3rd Annual IGAA Awards Descriptions

~Album of the Year~

Awarded to an independent performer for their full album or EP recording as a recognition of excellence in recording and production based on, but not limited to, chart position, marketing presence, and strength of presentation

Recipients

2019 - "Hosanna" - Brandon Edwards

2020 - "Walking in the F.O.G. (Favor of God)" - Daughters of Christ

~Artist of the Year~

Awarded to an independent solo recording artist in recognition of excellence in music recording and production (vocal or instrumental) based on, but not limited to, chart position, marketing presence, and strength of presentation

Recipients

2019 - Ronnette Harrison

2020 - Javon Inman

~Children's Song/Performance of the Year~

**New Category**

Awarded as a recognition of excellence for an independent music recording containing creative and high quality performances featuring children

~Choir/Group of the Year~

Awarded to an independent quartet, group, or choir as a recognition of excellence in music recording and production (vocal or instrumental)

Recipients

2019 - The Mount Millennial Choir

2020 - Young Men 4 Christ

~Christian Social Media Influencer of the Year~

Awarded as a recognition of excellence to an individual who spreads the Gospel message through spoken word, song, and the arts on social media platforms.  Strength of presentation, consistency, and following will be considered.

**New Category**

~Christian Spoken Word Recording of the Year~

Awarded as a recognition of excellence for a non-musical recording

**New Category**

~Music Video of the Year~

Awarded to an independent artist as a recognition of excellence in music video production.  Video must be released during the year of eligibility.  Lyric videos are excluded.

Recipients

2019 - "Amazing" - CVRTER

2020 - "Jesus Saves" - Daughters of Christ

~New Artist of the Year~

Awarded as a recognition of excellence to an independent artist who released his/her first music recording during the year of eligibility based on, but not limited to, chart position, marketing presence, and strength of presentation

Recipients

2019 - Lindsay Slaton

2020 - Teresa Jae

~Song of the Year~

Awarded to an independent artist and songwriter/arranger as a recognition of excellence in performance, songwriting, and production

Recipients

2019 - "Joy" - Lindsay Slaton

2020 - "Seek Ye First" - Emorja Roberson

~People's Choice Award~

Awarded to the IGAA Nominee who receives the most tallied votes by popular vote.  Popular voting takes place after the official nominees are announced.

Recipients

2019 - Ishika Purpose

2020 - Emorja Roberson

~Producer of the Year~

Awarded as a recognition of excellence to a producer that exhibits great creativity and skill to create high quality recordings

**New - Automatic Nomination - Reserved for the Producers of the Album of the Year and Song of the Year nominees**

Recipients

2019 - Richard Davis

2020 - Richard Davis

DISCONTINUED AWARDS

~Christian Contemporary Artist of the Year~

Recipients

2019 - Connor Roy

2020 - Andrew Kurtz

~Jazz Artist of the Year~

Recipient

2019 - PJ Morgan

~Christian Rap/Holy Hip-Hop Artist of the Year~

Recipient

2019 - Dice Gamble

 
 
 

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