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Bay Music Awards 2012

Party Like its the End.

89.7 Bay presents the Ninth edition of the Bay Music Awards, set to take place at the Bay Arena on Wednesday, 12 December 2012. The tagline – Party Like its the End highlights not only the fact that the event will be taking place on the eve of a public holiday, but also the extreme energy anticipated at this years event, which for the very first time, will feature LIVE performances including 7 bands and live vocals for the solo artists.  

With this year’s event promising to be the most memorable yet, 89.7 Bay guarantees an array of surprises on the night, as the brunch to lunch host Ben Glover, Bay Breakfast host Dorian Cassar and the entertaining and funny drive time host, Nathan D take to the stage as your hosts.

Each category has a unique SMS number. To vote, listeners are required to send the artist or band name to the specified number via SMS.

Voting will commenced on Friday, 26 October, and will close on Wednesday, 5 December 2012. There is a strict limit of three votes per category from each mobile number. All nominees and numbers are presented below.

Viewers Choice - SMS Number to vote 50 615 300

Best Newcomer

1. Planet Seed
2. Lost Emotion
3. Cryptic Street
4. Dimal

SMS Number to vote 50 615 301

Best Dance Tune or Remix

1. JJoy ft. Kel Stelfox – Destination Nowhere
2. Ruby ft. Laura Jae – Defenceless
3. Carlo Gerada ft. Jan Cortez – My World
4. Stevy Vee and Ross Paterson ft. Glen – Louder
5. Corinna – Battle of Wills

SMS Number to vote 50 615 302

Best Band

1. Red Electrick
2. Scar
3. Saving Alexis
4. Three Stops to China
5. Dolls for Idols

SMS Number to vote 50 615 303

Best Solo Artist

1. Ira Losco
2. Brooke
3. Christabelle
4. Muxu
5. Kurt Calleja

SMS Number to vote 50 615 304

Best Song

1. Ira Losco – What I’d Give
2. Red Electrick – Paul
3. Carlo Gerada ft. Jan Cortez– My World
4. Scar – White Lie
SMS Number to vote 50 615 305

Those voting will stand a chance of winning a weekend break for two at the magnificent, 5-star InterContinental Malta, along with a meal for two at the spectacularly elegant, Asian fusion restaurant - Eastern Breeze.

The Bay Music Awards will be aired on ONE TV for the first time on Monday, 19 December at 20.30, with a repeat show taking place on Christmas day at 15.00. Voting for the Viewer’s Choice Award will also open during the first screening of the BMAs, and will officially close at midnight on December 26th.

Regular event tickets will be sold for 10 euros, premium, front section screamer tickets at 15 euros and a limited number of VIP tickets available at 30 euros each – including an open bar and canapés.  From now until the 4 November, an early bird offer will apply where you will receive one free ticket with every one you buy. Tickets can also be purchased online at 

The 2012 Bay Music Awards are sponsored by Coca Cola, and supported by InterContinental Malta.