The music scene in Buffalo and Western New York has really blown up over the last few years.

There are been plenty of music artists from the 716 who are really making an impact on the business both in front of and behind the microphone.

Because of this, a group of folks from Buffalo has decided it's finally time to begin celebrating the achievements of artists from Buffalo and Western New York.

Hosted by The 716 Mayor Julian Russell, the 716 Music Awards is presented by D&A Events and Lit City Buffalo and was designed to truly celebrate the achievements of the artists, producers, engineers, and videographers in the Buffalo area and to inspire greatness in the community at large.

The ceremony will include an award presentations for various categories, and will also highlight the history of Buffalo music and a special dedication to the Buffalo 10, who lost tier lives on May 14, 2022.

The 716 Music Awards is scheduled to occur on Saturday, July 16, 2022, at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center located at 153 Franklin Street in downtown Bufalo. Doors open at 6 and tickets are available now online via the 716 Music Awards website or on Eventbrite.

The current award categories are:

  • Producer Of The Year
  • Engineer Of The Year
  • Female Artist Of The Year
  • Best Track Of The Year
  • Male Artist Of The Year
  • Lyricist Of The Year
  • Album Of The Year
  • Latin Song Of The Year
  • DJ Of The Year
  • Record Label Of The Year
  • Videographer
  • Music Group Of The Year
  • R&B Group Of The Year
  • Dance Song Of The Year
  • Podcast Of The Year
  • Radio Personality Of The Year
  • R&B Song Of The Year
  • Best Feature Of The Year

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