The IMC Magazine Issue 16/June 2016 | Page 59


Houston-based singer/songwriter, DeDe Wedekind, with over 110,000 fans worldwide, has been named the 2016 Best New Female ARTIST of the YEAR, at the 5th Annual Indie Music Channel (IMC) Awards, held at the Clive Davis Theater at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles in April. The Indie Music Channel was founded by Emmy-winning actor, writer, musician & producer, Christopher Ewing, as a one-of-a-kind platform to help talented Independent Artists get much needed recognition, while playing their music on the IMC’s internationally acclaimed internet radio stations & website. Artists also receive unique worldwide exposure via The Indie MusicChannel’sWebsite, FM& Internet Syndicated Radio Shows, the Indie CAFÉ TVShow, LIVE TV Show, & other IMC Shows & Tours.

At the IMC Awards, DeDe was also honored with  Best Americana Song, Best Americana Artist & Best Americana Recording for her original album, “Dream of You”! These awards were based on the release of DeDe’s much-anticipated 4th album, Dream of You, in Feb. 2016. Also from this album, new Single “Stronger” already garnered Best Adult Contemporary Song of the Year-2015, at the 3rd Annual International Music and Entertainment (IMEA) Awards in Atlanta. In 2014, DeDe also won TWO separate IMEA ALBUM of the YEAR Awards, for Album #2: Love & Fairy Tales, and for Album #3: World of Christmas! 

DeDe’s new album features her original single: “Love Lives On”, recorded with Multi-Platinum mega-hit Songwriter and Producer, Andrew Fromm. Andrew Fromm’s the songwriter for ‘NSync’s “Millenium” album, the Backstreet Boys, Marc Anthony & many others. Andrew is featured playing the piano on this inspiring new single from DeDe’s album Dream of You

DeDe Accepts Artist of the Year Award from Emmy Winner & Founder of the IMC, Christopher Ewing

DeDe’s been a repeat FINALIST in many global songwriting competitions: International Songwriting Contest, USA Songwriting Contest, Broadjam, UK Songwriting Contest, the 2014 Annual Dallas Songwriting Contest, and Song of the’s 2015 Songwriting Contest. DeDe’s music is: Country-Pop Americana, Inspiring Adult Contemporary, and Folk-Rock: Southern AMERICAN ROOTS Music.

Recently, Nashville’s Air9 started a Country, Americana, AC & Christian Radio campaign for 4 Singles from Dream of You: “My Unsung Hero”, “Prime of Life”, “Dream of You” & the inspirational “Love Lives On”. For all DeDe’s music visit: To contact DeDe’s management for radio play or Album Reviews, DeDe & the DayDream Band Press Kits, band or solo Bookings, Speaking or Concert engagements, or for Radio or TV interviews, please contact Devon Hitteman at: [email protected].

DeDe Wins 4 Awards including Best New Female Artist of the Year!