Golden Melody Awards

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The Golden Melody Awards (simplified Chinese: 金曲奖; traditional Chinese: 金曲獎; pinyin: Jīn Qǔ Jiǎng) or sometimes shortened to just Golden Melody are music awards annually presented in Taiwan.[1] The Awards began in 1990.

Categories for Awards[change | change source]

The following awards are currently presented yearly since the 2017 (28th Edition) revision.
Vocal category (record label)
  • Album Of The Year*
  • Song Of The Year
  • Best Mandarin Album
  • Best Taiwanese Album
  • Best Hakka Album
  • Best Indigenous Language Album
  • Best Music Video
Vocal category (individual accolade)
  • Best Composition
  • Best Lyrics
  • Best Music Arrangement
  • Best Album Producer
  • Best Song Producer
  • Best Male Mandarin Singer
  • Best Female Mandarin Singer
  • Best Male Taiwanese Singer
  • Best Female Taiwanese Singer
  • Best Hakka Singer
  • Best Indigenous Language Singer
  • Best Band
  • Best Vocal Group
  • Best New Talent
  • Best Instrumental Album
  • Best Instrumental Album Producer
  • Best Instrumental Composer
  • Best Instrumental Album Recording
  • Best Vocal Album Recording
  • Special Contribution Award (1 or 2)
  • Jury Award (presented when at least 2/3 of the jurors cast their vote for an album)

* All the Best Album (Mandarin, Taiwanese, Hakka and Indigenous Language) in the Vocal Category (record label) are nominated for Album of the Year.

* Only Abao (Aljenljien Tjaluvie) and Tanya Chua won Best Album and Album of the Year on the year they were nominated (2020 and 2022 respectively)


Other websites[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "SE Asian singers, newcomers vie for Golden Melody Awards". 2005-05-27. Retrieved 2007-07-26.
  2. "2023金曲國際音樂節 - 關於GMA". The Official Website of Golden Melody Awards.