Vote For Years Best Artist’s And Releases

VOTE FOR THE YEAR'S BEST 
 ARTISTS AND RELEASES

Artistry Has Its Awards

The Independent Music Awards reward the exceptional work of established independent artists and rising stars.

And connects them to millions of discerning music fans – like you.
That’s why each year some of the most interesting self-released and indie label talent from around the globe enter their new work in The IMAs!

A lot has changed since we first honored the best independent musicians and releases 15 years ago. Except our commitment to help innovative artists get the recognition they need.

And to unite them with extraordinary fans who know that art made with craft, passion and integrity deserves to be supported.

If that’s you,  join  The IMAs now to see and hear what you’ve been missing.

It’s Free!

Discover New Artists
& Releases

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IMA fans have unique access to an incredible mix of self released & indie label artists from around the world.

Vox Pop: Rewards for Independent Artists & Fans

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IMA Nominees and Winners are determined by a blue ribbon judging panel of indie artists, music icons and industry leaders. But you don’t need to be a celebrated big shot to know what’s fresh and interesting. If it moves you – you’re a fan.

Vox Pop, the fan-determined portion of The IMAs gives you access to new music and videos from established indie artists and rising stars – performing all styles of music.

In addition to building an impressive playlist from independent artists from around the world – IMA Fans help determine the year’s best independent Songs, Albums, Eps, Producers, Music Videos and Designs.

Fans Made These Artists Winners!

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All That Remains

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Amy Lee

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Asking Alexandria

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Band of Skulls

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Ben Kweller

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Chris Whitley

Champion all your favorite Vox Pop Artists to be an
Award-winning Super Fan.

Talented artists and passionate fans are always a winning combination.
So The Independent Music Awards will reward you for helping Artists earn a fan-Nomination and Vox Pop Award.

It’s easy and fun to earn fan points while discovering new artists to love. The most passionate patron will win the very first IMA Super Fan award – plus VIP seating & backstage passes for The Independent Music Awards gala at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City!

Join now to be part of this exciting live event that will be streamed around the world.

IMA FANS ARE
WINNERS TOO!

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Get Connected To A World of Exceptional Artists & Extraordinary Fans

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Expand your world and join The IMA community of creative thinkers and doers.

Past Judges Include:
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Weird Al Yankovic

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Tori Amos

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Tom Waits

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The Black Keys

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Suzanne Vega

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Steve Vai

Past Winners & Nominees Include:
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All That Remains

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Amy Lee

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Asking Alexandria

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Band of Skulls

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Ben Kweller

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Chris Whitley

It’s Free – no credit card required