Taiwanese bands, composer, singer, music producers and music video/film visual designers and directors have been nominated for the 18th annual Independent Music Awards (IMAs) in the U.S., according to the event website.
The winner of the 21st edition Golden Melody Awards 《 Best Album in Hakka 》, Yachun Asta Tzeng, and two Jazz music producers, Richard Li, Jazzy Su, were shortlisted in the Music Producer Categories for their album “Yourself” and “Skyline-City Exploration.” Composer Ian Chen, a 2019 Golden Bell Award nominee for his work on the soundtrack for the Netflix series GREEN DOOR, was shortlisted in the Album Category for its Game Score “Fantastic Creatures(Original Soundtrack).”
Taiwanese metal band FUTURE AFTER A SECOND was nominated for best Metal/Hardcore song “Invert”, in its album “OFiN,” which is also shortlisted for the best album art/photography and artist publicity photo for the same album. Another Taiwanese heavy metal band Flesh Juicer was short listed for the best music promo poster "Build It on Brutal Taichung 2019,” along with Taiwanese Indie rock band Amazing Show was shortlisted for best artist publicity photo and music promo poster award for its album "You Are My Crazy Lover.”
Now in its 18th year, the IMAs honors exceptional music, video, concert photography and designs by established and emerging talent. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The 18th annual Independent Music Awards ceremony originally scheduled for June in New York City will proceed as an online showcase for this year’s top-ranked artists and music projects. More details and a new announcement schedule will be released in the days ahead.
View all 18th IMA Nominees: