Ben Tyree/BT3 – re:Vision WINS Best Instrumental Album in The 11th Independent Music Awards Vox Pop Poll

Posted: September 3, 2012

Music Fans Determine Winners in
The 11th Independent Music Awards Vox Pop Poll

 Brooklyn, NY’s Own Ben Tyree/BT3 Join A Diverse Array of Talented
Artists And Bands From Around The World As Winners In
The Fan-Determined Portion Of The 11th IMAs




For Immediate Release

August 13, 2012
– The Fans have spoken.  Brooklyn, NY - based sci-fi jazz funk fusion brainchild of guitarist Ben Tyree, BT3 are among the established and rising musicians named as winners in The 11th Independent Music Awards Vox Pop poll, the fan-determined portion of the influential international awards program for independent bands and fans.

More than 60,000 music fans from around the world have voted online for their favorite self-released and independent label artists.  This year’s Vox Pop talent winners represent more than 350 Nominees in more than 70 Album, Song, Music Video and Design categories.

More than 80 percent of these “people’s voice” selections differed from those named in February by The 11th IMAs’ artist and industry judging panel that included Keith Richards, Tom Waits & Kathleen Brennan, Suzanne Vega, Ozzy Osbourne, Anthony DeCurtis (Rolling Stone), Alan Light (Live From Artists Den), Kevin Lyman (Warped Tour) and Bill Bragin (Lincoln Center) among many other artists and music industry professionals.

Program details, entry forms and a complete list of Winners, Nominees and Judges are available at



Now in its 12th year, The Independent Music Awards is a prestigious international program that connects top ranked artists to new audiences and revenue opportunities. The IMAs year long promotions, distribution and performance opportunities place winners and nominees in front of millions of Fans, Programmers, Talent Buyers, Film, TV & Gaming Music Supervisors, Media and other gatekeepers.

“The IMAs celebrate artists who follow their own muse and the music fans who support them,” said Executive Director, Martin Folkman. “The Vox Pop award is one of the many ways the program motivates fans to discover and support incredible independent talent, which is the purpose of The Independent Music Awards,” Folkman said.

Submissions for The 12th annual Independent Music Awards program must be received by Friday October 12th, 2012 to be considered for the upcoming program.

To learn more and enter The 12th IMA program, visit: