IAMA is open to all independent artists and labels. Unlike other music industry competitions, IAMA focuses on developing new markets for Acoustic artists, labels and CD releases. Past year's winners include Jason Harwell, Jen Foster, Andy Hill & Renee Safier and Hard Rain, The Creaking Tree String Quartet, Millish, Dave Gunning, Toni Land and more.
Win prizes in 8 different categories: Folk/Americana/Roots, AAA/Alternative, Instrumental, Open, Country/Bluegrass, Best Male Artist, Best Female Artist, Best Group/Duo. There will also be an Overall Grand Prize winner awarded to the top winner worth over $6,600.00, which includes radio promotion to over 250 radio stations in US and Canada. Partners include: Wraptor.com, Onlinegigs.com, Media Guide and Artist Monitor.
Winning songs will be heard on radio. Winners and runner-ups will be featured on our CD compilation. Also, we feature up to 10 different artists get featured and promoted on IAMA website every month, which provides a review, ratings, CD information and more.
Judging is based on excellence in music performance, songwriting/composition and originality. All entries submitted will receive judging sheets containing comments and ratings by e-mail. Past winners include Jason Harwell, Jen Foster, Sean Altman, Andy Hill & Renee Safier and Hard Rain, The Creaking Tree String Quartet, Millish, Dave Gunning, Toni Land and more.
Early Free Bonus: Receive a free Paste magazine subscription when you enter. All entries must be postmarked by September 30, 2005 or earlier, so hurry on to enter your entries.
For more information, visit www.inacoustic.com/entryform.html.
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