The Independent Music Awards

For fans of:Tom Waits, Amy Lee, Michael W. Smith, Slayer, Sepultura

The Independent Music Awards is a global community of innovative Artists and engaged Fans. We believe artistry, individuality and the pursuit of excellence should be rewarded.The IMAs honor the most exceptional music, video, concert photography and designs, and music production by established and emerging talent. Iconic Artists, Music Fans, Programmers, Press, Music Supervisors & Talent Buyers from performance venues throughout the Americas, Europe and Pacific Rim choose the year’s best self-released & indie label projects.

The annual ceremony held at the iconic Lincoln Center of the Performing Arts in New York City celebrates the year’s best artists and their fans with performances and awards in 94+ Album, EP, Song, Video, Producer, Photography and Design categories. In addition to award recognition, winning songs are promoted globally on branded streaming playlists, in a targeted 12-week campaign to over 650 terrestrial & internet radio stations – and ongoing performance, promotion and distribution opportunities.