2007 International Acoustic Music Awards

Posted by:  IAMA


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4th Annual IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards) promotes excellence in Acoustic Music Performance and Artistry. Acoustic artists in various genres can gain exciting radio airplay and web exposure through this competition on Acoustic Cafe radio program and XM Satellite Radio! Winners and runner-ups will be featured on our CD compilation. Also, up to 10 different artists get featured and promoted on IAMA website every month, which provides a review, ratings, CD information, touring information and more! These are not necessarily the winners or future winners but artists we feel are good.

Win prizes in 8 different categories: Folk/Americana/Roots, AAA/Alternative, Instrumental, Open, Country/Bluegrass, Best Male Artist, Best Female Artist, Best Group/Duo. There will also be an overall Grand Prize awarded to the top winner worth over US$6,000, which includes radio promotion to over 250 radio stations in the US and Canada!

IAMA is open to all independent artists and labels. IAMA 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 in the IAMA website and e-newsletters, read by music press, talent buyers, promoters and other industry insiders. All songs submitted must be originals.