Music Awards Organizations
Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards
Description: Their mission is to acknowledge and honor the keepers, teachers, promoters, creators, and performers of Aboriginal music; to continue to develop and promote the diversity of all Aboriginal music; to showcase and celebrate the excellence of Aboriginal music; and to recognize the unique vision of Aboriginal musicians and encourage this rich cultural voice.
Description: The Recording Academy continues its rich legacy and ongoing growth as the premier outlet for honoring achievements in the recording arts and in supporting the music community. The GRAMMYs are the only peer-presented award to honor artistic achievement, technical proficiency, and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to album sales or chart position.
Hollywood Music in Media Awards
Description: The first award organization to honor original music (song and score) in all visual media from around the globe including film, TV, video games, trailers, commercial advertisements, documentaries, and special programs.
Independent Music Awards
Description: The Independent Music Awards is the only international program that connects artists to new revenue opportunities and an audience of more than 1 billion music fans.
Indian Summer Music Awards
Description: ISMA is amusical competition that recognizes and promotes the very best in Native American music created and performed by both established and emerging artists. Unlike many other competitions, ISMA is not a "popularity contest;" rather, it is a technical, merit-based competition judged by industry professionals and peers.
Juno - Canada's Music Awards
Description: The official Web site of The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS)
Native American Music Awards
Description: The music industry's largest and only membership-based organization for the advancement of Native American music initiatives and expressions around the world
Native American-Style Flute Awards
Description: The world’s first global music initiative dedicated to players/teachers/makers of the Native American-style Flute. NASFA’s mission is to provide honor and recognition through annual awards.
New Mexico Music Awards
Description: To recognize excellence in recorded music produced within the state of New Mexico, thereby elevating the quality of music produced within the state
ZMR Annual Music Awards
Description: Zone Music Reporter Music Awards; The industry source for New Age, world, ambient, electronic, solo piano, relaxation, instrumental, and many other genres of music.