During a year when the music industry had to move entirely online, a new awards show is celebrating the best virtual performances.
The inaugural Lockdown Awards, presented by the streaming platform LiveXLive, will be held on December 11. It includes categories such as Favorite Zoom Performance, Favorite Group/All-Star Performance and Favorite Cover.
Among the nominees are The Rolling Stones and Pearl Jam.
The Stones have been nominated in the for Favorite Zoom Performance category for their performance of “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” on the One World: Together at Home special. As for Pearl Jam, the grunge greats’ performance of “Dance of the Clairvoyants” during the All in WA fundraiser received a nod for the Most Like a Music Video title.
Meanwhile, late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell‘s daughter Toni will vie for the Favorite Cover honor thanks to her take on Temple of the Dog‘s “Hunger Strike,” a song her dad wrote.
In addition, among the Favorite Group/All-Star Performance nominees is BBC Radio 1’s star-studded cover of the Foo Fighters classic “Times Like These,” which featured Dave Grohl, Coldplay‘s Chris Martin and many others.
To see all the nominees and vote for your favorites, visit LiveXLive.com/TheLockdownAwards.
By Josh Johnson
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