Koos Alberts gets a posthumous new award

“Within the Dutch music are very few oeuvreprijzen but many heroes,” says a spokesman for Buma/Stemra about the new award. That is, the first Heroes Award to Koos Alberts went, it was already clear. “A group of fifty people from the profession – performers, producers, representatives of the labels – chose with an overwhelming majority Chose.” The singer received the award because he very much has meant for the Dutch music’. That Albert’s been sick for a long time was played according to the zegsvrouw probably also. “This prize is what’s more personal than our other award, the Lifetime Achievement Award.” That distinction was last month by minister of Education, Culture and Science Ingrid van Engelshoven presented to the composer Thomas Toll.

The relatives of Albert, who is 71 years old, knew that he Monday night distinguish would be. They were, however, not in Utrecht’s TivoliVredenburg, manager Lukassen ensures that the price for the family. It is the first award that Alberts wins in the award ceremony of the Buma NL Awards, on Monday, for the ninth time, were distributed. “It is very double. It is the first time that we have this award, and then this happens,” says the spokesman for Buma/Stemra. “It is for the family is very special that this award is handed in.”

Dutch Master

Also, Marco Borsato, André Hazes and Lil’ Small were Monday evening distinguish. He took Home the award for the most successful album in the genre popular. In the genre Hollands was the award to andré Hazes’ Wiser, a Lil’ Small won in the genre urban-Only and Wende Sneijders made Man the most successful alternative album. The prizes for the most successful singles went to Nielson (Diamond), Wesly Bronkhorst (Proud of you) and Ronnie Flex feat. Moon (Stay with me).

Jannes went home with the first of the Buma NL Award in the category Music. Marlane was voted the biggest talent. I have to guzzle! turned out to be the biggest feesthit, Snollebollekes, is the largest feestact. Also, john Smith fell in the prices. The Volendam, which is his most recent album, in other words, by colleagues, left to write, received the Masters Award for an author who has made a significant contribution to the Dutch music culture.

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