Echo Award 2016

Echo Award 2016

April 7, 2016
April 7, 2016


Echo (stylised as ECHO, German pronunciation: [ˈɛço]) is an accolade by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie (de) an association of recording companies of Germany to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. The first ECHO Awards ceremony was held in 1992, and it was set up to honor musical accomplishments by performers for the year 1991, succeeding the Deutscher Schallplattenpreis which were awarded since 1963. Each year's winner is determined by the previous year's sales. Winners in the pop category are announced in March; the winners in the classical category in October.

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Helene Fischer
German singer and entertainer
bornAugust 5, 1984
Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Andreas Bourani
Ed Sheeran
English singer/songwriter
bornFebruary 17, 1991
Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
Sarah Connor
Singer-songwriter, dancer, pianist, philanthropist
bornJune 13, 1980
Hamburg, Germany

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Helene Fischer (born 5 August 1984) is a Russian born German singer and entertainer. Since her debut in 2005 she has won numerous awards, including eight Echo awards, four "Die Krone der Volksmusik" awards and the Bambi award. According to record certifications she has sold at least 9,115,000 albums.[2] In June 2014, her multi platinum 2013 album "Farbenspiel" became the most legally downloaded album by a German artist of all time.[3]


Album of the Year Nominees3

Best Pop/Rock Male Artist (National) Nominees4

Best Pop/Rock Male Artist (International) Nominees5

Best Pop/Rock Female Artist (National) Nominees4

Best Pop/Rock Female Artist (International) Nominees5

Best Pop/Rock Band (National) Nominees5

Best Pop/Rock Band (International) Nominees5

Artists with The Best Hit Song of the Year Nominees1

Best Folk Music Artist Nominees5

Best Hip-Hop/Urban Artist (National) Nominees6

Best Hip-Hop/Urban Artist (International) Nominees6

Best Dance Music Artist (National) Nominees5

Best Dance Music Artist (International) Nominees5

Best Rock/Alternative Artist (National) Nominees4

Best Rock/Alternative Artist (International) Nominees5

Best Crossover Artist Nominees4

Best New Artist (National) Nominees2

Best New Artist (International) Nominees4

Top Albums by Best New Artist (International) Nominees4

Top Songs by Best New Artist (International) Nominees5

Best Song of the Year Nominees4

Best Music DVD (National) Nominees4

Best Music Video (National) Nominees6

Top Radio Artist Nominees4

Critics' Choice Nominees3

Specialty Award Winners5


Top Albums by Performers12

Top Songs by Performers13



Notable Attendees56


Spotify - Featured Albums & Singles20


Spotify - Featured Tracks17


News Articles8

James Bay Wins Best Newcomer at Echo Awards 2016
Just Jared Jr.  –  April 9, 2016
James Bay shows off his award in the press room during the 2016 Echo Awards on Thursday night (April 7) in Berlin, Germany. The 25-year-old “Let It Go” musician was awarded with the Best Newcomer award after performing a collaboration of his song with ...
Black Girls Rock! Awards celebrate 10 years of Black Girl Magic
Rolling Out  –  April 6, 2016
The sounds of dancers’ shoes click-clacking up the stairs to the stage echo and fill the hallways as the production ... Amandla Stenberg was awarded the Young, Gifted & Black Award; the Queen of TGIT, Shonda Rhimes, received the Shot Caller Award.
Bring the heat: Major League Baseball off to chilly start
KFVS12  –  April 11, 2016
A year after the death of Freddie Gray, a small part of his legacy can be seen at a southwest Baltimore recreation center, where the pounding of basketballs and squeak of sneakers echo off the ... of winners from the 2016 MTV Movie Awards List of winners ...
List of winners from the 2016 MTV Movie Awards
Salon  –  April 10, 2016
(AP) — Winners of the 25th annual MTV Movie Awards, presented Saturday at Warner Bros ... Harry Bosch lent his expertise as a cop to Hollywood for the blockbuster movie The Black Echo, based on his own life story. The poster for the film hangs proudly ...
Amazon Echo sales reach 3M units as consumer awareness grows, research firm says
Geek Wire  –  April 6, 2016
The Amazon Echo, which uses the cloud-based AI Alexa to answer queries ... another smart home hub that could one day be relegated to a paperweight. GeekWire Awards 2016: The Pacific Northwest's annual startup and technology awards. GeekWire rolls out ...
Spring Travel 2016: Dining at King and Prince Resort, St. Simons Island
Examiner  –  April 5, 2016
ECHO earned 2015 and 2016 Open Table Diners’ Choice Awards, which are based on feedback from actual diners. We are so glad St. Pierre had us tour the elegant Delegal Room (originally known as The Bamboo Garden, a ballroom where Big Band orchestras played).
Will Smith To Receive The 2016 MTV Movie Awards Generation Awards
Vibe  –  April 3, 2016
Jada Pinkett-Smith announced she was boycotting the Academy-Awards due to the lack of diversity in this year’s nominees. Following her public announcement, several prominent actors of color came forward to echo Jada’s sentiments.
Germany's music scene celebrates at the 25th ECHO awards  –  March 27, 2016
Helene Fischer accepts one of her multiple trophies from Max Raabe Reflecting sales success, the ECHO, awarded by the German Phono Academy ... Messe" convention hall Thursday evening (07.04.2016) when Helene Fischer, as in the years before, nabbed ...

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