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Live Performance Award sponsored by Allianz Musical Insurance

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For outstanding live performance by an act from a Youth Music project.

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Allianz Musical Insurance is proud to sponsor the Live Performance Award at the Youth Music Awards 2021. Celebrating the achievements of young musicians, as well as recognising the organisations and music leaders that are tirelessly working on the frontline, is so important to the future of the industry.

We’re committed to supporting musicians during these tough times and continue to do all we can to help the music industry as we begin to get back to normal. We're proud to have been providing musical instrument insurance for musicians of all types since 1960 – longer than any other insurer.

Starting from as little as £33 a year, and now with a special online offer of 2 months free, musicians can get protection for themselves and their instruments and equipment. As well as accidental damage, loss and theft, our policies include unlimited professional use, free legal assistance services and optional add-ons like public liability and personal accident cover.

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TEE – Black Wings

LIMF Academy (North West)

Tee is an artist shaped and defined by emotive exchange, the constant desire to produce music that teaches, convinces and compels its audience. In the role of narrator, TEE breaks through the lens of observation to offer a unique expression and shared experience entirely of its moment. TEE has also been nominated for the Lyricist Award sponsored by Spotify

Runner up

Sarah Angel – You Do You

Reform Radio CIC (North West)

During 2020, Reform Radio held live sessions f rom their space, including Sarah’s performance of ‘You Do You’. Sarah’s nominator said, “You can feel her getting lost in the power and emotion of her own music, it is utterly compelling and truly beautiful. This sort of performance without an audience is tricky yet Sarah creates her own atmosphere, making you feel instantly like it’s a live experience. It’s a really amazing achievement and a real skill.”

Runner up

Lavz – Get to Know You

Wired4Music (London)

Lavz’s lyrics are a testament of her non-changing reality, placed within a uniquely developed hip-hop sound. ‘Lavz Live’ is a self-titled term for her live performances. On stage she exhibits an infectious and bold energy in a masterful manner, creating memorable and exclusive experiences for all audiences, invoking hope.

two people, one holding an award, in front of a white wall with logos on it
Award winner Mae Monypenny with Steve Tannett from Marshall. Photo by Blouhaus Photography

2019 shortlist

Learn more about the winner and nominees for the 2019 Live Performance Award sponsored by Marshall.