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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 14th 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. 

 

HEAR WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING:

"I'm very excited and surprised to win" ~ Meghan Trainor, 6th Annual IAMA Best Female Artist Winner. She hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts for  9 weeks, #1 on the Billboard 200 Album Charts, won a Grammy award for best new artist, her debut single is one of the biggest selling singles of all time, selling over 15 million copies and hitting #1 in 58 different countries. Read more >>
"This year 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
"I am so grateful  to be the top winner" ~ Charlie Dore, UK (Billboard Top 10 Hit "Pilot of the Airwaves"), 4th Annual IAMA Top Winner

 

USA Songwriting Competition

Enter the 23rd Annual USA Songwriting Competition now!

 

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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.