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!

November 5th, 2016 – Breakthrough Artist Competition


FRIDAY JANUARY 27TH – Registration closes


FRIDAY FEBRUARY 3RD  – 1st Round voting begins


MONDAY MARCH 13th – 1st Round Voting ends




MONDAY APRIL 3rd – Final Round Voting Begins


MONDAY MAY 8th – Final Round Voting Ends


MONDAY MAY 8th – Deadline for Student/Teacher of the Year Applications


MONDAY MAY 22nd- Student/Teacher of the Year Awards Announced

May 27th – Wurst Times Fest at the High Noon Saloon

June 18th, 2017 – MAMAs Awards Show