categories[edit]

Best Lyricist

Best Composer

Best Song Arrangement

Producer of the year

Best Singer-songwriter

Record of the Year

Marketing categories[edit]

Best Album Planning

Best Marketing for an Artist

Best Music Festival

Best Concert Management

Industry Contribution Award

External links[edit]