The ECHO awards took place in Berlin to celebrate the best of German music. Meinl congratulates Betram Engel, Martin Potthoff, Thomas Fietz, Florian König and their respective bands for winning this prestigious ECHO award:
Liveact National: Peter Maffay (drummer Betram Engel)
Rock / Alternative National: Unheilig (Martin Potthoff)
Radio ECHO: Roman Lob (Thomas Fietz)
Hip-Hop: Cro (Flo König)
A tradition of the German music industry since 1992, the nomination for the ECHO awards are derived from album sales and placement on the music charts. This year, 27 categories were awarded organzised by the German Phono Academy.