Live Nation Launches Music Awards

The Live Nation Music Awards honoring the best live musical performances of the year will be simulcast on TNT and TBS Oct. 1.

The star-studded ceremony will be produced by Live Nation Entertainment in collaboration with IMG and Dick Clark Productions. The show will honor the year’s most memorable performances in categories including “Live Performance of the Year,” “Best On-Stage Collaboration,” “Road Warrior of the Year” and “Best Special Effects in a Festival.”

“Live Nation is dedicated to bringing artists and fans together for life-long memories and we are honored to take part in recognizing the talent who bring those experiences to life,” Live Nation president and CEO Michael Rapino said.

The Live Nation Music Awards will be executive-produced by Rapino; Mark Shapiro, IMG’s Chief Content Officer; Allen Shapiro (So You Think You Can Dance, Golden Globe Awards), Dick Clark Productions’ CEO; and Michael Mahan, Dick Clark Productions’ president.