The International Acoustic Music Awards (IAMA) is accepting submissions now. IAMA promotes excellence in Acoustic Music Performance and Artistry. Acoustic artists in various genres can gain exciting radio and web exposure through this competition. Participating sponsors include Acoustic Cafe and Sirius XM Satellite Radio. Win prizes in 8 different categories: Best Male Artist, Best Female Artist, Best Group/Duo, Folk, Americana/Roots/AAA, Instrumental, Open (any musical style or genre), Bluegrass/Country,. There will also be an Overall Grand Prize winner awarded to the top winner worth over US$11,000, which includes radio promotion to over 250 radio stations in US and Canada.
IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards), the preeminent musician awards, will strategically and smoothly increase your music industry exposure. You could give your musicianship a boost by entering Best Male Artist, Best Female, Group, etc.
The Powerful 17th Annual IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards) has catapulted unknown musicians such as Meghan Trainor from obscurity to international super stardom. She hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts, Billboard 200 Album Charts and won a Grammy for Best New Artist. Just turn on Top 40 radio and you will hear any of her hit songs.
If you're not sure what Acoustic Music Awards is, that's fine. At one time many music acts didn't know what it was either. Same with many of the past winners. However, being in its 17th year really means something.
It could be the all-important key that will lead to bigger opportunities you should have been enjoying a long time ago.
"I am very excited and surprised to win" ~ Meghan Trainor, 6th Annual IAMA Best Female Artist Winner. She hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts, #1 on the Billboard 200 Album Charts, won a Grammy Award 2 years ago for Best New Artist. Her debut single is one of the best selling debut singles of all time, selling over 15 million copies and hitting #1 in 58 different countries, becoming a global household name.
"I am thrilled and honored to be recognized. It’s also inspiring that my song "Put the Gun Down" that addresses such a pressing issue in a personal way, can have an impact and win this award" ~ Jonatha Brooke, Top winner of the 15th Annual IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards)
"I was fortunate enough to win the Grand Prize at the International Acoustic Music Awards. That was unforgettable. The people there hooked me up with gear I would never have been able to afford. I'm
so grateful ..." ~ Jack Newsome, 2015 Top Winner
"Wonderful and thrilled by the award" ~ Bertie Higgins & the Bellamy Brothers, 2016 Best Folk Winner, both multi-Platinum music artists with #1 hits such as "Key Largo" and "Let Your Love Flow".
"I’d like to thank the IAMA for the honor of this award. It’s nice to know that there are still nice surprises around the bend on this long winding path of a career. I love a good song — writing them, hearing them by other people, and sharing them that seems to fit into the mission of IAMA. Thanks for reminding me I’m on the right track still!" ~ Ellis Paul, Top winner of the 16th Annual IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards)
"Congrats to Meghan Trainor, and kudos to IAMA for giving artists a chance to be heard and to build a career they may otherwise not have had" ~ Diane Stilwell, musician
"This is an excellent achievement for Meghan Trainor and your winners, this also shows what a great competition the International Acoustic Music Awards is. Congratulations to both Meghan and the IAMA" ~ Cameron Ingram, singer-songwriter
*[DEADLINE APPROACHING] Enter by November 6th or earlier.
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