David Ali The Singing Poet was named by Music Resource Group (MRG) as a nominee in The 15th annual Independent Music Awards (The IMAs), the influential awards program for independent artists and releases. Over 400 innovative self-released and indie label projects culled from thousands of submissions worldwide, were nominated by fans and industry in more than 80 Album, Song, EP, Music Producer, Music Video and Design categories.
He is nominated for his song “Fly On The Wall” a deeply moving A Cappella recording that tells the story of an unexpected witness to a household filled with domestic violence. The song appears on his 2016 cd release “THE CANVAS” ( www.TheSingingPoet.com ).
Nominated along with David Ali The Singing Poet is an eclectic mix of established artists and rising stars that includes: Macy Gray, Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche, Air Traffic Controller, Hackensaw Boys, All Hail The Yeti, Deep Dive Corp + Ingrid Chavez, Milli Janatková and many others.
The 15th Independent Music Award Winners will be announced November 12th from Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City during a free, day long music festival.
David Ali is a songwriter, vocalist and actor from Atlanta. He was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio.
“I’m honored to be nominated for a song about domestic violence during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.” David Ali The Singing Poet