About the Awards
The Lexington Music Awards seek to honor the present and past glory of Lexington's entire music industry. With 31 categories spanning the music industry including best female vocal artist, best male vocal artist, Song of the Year, best music venue, and best educator, this is truly a comprehensive awards program.
Affectionately dubbed the LEXIs by the local music community, these awards have reached their second annual presentation in 2016.
The LEXIs have a one-of-a-kind nomination and awards process. The public submits nominations through an online ballot during a designated period of time. "The public" consists of music fans, industry professionals, and community members. Once the online voting ends, nominations are counted and the top 3-4 nominees for each category are contacted. They are then asked to help "peer review" the nominations and choose a recipient of that year's award amongst themselves. Popular vote meets industry peer review for every single award. It's the best of both worlds!
Who We Are
The 2nd Annual Lexington Music Awards, coming January 31, 2016 at Lexington's Lyric Theater, were founded by David McLean of Skinny Devil Music Lab and Skinny Devil Magazine.
The Lexington Music Awards are financially housed under The LeXenomics Group, Inc.'s non-profit 501(c)3 umbrella, aimed to help other great ideas grow in the Bluegrass!