Winning an Akademia Award is a rare career distinction. I’m truly honored to receive the award and could not have done it with the support of our wonderful band, family and friends. Check it out!

Dear Layne Tadesse,

We wanted to take this opportunity to formally congratulate you on winning The Akademia Music Award for Best Pop / World Beat Song for ‘Let It Burn’ in the September 2015 Akademia Music Awards! The results are now available and public at: 

Please accept our warmest congratulations from The Akademia team on your outstanding achievement in the field of music. We look forward to working closely with you to advance your music career.


Kind regards,


The Akademia