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8 Independent Music Award Nominations for MAD Dragon

December 15, 2009

MAD Dragon Recording Artists have been nominated for eight 2009 Independent Music Awards (IMAs) in six different categories. The IMAs are the top national awards for college record label is no stranger to the IMAs. Our eight nominations are up from three last year and we have won in the category of "Best College Label" for two consecutive years. Winners are decided by an industry and artist judging panel and your votes. To vote, visit

MAD Dragon Records (MDR) is nominated twice this year in the "Best College Label" category for artists Hoots & Hellmouth and Andrew Lipke. All other nominations are in the non-college category including nominations of "Song Sing Out for Social Action" for Hoots and Hellmouth; "Album Alternative-Country" for Hoots and Hellmouth's The Holy Open Secret; "Indie Label Promo Compilation" for Matt Duke's 180 Grams and Unleashed 5; "Publicity Photography" for Hoots & Hellmouth/Doug Seymour, and "Band Website" for Hoots & Hellmouth.

The winners of the 9th annual IMAs will be announced in January. Winners receive year-long marketing & sales support plus performance opportunities that place winners & nominees in front of millions of music fans. Congratulations to all of our nominees and all of MDR's hard-working student staff. A special thank you goes out to Clark Connor for heading up the submission effort to the IMAs.