September, 23 2013 -- Katelyn McCarter received IMEA award nominations in two categories: Female Christian Vocalist of the Year and Christian/Gospel Entertainer of the Year. Her record label, Dreamin' Out Loud Entertainment, also got nominated for the prestigious title of "Record Label of the Year." Fans can vote any time between now and October 1, 2013. Visit the International Music and Entertainment Association, Inc. website for a list of all nominees and categories. These nominations are pretty big for the artist and label as this is the inaugural IMEA Awards; a victory in any category would make the artist and or label the first-ever winner for the category.
There will be an awards ceremony to be held on November 2nd at the Paramount Arts Center in Ashland, Kentucky. Tickets are on sale now at the IMEA website. Sheila Raye Charles, daughter of legendary Ray Charles, will be performing at the 2013 IMEA Awards show according to the website.
Katelyn McCarter is the flagship artist of indie record label, Dreamin' Out Loud Ent., she is currently working on her 2014 debut album. The album is in the mixing stage, the artist has already finished recording. Katelyn McCarter's IMEA nominations come after her 2012 single release, "Free From Me."
"The IMEA or The International Music and Entertainment Association, Inc., is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and serving as an advocate to individuals and organizations within the performing arts industries. The IMEA Awards, presented by the International Music and Entertainment Association, Inc. and produced by Colt D. Chambers Theatrical Enterprises, were developed to honor and recognize the best in independent music and community/regional theatre worldwide." Read more here.