On 4 April 2016, outstanding event performances, managers, agents and venue operators from the previous season received the Live Entertainment Award (LEA) in the Festhalle Frankfurt. Well-known speakers presented the coveted trophies to the award winners, who included Helene Fischer and Udo Lindenberg (two well-known German Singers). beyerdynamic sponsored this glamorous event for the third time and provided all stage microphones used during the evening.
More than 1,300 guests attended the LEA Gala 2016. Of course, at an event of this class the music program is very important. Some well-known stars have been live on stage: The Kölsch rockers BAP, the electro-pop duo Glasperlenspiel, the symphonic metal newcomer Beyond the Black, the folk-pop band Santiano from the north of Germany and the Swiss singer/songwriter Sophie Hunger. The award ceremony has been rounded up by numerous well-known presenters, including former "DSDS" winner and today's musical star Alexander Klaws, the German pop band Gleis 8 around the former Singer of Rosenstolz AnNa R., the musician, presenter and announcer from Hamburg Lotto King Karl, the British New Wave-Stars Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) and the German pop icon Roland Kaiser. They all have benefited from beyerdynamic microphone technology, especially from more than 35 wireless-systems TG 1000.