The Independent Gospel Artists Alliance (IGAA) Awards recognizes independent artists for their artistic work in the industry and their service in the community.  

Please email all inquiries (including media) to

 IGAA Awards Categories

Song of the Year

Album of the Year

New Artist of the Year

Artist of the Year

Choir or Group of the Year 

Jazz Artist of the Year

Christian Hip Hop Artist of the Year 

Quartet of the Year

Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) Artist of the Year 

Music Video of the Year

Producer of the Year 

IGAA People’s Choice Award

 IGAA Awards 


Period of eligibility for the 2nd Annual IGAA Awards: January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019

All sound and video materials for consideration must be released during this period. 

  • All submitted material must be copywritten.

  • All self-released & independent label releases (including independent projects with national distribution) are eligible.

  • Major label projects are NOT eligible.

  • Only projects/songs released in either physical, digital download, or streaming format (for sale only) between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019 are eligible.

  • Submissions for Song of the Year can be original compositions or cover songs.

  • EP submissions should be 4-6 songs.

  • Only videos released in either physical, digital download, or streaming format (for sale or free) between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019 are eligible for the Video of the Year category.

  • All information must be submitted online.  Mailed materials will not be accepted.

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White Plains, MD 20695



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