You've worked hard to get to this stage in your music career. Let the Akademia team take you even further by exposing your music to over 150 radio stations, scores of media channels, video channels, retailers and film & television licensing opportunities through our awards and artist development program.

The first step is the Akademia Music Awards, which is more than just an honorary distinction, it's an investment that will provide fuel and spark to your career and bring your music to the forefront. Through our A&R review process, every music submission is heard, discussed, debated and ranked by the executive team. Monthly award winners are automatically entered into consideration for the Artist Of The Year honors at our annual gala. The Akademia offers over 25 music categories and 5 submission types- song, full album, EP, music video and live performance video- for a total of 125 award categories for evaluation and potential recognition.

The second and most exciting step is our Artist Development Program which starts with a year-long promotional campaign that reaches global audiences through radio, press, video, retail, licensing and much more. Best of all, you'll keep 100% of the rights to your music. Submit your music today and see for yourself how The Akademia Music Awards and Artist Development Program can mark a pivotal point in your music career.


We are currently accepting music submissions for the March 2018 Akademia Music Awards. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Any submissions made after that date will automatically be considered for the next month's ceremony. The Akademia makes it easy to submit your music for review and consideration for an award by following three simple steps:


Please select your Submission Type and Genre and complete your purchase below.
Type of Submission
Select Genre
Artist Name:
Title Of Work:

By submitting your music, video or other creative content to The Akademia, you hereby agree our Terms Of Service.


Upon completion of payment, you will be directed to a page to Submit Your Artist Information and to upload your song MP3(s) and artist photo. Important notes:
-  MP3's should be 128 kbps or higher, tightly truncated, with no recorded silence at the beginning or end of the track.
-  Artist photo should be high-quality (300 dpi) and no larger than 500 x 500 pixels.


Our expert panel reviews your submission, ranks the artists in your category and announces the results on Awards Day (the 15th of the following month).

You may then share the award page with your family, friends and fans through social media and permanently link the page to any website you choose. The awards page becomes a permanent digital certificate of your achievement, complete with your photo, music and website links. And that's just the beginning. You will then be provided with full details regarding the artist development program and next steps. The Akademia has helped hundreds of artists across the globe reach the next stage of their career, and we can do the same for you.









With expertise in every important aspect of the music business, including composition, production, marketing, management, IT, finance, legal and more, the Akademia team brings a powerful cross-disciplinary approach to recognizing talent and developing the careers of artists worldwide.


President & CEO
Head of XR Media Programming for the United States & Canada, Executive Board Member, musician, composer, producer. With fives albums, top-ten international chart activity and placement of numerous songs on major television series under his belt, Stryker now devotes his full energy to the development and advancement of artists from all across the globe. With a Bachelors degree in Biology and Masters degree in Business, Stryker brings twenty-five years of business management and executive experience to his role.

Chief Operating Officer
Head of XR Media Programming for Asia & the Pacific Rim, Executive Board Member and musician. Sapphire's educational resume includes a Bachelors degree in Chemistry, a Masters degree in Business and fifteen years of managerial experience. As an accomplished pianist and musical collaborator with Stryker on numerous projects, Sapphire brings a wealth of music and business acumen to the Akademia team.
Ken Wilson

Strategic Advisor, Executive Board Member, Record Executive, living legend. Ken is a former senior executive at Arista Records, Columbia, MCA, J Records and Warner Brothers. Veteran record executive Ken Wilson has shaped the careers of legendary artists such as Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Michael Jackson, Seal, Sade, George Michael and many more, leading to record sales in excess of $2 Billion.

Head of XR Media Programming for Europe & Russia, Manufacturing Specialist, musician. Mitchell is also a recording and production engineer who enjoys working with artists to develop their sound and achieve their full potential in the studio. He is particularly fond of experimentation and pioneering new sounds and recording techniques.

Head of XR Media Programming for the Middle East & Africa, Executive Board Member, business strategist, finance executive. Having held senior posts at major PR agencies, Marc brings decades of finance and business expertise to the careers of Akademia artists, helping them to navigate around industry pitfalls and maximize their financial opportunities created by The Akademia's new music ecology. Marc is fluent in English and Hebrew.


Marketing Specialist and Project Coordinator. Kenzie's role at The Akademia is to help reach new artists from all across the globe and to ensure that all divisions work in a coordinated manner to bring artists the highest service level possible. She is fluent in English and French and brings excellent communication and organizational skills to her role.



Music Submissions & Awards Specialist. Maria's role at The Akademia is to assist new artists through the review and awards process to ensure that all submissions receive the full attention of the executive team. She is also fluent in English and Spanish and brings exceptional communication and customer service skills to her position.


Akademia Brand Manager, artist, graphic designer. Lisa's intuitive grasp of artist and listener preferences alike give her a marketing edge in defining and differentiating the Akademia brand, as well as the unique brand of each artist. Her knowledge of social media platforms and trends ensures that artists will always be one step ahead of changing marketing conditions.

IT, Data Management and Data Security. Krunal is responsible for managing and organizing the substantial volume of artist data, allowing The Akademia team to identify and work with the best candidates worldwide. His expertise also ensures that all client data is kept secure.
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