Calling on musicians, nominees, and panelists to join us in boycotting Heavy Music Awards until they drop Amazon

Earlier this year, the Heavy Music Awards announced that its headline sponsor for 2020 will be Amazon Music. The Heavy Music Awards should not be lending Amazon credibility while Amazon plays a direct role in the US government’s brutal separation of families and cruel attacks on immigrant communities.

We are calling on:

If you are a nominee, musician…


Calling on all musicians to join us in boycotting Amazon over their support for ICE’s human rights violations

The organizers behind No Music for ICE are announcing today that we will organize picket lines at Amazon-sponsored events at SXSW festival this year. We call on all artists, music fans, and supporters of basic human rights to join us in boycotting these events. Musicians should not provide credibility or cool points to a company that plays a direct role in the US government’s brutal separation of families and cruel attacks on immigrant communities. Musicians should instead say NO to ICE by rejecting participation in Amazon events and standing in solidarity with immigrant rights groups, tech workers, and grassroots activists.


This weekend, dozens of musicians will perform at Amazon Web Service’s Intersect Festival, a manifestation of Amazon’s desire to build toward a monopoly over the music industry.

Sparked in part by outcry from artists who did not know Intersect was presented by Amazon, over 1000 musicians rallied under our No Music For ICE banner to sign a letter demanding that Amazon terminate contracts enabling the gross abuse of human rights. Then, on Black Friday, dozens of artists escalated their commitment by removing their music from the Amazon streaming platform.

Today, we launched a parody site, Complicitfest 2019, to reveal what’s really happening this weekend at Intersect: nomusicforice.com/complicitfest

“No Music for ICE plans to continue protesting until our demand…


We, the artists behind No Music For Ice, are calling for our fellow musicians to cut ties with Amazon, until they end their contracts with ICE.

In an escalation of our NoMusicForICE campaign, we just issued takedown notices to pull our music from Amazon’s digital platform, and you can too. We’re calling on musicians & labels who oppose ICE’s human rights abuses to join us during the holiday season. Read on for why, and how, you can join us in a collective digital takedown, in solidarity with groups fighting Amazon’s support of ICE nationwide. …

No Music For ICE

#NoMusicForICE is a coalition of musicians uniting to say NO to ICE and the tech companies that power it | NoMusicForICE.com

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