FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 28, 2020
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April 28, 2020
Nick de la Hoyde wins Best Pop Album at the 18th annual Independent Music Awards
With the world in lockdown, The 18th annual Independent Music Awards (The IMAs) canceled this year’s live ceremony, and instead today announced the year’s best self-released and indie label projects online. Nick de la Hoyde is amongst a group of established and emerging artists from around the globe recognised by The 18th IMAs.
The IMAs annual show and accompanying Indie Music Konference originally scheduled as 3-day June event in New York City, were cancelled as a result of the global pandemic. Instead, the winners in 104 Music, Video and Design categories were announced on The Independent Music Awards website and other online platforms. Branded playlists on YouTube, Facebook and Spotify feature award-winning music, artist interviews and other video content from honourees and Judges created from their quarantine hide-aways around the world.
The winning projects were selected by influential judging panelists including: Tom Waits & Kathleen Brennan, Robert Smith, Ziggy Marley, KT Tunstall, Dee Snider, Drowning Pool, Roberta Flack, Jaci Velasquez, Coolio, Joshua Bell, Beth Gibbons, Joe Satriani and many more indie creatives, top recording artists and industry influencers. View all 18th IMA Judges here.
Gatcombe Music is proud to announce that Nick received top honours in the Pop Album category for his debut album ‘A Beautiful Mess’. Written alongside his brother and long time collaborator and producer Joseph (ZU/ZU) de la Hoyde, ‘A Beautiful Mess’ is a culmination of Nick’s journey as a musician and artist. Stream A Beautiful Mess here
This year’s winning projects were chosen from thousands of Album, EP, Song, Producer, Music Video and Visual Design submissions from 73 countries on 6 continents.Over the course of its history, the program has recognised an eclectic roster of established and emerging talent including Macy Gray, Lacuna Coil, Passenger, fun., Meghan Trainor and many, many more indie innovators from around the world.
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