UMA Membership Sign-Up (optional):


To register as a UMA member, please complete your online payment below. Please note: All purchases will be assessed a 3% processing fee plus tax. You do NOT need to be a member to submit to the UMAs. You DO need to be a member to VOTE for the UMAs.

Membership Fee (optional) - $100.00, includes 3% processing fee and tax.




The Ultimate Music Awards (UMA) is an organization established to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our Independent Artists in the Music Industry. Membership is open to those who are now, or have previously been, active in the music industry and individuals who are not professionally affiliated with the recording industry, but who have demonstrated a keen knowledge of, and interest in, recorded music.


All products created, produced, engineered, and recorded by a U.S. artist, musician, or technician released during the eligibility year and primarily for distribution in the U.S. is eligible for inclusion on the preliminary voting ballot. The final ballot is made up of a maximum of five of the top voted preliminary ballot nominees in each category. ONLY VOTING MEMBERS of the Ultimate Music Awards that have applied for membership at least one week prior to the awards recipient announcements are eligible to vote in the Ultimate Music Awards balloting.



Dues shall be $100.00 per year. Membership dues are tax deductible to the extent provided for by law. Please consult with your tax advisor for specific tax advice. Please note, all credit card and PayPal transactions have a 3% handling fee plus tax added to total amount(s) due.


For more information email the UMA office at: