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IAMA seeking independent acoustic artists and labels

The 7th Annual   International Acoustic Music Awards deadline is fast approaching with  less than 2 weeks left to enter. IAMA promotes excellence in Acoustic Music Performance and Artistry. Acoustic artists in various genres can gain exciting radio and web exposure through this competition. Participating sponsors include D’Addario Strings, New Music Weekly, Loggins Promotion, AirplayAccess.com, Tanager Music Software, Broadjam.com, Acoustic Cafe Radio Show and XM Satellite Radio.

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 with or without CD releases. Past years’ winners include Kate Voegele, Liz Longley, The Refugees and Wayne Southards. There are prizes in 8 diferent categories, as well as an overall Grand Prize winner awarded to the top winner worth over $11,000. Judging is based on excellence in music performance, songwriting/composition/song choice, Music Production and originality.

All entries must be entered by November 9 or earlier. For ways to enter  visit here.

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