Ted Yoder is among ‘The Year’s Most Exceptional Music Projects Nominated in
The 18th Annual Independent Music Awards’

New York, NY April 13, 2020  Dulcimer sensation, Ted Yoder from Goshen, IN (USA) as a Nominee in The 18th annual Independent Music Awards (IMAs), the influential program for independent artists and releases from around the globe.

Recognized for the album, “Feels Like Home” in the Instrumental Album category, Ted Yoder is among the 400 artists of various genres nominated in The 18th IMAs by fans and industry, in more than 100 AlbumSongEPMusic ProducerMusic Video and Design categories. View all 18th IMA Nominees here.

This was the first album that I took this much control of the reins for the vision and production of the project. It is really rewarding to be validated today by such accomplished industry leaders. There was a lot of joy and emotion in making this album.” –Ted Yoder

The winning projects will be selected by influential judging panels including Tom Waits & Kathleen Brennan, Robert Smith, Ziggy Marley, KT Tunstall, Dee Snider, Drowning Pool, Roberta Flack, Jaci Velasquez, Coolio, Joshua Bell, Beth Gibbons, Joe Satriani, Scott Bradlee and nearly 100 more creatives, top recording artists and industry influencers determining this year’s winners.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The 18th annual Independent Music Awards ceremony originally scheduled for June in New York City will proceed as an online showcase for this year’s top-ranked artists and music projects. More details and a new announcement schedule will be released in the days ahead.
*View a complete list of 18th IMA Nominees and Judges at

Artistry.  Diversity.  Excellence.
Now in its 18th year, The Independent Music Awards, produced by Music Resource Group, recognizes exceptional work by indie creatives from around the globe. The planet’s most diverse music awards honor artistry and daring rather than streams and social reach – and celebrates everything that makes indie music authentic and unique.

This year’s Nominees were culled from thousands of Album, EP, Song, Producer, Music Video and Visual Design submissions from 73 countries on 6 continents.

Learn more about Ted Yoder’s nominated album, Feels Like Home

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