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The Iowa Music Awards is an annual event dedicated to recognizing the musical talent of Iowa. The 2nd Annual Iowa Music Awards will be held on Sunday, October 29th, 2023, at Riverside Casino in Riverside, Iowa. The ceremony will recognize over 50 categories. Submit your nomination on our website and be a part of this amazing event. Join us on our tour leading up to the ceremony, featuring concerts all across the state of Iowa.



Tone Da Boss

Tone Da Boss is the CEO of T1 Entertainment, founder of Iowa Summer Jam and the Iowa Music Awards. Tone Da Boss has over 20 years of experience in the music industry. 

“The Iowa Music Awards was a 10 year dream of mine that at some point I was hoping somebody else would do it but then I realized I was that somebody”


The Iowa Music Awards allows submissions for up to 50 different categories with the goal of recognizing and awarding all music professionals and contributors for their hard work. All year round, T1 Entertainment travels and networks throughout the state of Iowa looking for artists and professionals who dedicate their time to elevating the Iowa Music scene.

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