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Vote Independent at the 59th Annual Grammys!

Grammy ballots have been mailed out today! You know what that means…

If you are a voting member of the Recording Academy, A2IM (The American Association of Independent Music) encourages you to vote Independent for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards and to urge other members, labels and artists to do so as well.

You can find the complete list of A2IM Member Nominations HERE.

By voting Independent, we are supporting labels and artists that are on the leading edge of creativity and advancement in music. Join us in supporting this vital part of the music label industry and Vote Independent!

Please forward this message to your colleagues and friends who are Recording Academy voting members.

We’re beyond excited for our members, there are an incredible amount of Independent artists nominated. Check out the list, and share it!

About A2IM:
A2IM is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit trade organization headquartered in New York City that exists to support and strengthen the independent recorded music sector. Membership currently includes a broad coalition of more than 700 Independently-owned American music labels. A2IM represents these independently owned small and medium-sized enterprises’ (SMEs) interests in the marketplace, in the media, on Capitol Hill, and as part of the global music community. In doing so, it supports a key segment of America’s creative class that represents America’s diverse musical cultural heritage. Billboard Magazine identified the Independent music label sector as 37.32 percent of the music industry’s U.S. recorded music sales market in 2016 based on copyright ownership, making Independent labels collectively the largest music industry sector.

Learn more about A2IM here.
For information about how to join our community, see here.