International Folk Music Awards

The Premier Recognition of the Folk Music Industry

The International Folk Music Awards (IFMAs) are the premier recognition of folk music industry leaders, legends, unsung heroes, and rising talent.

The 2022 International Folk Music Awards presented by Yamaha will be on February 1, 2023, in Kansas City, MO, as part of the Folk Alliance International Conference. Registered delegates can attend the show in person, and it will also be streamed virtually on YouTube for public viewing.

View the 2022 nominees and recipients on FAI’s YouTube channel.

Awards presented annually on the opening night of the FAI conference include:

FAI members can nominate award candidates (except for Best Of Awards) here.