Be Heard By Music Industry Executives!


Final 2024 Entry Deadline is on April 15th. Hurry Up!

- Be Heard by Music Industry Executives

- Be Internationally Recognized

- Get Featured in Renowned Media Channels

- Get One-On-One Music Industry Coaching

- Chance To Win Our $1000 Cash Prize!

- Expand Your Network Within the Industry

- And Many More...

Final 2024 Entry Deadline is on April 15th. Hurry Up!

Here is a taste of what musicians discover in ICMA!  

  • Exposure, credibility gain and the opportunity to be heard by Hollywood music executives.

  • A chance to win $1000 cash prize.

  • Featuring in major press channels that gives musicians exposure to a large audience and can help grow their fanbase. 

  • Access to ICMA’s special program that rapidly connects musicians to the opportunities in the  music industry.

  • One-on-One private coaching session with members of the judging panel that provides you personalized feedback and guidance to greater success in your career.

  • Promotion on the awards website, mailing list, social media and ICMA’s Star🌟Spot live show.

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 400 talented musicians in over 36 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 🎵

🎵 205 Global Nominees in 2023

🎵 78 Winners in 2023

🎵 280+ Scholarship Grants Awarded in 2023

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!
InterContinental Music Awards music judges, photo collage

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."
Portrait of Eytan Ribner, winner of InterContinental Music Awards 2021, posing for their award
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...."
Portrait of Studeo, winner of InterContinental Music Awards 2021, posing for their award
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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2024 submissions are now open through April 15th, 2024!

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.

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.

Final 2024 Entry Deadline is on April 15th. Hurry Up!