Nominees & Categories

From classical to grime, baroque to rock, The LIVE Awards recognises excellence in the field, and at the venue. The second edition of The LIVE Awards will take place in December 2023 in London, in front of an invited industry audience.


Entries for the 2023 awards open in August, and the shortlist in each category will be judged by a closed and anonymous panel of industry professionals. Full details on how to submit a nomination will be available here then.

2022's Winners & Finalists

The LIVE Green Award

Winner: Greener Festival
AEG Europe
Green Phoenix
Kendal Calling
OVO Hydro
Reading & Leeds Festival x Music Declares Emergency

The LIVE Workforce Award

Aberdeen Performing Arts (RISE UP)
AEG Europe People & Culture Team
Association of Black Event Professionals
Winner: Bristol Beacon
Sound City Liverpool

Venue of the Year

Alexandra Palace
Dreamland Margate
Resorts World Arena
Rock City Nottingham
Royal Albert Hall
The Leadmill
The London Palladium
Winner: The O2 Arena

Grassroots Champion

Are you Listening? Festival
Barn On The Farm Festival
Beardy Folk Festival
Exchange, Bristol
Fuel Rock Club, Cardiff
Winner: King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow
Norwich Arts Centre
Windmill Brixton, London

Booking Agency 2022

(>30 Team Members)

ATC Live
Winner: CAA
Primary Talent International
X-ray Touring

Booking Agency 2022

(<30 Team Members)

Earth Music Agency
Midnight Mango
Mother Artists
Winner: One Fiinix Live
Pure Represents
Solo Agency

National Promoter 2022

DHP Family
FKP Scorpio UK
Winner: Kilimanjaro Live
Live Nation
Music Plus Sport
TEG Europe

Regional Promoter 2022

Winner: Bird on the Wire
Brudenell Presents
DF Concerts
Glasswerk Concerts
JOY Concerts
Orchard Live

Ticketing Service 2022

Winner: AXS

Major Festival of the Year

BST Hyde Park
Camp Bestival
Winner: Reading & Leeds Festivals
TRNSMT Festival

Festival of the Year

Winner: Bluedot
End of The Road Festival
Shindig Festival
Standon Calling
The Great Escape
Truck Festival

Production Supplier 2022

Winner: Creative Technology
Full Fat Events
Organise Chaos
Siyan Lighting
Sophisticated Entertainment

Brand Partnership 2022

Bacardi @ Live Nation
Gigseekr @ Liverpool Sound City
Luno @ Koko
Winner: National Lottery Revive Live & MVT
Southern Comfort @ The Collab Agency
Visit Arkansas @ Black Deer Festival

The LIVETime Achievement Award

Danny Betesh, Kennedy Street