Nashville Independent Music Awards Turkey Drive. Nov 22, 2014.

Turkey Drive

Turkey Drive 2014

Turkeys will be distributed while supplies last in the order of pre-registered families.
(Must live in the Better Nashville Area to be eligible)

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And the 2014 Nashville Independent Music Award Winners are…


Best R&B Solo Artist Male – Jason Eskridge

Best R&B Sole Artist Female – Laura Reed

Best Hip-Hop Solo Artist -Rashad Tha Poet

Best Rap Act – Jelly Roll

Best Rock Band – Wings of Apollo

Best Hard Rock/Metal – Killing Grace

Best Punk/Pop Band – The Nearly Deads

Best Country Artist Male – Billy Dawson

Best Country Artist Female – Erica Nicole

Best Country Duo or Group – Tenasie

Best Blues Artist – Corey Mac

Best Live R&B Performer(s) – Mike Hicks

Best Live Hip Hop Performer(s) – Rashad ThaPoet

Best Live Rock Performer(s) – Wings of Apollo

Best Live Country Performer(s) – Billy Dawson

Best Live Blues Performer(s) – Eight O’ Five Jive

Best Funk/Soul/Fusion Band – Alanna Royale

Best Rock Album – Wheathouse – “Days Since Past”

Rawlow B Award “Grinder of the Year Award” – Belladonna

Best Video – The Nearly Deads – “I Said”

Song of the Year – “I’m Still Coming Home” – Markus Fox. Written by Mike Lane and Joe Lickteig

Album of the Year – “I Aint No Quitter” – Craig Wayne Boyd

Artist of the Year – Billy Dawson

To view the entire list of nominees click below.

2014 NIMA Nominees

2014 NIMA Timeline

July 12, 2014

Nomination Concert

 NIMA Nomination Concert Special. There will be special live performances & the official ballot for the 2014 Nashville Independent Music Awards will be announced.
July 12, 2014

Voting Begins

The official voting opens, and the public will have the opportunity to help decide the 2014 award recipients.
Aug 12, 2014

Voting Ends

The official voting ends and the anticipation of the Award ceremony beings.
Aug 18, 2014

2014 NIMA Week

August 18th-23rd

“Musical Chairs”- August 20th @ Beyond the Edge.
More Info >>

NIMA Fusion!- August 21st @ 12th & Porter.
More Info>>

Aug 24, 2014

Nashville Independent Music Awards

The 8th Annual NIMA ceremony. On this day, the independent artists of Nashville will be honored.