Music Finalists Announced For DEMXPO 2005

DEMX-2005-Awards.jpg Finalists for the Digital Entertainment & Media Excellence (DEMX) 2005 Awards were announted yesterday. Note the “Innovation” candidates — they’re all related to mobile and/or Wi-fi technology, confirming the fact that mobility in music was a hot topic this year. Check them out: Digital Music Innovation of the Year Groove Mobile’s Complete Music Gateway Motorola’s iRadio Service Napster to Go <== Rhapsody is better, IMO, but Napster went mobile first… Sonos Digital Music System Best Use of Technology by an Artist 50 Cent and Vivendi Universal Games for “Bulletproof” Coldplay and Cingular Lil’ John Prince and the NPG Music Club Best Radio Service <== This is a tough call… AOL Radio Network Motorola iRadio Yahoo! Music’s LAUNCHcast Radio Service XM Satellite Radio Best Downloadable or Subscription Music Service Apple iTunes <== A clear win, IMO Napster RealNetworks’ Rhapsody 25 Yahoo! Music Unlimited Music DVD of the Year Chick Corea Akoustic Band, Geneon Entertainment Cream Royal Albert Hall, Reprise / Rhino Live 8 Concert, EMI Music Paul McCartney Live in Red Square, Blink Digital Finalists were also announced in the Game and Film, TV & Video categories — check them out here. UPDATE: The winners were announced! I posted the DEMX Award Winners here. ]]>






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