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Madison Band or Artist?

Do you make awesome music? Register for the Madison Area Music Awards, and be recognized for your efforts! Attend a gala award event with the heavy hitters of the Madison music scene, all while helping support music education programs in the Madison Area!

Who can register?

Who can register?

Anyone! If you’re an artist in the Madison area, you can enter yourself into a number of different categories such as artist of the year, instrumentalist of the year, album of the year, and so on. Compete in genre awards to dominate your genre!

Fans Register Too

#1 Fan?

Every band is a local band somewhere, and every band has their #1 fan. Maybe that’s you! Register as a fan for the awards, and you (and your friends) can vote for your favorite local band! First the MAMAs…then the Grammys? Who knows…

MAMAs Awards Show

Party Time!

The MAMA voting process culminates at Madison’s biggest awards show – the Madison Area Music Association Awards! Dubbed the “Madison Grammys”, this gala event features amazing musical performances, award presentations, and tons of surprises!



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Don’t miss these important dates!

SEPT 19th – Band/Artist/Youth Registration begins

JANUARY 29th  – Registration closes

FEBRUARY 5th – 1st Round voting begins

MARCH 14th – 1st Round Voting ends

MARCH 19th – Breakthrough Artist Contest at Full Compass

April 3rd – Finalist Party at The Brink Lounge

MAY 19th – Final Round Voting Ends

MAY 9th – Deadline for Student/Teacher of the Year Applications

MAY 15th – Youth Registration Closes

MAY 30th – Student/Teacher of the Year winners announced

JUNE 19th2016 MAMA AWARDS SHOW in the Capitol Theater of the Overture Center

See you next year!