What’s an entry?

Entries are recordings and visual works submitted for Roc Award consideration. Entries that meet all eligibility requirements are then voted on by The Roc Awards Voting Members and the community. The results of that vote are the nominations.

How entries’ are counted?

The top 5 people with the most nominations will move on to the voting process. • Even though you may be nominated in the top 5, your work(s) will still be highly considered and reviewed by a voting committee to move on to the public voting stage.

How Do I receive my award?

Every award will not be displayed on main stage. The top 15 categories with most votes overall will be presented on main stage. Other awards will be presented on the red carpet. All winners will be announced at the actual show.

What are the eligibility requirements?

For the 8th Annual Roc Award Awards, media or art must be released between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019. Recordings or works must be released in general distribution in the United States, via the Internet, or mail order/ Recordings must be available for sale from any date within the eligibility period through at least the date of the current year’s voting deadline (final ballot).

Who can vote?

Anyone can vote.

Who qualifies as a Voting Member?

The Voting Panel these may include vocalists, conductors, songwriters, composers, engineers, producers, instrumentalists, arrangers, art directors; album notes writers, narrators, and music video artists and technicians.

How to accept nomination?

You must submit the way you want your name/ business is spelled and contact info.You must reply to nomination letter saying you agree to participate. You submit $15 donation to our Roc Cares program before Feb 1, 2020. Roc Cares Program gives back to a family or organization in need. The Roc Awards is an event to help uplift and pour back in our community together.Your donation will be consider  as your admission to the award show on February 2020 show.

Category retention policy:

For a category to be move to the voting process. Your category must have at least 5 nominees to be consider to be on the ballot.
No more than 5 nominees with the highest nominations and qualified work per category will be selected to voting process.