The 11th Annual IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards) promotes excellence in Acoustic Music Performance and Artistry. Acoustic artists in various genres can gain exciting radio and web exposure through this competition. Win a Top Prize of US$11,000 worth of Prizes!
We are proud to be in our landmark 11th year! Entrants come from all over the world: Australia, Canada, Japan, Brazil, Germany, USA, South Africa, etc. Judging is based on excellence in music performance, songwriting/composition/song choice, music production and originality/artistry. You can enter in a number of categories such as: Best Male Artist, Best Female Artist, Best Group, Folk, Alternative, AOG*, etc.
LATEST NEWS: Our past winner Meghan Trainor has been #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts for the past 9 weeks! She has beaten the biggest names in music today: Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, etc. The song is one of the two biggest hits of the year so far! Also, she is also #38 with a bullet on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts! She is also nominated for Best New Artist on American Music Awards!
IAMA is sponsored by: D'Addario Strings, New Music Weekly, Loggins Promotion, Airplay Access, NoisyPlanet.net, Sirius XM Radio, Acoustic Café Radio Show, SemiClef.com, Kari Estrin Management & Consulting, SongU.com, and Sonicbids.com
Special Sonicbids Critique Week: Enter by November 26th or earlier, Hurry, enter here »
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*Acoustic Open Genre, also known as A.O.G., which is open to any genre in the acoustic style such as Blues, World, Flamenco, etc.