Aina Brei’Yon Is Among the Year’s Most Exceptional Music Projects Nominated in The 17th Annual Independent Music Awards. Self-engineer, music producer, song writer, creative director, composer and performer Aina Brei’Yon of Chicago, IL was named by Music Resource Group (MRG) as a Nominee in The 17th annual Independent Music Awards (The IMAs).
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 Aina Brei’Yon 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. Click here for a full list of the 17th IMA Nominees. 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. Voting on The IMA site for the fan-selected Songs and Short Form Videos runs from April 10th – May 24th