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11. October 2021

Application Start for the German Jazz Prize 2022

The German Jazz Prize enters the second round!

From today until 30 November 2021, applications for the German Jazz Award 2022 can be submitted.


Submissions are possible in 11 categories:

Debut Album of the Year
Vocal Album of the Year
Instrumental Album of the Year

Debut Album of the Year International
Album vocal of the Year International
Album instrumental of the Year International

Composition of the Year
Arrangement of the Year

Broadcast Production of the Year
Festival of the Year
Journalistic Achievement

Applications can be submitted by

Artists, producers, managers, promoters, employees of labels, publishers and broadcasters as well as authors of journalistic contributions and festival organisers.

Eligible for consideration are artistic achievements that have been or will be made in the period from 11 January 2021 to 30 November 2021.

Further information on the application process can be found under Application.

If you have any questions about the application process, please do not hesitate to contact the Initiative Musik at

Answers to frequently asked questions can also be found under FAQ.

We wish all applicants every success!