LiveXLive announced the winners of the inaugural exclusively sponsored exclusively by Hyundai “LiveXLive Presents: The Lockdown Awards” on Friday, December 11, 2020. With fan favorite categories ranging from Quarantine Ditty featuring winner Charlie Puth to DJ D-Nice being awarded the MVP Award for Innovation and Creativity. Almost 2 million voted for their favorite moment, concert and unexpected collaboration during quarantine.
Hosted by Trey Songz, presenters included Busta Rhymes, Meg Donnelly, Loren Gray, Tori Kelly, Kiiara, Alex Rose, among others. The Lockdown Awards was broken down into 15 categories announced throughout the show, which also included performances by Ally Brooke, Avenue Beat, Wiz Khalifa, Lauv and Conan Gray, Icona Pop and SOFI TUKKER, Joss Stone, Johnny Orlando, and MONSTA X.
“The inaugural Lockdown Awards is in the books! This was an evening celebrating artists, fans, and the enduring power of music. We look forward to another year of innovative creative expression and the continued growth of this vibrant digital landscape” stated Garrett English, Chief Creative Officer, LiveXLive.
Full list of winners below:
1. A Quarantine Ditty: Favorite Quarantine Song
Charlie Puth – Untitled Quarantine Song
2. All the Feels: Favorite Song for the Soul
Restless Road & Kane Brown – Take Me Home, Pandora Live
3. Digital Chemistry: Favorite Duet
4. Musicians Not Playing Music
Cardi B – DIY Hair Mask
5. I Heart that Song: Favorite Cover
6. Mind = Blown: Favorite Use of Tech
Katy Perry – Tomorrowland Around the World
7. No Stage, No Problem: Favorite Outdoor Performance
Andrea Bocelli – Amazing Grace, Music for Hope
8. Room with a View: Favorite Creative Direction
Keith Urban – Higher Love, Global Citizen One World: Together At Home
9. Sights & Sounds: Most Like a Music Video
24kGoldn with Yungblud – City of Angels, The Yungblud Show
10. Stronger Together: Favorite Group / All-Star Performance
11. The Best Fest: Favorite Virtual Festival
12. The New New: Favorite New Music Series
Timbaland & Swizz Beatz – Verzuz
13. The Room Where It Happens: Favorite Home Performance
Will Smith & DJ Jazzy Jeff – Brand New Funk
14. Way-Off Broadway: Favorite Musical Reunion
Pitch Perfect Cast / The Barden Bellas – Love on Top, Universal Pictures
15. Zoom Tune: Zoom Performance
SuperM – With You, Global Citizen One World: Together At Home
16. Favorite Quaranteam
DJ D-Nice was awarded, in a special category – The Lockdown MVP Award – for his live performances throughout the pandemic on Instagram drawing hundreds of thousands of viewers including celebrities like Oprah, Michelle Obama, political candidates and social influencers for evenings of dance, dialogue and community.
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