Born of the original Clios and created in partnership with Billboard, Clio Music underscores the visceral power of music to connect consumers and brands. It lives as a section within the Clio Awards event dedicated to honoring work that spans artist self-promotion, music marketing, brand collaborations and the use of music in advertising.
Entries first appearing in public between January 1, 2016 - July 31, 2017 are eligible for entry into this year's Clio Music Awards.
Entries cannot be made without the permission of the client and/or owner of the rights of the work. All entries must have been created for a paying client except pro bono work for charities and non-profit organizations. Spec ads and director's cuts are NOT eligible. Clio retains the rights to disqualify entries which offend national, religious, cultural or racial groups.
A student is defined as someone who is enrolled (full or part-time) in a recognized film school program or an accredited college or university. The work submitted by a student must have been produced during their enrollment, and within the period of January 1, 2016 - July 31, 2017.