Music for the DMV was honored at the Independent Music Awards this weekend by being nominated in two categories–Best Concept Album, and Best Longform Video. And I’m so excited to share that we took home the win for Best Concept Album!
Thank you to the Independent Music Awards for an amazing evening. It’s incredibly affirming to meet so many talented and dedicated self-released/indie artists, and to be able to celebrate each other’s accomplishments. Congratulations to all of the nominees!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 10, 2019 Elizabeth Joan Kelly Is Among the Year’s Most Exceptional Music Projects Nominated in The 17th Annual Independent Music Awards
April 10, 2019 Electronic music composer Elizabeth Joan Kelly of New Orleans, La was named by Music Resource Group (MRG) today as a Nominee in The 17th annual Independent Music Awards (The IMAs), the influential awards program for independent artists and releases. Innovative self-released and indie label projects – in all styles and mediums were nominated by fans and industry panelists in 103 Album, Song, EP, Music Producer, Music Video and Design categories that were culled from thousands of submissions worldwide.
Nominated along with Kelly is an eclectic mix of work by established artists and emerging talent from around the globe. More than 400 artists will be honored at The 17th IMA ceremony on June 22 in New York City including: Masta Ace & Marco Polo, Miss Tara, Prateek Kuhad, Foreigner, Juliana Hatfield, The Motels, Mark Erelli, Ella Vos, Maria Muldaur, QUOR, Pedro Luís, Bleu, Nsimbi, Marta Gómez, Firkin, Bombay Ricky, Jackknife Stiletto, Lucy Wainwright Roche, David Chesky, and Lucy Kalantari & The Jazz Cats.
The winning projects will be selected by judging panels of top recording artists including: Tom Waits, Lee Ann Womack, Robert Smith, Boyce Avenue, Martha Wash, Ben Lovett and Todd Rundgren, among many others; and influential press and talent buyers from the Americas, Europe and Pacific Rim.
17th IMA WINNERS ANNOUNCED at Symphony Space Performing Arts Center The year’s best self-released and indie label projects will be announced June 22nd from the Symphony Space stage during The IMAs Indie Konference in New York City. Now in its third year, the annual conference for Artists, Artivists and Artistpreneurs draws hundreds of top-ranked creatives from around the globe for awards, performances, workshops and networking events. Honors will be presented in between performances by nominated artists.
IMA winners will be promoted to millions of music fans via online & broadcast promotions, performance and distribution opportunities. Details and complete list of Nominees and Judges available at: IndependentMusicAwards.com
Now in its 18th year, The Independent Music Awards – produced by Music Resource Group – honor the year’s most exceptional and artistically daring music projects from self-released and indie label talent from around the globe. Program winners and nominees are extraordinary artists at every stage of their careers. Previous honorees include Amy Lee, Killer Mike, Valerie June, Meghan Trainor, Passenger, RuPaul, Jackson Browne, Team Me, Radio Radio, …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, Girl in a Coma, Masta Ace, Pokey LaFarge, Nik West, The Mud Howlers, The Apples in stereo, fun., and JD McPherson among many others.