The IMA Publishing Group

The IMA Publishing Group is a newly formed licensing division of The Independent Music Awards, a unique international program that vets self-released and independent label artists from around the world. Offering synch and master licenses for a diverse roster of award-winning independent talent, The IMA Publishing Group is a new kind of boutique agency that can help you find the right sound for your next project.

Our catalog encompasses a multitude of music genres and styles – Electronic, Hard Rock, Singer-Songwriter, Country, Gospel, Jazz, World Beat, Roots, Children’s Music, Instrumentals, Love Songs, Social Action Songs and more.

Now in its 10th year, The IMA program supports a wide array of independent talent in more than 50 music genres. Nominees and winners are determined by top industry ears, which have included: Alexandra Pastavas (The Chop Shop), Alex Springer (ABC Television), Josh Rabinowitz (Grey Worldwide), Tim Riley (Activision), Carrie Hughes (MTV), Peter Gabriel, Tom Waits, Norah Jones, Suzanne Vega, Snoop Dogg, and many, many more.

To find out how The IMA Publishing Group can service your next project, contact Lee Cahill at [email protected]

To request a quote or inquire about song and master licenses for your project please fill out the following online form at www.IndependentMusicAwards.com/LicensingRequest/

Below is a current list of our award-winning and nominated artists with available song and master licenses. Our roster is expanding rapidly, please stay tuned for additions to this list.

*Master Only
**Song Only

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…And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead (Art Rock)
Courtney Lynn Music (Singer Songwriter)
Daisy Chapman (Singer Songwriter Piano)
Danielia Cotton (Funky Blues Folk)
Emily Arin (Singer Songwriter)
Emma-Lee (Acoustic Pop)
Holly Golightly and The Brokeoffs (Americana)
Joanna Chapman-Smith (Singer Songwriter)
Rachanee (Acoustic Pop)
The Breakmen (Male Vocal Acoustic Folk)
Wolf In the Fold (Singer Songwriter)
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Christopher Williams (Acoustic Blues Jam)
Joe Price (Acoustic Blues)
Marshall Ruffin (Blues Jam)
Mary Flower (Slide Guitar)
Ronnda Cadle (New Age Guitar)
Sam Rey (Blues Jam)
*Various Artists from Hillgrass Bluebilly (Various Blues)
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Charlie Hope (Female Vocal Children’s)
Hans Mayer (Male Vocal Children’s)
The Happy Crowd (Male Vocal Children’s)
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Christopher Williams (Acoustic Blues Jam)
Fike & Dana (Female Vocal Acoustic)
Generation Letter (Rock)
John Mandeville (Acoustic/Electric Christian Pop)
Legacy (Male A cappella)
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Backwoods Galaxy (Honky-tonk Country)
Bryan Ragsdale (Acoustic Country)
Chris Heers (Acoustic Country)
Dale Watson (Country)
Ernest V. Stoneman (Old Recording Folk Country)
Or, The Whale (Americana)
Rita Hosking (Folk Country)
The Blues Preachers (Dirty South Roots)
Tommy Alverson (Country)
*Various Artists from Hillgrass Bluebilly (Various Blues)
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Alaska In Winter (Male Vocal Electronic)
Buddhuza ( World Beat)
Codebreaker (Electronic Vocal Dance)
Marco Benevento (Avant-garde Jazz)
Matt Kowalsky (Dance)
Streetlab (Male Vocal Electronic)
Sweet Snacks (Female Vocal Electronic)
Worm Is Green (Female Vocal Electronica)
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Cletus Got Shot (Male Vocal Roots)
Danielia Cotton (Funky Blues Folk)
Emily Arin (Singer Songwriter)
Eric Wilson (Singer-Songwriter)
Kate Mann (Folk Singer-Songwriter)
My Cousin, The Emperor (Male Vocal Americana Roots)
Or, The Whale (Americana)
Rita Hosking (Folk Country)
The Breakmen (Male Vocal Acoustic Folk)
The Sumner Brothers (Alt Country Americana)
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Carol Manson (Traditional Gospel)
John Redmon & Friends (Male Vocal Smooth Jazz)
Noreen Crayton (Gospel)
Russell Leonce (Gospel R&B)
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Alaska In Winter (Male Vocal Electronic)
Brian Horn (Dark Surf Jam Instrumental)
Douglas Blue Feather (Native American Flute)
Eduardo de la Iglesia (Orchestral Score)
Gunnar Madsen (New Age Piano)
Kevin Locke (Native American Flute)
Kori Linae Carothers (New Age Piano)
Lawrence Blatt (New Age Guitar)
Marco Benevento (Avant-garde Jazz)
Mary Flower (Slide Guitar)
*Ranger & The Re-Arrangers (Gypsy Jazz)
Rocky Fretz (New Age Piano)
Rodrigo Denis (Orchestral Score)
Ronnda Cadle (New Age Guitar)
**Tom Yoder (New Age & Classical Guitar)
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Dirtfoot (Male Vocal Gypsy Punk)
Sam Rey (Blues Jam)
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Austin McMahon (Jazz)
Avi Fox-Rosen (Male Vocal Jazz Rock)
Beats on Canvas (Bossa Nova)
Derrick Gardner & The Jazz Prophets (Free bop)
George Koufogiannakis (Free Jazz)
*Ranger & The Re-Arrangers (Gypsy Jazz)
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Moving Atlas (Melodic Metal)
Ration the Truth (Hardcore/Metal)
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Avi Fox-Rosen (Male Vocal Jazz Rock)
Brian Horn (Dark Surf Jam Instrumental)
Dave Rude Band (Hard Rock)
Dirtfoot (Male Vocal Gypsy Punk)
Eldorado (Rock)
End of Aeon (female Vocal Rock Metal)
Fictionist (Pop/Rock)
Glocca Morra (Indie Rock)
Kenny Siegal (Avant-garde)
Madison Project (Rock)
Susu (Indie Punk Rock)
Victims of Circumstance (Ska)
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Jamie Sparks (Male Vocal R&B)
Miles Jones (Hip-Hop)
Quinton Marcel (Male Vocal R&B)
Rhoda Nkojo (Female Vocal Smooth Jazz)
Shoshana Bean (Female Vocal R&B and Hip Hop)
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Benaissa (Reggae)
Billy Carrion (Salsa)
Buddhuza ( World Beat)
Douglas Blue Feather (Native American Flute)
Jimmy Fontanez (Latin A cappella)
Kevin Locke (Native American Flute)
Matt Kowalsky (Dance)
Oran Etkin (World Traditional)
Solam (French Acoustic)
Sweet Snacks (Female Vocal Electronic)