BALLOT/VOTING

Online Eligibility Entry Period

Artist must have released their project during the time period of January 1, 2021 until November 23, 2021. Project must be fully encoded!

Nomination Process

Record companies, artists, promoters, agents, and board members may nominate eligible artist (s).  Nomination must be accompanied by a biography, picture, and two mp3s. These items will be used for promotional purposes to radio stations and other relevant organizations.  Send all required items to franluwa@gmail.com by February 15, 2022. The nominees will be announced during an online press conference by the third week in February 2022 which will be announced. Nominations end at midnight of February 15, 2022.

Final Voting Information

The general public will be the voting body for the final ballot. Voting will begin on March 20, 2022 and end on May 20, 2022.

Results

Final results will be announced at the S&M Gospel Indie Awards Show in August 2022.

Categories

Music Video of The Year

Label of the Year

DJ of the Year

Songwriter of the Year

International Male Vocalist of the Year

International Female Vocalist of the Year

International Group/Duo of Year

Best Podcast of the Year
​​Best Magazine Of The Year
TV Host of the Year
Praise/Mime Dancer of the Year 

Holy Hip Hop Female of the Year 

Holy Hip Hop Male of the Year 

Holy Hip Hop Song of the Year 

Best Caribbean Song of the Year

Caribbean Female Artist of the Year

Caribbean Male Artist of the Year
Emcee/Host of the Year 
Internet Radio Announcer of the Year 
Medium/Major Radio Announcer of the Year
Choir of the Year 
Praise and Worship Artist of the Year 
Comedian of the Year 
Female Quartet of the Year (Contemporary) 
Female Quartet of the Year (Traditional)
New Artist of the Year 
Male Quartet of the Year (Contemporary) 
Male Quartet of the Year (Traditional)
Group of the Year (Contemporary) 
Group of the Year (Traditional) 
Male Vocalist of the Year (Contemporary) 
Male Vocalist of the Year (Traditional) 
Female Vocalist of the Year (Contemporary)
Female Vocalist of the Year (Traditional) 

Manager of the Year

Actor in TV/Film of the Year

Actress in TV/Film of the Year 

Movie/TV Show of the Year

Director in TV/Movie of the Year

Movie/TV Soundtrack of the Year

Best Christmas Song of the Year
Artist of the Year (Traditional)
Artist of the Year (Contemporary) 
CD of the Year (Traditional) 
CD of the Year (Contemporary) 
Record of the Year (Traditional) 
Record of the Year (Contemporary) 
Producer of the Year
Teen Artist of the Year
Internet Radio Station of the Year
​Medium/Major Radio Station of the Year
Internet Radio Show of the Year
Medium/Major Radio Show of the Year
Internet TV Station of the Year
Southern Gospel Artist

Promotional/Marketing Group of the Year

Best Stage Play

Actor in Stage Play

Actress in Stage Play

Best Writer/Director in Stage Play

Author of the Year

International Artist of the Year