Winners for the tenth annual Independent Music Awards (IMAs) have been announced. The IMAs span several genres and cover the latest and greatest of self-released artists, artists previously on major labels and talent from smaller indie labels. Some winners relevant to the Sing Out! readership include Pokey LaFarge & the South City Three, winning Best Americana Album for Riverboat Soul, Little Miss Higgins, winning Best Blues Album for Across the Plains, Jane Taylor, winning Best Folk/Singer-Songwriter for her album Compass, and Zhao Jiazhen, winning Best World Traditional Album for Zhao Jiazhen: Masterpieces of the Chinese Qin from the Tang Dynasty to Today. Ola Belle Reed’s Rising Sun Melodies won an award for Best Reissue Album. See all the winners by clicking here. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners & nominees!