Selection criteria

The following selection criteria are used to select the award winning acts:

  • First international release outside the home territory of an artist or group from the 34 countries participating in the EU cultural program;
  • Success outside the home territory during the last year (between 01/09 and 31/08/2011);
  • Success is measured by information from Nielsson Soundscan and votes from EBU radiostations and ETEP Festivals. These data are compiled by EMO

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