Denver Youth Music Awards


April 24th 

The Denver Youth Music Awards is a contest and event for young musicians in Denver. The DYMAs provide an opportunity for young people to showcase their talents, network with other musicians, and learn from professionals in the industry.

When & Where:

Friday, April 24th at TBD.

About The Contest

The DYMAs are open to anyone who is 18 or younger or currently enrolled in High School. The categories are:

  • Best Original Vocal Rap/R&B Song - All components (the vocal and the beat) must be original

  • Best Original Instrumental Rap Song (Beat) 

  • Best Original Electronic Song (Any sub-genre:  dubstep, house, EDM, etc…)

  • Best Original Song, Any Other Genre (i.e. not rap, not electronic)

  • People's Choice - This award is determined by a public vote and all submissions are automatically eligible for this category in addition to the category in which they were entered.

You may enter one of the three original categories and your submission will be automatically entered into the People's Choice competition.

To learn more about the rules, how to make a submission, what the prizes are, and how the winners are determined, click here

Thanks to our friends at Sweetwater for helping us out with the prizes!

Thanks to our generous friends at Ableton, every attendee of the 2020 DYMAs will receive a free copy of Ableton Live 10 Intro! 

Please reach out to Ben Thompson at benjamin_thompson@dpsk12.net with any questions.