Entries will close on April 25th, 2012; includes new additions in categories of Pop, Rock, Dance and Ghazal
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | April 10, 2012
The Chevrolet Global Indian Music Academy (GiMA) Awards, the most definitive recognition platform of the Indian Music industry, is all set to kick off its 3rd edition by inviting entries. GiMA provides a unified platform to celebrate and recognise those who push the boundaries of Indian Music, across a wide range of film and non-film music genres. This year, for the first time, GiMA has included new categories in POP, ROCK, DANCEand GHAZAL, making it a total of 13 awards in the Non-Film music categories and 10 awards for Film music.With greater representation of Indie artistes, GiMA has incorporated more contemporary music this year.
Speaking on the occasion, GiMA Advisory Board member and eminent singer-music director Shankar Mahadevan said, “GiMA has been a pioneering effort to bring together the entire music industry on one illustrious platform to honor artists & musicians in front of their peers. I am personally very excited about the new categories being introduced this year. With the emergence of digital platforms and new channels for music discovery, exposure to newer genres of music is also picking up. GiMA is an excellent platform to encourage new-age talent; it is a great way of nurturing music and talent across traditional and contemporary genres.”
Music Labels, Film Producers and Independent artistes are now invited to enter music released between 1st April 2011 and 31st March 2012. The GiMA entry process is completely online wherein participants can fill and submit their forms at www.gima.co.in.