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Phenomenon of the Year

An artist who did a major hit song in the year 2017 which was top charted in all radio stations across the Arab World and on Music Streaming Apps.
The winner in this category will have the highest scores in the total data compilation.

Best Arabic Male Singer

Best Arabic Male Singer includes all male artists of the Arab World.
The 5 artists appearing on the voting page of the Arab Nation Music Awards website are the five finalists who released songs, with the highest-ranking scores in the 3 compilation sectors (Music Streaming Apps, Radio Partners, YouTube Viewership).
The winner in this category will have the highest scores in all of the 4 voting sectors:

Music Streaming Apps 25%
Radio Partners 25%
YouTube Viewership 25%
Website Voting 25%

Best Arabic Female Singer

Best Arabic Female Singer includes all female artists of the Arab World.
The 5 artists appearing on the voting page of the Arab Nation Music Awards website are the five finalists who released songs, with the highest-ranking scores in the 3 compilation sectors (Music Streaming Apps, Radio Partners, YouTube Viewership).
The winner in this category will have the highest scores in all of the 4 voting sectors:

Music Streaming Apps 25%
Radio Partners 25%
YouTube Viewership 25%
Website Voting 25%

Song of the Year

The song which was listed in the Top Charts of 2017 of our Radio Partners, in addition to that the song should have the highest numbers of streams on Music Streaming Apps and YouTube views.
The 5 artists/songs appearing on the voting page of the Arab Nation Music Awards website are the five finalists with the highest-ranking scores in the 3 compilation sectors (Music Streaming Apps, Radio Partners, YouTube Viewership).
The winner in this category will have the highest scores in all of the 4 voting sectors:

Music Streaming Apps 25%
Radio Partners 25%
YouTube Viewership 25%
Website Voting 25%

Best Song for a Movie or Series

The song of a Movie or a Series which was listed in the Top Charts of 2017 of our Radio Partners, in addition to that the song should have the highest numbers of streams on Music Streaming Apps and YouTube views.
The 5 artists/songs appearing on the voting page of the Arab Nation Music Awards website are the five finalists with the highest-ranking scores in the 3 compilation sectors (Music Streaming Apps, Radio Partners, YouTube Viewership).
The winner in this category will have the highest scores in all of the 4 voting sector:

Music Streaming Apps 25%
Radio Partners 25%
YouTube Viewership 25%
Website Voting 25%

Best Duo of the Year

The song which is normally performed by two singers, this Duo song should be listed in the Top Charts of 2017 of our Radio Partners, in addition to that the song should have the highest numbers of streams on Music Streaming Apps and YouTube views.
The 5 Duo songs of Artists appearing on the voting page of the Arab Nation Music Awards website are the five finalists with the highest-ranking scores in the 3 compilation sectors (Music Streaming Apps, Radio Partners, YouTube Viewership).
The winner in this category will have the highest scores in all of the 4 voting sectors:

Music Streaming Apps 25%
Radio Partners 25%
YouTube Viewership 25%
Website Voting 25%

Best Song from Egypt

The song for an Egyptian singer which was listed in the Top Charts of 2017 of our Radio Partners, in addition to that the song should have the highest numbers of streams on Music Streaming Apps and YouTube views.
The 5 artists/songs appearing on the voting page of the Arab Nation Music Awards website are the five finalists with the highest-ranking scores in the 3 compilation sectors (Music Streaming Apps, Radio Partners, YouTube Viewership).
The winner in this category will have the highest scores in all of the 4 voting sectors:

Music Streaming Apps 25%
Radio Partners 25%
YouTube Viewership 25%
Website Voting 25%

Best Song from the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council)

The song for a Khaliji artist from the Gulf region, which was listed in the Top Charts of 2017 of our Radio Partners, in addition to that the song should have the highest numbers of streams on Music Streaming Apps and YouTube views.
The 5 artists/songs appearing on the voting page of the Arab Nation Music Awards website are the five finalists with the highest-ranking scores in the 3 compilation sectors (Music Streaming Apps, Radio Partners, YouTube Viewership).
The winner in this category will have the highest scores in all of the 4 voting sectors:

Music Streaming Apps 25%
Radio Partners 25%
YouTube Viewership 25%
Website Voting 25%

Best Song from the Maghreb

The song for an artist from the Maghreb region, which was listed in the Top Charts of 2017 of our Radio Partners, in addition to that the song should have the highest numbers of streams on Music Streaming Apps and YouTube views.
The 5 artists/songs appearing on the voting page of the Arab Nation Music Awards website are the five finalists with the highest-ranking scores in the 3 compilation sectors (Music Streaming Apps, Radio Partners, YouTube Viewership).
The winner in this category will have the highest scores in all of the 4 voting sectors:

Music Streaming Apps 25%
Radio Partners 25%
YouTube Viewership 25%
Website Voting 25%

Best Song from the Levant

The song for an artist from the Levant region which was listed in the Top Charts of 2017 of our Radio Partners, in addition to that the song should have the highest numbers of streams on Music Streaming Apps and YouTube views.
The 5 artists/songs appearing on the voting page of the Arab Nation Music Awards website are the five finalists with the highest-ranking scores in the 3 compilation sectors (Music Streaming Apps, Radio Partners, YouTube Viewership).
The winner in this category will have the highest scores in all of the 4 voting sectors:

Music Streaming Apps 25%
Radio Partners 25%
YouTube Viewership 25%
Website Voting 25%

Most Viewed YouTube Video

The winner in this category is the YouTube video that has the highest number of views. It should be for a song that was listed in the Top Charts of 2017 of our radio partners and Music Streaming Apps.

Best Clip

The winner in this category is a music video that was released in 2017 and that received a highest number of points set by a jury from Aghani Aghani TV.
The points are based on the production, story and creativity of the music video.

Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is dedicated to an Arabic singer who had a successful career throughout the Middle East and who deserves to be rewarded for his lifetime achievement.

Honorary Remembrance Award

This award is dedicated to an Arabic singer who died in 2017 and who achieved huge stardom in most Arab countries.

Best Songwriter

The winner in this category is the songwriter with a highest number of artists for whom he wrote songs that were listed in the Top 150 Charts of 2017.

Best Composer

The winner in this category is the composer with a highest number of artists for whom he composed songs that were listed in the Top 150 Charts of 2017.

Best Arranger

The winner in this category is the arranger with a highest number of artists for whom he arranged songs that were listed in the Top 150 Charts of 2017.

Social Star Award

This award is given to the artist who got not only a high number of followers on all social media platforms but also the highest engagement on all these platforms (Instagram, Facebook and twitter).

Best Album

The Album with the highest number of songs that were listed in the Top Charts of 2017 of our Radio Partners, in addition to that the songs of the album should have the highest numbers of streams on Music Streaming Apps and YouTube views.
The winner in this category will have the highest-ranking scores in the 3 compilation sectors (Music Streaming Apps, Radio Partners, YouTube Viewership).

Most Streamed & Downloaded Song

This award is given to the most streamed on downloaded song on Music Streaming Apps.

Best Independent Act

This award is given to the most successful independent act of 2017.
Independent act is a group/band producing its own music without any major label or production house support.