Submit your music to be considered at the 2024 A2IM Libera Awards, the largest celebration of independent music globally.
To qualify, artists/submissions must be independently owned/controlled, and commercially released in the United States and its Territories between January 1, 2023 and December 31, 2023. Single tracks, EPs, and albums can qualify for all categories listed as Best Record.
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2024 Libera Awards Categories
- Record of the Year
- Music Video of the Year
- Label of the Year (<5 employees)
- Label of the Year (6-14 employees)
- Label of the Year (15+ employees)
- Breakthrough Artist
- Independent Champion
- Publisher of the Year **NEW**
- Distributor of the Year **NEW**
- Self-Released Record of the Year
- Best Alternative Rock Record
- Best American Roots Record
- Best Blues Record
- Best Classical Record
- Best Country Record
- Best Dance Record
- Best Electronic Record
- Best Folk Record
- Best Global Record
- Best Heavy Record
- Best Hip-Hop/Rap Record
- Best Jazz Record
- Best Latin Record
- Best Outlier Record
- Best Pop Record
- Best Punk Record
- Best R&B Record
- Best Record From Games and Interactive Media **NEW**
- Best Reissue
- Best Remix
- Best Rock Record
- Best Singer-Songwriter Record
- Best Soul/Funk Record
- Best Spiritual Record
- Marketing Genius
- Creative Packaging
- Best Short-Form Video
- Best Sync Usage
How to Submit
If you used this platform last year, just log in with previous credentials at libera.awardsplatform.com
(If you did not use the platform in the previous years, you can register at this time.)
Start an Entry
Select a category and please fill out all required information. View a list of all awards categories and their descriptions here.
In order to successfully submit your entry, at least (3) attachments are required to complete your submission: (1) Audio File, (1) Cover Art, and (1) URL. For video based categories, please also submit at least (1) video. For Label of the Year, Independent Champion, Distributor of the Year, and Publisher of the Year categories, only upload a high-res company logo.
If Independent Champion is a person, upload a headshot.
You can submit multiple entries at once.
(A2IM Members receive a discounted submission rate. Check the special offers in the infohub for your discount code)
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