The 13th ZAI Awards, honoring the best in the Slovak music industry for individual achievements for the year of 2013, took time and place on February 13, 2014 at the V-klub music club in Bratislava. The annual ceremony held in association of the National Public Center (NOC), hosted Martin Sarvaš, the chairman of the ZAI union.
The first round preceding the final nominations, presented 144 nominations and 127 nominees in total. 17 of these included music performers, 21 new artists, 15 albums, 18 radio stations and radio hosts respectively, 17 music festivals, 20 music clubs and 18 music presenters.
The event also included online poll-based Hudba.sk Awards, given by the local music portal, which is part of the Slovak search engine Zoznam.sk.