Get Ready for the 2020 Josie Music Awards!
Nomination review submission forms and the performance application for the 2020 JMAs opens on February 1st! Get ready to participate in the largest, highly respected, and coveted award event for independent artists. The 6th Annual Josies!
PIGEON FORGE, Tenn.: The 2020 Josie Music Awards are right around the corner! The 6th Annual JMA Event will be held at the DP Celebrity Theater inside Dollywood on September 5, 2020. This red carpet event is the largest, all genre, an independent music award show that puts a major label signed artist type feel and spotlight on those in the Independent Music Community with a full production show created by the Professional Dollywood Team and The Josie Music Award Team.
The 2020 guidelines, nomination categories, suggestion categories, participation ages, and base genres have been released. If you are an independent artist, duo, band, songwriter, or company that works with independent artists there is a category for you!
JMA Co-Owner Tinamarie Passantino stated, "Submission forms for a nomination review and the performance application open at midnight central time zone on February 1, 2020 only at the official website www.josiemusicawards.com. Chase your dreams and be a part of something big with the indie event of the year, The Josies! Last year 23,025 submissions were received and reviewed!"
The JMAs lovingly known as the Independent Music Family is a huge music family reunion each year welcoming back music family from previous years as well as new faces and talents to the family atmosphere. How can an independent award show of this size feel like family? This is due to the love, dedication, heart, and soul put into each planning process step by Josie Passantino and Tinamarie Passantino. This daughter/mother duo has taken the independent music industry by storm since 2009 when they began The Josie Show, a platform to promote independent artists on radio, now heard on iHeartRadio, Spotify, and more. Their love for what they do has grown that single radio talk show into many different entertainment and product brands under the Josie Network of Brands. Their dedication to the independent music community has spanned a total of 11 years to date.