Any IBMA member may suggest a candidate for consideration by completing the online Momentum Awards Submission form during the submission period.  Know an emerging artist, young industry professional, or mentor deserving recognition?

Nominations are accepted May 1 – May 31.


Award Criteria, Eligibility and Selection Process

Performance Awards

  • Band
  • Vocalist
  • Instrumentalist
    (two instrumentalists are honored each year)

Industry Awards

  • Mentor Award
  • Industry Involvement Award
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Selection Process

Momentum Award winners are selected via a two-stage process by committees appointed by the Board of the IBMA.

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