Artists from 55 countries took part in the Summer season of the DMA, making it the biggest song contest ever. The Top 3 of the global final consisted of artists from North America, Africa and South America. The winner’s prize is a trip to LA’s Capitol Recording Studios to record a song with an all-star team and $10k cash. The runner-up prizes are significant cash awards.

The numbers of new registrations are growing daily as the contest gains popularity around the world. The platform already boasts registrations from 70 countries which account for both artists and Music lovers. The Autumn season is now open for new entries and artists from all over the world are invited to take part.

1st placing

In 1st Place is Gina Brooklyn with "No More Hiding" (USA)

Gina is a unique singer/songwriter whose style combines a multitude of influences that transcend through genres. By creating a captivating ambience for her distinctive vocals, soul-gripping melodies and engaging lyrics, she can lure even the most demanding listeners into her world. The Ohio-born singer started her music career at the tender age of 15 when she co-wrote and recorded a song that led her to become a finalist in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest in 2017.

Gina won a trip to the infamous Capitol Studios in Los Angeles to record a track with award-winning producer Brian Malouf. She will also receive coaching sessions from global music professionals and $10k in cash.

2nd placing

Mimigold and her track "Dance" placed 2nd

She won $5k to upgrade her recording equipment. Mimigold is a Nigerian-born is a singer-songwriter who entered the competition to fulfil her dreams of becoming a successful musician and wanted the world to hear her music. She was awarded $5k to upgrade her recording equipment.

3rd placing

3rd Place went to GAONA with "Dame Una Razón"

GAONA hails from Peru and is a renowned singer and composer and was born in the Amazonas. He is a nature activist and environmental protectionist who is an ambassador of the world project ‘Green Hearts’. He was nominated for the Latin Grammy 2019 and won the Latin American Award for best male vocalist in the same year.

He won a cash prize of $2k to upgrade his recording equipment.

Gina Brooklyn says: 'It's beyond surreal that I won. I couldn’t have done it without my co-creator Dan Epand. Thanks to everyone who voted'

Mimigold says: The DJOOKY competition was such a pleasure to take part in. It showed the real support that there is out there for African and Nigerian music.’

GAONA says ‘We put our heart and desire into the track and it was such a special contest for us to compete in.'

The contest was judged in the final stages by a panel of music industry experts that included American producer Brian Malouf, award-winning British songwriter Sacha Skarbek, jazz pianist Patrice Rushen who composed and Canadian producer Justin Gray.

Brian Malouf Co-Founder of DMA, said: ‘We found hidden gems from all over the world and Gina Brooklyn’s powerful winning track ‘No More Hiding’ is a great example of this.'

Justin Gray, award-winning songwriter and one of the DMA judges Justin Gray said:The breadth of talent from all over the world, really impressed me in every way. Each song was very unique proved there is a wealth of undiscovered music talent out there.

The platform received nominations from artists located across the globe, and all six continents and The DMA took place in three stages which included National, Continental, and Global voting rounds. Djooky Music Awards is now open for the next season - Autumn Season 2020 and is accepting applications from artists all over the world until Nov 23rd, 23:59:59 GMT.

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