2008 Independent Music Awards is back with a fresh batch of judges that are comprised of music icons and music industry experts. Some of those lending their ears to critically select the stand out ones are Snoop Dogg, Angelique Kidjo, My Chemical Romance's Frank Iero and Koch Records' VP David Wilkes.
The eight annual contest has brought two new categories "Music for Children" and "Music Video" to the already numerous genre spanning from Heavy Metal to Gospel. Entries have been opened and will be closed on July 27 with basic rules that can be found here.
Other judges include Simple Plan's Chuck Comeau, Duncan Sheik, Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith and Alanis Morissette's producer Lior Goldenberg. View complete panel of judges here.
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