What You Need To Do:

 

  1. Read eligibility rules and guidelines.

  2. Complete Submission Form & Pay Submission Fee.

  3. Send Submission Materials to info@ultimatemusicawards.com

    • EPKs & Bio​

    • 4 - 5 High-Resolution Photos (Release Forms need to be signed and turned in to be eligible. (Forms will be sent to participants upon submission). *This does NOT give the UMAs ownership to use artists images for personal use.

    • mp3 tracks for singles or albums

    • Cover Art

    • Music Videos in .mp4 or .mov format (.mp4 is preferable and there are many FREE converters you can use on the internet now).

    • Social Media & Website Links

    • Streaming Links

IMPORTANT: Send ALL materials TOGETHER via a WeTransfer Link. WeTransfer is easy, fast, saves space and FREE to use! Go to https://wetransfer.com/.

How It Works:

  1. OPEN SUBMISSIONS BEGIN ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2020. EARLY SUBMISSIONS BEGIN AUGUST 29, 2020. SUBMISSION PERIOD CLOSES ON SEPTEMBER 30, 2020.

    • Sign up for Membership

    • Complete and turn in Submission Form

    • Submit Materials to info@ultimatemusicawards.com.

  2. PRELIMINARY BALLOTS:

    • A preliminary ballot will be sent out on OCTOBER 10, 2020.

  3. MEMBER VOTING BEGINS ON NOVEMBER 1, 2020:​

    • All UMA Members will be sent the FINAL BALLOT and ​be able to place 1 VOTE PER CATEGORY. (ONLY individuals who have signed up and paid for membership are considered UMA Members.)

    • Voting period ends on NOVEMBER 30, 2020.

  4. UMA RECIPIENTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON DECEMBER 30, 2020:​​

    • Trophies will be mailed to each recipient after the announcements are made. Please allow up to 30 days for shipping. Some delays may occur due to COVID-19, but recipients WILL receive their awards!​

IMPORTANT: Membership does NOT guarantee nomination, but DOES allow the individual to get a vote for each category.

 
Fees:
  1. You must pay the $40 Submission Fee (required), plus 3% processing fee and tax ($40 + $1.20 + $1.88 = $43.08).

  2. Membership (optional) - $50, plus 3% processing fee and tax ($50 + $1.50 + $2.36 = $53.86)

  3. E-Mail Campaign (optional) NOMINEES ONLY - You can opt to have your submission emailed to all voting members for the possibility of gaining more votes. The email blast is $100, plus 3% processing fee and tax ($100 + $3 + $4.71 = $107.71).

What you will win?

  1. The UMAs elevate the exceptional work of Independent Artists and releases throughout the U.S.A., United Kingdom and Canada. In addition to the prestige of earning UMA honors, your best work is showcased to peers, radio programmers, talent buyers, producers and press.

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