Application Period Opens: October 13th, 2017
Application Period Close: August 1, 2018, 5pm EST
Nominee Announcement: September 1, 2018, 5pm EST (tentative)
14th Toronto Independent Music Awards Gala and Fest: October in Toronto, ON. Date and venue TBA
RULES AND REGULATIONS:
Click here for full TIMA Rules & Regulations, see below to apply.
Applying for the Toronto Independent Music Awards is easy! Follow these steps:
A. MAKE SURE YOU ARE AN INDEPENDENT BAND OR ARTIST:
- Independent means you have no affiliation to a multinational (major) label, with the exception of a distribution deal.
B. APPLY FOR THE TORONTO INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS:
- The Toronto Independent Music Awards genre categories are open to independent bands across Ontario, Canada. We also have “Best Out-of-Province”, “Best USA”, and “Best International” categories.
- Applying is free if you reside in the Province of Ontario. If you do not reside in the Province of Ontario, you may apply for a fee of $35.00, please see the Membership page.
- To submit one (1) application email two (2) original songs with your name, artist name, contact phone number, and artist website url to: submit @ torontoima.com
*Please note: we will automatically consider your songs for all eligible music categories. For a list of categories considered, click here. TIMA reserves the right to add or remove genre categories.
We will contact you by phone and email if you are nominated or selected to perform.