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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!

IAMA  is sponsored by: D'Addario Strings, New Music Weekly, Loggins Promotion, Airplay Access, Aspri Reverb, Sirius XM Radio, Acoustic Café Radio Show, MixButton, GigSalad.com, Kari Estrin Management & Consulting, and Sonicbids.com

We are proud to be in our landmark 13th 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.




The results of the 13th Annual IAMA are out, view the results >>

IAMA is extremely proud to announce that our winner Meghan Trainor won a Grammy award for Best New Artist! She hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts, #1 on the Billboard 200 Charts. Her debut single is one of the best selling singles of all time, selling over 15 million copies. She has 8 songs that have hit the Billboard Hot 100 Charts so far, including her latest smash hit single "Me Too" hit #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts.  Read more >>



USA Songwriting Competition

 Enter the 22nd Annual USA Songwriting Competition!


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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.