The International Independent Music Video Awards

The 2021 IIMVAs are open for submissions now through April 30, 2021.

The International Independent Music Video Awards (IIMVAs) is one of the best video award competitions open exclusively to independent artists and labels (not major label owned). The IIMVAs celebrate the best in original, independently produced and released music videos from around the world. The 2021 IIMVAs stream on August 1, 2021 on YouTube.

The IIMVAs focus on, elevate, and celebrate independent music videos in all genres. For 2021, there are 2 awards in each of 12 categories: Rock, Pop, Hip Hop, Alternative, Country, R&B/Soul, Jazz, Folk/Americana, Metal/Hardcore, Electronic/Dance, Lyric Video, and Animated Video. The nominating committee may eliminate or add categories depending on the quantity and diversity of submissions. Check out the 2020 Winners here.

2020 IIMVA Video of the Year “Bang Bang”, The Oddysy featuring Chuck D

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The International Independent Music Video Awards

Check Out the 2020 Winners!

For the inaugural year of the IIMVAs we considered dozens of videos to arrive at the final slate of nominees. In each of the regular categories and one of the special categories there were two awards given. The first was the video of the year for the category, selected by a panel of judges drawn … Continue reading Check Out the 2020 Winners!

Check Out the Videos

See all the videos that were reviewed by the IIMVA judges here.

Watch the 2020 IIMVAs

The international Independent Music Video Awards (IIMVAs) premiere Saturday August 8th at 7 pm EDT. You can catch the premiere on the East Coast Music Conference YouTube or IIMVA.com. Hundreds of independent videos were considered and dozens nominated to get down to  54 finalists in 8 categories and Video of the Year, selected by the IIMVA judges. Fans also … Continue reading Watch the 2020 IIMVAs

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