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"Global Music Awards is music's golden seal of approval."

Global Music Awards: Winners - December 2020
Gold Medal Winner - Best of Show
Rastko Ciric
The Rubber Soul Project
Concept - Creativity/Originality
Gold Medal Winners
Lin Shicheng and Gao Hong 
Hunting Eagles Catching Swans
Instrumentalists - Album
China - United States
Gold Medal Winner
Omar Sosa
An East African Journey
World Music
United States
Gold Medal Winner
Ivan Sokolov
Chamber and Instrumental Music
Composer - Russia - Germany
Gold Medal Winner
Danae Vlasse
Poème - Composer - Album
United States
Gold Medal Winner
Krzysztof Eugeniusz Penderecki
Orchestra of the Royal Capital City of Krakow
Penderecki's Sinfoniettas 
Composer - Orchestra - Poland
Gold Medal Winner
Robert McCormick
String & Hammers
New Classical Music - Album
United States
Gold Medal Winner
Artina McCain
Heritage - Instrumentalist - Album
United States
​Gold Medal Winner
Egidija Medeksaite
Lithuania - United Kingdom
Silver Medal Winners - Outstanding Achievement ___________________________________________________

​ABC (Italy) - Begin Again, musical group (Sebastian Marino, Jacopo Ferrazza, Luca Fareri)
​Aaron AlterVariations on Lo Lanu Ha-Shem for Cello and Piano, composition/composer
Ahmad Mirmasoumi (Iran)Trustworthy, composition/composer
Alan Storeygard and Billy HooverI Plan To Be Happy Again, composer/composition, male vocalist, listener impact
Alan WilliamsA Day For the Eternities, original score/soundtrack
Alejandro Vivas Puig (Spain)Indálico Concerto for Accordion and Orchestra, composition/composer
Alessandro Orlandi (Italy)The Child and the White Whale, music video
Alexandre Richard (Canada)Ellipse – Felixe, music video and Autonome - Mada Mada, music video
​Alireza Ghorbani and Alim QasimovRabābi, Persian traditional music
Alan Lewine and Ana María Ruimonte - Navona RecordsSephardic Treasures, jazz fusion
Anatoly Zatin and Vlada Vassilieva (Mexico)Pictures at an Exhibition for Two Pianos, duo (Duo Petrof) LINK  LINK​
Andrea Bocelli & Na YingRemembering, soundtrack film/television
Andrew ColyerMists of Time, emerging artist
Anita Aysola, Heartbeat, song, female vocalist and music video
Anita LercheLove is my Religion, female vocalist
Antonio Tinelli (Italy)Tuttodunfiato, instrumentalists/Instrumentalist and audio engineer
A-Play China - Wind Music (China)Chapter II - Mortal Kingdom, world fusion
Art Phillips (Australia)We Know You By Heart, composition/composers (Art Phillips and Beverly Klingsick) and male vocalist (Gareth James Hudson)
Audio Team Lightspeed & Quantum Studios of Tencent GamesThe Everlasting Regret, game music and composition/composer
Bearheart Kokopelli (Austria)Walk in Beauty, world music
Berenice Del Moral (Venezuela)Solo Filin, female vocalist
Branka Parlić (Serbia)Inities 2017, instrumentals/instrumentalist
Brian KatonaThe Long Hair, soundtrack film/television LINK  LINK
Brian KellyPetals on the Path, composition/composer and Cup of Dreams, composition/composer
Bruce Leto, Jr.Gomitolo! An Interpreter's Tribute to COVID-Stricken Europe, emerging artist and concept; and Ma mère l’oye - Mother Goose (Bruce Leto, Jr. and Scott Cohen), instrumentals/instrumentalists
Carlo Berton (Italy)Bear's Blues, composition/composer
Cecil Abhishek (India)The Brook's Chant, ambient music
Chris Combest - MTSU School of MusicUnder Tennessee Skies, instrumentals/instrumentalist and new release
Circuline, Circulive::NewView, instrumentals/instrumentalists and live performance
Clarence SpadySurrender, blues
Claudio Constantini and Louiza Hamadi Manoukovskaia (Spain)20th Century Tango, duo
​Colin RoseAll for You, music video
Coşkun Karademir & Hesam Naseri (The Netherlands)Interlude, composition/composer and instrumentals/instrumentalists
Danielle Buonaiuto – StarklandMarfa Songs, emerging artist
Daron HagenOrson Rehearsed, original score/soundtrack
Dave SchlossbergLife Behind the Wheel, composition/composer and lyrics/songwriter and A Place Beyond Words: A Suite on Jewish Themes in Three Movements For Symphony Orchestra, composition/composer and creativity/originality LINK
David Rivas Dominguez (Spain)Anam, composition/composer and Suite Sayaguesa (Luis Antonio Pedraza & Zamora Music Band), experimental folk
David Yonan & Susan Merdinger (Germany/United States)Gershwin-Porgy & Bess Fantasy by Igor Frolov, duo and instrumentals/instrumentalists
Davide Caprelli (Italy), EST, original score/soundtrack
Forest Sauljaljui Ara Kimbo & Kuskus Ancient Ballads Choir Deep - Wind MusicDeep Formosa, world music
Denise Tryon & Jennifer Radisch, Hope Springs Eternal, instrumentals/instrumentalists and album
Dimitri Romano (Italy)The Magical Cities, composition/composer
District 97Ghost Girl, music video LINK
Edward SmaldoneOnce and Again, composition/composer
Eleazar MoraNino Bravo una Orquesta y una Voz, male vocalist
Ensemble for These TimesOnce/Memory/Night: Paul Celan, composition/composer and concept LINK
ÉxQuartet (Poland)New Music for String Quartet Vol.1-3, album and compositions/composers (Aaron Alter, Scott Brickman, Connor Gibbs, Nikos Athanassakis, Aris Carastathis, Dorothee Eberhardt, Frederic Glesser, Ssu-Yu Huang, Alan Terricciano, Athina Pavlaki-Pirounia, Yiola-Voutsina Papagiannidi, Brian Field, Richard Pressley, Neil Stipp, Greg A Steinke, Manos Panayiotakis and Giorgos Papamitrou) LINK
Farhad Harati (Iran)Hidden Beliefs, composition/composer
Farhan Shah & Shahid Rehman (Australia)Saavan (Monsoon Season), Eastern contemporary classical LINK
Fiona Ross (United Kingdom)Fiona Ross: The Live Sessions, jazz
Deep Formosa - Wind Music (Taiwan)Deep Forest featuring Sauljaljui, Ara Kimbo & Kuskus Ancient Ballads Choir, world music and beats
Gaurang NarasimhanNostalgia Takes Over, composition/composer and original score
George Kontogiorgos (Greece), Kaleidoscope, composition/composer and instrumentalists/instrumentalist
Giorgos Tabakis and Rebecca Trescher (Greece)Dual Nature, duo
Goldfynch (Australia), Goldfynch, album and Opus, art pop (written and composed by Gavin Libotte and Niyati Libotte)
Grace GarlandSave Your Love For Me, female vocalist
Gregory HarringtonGlass Hour, instrumentals/instrumentalist
​Hiro Sekine (Japan)Hiliu, instrumentals/instrumentalists
Ignacio Salvatierra (Panama)Pasión Latina de Ignacio Salvatierra P., Latin music
Ivan Sokolov and Karen Bentley PollickIvan Sokolov: Chamber and Instrumental Music, instrumentals/instrumentalists
Jack WoodThe Good Life, jazz and male vocalist
Jacob ShawAni Ma'amin, composition/composer and student
Jake HuberJeopardy, creativity/originality and concept
Jarryd EliasThe Colour of Enamour, composition/composer
Jennifer Bowman, Preludes for Uncertainty, composition/composer and album
Jim StanardHome, music video LINK
John NémethStronger than Strong, lyrics/songwriter
Jorge Castro (Costa Rica), Producer, and Luis Safa (México), Director, ¿Que Hemos Logrado? - Fahed Mitre & Ruben Blades, music video
José Vicente Fernández Martínez (Spain), Leuca, Isla de las Serpientes, soundtrack film/television
Joydeep Sen (India)Samjho Bharatwasi, music video
Jozsef Terek (Hungary)Hungarian Heart - Magyar Sziv, world music and instrumentals/instrumentalist
Juan Bautista Meseguer LlopisTympanum, composition/composer
Kirsten Agresta CopelyAround the Sun, new age LINK 
Kobi Arad BandSketches of Monk, crossover jazz
Kris CarlisleThe Silence Between, album
Krzysztof A. Janczak (Poland)Amen, composition/composer
Lars HannibalBlue, post-classical and composition/composer
Leon Gurvitch (Germany)Noah Land, soundtrack film/television
Lia Scallon (Australia)Invisible Light, album and creativity/originality
Lindsey Goodman - Navona RecordsEtereo, instrumentals/instrumentalist
Lisa SnidermanThe Grieving Project, spoken word and creativity/originality
Luis Engelke and Stephanie BruningSounds of the Chesapeake, duo and instrumentals/instrumentalists
Marcio CandidoBrazil x Argentina, emerging artist and new release LINK
Margaret Maria (Canada)Flights of Angels, classical
Marius Noss Gundersen (Norway)Solo Guitar Works, composition/composer and instrumentals/instrumentalist
Martin Garde Abildgaard (Denmark)Future Ruins, music video
Masoud Rezaei, Immigration, world music and instrumentals/instrumentalist
Mehrzad Khajeh Amiri (Iran)Theos, composition/composer
Michael G. Cunningham, Andre' Godsey, Miguel Matamoro, Paul Osterfield, and Eric Simonson - Navona Records, Dimensions, Vol. 3, orchestral music
Michael VaccaroAlmost Alone, classical chamber music
Michele Josia (Italy)Gate to Heaven, soundtrack film/television
Mikael Manley, Could it be Only a Dream, smooth jazz
Milana Zilnik (Canada)Abracadabra!, world fusion and composition/composer LINK
Mr. CorazonThe Dying Light, music video
​Natalie Jean, I Am, lyrics/songwriting
Nicole Pena-Comas (Austria)El Canto del Cisne Negro, album
Nikita WellsFrom Infection to Glorious Recovery, composition/composer
Nino Del Padre, A Schoolgirl's Day, music video
Noshir Mody, An Idealist's Handbook: Identity, Love and Hope in America 2020, composition/composer, band and listener impact
Oderigi Lusi (Italy)Symphony n.1 op.3 Abellana for Soloists, Choir and Big Orchestra, composition/composer and original score LINK
Orlando Sanchez & Gary A. EdwardsWataino, compositions/composers and creativity/originality
Paul ZambranoDeath is Beautiful, composition/composer and soundtrack film/television
Peter XifarasPacific Dreams, original score/soundtrack
Pia Toscano & Soundwave Studios (United Kingdom)Brave, female vocalist LINK
Robert J. BradshawThe Miracle of Lascaux, composition/composer
Robert McCormick - McCormick Percussion GroupPiano Concerto: Solution, composition/composer (Anthony R. Green) and protest/activist/social justice
Roman Miroshnichenko (Russian Federation)The Sixth Sense, album
Ryan RichkoVibrations, audio engineer
Salomon Simhon (Columbia)What a Shame, music video
Samer FanekBroken Dreams, instrumentals/instrumentalist and song
San Diego Jewish Men's ChoirLegacy, Jewish music
Sangeeta KaurIlluminance, female vocalist
Sangpuy - Wind Music (Taiwan)Pulu'em - Gain Strength, world music
Santina Vendra (Canada)The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, original score/soundtrack
Sara Costa (Italy), Clara & Robert Schumann: Correspondences, instrumentalist/instrumentalist
Sara ZarePardeye Rangin, female vocalist
Simon Kölle and Tirzitis Entertainment (Sweden)The Huntress: Rune of the Dead, composition/composer
Sirius Quartet - Navona RecordsPlaying on the Edge 2, string quartet
Siriya EnsembleA Table for Two, Persian folk music
Sofija KnezevicSofijazz, female vocalist
Sonny KingSounds of a Winner, album
Stephen Emmer (The Netherlands)Maison Melody, composition/composer and album
Steven Cleavland & Kyle Kadow - Found FormatRuins, music video
Susan Merdinger, Mina Zikri and The Northbrook Symphony OrchestraBeethoven Piano Concerto No.2, instrumentals/instrumentalists and symphonic music
Tapani Puranen (Spain)City of Million Stories, composition/composer
Tatiana Mikova (United Kingdom)Trabant on the Silk Road, soundtrack film/television
Tehran Quintet (Iran)Oblivion, quintet and album (Soroush Sadeghi, Alireza Chehrehghani, Farzan Falakdehi, Mohammad Reza Jabbar, Mehrdad Mehdi) LINK
The Twiolins (Germany)Eight Seasons Evolution, duo
Todd OxfordBlue Caprice, instrumentalists/instrumentalist
Tomer Cohen, George & The Good Vibes (Israel)L.M.G. No Way, composition/composer
Toronto Tabla Ensemble (Canada)Unexpected Guests, composition/composer and sound editing/mixing
Winifred PhillipsSpyder, video game soundtrack and Waltz of the Bubbles, video game soundtrack
Win Pongsakorn (Thailand)Yes, It Is!, composition/composer and emerging artist
Yang and OliviaTchaikovsky op. 42 no. 2 Scherzo, duo
Yi ZhongReflections, instrumentals/instrumentalist and emerging artist
Yurierre & The Future Jazz OrchestraMama's Rumba, song
Zhiyi WangDevotion, soundtrack film/television and female vocalist; and Color of Lake and Mountain, soundtrack film/television

​Bronze Medal Winners - Finalist _________________________________________________________________

​Agata Piotrowska-Bartoszek, Polish Impressions, Polish traditional music
Albert Meintjes (South Africa)Freedom, singer/songwriter and protest music
Alex Bird (Canada)Fire Not Warmth, emerging artist
Alex PrestonGretel and Hansel: A New Musical, original score/soundtrack (arrangements & original score: David Lane; music & lyrics: Brad Bass & Cari Joy)
Alfonso MorenoInfected, concept 
amaFranx (South Africa), In the Kingdom of the Aloës, creativity/originality  LINK  LINK
Anaya Kunst (Brazil)Forever, music video and Secrets, new release
Andre FrattoCorona, composition/composer
Arthur WinterThe Ship that Makes the Map, singer/songwriter
Atomic Picnic Project (Germany)A Moment in Life, singer/songwriter and album
Belle De Z (Spain)Sweet Memories of Blues, female vocalist
Ben Mowat and Joe Galuszka (United Kingdom)The Firekeepers of Kakadu, original score/soundtrack LINK  LINK
Ben RauchStay at Home, emerging artist and creativity/originality
Benny TurnerWho Sang it First, rhythm and blues
Brad YazzolinoOregon County Fair Dust, lyrics/songwriting
Breindy and Matt (South Africa)Ruth Ave, album
Calliope Brass, Rose Strewn Course, classical music
Carla Rose Kelly and Calvin Jasper Kelly (Canada)Letting Go - Carla Rose Kelly, healing/meditation and Angels - Calvin Jasper Kelly, male vocalist
Carlo Berton (Italy)Ireland, soundtrack film/television
Christos TambouratzisI Won't Be Broken EP, jazz fusion
Chyna Nicole - Jumpout ProductionLevel of Concern, reggae LINK
Clement ReidNarrative (after Herman Melville) I., contemporary classical
Concetta Selia Mammoccio (Italy)Otahal-Korsakov Bumble-Boogie, instrumentals/instrumentalist and creativity/originality
Corrina RoppoI Can... If I Want To, emerging artist
Cosimo Erario (Germany)Salta il Recinto, indie pop
Daniel CarneiroMy Peace, music video
Danquis JohnsonMami Wata, album art/graphics
Daria Chebanenko (Ukraine)Mon Cœur S'ouvre à ta Voix, female vocalist LINK
Dario Savino Doronzo (Italy)Reimagining Opera, third stream and album
Darren SteinTwisted Dream, music video
David Rivas Dominguez (Spain)Los últimos días de Troya, composition/composer
Dinah BianchiVitula for Violin and Orchestra, composition/composer
Don Tocabajo (Germany)Ad Gustum, creativity/originality and experimental
Edward Mena & Venezuela Virtual Chamber OrchestraFeliz Navidad, Christmas music
Edwin Dizer (United Kingdom)Nature Hunter, game music
Elan Sorrell, Elansoreal x Memo - Move With Me, music video
Elizabeth Usher (Australia)Sending Love Your Way, lyrics/songwriting
Eric JohansonBelow Sea Level, instrumentals/instrumentalist
Eric MyungOboe Solo by Emile Paladilhe, student
Florent Vollant (Canada)Mes Blues Passent pu dans Porte, music video
Fotis Tampas (Greece)Visions, composition/composer
Francesco Traversi (Italy)Cinderentola, soundtrack film/television
Frank Cogollos (Spain), Sea Winds, composition/composer
Frank PiomboFamily Concept, album
Gabriela Soto & Big Band, Rain of Blessings, Christian music and female vocalist
Ganesh B. Kumar - Navona RecordsSpirit of Humanity, orchestral music
GimEnez Brothers (Spain)Catalan Children's Rhapsody, humor/humorist LINK
Grace SimsSpirit (Remix), music video
Greg TardieHumanity Again, lyrics/songwriting; Speed of Dark, lyrics/songwriting and A Single Parent Too, lyrics/songwriting
Gregg MartinezMacDaddy Mojeaux, male vocalist
Grupo Concertante Talia (Spain)Be Strong, song
Hamed Hafezi (Canada)Prospect: Gozar, Iranian traditional and composition/composer
Hannah HsiehChase, composition/composer
Harald Winkler (Malta)Rocking Affair, song
Heather Salmon, Avatar Gates of Power, music video and concept
HedgehogBat, concept
Hesam NaseriSomnambulist, electronic music
Hugo Chinesta (Spain), Los Tres Reyes Magos, original score
Ignacio Salvatierra (Panama)Cheo Cuenta Boleros 2 (Cheo Hurtado and Ignacio Salvatierra), male vocalist
Ingrid Carbone (Italy), Franz Liszt: Les Harmonies de l'Esprit, instrumentals/instrumentalist and Franz Liszt: Consolation N. 2, live performance LINK  LINK
James DixonWordz Without Meaning, hip hop
Jean Michel Marie-Julie (The Netherlands)Embracing Hearts, composition/composer
Jeremy and Christine Stork (Australia)Cabo San Lucas, Latin jazz
Joe KenneyForth, album
Jonathan GallandHiyaku, world music and album art/graphics
Jonny LipfordFly in Beauty, composition/composer and music website
Juan-Carlos Sempere-Bomboi (Spain)Muntanyesos, composition/composer
Karen Atkins, Changing Colors, lyrics/songwriter and Back in Time, song
Kayla BohanBack to School, lyrics/songwriter and female vocalist
Laura TateLive from El Paso, female vocalist and album
Lily Lambert, Home for Christmas, holiday song
Louis ColaianniaOne Day At A Time, new age
LPTLos Bravos, instrumental performance in a group
Luís Martelo (United Kingdom)Chorando Saudade 3, instrumentals/instrumentalist LINK 
Marla AntinoroI Rise, music video
Martin Mayer (Canada)Carol of the Bells, composition/composer
Martin Zalba (Spain), The Sea, composition/composer
Maxine SyjucoMaman, experimental
Megan Freedman & Carey Missler (Canada)Perfect, lyrics/songwriting and listener impact: motivational/inspirational
Megan Morrison9 Lives, music video LINK
Miguel Bareilles (Germany)Obscenity, alternative music
Min Eui Hong (Republic of Korea)Wie das Gefäß läuft es Aus - It’s Empty Like the Vessel, experimental
Miss BixRed Walls, lyrics/songwriter and protest music
Morild (Norway), Brazilian Soundscapes, Latin jazz
Moslem AlipourHor o Pari, Iranian folk music
Nathan HalpernWhen All That's Left is Love, score/soundtrack LINK  LINK
National Symphony Orchestra of Costa Rica (Costa Rica)Luna Liberiana, Jorge Castro, Producer, classical contemporary and music video
Nebojsa Ignjatovic (Serbia)Lights and Shadows, soundtrack film/television
Olga Korsak (LIVVA) and Jovan Jovanov (Canada)Not Afraid to Fall, original score/soundtrack
Pabs DadivasThe Adventures of GovindaAghasura the Giant Snake, children's story
Pam Price (Canada)Queen of Mean, humor/humorist
Paul Adams & Elizabeth GeyerAll That I Am, creativity/originality
Paul WorrallKnife Cut Through My Heart, folk
Pearl VaynmanUna Voce Poco Fab Rosina's Aria, female vocalist
Pekka Lunde (Sweden)Market In Bellevue, instrumentals/instrumentalist
Piera Van de Wiel (United Kingdom)Used: End Domestic Violence, concept
Pino Cariati (Italy), Reality and Appearance, singer/songwriter
Rain Worthington, Shadows of the Wind, composer
Reverend FreakchildThe Bodhisattva Blues, instrumentals/instrumentalist
Ricardo Alves (Portugal), Live Pulling Us Down, soundtrack film/television
Richard Gonzalez, Inaccesible, Latin Bolero and lyrics/songwriter
Ronald ClingenpeelDon't Let the Fire Die, Americana and protest music
Ronald Van Deurzen, Hopeful Bliss, composition/composer and creativity/originality
Rose ThompsonMy Life Ain't Falling Down, lyrics/songwriter and emerging artist
Russ Hewitt, Tango Anh Ballroom Remix, Latin music
Rutledge Media GroupNon Stop Flight, song
Sal Salgado (Germany)Ama, rock
Sheila V. A.Red Room, composition, song and concept
Shimmer Johnson (Canada), Never Be the Same, song
Sohayla Smith (Canada)Ojalá, Latin music
Stephen Brocklehurst (United Kingdom)Bedtime Story, hip hop
Steven Darling, American Landscape, instrumentals/instrumentalist
TEFO (Canada)Deny It, emerging artist
Thomas MullenInvisible Hand, lyrics/songwriter
Thomas Perathoner (Italy), Never Do What Cannot Be Undone, creativity/originality
Tokunbo Akinro (Germany)Somersault, singer/songwriter
Tom Foster MorrisHolding it Together - Without You, song
Tony MarinoQue Pasa, Latin jazz
Tony OlsonBarnyard Boulevard, song and Not That Kind of Girl, lyrics/songwriting
Tracy CruzPurple H3artifacts, emerging artist
Vassilis Bakopoulos (Greece)Cello Concerto No. 1, composition/composer
Weihao Xiao (P.R. China)Psionic Masters, composition/composer and original score
Will KoehlerMocking Midnight, classical
Zachariah Lloyd Sesay (Sierra Leone)Letter to the Land, music video and lyrics/songwriting