Showcase a variety of artists on your label while receive a 25% discount on the submission fee!

By submitting multiple songs at once, you’ll increase the chances that one of your artists will be recognized for their talent.

- Connect with peers in the industry

- Chance to win our $1000 ICon Award cash prize!

- Be internationally recognized

- Increased visibility, Credibility and Media Attention

- More great prizes ...

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Just $340 for package of 10 tracks (the regular fee is $450)

So, What Are The InterContinental Music Awards?

The InterContinental Music Awards are a Los Angeles-based music competition that annually rewards and recognizes musical talent worldwide.

The awards program is open to musicians worldwide, who compete with their peers in geographic regions and in over 145 music genres.

To-date, ICMA has recognized over 220 talented musicians in over 35 countries. Winners benefit from the educational and promotional opportunities that ICMA provides, enabling them to advance their music careers.

ICMA's By The Numbers

🎵 45 Nationalities Participated 

🎵 168 Nominees in 2022

🎵 54 Winners in 2022

🎵 170+ Scholarship Grants Awarded in 2022

Q: Who are some of the past winners of the InterContinental Music Awards?

A: Past winners include Joe Satriani & Kitt Wakeley, Sangeeta Kaur, Devan Ekambaram, and Shalev Alon.


Q: How has winning the Intercontinental Music Awards helped past winners in their career?

A: Past winners have gone on to win Grammys and receive offers for work on Marvel, Netflix and Star Wars (Live)shows. The awards also provide career enhancing prizes and networking opportunities for emerging artists.

Q: How does the Intercontinental Music Awards create networking and publicity opportunities for artists?

A: The Intercontinental Music Awards provide a platform for artists to connect with industry leaders and gain recognition in the music industry. Winning an award can open up commercial opportunities for the artist and the label, such as touring, merchandising, and licensing deals, and increase in digital sales, streaming numbers and other metrics.

Meet Our Judges

The InterContinental Music Awards brings together judges from all over the world! This means when you submit your music to the ICMAs, it’s being heard by talent that has written and produced for artists such as Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Bella Thorn, Nelly Furtado, Westlife, Gloria Estefan, Celine Dion, Ricky Martin and many more GRAMMY nominated artists! Some of our judging panel members are also talented musicians and song writers with long and success careers in the industry. What are you waiting for? Submit your music today and be heard by some of the best!

What Others Saying About Us

"Over the past decade, InterContinental Music Awards has recognized music talents from different countries. ICMA is committed to supporting and promoting music and talented musicians."
Fox News, July 2020
“This is a revolution in the music industry as this is the first award that recognizes artists the proper way by giving them the acknowledgement and support they need, crediting their cultural or ethnical background that makes their music so unique.”
ABC7, July 2019
“a music award without borders, a music award that unites all continents, a music award dedicated to all artists."
Music Connection Magazine, Feb 2019
"ICMA has emerged as the preeminent music festival for artists around the world. Done thoroughly and with class, I’m proud be be a part of it."
Eytan Ribner
ICMA 2021 Winner - USA
"The Intercontinental Music Awards was a great experience for Studeo. They are a very professional organisation who have a great understanding of the needs of independent artists. They include some great prizes along with their awards including mentors.....they took the time to research our music and focus on our needs...."
ICMA 2021 Winner - Australia
"was honored to be one of the winners on this music award for pop song and i must say that after this recognition, I received many offers since this is such a prestige contest. I enjoyed so much speaking with the intercontinental representatives and received amazing tips and help from them!!"
Shalev Alon
ICMA 2019 Winner - USA

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2023 submissions are now open through April 15, 2023!

As performing artists, you can submit cover songs.The judging panel will evaluate these submissions based on vocal performance, instrumentals, or sound engineering and production quality, as well as othertechnical and artistic considerations.

Our goal is to evaluate music beyond billboard standard grounds from a global and ethnical perspective. Songs are judged equally on originality, melody, harmony, composition and quality of the production. Different categories may have alternative criteria.

Yes. For anyone under 18 years of age, we require a parent/legal guardian to complete the entry forms on your behalf, along with a signed parental consentform.

Yes. Entrants retain all ownership rights to all submitted content.

Our judging panel consists of musicindustry veterans, active professional musicians and Grammy voting members. They bring expertise and experience in writing and producing for many incredible singers from all around the world, as well as producing songs for films. They are among some ofAmerican media’s foremost authorities who have interviewed scores of celebrities and top-charting musicians.

1. A single $1000 prize.

2. High-Quality Award Certificate, endorsed by ICMA.

3. Scholarship to the accelerator online training program that rapidly connects musicians to opportunities in the music industry and helps them build their music career (worth $5000).4. One-on-One private coaching sessions with members of the judging panel.

5. Feature opportunities in major media channels that will give you exposure to a large audience, enabling you to gain credibility as an established artist and grow your fanbase.

6. Promotion on the awards website, mailing list and social media.

7. Special discounts for CD Baby and music plugins.

We offer musicians around the world the chance to be rewarded for their artistic efforts regardless of their gender, ethnicity, nationality, color or race. Our awards cater to music from all seven continents as well as regions or countries that restrict music freedom.

Submit Today

Hurry, this is limited time offer!

Just $340 for package of 10 tracks (the regular fee is $450)

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