IAMA - International Acoustic Music Awards

Judging is based on excellence in music performance, songwriting/composition/song choice, music production and originality/artistry. IAMA is sponsored by: New Music Weekly, Loggins Promotion, Airplay Access, Acoustica,, Sirius XM Radio, Acoustic Café Radio Show, Kari Estrin Management & Consulting,, Broadjam, and 2007 Category „Best Group“: „Hot Sand“ 2008 Category „Best Male Artist“: „Strong & Well“ Category „Best Open/AOG“: „The Poacher“ 2010 Category „Best Open/AOG“: „Dame Oddleby“ Category „Best Group“: „Dame Oddleby“ Category „Best Group“: „Prima Ballerina“ 2011 Category „Best Open/AOG“ „Good-bye“ Category „Best Group“: „Bonfire In Sight“ 2012 Category „Best Open/AOG“: „Rocky Mane“ Category „Best Open/AOG“: „Bonefire In Sight“ Category „Best Group“: „Gloria“ (AOG= Acoustic Open Genre)

The USA Songwriting Competition

Since 1995, the USA Songwriting Competition®, the world's leading international songwriting event, has been honoring songwriters, composers, bands, and recording artists everywhere. *Winners are selected by a Blue Ribbon committee of music industry judges including record label publishers, producers, A&R from Universal Music, Warner, EMI, Sony Music, and other distinguished professionals. 2008 Category „Novelty/Comedy“: „Nosy Dozy“ 2009 Category „World“: „A Month Of Sundays“ 2010 Category „World“: „The Poacher“ Category „Novelty/Comedy“: „Gloria“ 2011 Category „Lyrics Only“: „Bonfire In Sight“ 2012 Category „Novelty/Comedy“: „Nightinghales & Nuns“ Award 2007 London: „Radio LinkFM 92.2 Award 2007 für „Penguin In The Air“, most played song of the year.