New Jersey-based Canadian singer Patrice Jégou, a 2000 Belmont alumna with a Master’s of Music degree in Classical Vocal Performance, received top honors in the A Cappella Song category at the 17th annual Independent Music Awards (IMAs), the influential program for independent artists and releases. The lead track from this versatile singer’s recent album release was honored at the annual awards ceremony held in New York City on Saturday, June 22.
Her winning track, “Lover Come Back To Me,” features Mark Kibble and Alvin Chea from Take 6. The tune is from her latest album If It Ain’t Love which released on March 22, 2019. The winning projects were selected by judging panels comprised of top recording talent including: Tom Waits, Lee Ann Womack, Robert Smith, Nicole Atkins, Todd Rundgren, Martha Wash and Jim Brickman, among many others; and influential press, managers and talent buyers from the Americas, Europe and the Pacific Rim.