Don't miss your LAST CHANCE to submit to IAMA.
All artists who submit between November 16th, 2009 and November 30th, 2009 will receive a written critique by IAMA, guaranteed.
Acoustic artists in many different genres can gain exciting radio airplay and web exposure on the Acoustic Cafe radio program and XM Satellite Radio. The Grand Prize is worth over $11,000./n/nAll artists who submit between November 16th, 2009 and November 30th, 2009 will receive a written critique by IAMA, guaranteed.
The 6th Annual IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards) promotes excellence in Acoustic Music Performance and Artistry. The overall Grand Prize awarded to the top winner is worth over $11,000 (US), and includes radio promotion to over 250 radio stations in the US and Canada. Through this competition, acoustic artists in various genres can gain exciting radio airplay and web exposure on Acoustic Cafe radio program and XM Satellite Radio..
Winners and runner-ups will be featured on IAMA's CD compilation and up to 10 different artists are featured and promoted on IAMA website every month. The website provides a review, ratings, CD information, touring information and more. You do not have to be a contest winner to be selevted for a website feature.
There are prizes in 8 different categories: Folk/Americana/Roots, AAA/Alternative, Instrumental, Open, Country/Bluegrass, Best Male Artist, Best Female Artist, Best Group/Duo.
IAMA is open to, and focuses on developing new markets for acoustic artists, labels and CD releases.
Judging is based on excellence in music performance, songwriting/composition and originality. Artists may perform original material not yet released and written by other songwriters or composers. All entries submitted will receive judging sheets containing comments and ratings by e-mail. Winners are selected by a panel of established artists and industry professionals.
Winners and finalists of the Awards will be featured on the IAMA website and e-newsletters, read by music press, talent buyers, promoters and other industry insiders. All songs submitted must be originals.
Apply by Nov 30, 2009
The listing does not currently accept applications.