Built on Clio’s enduring reputation for recognizing the most creative and culturally relevant marketing and communications, Clio Music celebrates the visceral power of music to connect consumers and brands around the world. The program was introduced in 2014 to award the creative contributions of the marketers and communicators that propel the industry forward, inspire a competitive marketplace of ideas and foster meaningful connections within the creative community.
Entries first appearing in public between January 1, 2019 - February 5, 2021 are eligible for entry into this year's Clio Music Awards, with the exception of the Creative Effectiveness medium. Entries in the Creative Effectiveness medium have an eligibilty period of January 1, 2018 - February 5, 2021.
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, 2019 - February 5, 2021.