Nominations for the 2013 SiriusXM Indie Awards are now being accepted.
Submissions are being accepted through indies.ca until December 15, 2012. Artists or their representatives (including labels and managers) can submit nominations on their behalf. All submissions completed before November 30th will receive discounted pricing.
The eligibility period for all awards categories runs from August 1, 2011 through November 1, 2012. Nominees must have been active during the eligibility period and are based on the performance of the group or artist either on record or in live performances.
New categories this year include:
Female Artist of the Year
Male Artist of the Year
Songwriter of the Year
Must Follow Artist of the Year
Collaboration of the Year
Most Played Independent Artist/Group or Duo of the Year (non-submission category)
Best-Selling Independent Release of the Year (non-submission category)
Rap/Hip-Hop Artist/Group or Duo of the Year (formerly Urban Artist/Group or Duo of the Year)
Soul/R&B Artist/Group or Duo of the Year (formerly Urban Artist/Group or Duo of the Year)
For complete submission details, eligibility criteria and award categories, see indies.ca.