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IAMA Results

Results of the 18th Annual IAMA (International Acoustic Music Awards)

We thank all entrants and sponsors. Congratulations to our winners and finalists.  Here is the list of winners:

 

Overall Grand Prize Winner:

“The Soil and the Seed” by Buffalo Rose

 

INSTRUMENTAL
FIRST PRIZE: “The Confluence” by Will Ackerman, Jeff Oster & Tom Eaton
RUNNER-UP: “Squirrelville” by Tony Furtado

OPEN
FIRST PRIZE: “In the Shadow of the Seven Stars” by Jeff Crandall & Swallows
RUNNER-UP: “Heavy” by Elatrasi

AAA/ALTERNATIVE
FIRST PRIZE: “Bang at the Door” by Donna Herula
RUNNER-UP: “Never Been To War” by Lisa Jeanette

FOLK/AMERICANA/ROOTS
FIRST PRIZE: “Right Where I Am” by Jonathan Edwards
RUNNER-UP: “Emergency Use Only” by Abby Posner

BEST GROUP/DUO
FIRST PRIZE: “The Soil and the Seed” by Buffalo Rose
RUNNER-UP: “Could’ve Been A Good Thing” by Stone & Snow

BEST MALE ARTIST
FIRST PRIZE: “Ballad Of A Young Troubadour” by Julian Taylor
RUNNER-UP: “One Kind Word” by Geoff Bartley

BEST FEMALE ARTIST
FIRST PRIZE: “Grow Older” by Ada Pasternak
RUNNER-UP: “Houses of Sand” by Sarah Vitort

COUNTRY/BLUEGRASS
FIRST PRIZE: “Make It Up” by Randall Hanson & MohaviSoul
RUNNER-UP: “Hills of Swannanoa” by Anya Hinkle

 

 
 

 

The list of Finalists of the 18th Annual IAMA:

Category/Song TitleFinalist Name(s)
INSTRUMENTAL 
Bella’s RagGordon Lustig
The ConfluenceWill Ackerman, Jeff Oster & Tom Eaton
New ShapesRoman Miroshnichenko and Henrik Andersen, feat. Bickram Ghosh & Gumbi Ortiz
Bodhran’s MagicRoman Miroshnichenko, Henrik Andersen, feat. Charlie Bisharat & Gumbi Ortiz
Freedom BellsKyle Dillingham 
Tsuki no Kyoku   Hanzaburo Araki
Nim Zajdzie SlonceLudwik Konopko
Arcing To Arcturus  R Olaf Siegers & Duo Meridian
SquirrelvilleTony Furtado
Sweglish & Modally ChallengedAlasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas
  
OPEN 
(S.O.S) We need help    Pedro Cordero
Nameless Wonders  Elizabeth Cuite
Aerial Views Todd Mosby
Earthbound AngelsRobert Jude Romero
In the Shadow of the Seven StarsJeff Crandall
Garden of EdenMichelle Rose Bergh
The Judas TreeJeff Hartman  & Kit Worton
HeavyElatrasi
A Desordem dos TemplariosGuilherme Arantes
Två SystrarGarmarna
  
AAA/ALTERNATIVE 
EpidemicationAdam Buller & Thunderclap!
ImposterNatalie Duque
Bang at the DoorDonna Herula
Never Been To WarLisa Jeanette
Tourniquet Of LoveJayne Sachs & Chris Robbins
RetrogradeJeff Hartman  & Kit Worton
Glitter & GoldSarah Peterson
WLjóð í sandÁrstíðir
ElephantJ Edna Mae Thomas
It’s All GoodPatricia Bahia
  
FOLK/AMERICANA/ROOTS 
Thing of BeautyDave Nachmanoff
Right Where I AmJonathan Edwards
When Vernon Moved From TupeloMark Stepakoff
Stone by StoneTret Fure
Emergency Use OnlyAbby Posner
Risin’ of the SeaJames Kahn
Blood On The MountainAngie Haze
This Land Is Your LandElizabeth Vice
Lessons Of Your LifeTom MacLear
Start With Your Sock DrawerJoe Topping
The RidgeJulian Taylor
  
BEST GROUP/DUO 
Kiss the DayPorter Smith & Home Port
Could’ve Been A Good ThingStone & Snow
Diamonds To DustJohn Cirillo, Dan O’Rourke & Raquel Cole
Midnight In BirminghamHerrick
No Easy Way OutDanny Brooks & Lil Miss Debi
FragmentsCherry Pill
Vitamin UPoppyiris
The Soil and the SeedBuffalo Rose
Heiðin Árstíðir
Två SystrarGarmarna
  
BEST MALE ARTIST 
One Kind WordGeoff Bartley
Fair-Weather FriendJim Wolf
Hold Me UpJeremy Voltz
IllusionMatt Santry
Big TableTimothy Scott
SwollenFrancisco Martin
Ballad Of A Young TroubadourJulian Taylor
TrecolpasJeff Mailfert
Inside Out and BackwardsNick Kitsopoulos
Where Corn Don’t GrowDon Farris
  
BEST FEMALE ARTIST 
These Hard DaysCasii Stephan
Golden HourBrittany Jean
CovetousNia Williams
CampfiresKelly Brouhaha
Shadows (Acoustic)RinRin Hipe
Houses of SandSarah Vitort
Who’s Been Cookin’ in My KitchenDonna Herula
SanctuaryRebecca Folsom
Led Myself OnLiddy Clark
Grow OlderAda Pasternak
  
BEST COUNTRY/BLUEGRASS
Stand Up and Dance Hattie Wilcox
Everybody’s Best FriendBuddy Guido
Circle of FriendsDavid Kuncicky
I Think I Like You Most of AllKevin Serey
Smokey Mountain RailwayJoakim Borgen & Hayde Bluegrass Orchestra
Apt to DrownDwight L. Wilcox, II
Where Are You NowHelen Townsend
Make It UpRandall Hanson & MohaviSoul
Jaded HeartBeth Marie Anderson
Hills of SwannanoaAnya Hinkle