Celebrating 11 Years of Educating, Motivating, and Inspiring Independent Artists
Recognized as a 50 States of Music Major Music Conference
by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)
July 8-10, 2021
The Shift: From Artist to Entrepreneur
About the IGAA
Independent Gospel Artists Alliance, Inc., a U.S. 501 national nonprofit organization, specializes in education, mentorship, and relationship building for artists and musicians with a focus on music entrepreneurship, technology, ministry, and artistry.
Formed in 2009 by Award-winning Independent Gospel Artist Phillip Carter, the Independent Gospel Artists Alliance (IGAA) strengthens, motivates, and empowers the independent label owners and independent artists who believe in the power and participation of networking and trade. The IGAA is a leading source of education and mentorship for Gospel, Christian, and Inspirational artists.
The IGAA Conference, co-founded by Phillip Carter and Earl Bynum, is the only annual music business conference specifically for independent Gospel and Christian artists. The IGAA Conference was recognized in 2021 as a 50 States of Music Major Music Conference by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The 11th Annual IGAA Conference will take place on July 8-10, 2021.
Nomination Period had ended
Official IGAA Nominees will be announced on
May 1, 2029
The IGAA Awards is an awards program that recognized independent artists and performers for their artistic merit and impact in their local communities.