2017 FORTE AWARDS NOMINATIONS CATEGORIES LIST

Music Group Categories

  1. Blues
  2. Metal and Heavy Rock
  3. Rock
  4. Jazz
  5. Pop
  6. R&B, Funk and Soul
  7. Country
  8. Americana, Bluegrass and World Music
  9. Cabaret and Tribute
  10. Electronic
  11. Hip Hop Vocalist
  12. Junior Category

Music Individual Categories

  1. Jazz Instrumentalist
  2. Bass
  3. Guitarist
  4. Junior Category
  5. Drums and Percussion
  6. Electronic
  7. Hip Hop Vocalist
  8. Female Vocalist
  9. Male Vocalist

Theater Categories

(Including performance in a locally produced film)

  1. Actor, performance in a dramatic role
  2. Actress, performance in a dramatic role
  3. Actor, performance in a comedic role
  4. Actress, performance in a comedic role
  5. Actor, performance in a musical role
  6. Actress, performance in a musical role
  7. Best Director (Comedy, Drama, Musical)
  8. Best Producer (Comedy, Drama, Musical)

Comedy/Magic

  1. Male Comedian
  2. Female Comedian
  3. Improv
  4. Magician

Dance Categories

  1. Ballet, Contemporary and Lyrical
  2. Jazz and Tap
  3. Dancer in a Musical, Play or Production Show
  4. Ballroom
  5. International Dance, Bollywood, Belly Dance and Movement
  6. Hip Hop, Pop Lock, Breaker and Street Performer
  7. All Around Junior Dancer (age 13 – 17)
  8. Dance Ensemble
  9. Special Act Performer, including but not limited to:
    • Aerial
    • Contortion
    • Pole Artist
    • Hooper