Save the Date!

Save the date! The 2023 San Diego Music Awards will take place on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at Humphreys by the Bay


    Submissions for the 2023 San Diego Music Awards are now being accepted. Submissions are only open to  San Diego based artists. All new submitted music or music videos must be released and available for public to purchase, after January 1, 2022. Deadline for submissions is December 31, 2022. 

    To submit hard copy CD, please USPS mail to: San Diego Music Awards, 4876 Mt. Royal Place, San Diego, CA 92117.


    Enter Now for a Chance to Design the 2023 San Diego Music Awards Poster Art!

    We are excited to cast a call out for San Diego local Visual Artists who would love to share their talents with us to design the SDMA 2023 poster art. We are looking forward to seeing creative designs and awarding a lucky winner with the honor of putting their personal stamp on the 2023 SDMAs.

    Interested candidates should email a lo-res image to Entries will be accepted beginning Monday, August 8th through Saturday, October 1st.  

    The chosen winner will receive 4 VIP tickets to the 2023 SDMAs.

  • Support Guitars for Schools

    Guitars for Schools was started by the San Diego Music Foundation and has helped children in over 80 schools in San Diego County learn the gift of music.

    The San Diego Music Awards supports the San Diego Music Foundation’s Guitars for Schools program, by donating our proceeds to this cause. please donate a few dollars, to help the children of our community learn music.

  • SDMA Winners List

    View the The 31st annual San Diego Music Awards complete list of winners.

  • Watch Past SDMA Awards Performances

    See performances from all 30 years of the San Diego Music Awards!

2022 SDMA Awards Sponsors

  • San Diego Reader
  • Cutwater Spirits
  • Revolt Wine Co.
  • Fox 5
  • San Diego Union Tribune
  • Taylor Guitars
  • Filippi’s PIzza Grotto