Contemporary Music Award (Academy of Contemporary Music)
The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) ‘ Excellence in Musical Performance’ award of £1,000 recognises outstanding performance qualities in popular music performance. This award is open to all performance students through nomination and decision of the performance faculty committee. Candidates are nominated and scored on criteria including skill/virtuosity, uniqueness of approach, consistency of development, breadth of skill, outstanding achievement, technology and performance, and forward looking potential.
The 2023 winner is Molly Wilcox.
A list of winners may be found here https://www.wcomarchive.org.uk/pop-contemporary