The 2021 IIMVAs

IIMVA - blue circleThe International Independent Music Video Awards for 2021 will be held August 1, 2021.

The 2021 IIMVA submissions are open now through April 30, 2021. To submit your video and to learn more visit the website HERE.

The International Independent Music Video Awards (IIMVAs) is one of the best music competitions open exclusively to independent artists and labels (not major label owned). The IIMVAs celebrate the best in original, independently produced and released music videos from around the world.

The 2021 IIMVAs stream on on August 1, 2021 on YouTube.

The IIMVAs focus on, elevate, and celebrate videos in all genres. For2021, there are 2 awards in each of 12 categories: Alternative, Country, Electronic/Dance, Folk/Americana, Hip hop, Jazz, Metal/Hardcore, Pop, R&B/Soul, and Rock with additional awards for Best Animated Video and Best Lyric Video. Additionally there are overall awards for IMMVA Fan Favorite Video and Video of the year. The IIMVA may add or remove categories depending on the quantity and diversity of submissions. For more info and submissions, visit the IIMVA site.

See the 2020 IIMVA winners HERE.

IIMVA Calendar

  • February 1, 2021 – Submissions open
  • April 30, 2021 – Submissions close
  • May 16, 2021 – Nominees announced
  • May 17-31, 2021 – Fan voting
  • August 1, 2021 – IIMVAs premiere, finalists announced and awards presented during the show