This Year’s Independent Music Award Winners Revealed

[caption id="attachment_32703" align="aligncenter" width="360" caption="(Holly Golightly, winner, Best Americana Album)"][/caption] The winners of the 9th annual Independent Music Awards, which American Songwriter helped judge, have been revealed. Other judges for the multifaceted contest, which selects winners in 50 album, song, music video and design categories, included Tom Waits, The Black Keys, Ricky Skaggs, Aimee Mann, Suzanne Vega, Bettye LaVette, Judy Collins, Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward. You can get in on the action too: music fans have until June 25 to champion their favorite Nominees at The IMA Vox Pop Jukebox (click here) to determine the 9th Independent Music Awards 'People's Voice' Winners. Submissions for The 10th Independent Music Awards program are currently being accepted here. This year's Album category winners are currently being featured on the iTunes Indie Spotlight page. Here's a list of the 9th IMA winners: [IMA ALBUM CATEGORY WINNERS] ALT. COUNTRY - ALBUM Artist: Beat Circus Album: Boy From Black Mountain Label: Cuneiform AMERICANA - ALBUM Artist: Holly Golightly & The Brokeoffs Album: Dirt Don't Hurt Label: Transdreamer BLUES - ALBUM Artist: Joe & Vicki Price Album: Rain or Shine CHILDREN'S - ALBUM Artist: Charlie Hope Album: I'm Me! A Collection Of Songs For Children Label:…

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