About Us Home About Us The International Portuguese Music Awards (IPMA), recognizes outstanding achievement in the music industry by international artists of Portuguese ancestry. Multiple award categories honor exceptional artists for their abilities to inspire audiences all over the world. Nominees are judged by a panel of music industry experts. In addition to the presentation of the awards, IPMA features two finalists competing live for the “New Talent” category. A panel of judges selects the winner. The award show also features performances by prominent artists and is televised on various media outlets, including worldwide via RTP International.