Awards and prices

The prices that the winners of IME receive are as great as they are awesome. Music stores, recording studios and other companies, within the music industry, show their respect and support to the festival by donating generous prices. Without their support The IME would not be the important music venue that it is today.

Prices are given for first, second and third place. Special prices are given for the Best Instrument Players and Best Singer. The "Electric Brain" of the festival is awarded to the best electronic musician well as an acknowledgement is given for Original Lyrics in Icelandic. Public televoting chooses the Band of the People and a brand new award is given for The Bluesiest Band



Awards and prices 2019 are:

 (published with notice)


1. Place

2. Place

  • 20 studio hours at studio Gott Hljóð with engineer.
  • Play at Iceland Airwaves festival.
  • Play at Secret Solstice festival.
  • 15.000 ISK at 12 Tónar.

3. Place

  • 20 studio hours at studio Hljóðverk ehf. with engineer.
  • 10.000 ISK at 12 Tónar.
  • Play at Iceland Airwaves festival.

Flights with Icelandair to anywhere in Europe to participate and play at Stage Europe Network which Hitt Húsið is a part of. A band of Músíktilraunir´s choice will also go to play in July in the Westerpop musicfestival in Delft, in Holland https://www.westerpop.nl/


Band of the People

Singer of IME

Guitarplayer of IME

Bassplayer of IME

Drummer of IME

Keyboardplayer of IME

The Electric Brain of IME

The Bluesiest Band

Acknowledgement for Original Lyrics in Icelandic