FUNKY KIDS RADIO GLOBAL AWARDS

The Funky Kids Radio Global Children's Entertainment Awards are an annual online event that launched in 2020, which honours children's entertainers, storytellers, artists and authors, who create music, videos and stories suitable for families and children - from tiny tots to tweens

NOMINATIONS for the 2022 AWARDS open 1st NOV and close 31st DEC '22 

2022 CATEGORIES: Song, Album, Music Video, Animated Video & Picture Book of the Year 2022, plus Audio Story of the Decade!

PEOPLE'S CHOICE CATEGORIES: Artist, Song, Album, Music Video and Animated Video of the Year 2022

NOMINATE HERE

The Funky Kids Radio Global Children’s Entertainment Awards were launched at the end of 2020 in celebration of FKR’s 10th Anniversary, as well as to acknowledge children’s entertainers all over the world who were so deeply impacted by the global events of 202/21. These awards were an instant success with over 280 nominations received from 11 countries, and they are now an annual event on the Funky Kids Radio calendar, with nominations opening on 1 November and closing 31 December each year. Finalists are chosen in January by a combination of People’s Choice voting and a Selection Committee and then the finalists are assessed by an International Panel of Judges comprised of industry professionals and children/teenagers from around the world. Winners are announced on Valentine’s Day each year.

New categories for the 2022 Awards

~ Picture Book of the Year and Audio Story of the Decade ~

The Funky Kids Radio Global Children’s Entertainment Awards have launched 2 new categories in 2022 - Children's Picture Book of the Year & Children's Audio Story of the Decade. Picture books in any language, released between 1st June 2021 & 25th Dec 2022 are eligible for nomination and audio stories for children published between 1st Jan 2012 & 25th Dec 2022 are eligible for the Audio Story of the Decade Award. Nominations for Picture Book of the Year must submit a complete copy of the book in PDF format for judging and if in languages other than English, then a text translation is also required. The short list for these 2 new categories will be chosen by a selection committee of children and parents, with the winners being select by an international panel of judges.  NOMINATE HERE

HALL OF FAME – CATEGORIES & WINNERS

  • Song of the Year
  • Winner 2020 – ‘Quietly’ by Heleina Zara Australia
  • Winner 2021 – ‘No Such Thing as Waste’ by Formidable Vegetable Australia
  • Album of the year (added 2021)
  • Winner 2021 – ‘Garbage Guts’ by Formidable Vegetable Australia
  • Music Video of the Year
  • Winner 2020 – ‘Change the World’ by Mr. T and Friends USA
  • Winner 2021 –  Guardians of Papatūānuku' by Loopy Tunes New Zealand
  • Animated Video of the Year
  • Winner 2020 – ‘My Name is Juno’ by Claudia Robin Gunn New Zealand
  • Winner 2021 – ‘Words’ by Danny Weinkauf USA
  • People’s Choice Artist of the Decade
  • Winner 2020 – Rainbow Rosalind New Zealand
  • People’s Choice Artist of the Year
  • Winner 2021 – Rainbow Rosalind New Zealand
  • People’s Choice Song of the Year
  • Winner 2020 – ‘Pancakes’ by Kyle Riley Ireland
  • Winner 2021 – ‘Guardians of Papatūānuku' by Loopy Tunes New Zealand
  • People’s Choice Album of the Year (added 2021)
  • Winner 2021 – ‘Summer Days' by Music with Michal New Zealand
  • People’s Choice Music Video of the Year
  • Winner 2020 – ‘Wash Your Hands’ by Hey DUBY Australia
  • Winner 2021 – ‘Gravity' by The Luna Moonies Australia
  • People’s Choice Animated Video of the Year (added 2021)
  • Winner 2021 – ‘Gonna Make It Happen' by Stacey Peasley USA
  • President's Award (added 2021)
  • Winner 2021 - 'Kia Ora Are Such Beautiful Words' - by Chris Sanders New Zealand
  • Special Commendation Award (for service to the community - added 2021)
  • Winner 2021 - I Can South Sudan Children's Choir Uganda / South Sudan
  • Children's Audio Story of the Decade (added 2022)
  • Children's Picture Book of the Year (added 2022)