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Nippon Steel Music Awards was formed in 1990 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Nippon Steel and the 35th broadcasting anniversary of the Nippon Steel Concert.
The awards are presented to promising young classical music performers and to those who have made contributions to the development of classical music.
Promising New Artist Award is presented to promising young classical music performers.
The nomination policy emphasizes musical talent and potential in addition to technique. From among the candidates who have been selected from a wide field, the best perfomer is selected for the award.
Special Award is presented to individuals who have made contributions to the development of classical music, and who are active in classical music but not necessarily performers. Also this award may be presented to anyone who has made an outstanding contribution to the development of music culture.
The nomination committee is comprised of four music critics and journalists, and selects the winner.
The nomination committee is comprised all members of the committee, and selects the winner.