Tampere Music Award 2019 will be awarded to Daniel Lieberberg

This year’s honoured Tampere Music Award will be awarded to Daniel Lieberberg, currently President of Continental Europe and Africa at Sony Music Entertainment. The Tampere Music Award is a special recognition award, presented in collaboration with the City of Tampere to honor a person, a business, an organization or an idea that has greatly influenced the music industry.

– We are more than happy to have Daniel Lieberberg joining us at Music & Media this year! During his career in music, he has achieved fantastic results building artist careers in Germany and elsewhere in Europe. His contribution to a number of Finnish artists’ international breakthroughs has also been remarkable. Daniel has demonstrated great leadership in his current and previous positions, and has a crucial role in developing the international music industry. To highlight these factors, Tampere Music Award is being awarded to Daniel, chairperson of Music & Media Riku Salomaa explains.

Lieberberg will receive the award at Industry Awards Gala on Friday 4th October. Each year the trophy is uniquely designed by a local artist, this year by glass artist Taru Syrjänen.


Lieberberg joins Music & Media for TMA interview

Lieberberg will be joining Music & Media for an in-depth interview on Friday 4th October. In the interview we’ll hear about Lieberberg’s career as a booker and talent buyer, Germany’s leading concert promoter as well as label representative and publisher, among others. During his impressive career Lieberberg has worked with artists like The Fugees, Weezer, Alanis Morissette, Faithless and Linkin Park and been responsible for booking Germany’s biggest festivals Rock am Ring / Rock im Park.

Numerous international artists have been signed under Lieberberg’s leadership, including Lana del Rey, Volbeat, Gotye, Chvrches, Dua Lipa, Aloe Blacc, Lindsey Stirling, Haim, Andreas Bourani, Unheilig, Kraftklub, KIZ, Felix Jaehn, Alma and Lewis Capaldi. Over the years he’s also worked with several Finnish artists such as Apocalyptica, Disco Ensemble and The Rasmus.


Interview with Daniel Lieberberg

Fri 4.10. at 13:30–14:15 | Gramex room


Industry Awards Gala

Fri 4.10. from 18:15 until 21:30 | Park Hall


Read more about Lieberberg’s career here.