WAMA, State Theatre, and the City of Falls Church present

29th Annual WammiesTMNominees
2014 Washington Area Music Awards

Indicates Award Recipient

* A CAPPELLA

A CAPPELLA GROUP - emeritus Sweet Honey in the Rock

Afro Blue  www.afrobluehu.com
The Capital Hearings  www.thecapitalhearings.com
The Chromatics  www.thechromatics.com
The District Eight  www.thedistricteight.org
The Tone Rangers  www.tonerangers.com
Traces of Blue  www.tracesofblue.com
Venus D Minor  www.venusdminor.com
Vox Pop  voxpopdc.com
Non Vote

A CAPPELLA RECORDING

Hail Gladdening Light / The District Eight  www.thedistricteight.org
Jubilee / Afro Blue  www.afrobluehu.com
Mandate / Vox Pop  voxpopdc.com
Non Vote

* BIG BAND/SWING

BIG BAND/SWING VOCALIST

Big Joe Maher  www.bigjoem.com
Billy Coulter  www.nattybeaux.com
Juanita Williams  Swing-Machine-Band
Mike Sottong  www.kingteddy.com
Robin Cunningham  www.tomcunningham.com
Non Vote

BIG BAND/SWING GROUP

Airmen of Note  www.facebook.com/AirmenofNote
Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra
    www.bohemiancavernsjazzorchestra.com

Hot Club of DC    hcofdc.com
Hot Society Orchestra of Washington
    hotsociety.net

King Teddy  www.kingteddy.com
Natty Beaux  www.nattybeaux.com
Radio King Orchestra  www.rkoswing.com
Tom Cunningham Orchestra  www.tomcunningham.com
Non Vote

* BLUEGRASS

BLUEGRASS VOCALIST

Dede Wyland  www.dedewyland.com
Dudley Connell  www.seldomscene.com
Frank Solivan  www.dirtykitchenband.com
Lynn Healey  Rockledge
Randy Barrett  -
Non Vote

BLUEGRASS DUO/GROUP - emeritus Seldom Scene

Big Chimney    www.bigchimneyband.com
Bill Emerson & Sweet Dixie     www.bluegrassville.com/billemerson
Bob Perilla & Big Hillbilly Bluegrass     www.bighillbillybluegrass.com
Dead Men's Hollow  www.deadmenshollow.com
Dede Wyland Band     www.dedewyland.com
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen  www.dirtykitchenband.com
Gold Heart    www.goldheartsisters.com
Only Lonesome Band     www.onlylonesome.com
Non Vote

BLUEGRASS INSTRUMENTALIST

Akira Otsuka  www.pxrec.com/p2_Patuxent_Bluegrass-Akira.htm
Chris Luquette  www.dirtykitchenband.com
Frank Solivan  www.dirtykitchenband.com
Ira Gitlin   www.iragitlin.com
Mark Delaney   www.markdelaney.net
Mark Schatz   www.cmt.com/artists/mark-schatz
Mike Munford  dirtykitchenband.com/band/
Rickie Simpkins   www.rickiesimpkins.com
Tom Gray  www.facebook.com/tom.l.gray
Non Vote
BLUEGRASS RECORDING

Cold Spell / Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen   dirtykitchenband.com
Long Time / Seldom Scene  www.seldomscene.com
Dancin' Annie / Bill Emerson & Sweet Dixie     billemerson
The Patuxent Banjo Project \ Various artists       www.pxrec.com
Non Vote

* BLUES/TRADITIONAL R&B

BLUES/TRADITIONAL R&B VOCALIST

Big Joe Maher   www.bigjoem.com
Daryl Davis  www.daryldavis.com
Marianna Previti  www.mariannapreviti.com
Mary Ann Redmond  www.marb.com
Sol Roots  solrootsmusic.com
Tom Clifford  www.kingsoulband.com
Tommy Lepson  tommylepson.net
Non Vote

BLUES/TRADITIONAL R&B DUO/GROUP - NEW emeritus The Nighthawks

The Bad Influence Band  badinfluenceband.com
Big Boy Little Band  www.bigboylittleband.com
Daryl Davis Band   www.daryldavis.com
Hardway Connection  hardwayconnection.com
King Soul  www.kingsoulband.com
MSG Acoustic Blues Trio   www.acousticbluesmsg.com
Nadine Rae and the Allstars   www.nadinerae.com
Non Vote

BLUES/TRADITIONAL R&B INSTRUMENTALIST

Andy Poxon   andypoxon.com
Bobby Thompson   www.bobbytmusic.net
Daryl Davis  www.daryldavis.com
Jackie Merritt   www.acousticbluesmsg.com
Jacques Johnson Sr  www.jacquessaxmanjohnson.com
Paul Bell   www.thenighthawks.com
Sol Roots   solrootsmusic.com
Tom Principato   www.tomprincipato.com
Non Vote
BLUES/TRADITIONAL R&B RECORDING

444 / The Nighthawks   thenighthawks.com
Just a Wish Away \ Deanna Bogart  www.deannabogart.com
One Step Forward / Hard Swimmin Fish
    hardswimminfish.com
Non Vote
* CHILDREN'S MUSIC

CHILDREN'S MUSIC ARTIST (Solo/Duo/Group)
- emeritus Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer

Andrés Salguero  www.123andres.com
Cantaré  cantaremusic.com
Frank "The Banjo Man" Cassel   www.banjomanfc.com
Grandsons Jr.  grandsonsjr.com
Milkshake   www.milkshakemusic.com
Rocknoceros  www.rocknoceros.com
Seth Kibel  sethkibel.com
Non Vote

CHILDREN'S MUSIC RECORDING

Jazz For People Who Are Shorter Than Me /
     Seth Kibel  www.cdbaby.com/cd/sethkibel2
Make Believe / The Singing Lizard   thesinginglizard.com
Mucha Musica / Cantaré  www.cdbaby.com/cd/cantare4
¡Uno, Dos, Tres con Andrés! \ Andrés Salguero
      www.123andres.com
Non Vote

* CHORAL

CHORAL GROUP

Alexandria Harmonizers   www.harmonizers.org
Capitol Hill Chorale  capitolhillchorale.org
Choral Arts Society of Washington  www.choralarts.org
Congressional Chorus
    & American Youth Chorus  www.congressionalchorus.org
Gay Men's Chorus of Washington   www.gmcw.org
Washington Master Chorale   www.washingtonmasterchorale.org
Washington Revels   revelsdc.org
Non Vote

* CLASSICAL

CLASSICAL INSTRUMENTALIST

Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez    www.neworchestraofwashington.org
Berta Rojas    www.bertarojas.com
Dan Chadburn        www.danchadburn.com
Howard Bass   hollinsheadbass.com
J. Thomas Mitts    www.millerspace.com
Ken Watson    kwatsonmusic.com
Tina Chancey    www.tinachancey.net
Non Vote

CLASSICAL VOCAL SOLOIST

Barbara Hollinshead  hollinsheadbass.com
Charles Williams  charlesvoice.com
Emily Noël   www.emilynoel.com
James Shaffran   www.bachsinfonia.org
Kristen Dubenion Smith   kristendubenionsmith.com
Linda Priebe    www.lindapriebe.com
Rosa Lamoreaux   www.rosasings.com
Non Vote

CLASSICAL CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

21st Century Consort   www.21stcenturyconsort.org
Bach Sinfonia   www.bachsinfonia.org
The Folger Consort    www.folger.edu
Hesperus Early Music Ensemble    www.hesperus.org
IBIS Chamber Music   ibischambermusic.org
Washington Bach Consort   www.bachconsort.org
Washington Saxophone Quartet   www.wsaxq.com
Non Vote

CLASSICAL ORCHESTRAL ENSEMBLE
- emeritus National Symphony

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra    www.alexsym.org
Arlington Philharmonic    www.arlingtonphilharmonic.org
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra    www.bsomusic.org
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra    www.fairfaxsymphony.org
New Orchestra of Washington (NOW)        neworchestraofwashington.org
YPA Orchestra of the Americas        yoa.org
Non Vote

CLASSICAL CONDUCTOR/DIRECTOR

Alejandro Hernandez-Valdez   www.neworchestraofwashington.org
Christoph Eschenbach   www.kennedy-center.org/nso
Daniel Abraham   www.bachsinfonia.org
J Reilly Lewis   www.bachconsort.org
Marin Alsop   www.marinalsop.com
Piotr Gajewski   nationalphilharmonic.org
Rachel Carlson   www.rachel-carlson.com
Scott Tucker   www.choralarts.org
Thomas Colohan   www.washingtonmasterchorale.org
Non Vote

CLASSICAL RECORDING

The Barret Quartets / Ken Watson
       kwatsonmusic.com
David: Lalla Roukh / Ryan Brown & Opera Lafayette      www.operalafayette.org
The Earth and I: New America Choral Music /
     Washington Master Chorale    www.washingtonmasterchorale.org
Sing and Rejoice / Washington Revels   revelsdc.org
Sonates En Trio, Opus 7 - Joseph Bodin De Boismortier /
      Trio Pardessus   tinachancey.com
Non Vote

* COUNTRY

COUNTRY VOCALIST
- emeritus Ruthie Logsdon

Amy Sullivan   amysullivanandthewhiskeydarlings
Diana Quinn   www.honkytonkconfidential.com
Karen Collins   www.karencollins.net
Mike Woods   www.honkytonkconfidential.com
Sara Gray   www.saragraymusic.com
Tony Denikos   www.tonydenikos.com
Ty Braddock   www.romorassociates.com/tybraddock
Willie Barry   www.williebarry.com
Willie Morrison   waynorthofnashville.com/tag/the-morrison-brothers-band/
Non Vote

COUNTRY DUO/GROUP
- emeritus Ruthie & the Wranglers

Amy Sullivan and the Whiskey Darlings   www.reverbnation.com/amysullivanandthewhiskeydarlings
Blue Moon Cowgirls  www.cdbaby.com/artist/BlueMoonCowgirls
Honky Tonk Confidential   www.honkytonkconfidential.com
Karen Collins & Backroads Band   www.backroads.karencollins.net
The Highballers   thehighballers.tumblr.com
The Morrison Brothers Band   themorrisonbrothersband.com
Patsy's Honky Tonk Torch & Twang   patsyshonkytonk.com
Non Vote

COUNTRY INSTRUMENTALIST

Andy Rutherford   www.ruthieandthewranglers.com
Chick Hall Jr  www.pxrec.com/p2_Patuxent_Rock_Chick_Hall
Dave Hadley Jr  \www.davehadley.com
Gary Lee Gimble  www.steelguitarnetwork.com
Ira Gitlin   www.iragitlin.com
Kevin Dudley  kdudleymusic.com
Lynn Kasdorf  www.onehorsetownband.com
Mike Woods   www.honkytonkconfidential.com
Non Vote

COUNTRY RECORDING

Hangtown Dancehall \ Eric Brace, Karl Straub and Various Arti
     hangtowndancehall.com
Heart on My Dirty Sleeve \ Arty Hill & the Long Gone Daddy's
     www.artyhill.com
The Highballers / The Highballers
     www.reverbnation.com/thehighballers
Oklahoma Lottery \ Karen Jonas       www.karenjonasmusic.com
Sara Gray \ Sara Gray   www.saragraymusic.com
Non Vote

* ELECTRONICA

ELECTRONICA ARTIST

Beautiful Swimmers  www.last.fm/music/Beautiful+Swimmers
Black Masala   www.reverbnation.com/blackmasala
BLK w/ BEAR  www.last.fm/music/BLK%2Bw%252FBEAR
Fort Knox Five  www.fortknoxrec
GEMS   www.gems-band.com
Hays + Ryan Holladay   www.hrholladay.com
Olivia Neutron-John   olivianeutron-john.bandcamp.com
ProtectU   protectuforever.tumblr.com
Non Vote

* FOLK - CONTEMPORARY

FOLK - CONTEMPORARY VOCALIST

Debi Smith  www.debismith.com
Laura Baron  laurabaronmusic.com
Lea Morris   www.thisislea.com/
Lynn Hollyfield  lynnhollyfield.com
Marian Mclaughlin   marianmclaughlin.bandcamp.com/
Michelle Lockey   www.michellelockey.com
Sara Curtin   www.saracurtin.com
Steven Gellman  http://www.hiddenpoet.com/
Non Vote

FOLK - CONTEMPORARY DUO/GROUP

TIE
Beggars Ride  www.beggarsride.com
The Bitter Liberals  thebitterliberals.com
ilyAIMY   www.ilyaimy.com
Naked Blue   nakedblue.com
Scythian  www.scythianmusic.com
The Sweater Set  www.thesweaterset.com
Non Vote

FOLK - CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTALIST

Alexander Fedoryka  www.scythianmusic.com
John Jennings   www.johnjenningsmusic.com
Kristen Jones   www.ilyaimy.com
Les Hatley  www.secondchairles.com
Mark Sylvester  www.marksylvester.net
Scott Smith  nakedblue.com
Non Vote

FOLK - CONTEMPORARY RECORDING

Come What May \ Crys Matthews    www.reverbnation.com/crysmatthews
Dancing Toward the Light \ Jesse Palidofsky  www.jessepal.net
Dérive / Marian Mclaughline     marianmclaughlin.bandcamp.com
Heart Of The Great Unknown \ Laura Baron     laurabaronmusic.com
If I Were an Angel \ Debi Smith     http://debismith.com/
In The Balance \ Lynn Hollyfield   lynnhollyfield.com
Red Rose \ Les Hatley   secondchairles.com
Revisited \ Steve Gellman   hiddenpoet.com
Non Vote

* FOLK - TRADITIONAL

FOLK - TRADITIONAL VOCALIST

Barbara Tressider Ryan   www.ionamusic.com
Jess Eliot Myhre   www.bumperjacksons.com
Lisa Moscatiello   www.oceanorchestra.com
Loralyn Coles   www.loralyn.net
Pat Egan  pateganmusic.blogspot.com/
Tom Paxton  www.tompaxton.com
Non Vote

FOLK - TRADITIONAL DUO/GROUP

The Bumper Jacksons   www.bumperjacksons.com
Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer   www.cathymarcy.com
IONA   www.ionamusic.com
Lilt   www.liltirishmusic.com
Lulu's Fate  lulusfate.com
OCEAN  oceanorchestra.com
The Sound of Sleat  www.thesoundofsleat.com
Non Vote

FOLK - TRADITIONAL INSTRUMENTALIST

Alex Lacquement   www.bumperjacksons.com
Brad Kolodner   www.bradkolodner.com
Maggie Sansone   www.maggiesmusic.com
Marcy Marxer   www.cathymarcy.com
Zan McLeod  www.zanmcleod.com
Non Vote

FOLK - TRADITIONAL RECORDING

The Blackest Crow \ Lulu's Fate       lulusfate.com
Little Falls \ Lilt       www.liltirishmusic.com
Passing Through \ Grace Griffith   www.gracegriffith.com
The Sound of Sleat \ The Sound of Sleat       www.thesoundofsleat.com
Sweet Mama, Sweet Daddy, Come In \ Bumper Jacksons       www.bumperjacksons.com
Three Bells Mike Auldridge, Jerry Douglas and Rob Ickes   robickes.com
Non Vote

* GO GO

GO GO VOCALIST

Derrick Holmes   dcvybe.com
Frank Scooby Marshall   www.facebook.com/frank.s.marshall.7
Halima Peru     www.reverbnation.com/halimaperu
Kal-el Gross   kal-elgrossand.com
Miss Kim   familiarfaces.org
Steve Roy   http://www.papalace.com/gogotube/musicvideo.php?vid=274ae60e7
Weencey   backyardbanddc.com
Non Vote

GO GO TALKER - emeritus Chuck Brown

Anwan Big G Glover  www.backyardbanddc.com
Steven 'Buggs' Herron  www.facebook.com
Chris 'Rapper Dude' Black   www.reverbnation.com/whatband
Derrick Holmes   dcvybe.com
Donnell Floyd  www.familiarfaces.org
Gregory 'Sugar Bear' Elliott
  www.facebook.com/pages/Sugar-Bear-EU/60637367644
James Funk  https://www.facebook.com/ProperUtensils
Non Vote

GO GO DUO/GROUP - emeritus Chuck Brown Group

Backyard Band   www.backyardbanddc.com
Be'la Dona  www.beladonaband.com
EU  www.last.fm/music/Experience+Unlimited
Familiar Faces  www.familiarfaces.org
Junk Yard Band  www.last.fm/music/Junkyard+Band
Rare Essence  rareessence.com
Vybe Band    dcvybe.com
Non Vote

GO GO INSTRUMENTALIST - emeritus Chuck Brown

Brad Clements   www.bradclements.com
Greg Boyer   www.gregboyer.net/My_Groups.html
Jacques Johnson Jr  www.dcvybe.com
Milton 'Go-Go Mickey' Freeman  www.gogomickey.com
Nathaniel Fields  backyardbanddc.com
'Sweet Cherie' Mitchell  www.beladonaband.com
Non Vote

GO GO RECORDING

Beautiful Life \ Chuck Brown   www.windmeupchuck.com
Crank Sessions Vol 4 / Back Yard Band
      www.backyardbanddc.com
The Lissen Reunion / Lissen    lissenreunion.com
Who Do We Think We Are / Familiar Faces
    familiarfaces.org
Non Vote

* GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL

GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL VOCALIST - emeritus Richard Smallwood

Bryan Andrew Wilson   bryanandrew-wilson.squarespace.com
Keith Elgin   www.keithelgin.com
Rob Mercer  robmercermusic.com
Robert E Person   roberteperson.com
Theresa Pinkney  www.theresapinkney.com
Tré Thomas  trethomas.com
Non Vote

GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL GROUP/CHOIR
- emeritus Sweet Honey in the Rock

714 Music    714music.com
A Group Called Seneca   A-Group-Called-Seneca
The Braeded Chord   www.thebraededchord.com
Howard Gospel Choir of Howard University
    www.facebook.com/HowardGospelChoir
Keith Elgin Band   keithelgin.com
Patrick Lundy & The Ministers of Music    plundymom.com
WPAS Men & Women of the Gospel  www.wpas.org/aboutchoir
Non Vote

GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL RECORDING

Evening Grace / The Braeded Chord   thebraededchord.com
The One Percent / Bryan Andrew Wilson   bryanandrew-wilson
Our Hope Live / Keith Elgin   keithelgin.com
Thrill of Hope / 714 Music   714music.com/
Non Vote

* JAZZ

JAZZ VOCALIST

Christie Dashiell   www.christiedashiell.com
Esther Haynes   www.estherhaynesmusic.com
Integriti Reeves   integritireeves.com
Janine Gilbert-Carter   janinecarter.com
Lena Seikaly   www.lenaseikaly.com
Lynn Veronneau   veronneaumusic.com
Olayimika Cole  www.olayimikacole.com
Sharon Clark   www.cdbaby.com/cd/sharonclark
Non Vote

JAZZ DUO/GROUP - emeritus Ron Holloway Band

Bay Jazz Project   www.bayjazzproject.com
The Bruce Swaim Quartet   www.bruceswaim.com
The Greater U Street Jazz Collective   www.greaterustreetjazzcollective.com
Hot Club of DC    hcofdc.com
Larry Brown Quintet  www.larrybrownjazz.com
Phaze II   phaze2jazz.com
Veronneau   www.veronneaumusic.com
Non Vote

JAZZ INSTRUMENTALIST - emeritus Ron Holloway

Allyn Johnson   www.allynjohnsondivineorder.com
Anthony Pirog   anthonypirog.com
Brad Linde   www.bradlinde.com
Bruce Swaim   www.bruceswaim.com
Chelsey Green   www.chelseygreen.com
Daisy Castro   www.gypsymothmusique.com
Mark G Meadows   markgmeadows.com
Paul Carr   www.paulcarrjazz.com
Seth Kibel   www.sethkibel.com
Tarus Mateen   www.jazzateria.com/tarus/bio.html
Non Vote

JAZZ RECORDING

At Last \ Janine Gilbert-Carter   www.janinecarter.com
B3 Sessions DC-NY \ Paul Carr   www.paulcarrjazz.com
Ballin' the Jack \ Greater U St. Jazz Collective      www.greaterustreetjazzcollective.com
Conversations \ Steve Olson  steveolsondrums.com
Elements of Life \ Reginald Cyntje   www.reginaldcyntje.com
The Green Room \ Chelsey Green   www.chelseygreen.com
L'Ife \ Olayimika Cole   www.olayimikacole.com
Snow Time \ Veronneau     veronneaumusic.com
Somethin' Good \ Mark G. Meadows   markgmeadows.com
Stairway To The Stars \ Integriti Reeves   integritireeves.com
Non Vote

* LATIN

LATIN VOCALIST

Alfredo Mojica, Jr   sinmiedomusic.com
Deborah Benner  www.triocaliente.com
Elin   www.almatropicalia.net
Felix Perez   www.empresariosmusic.com
Frankie Rosado   www.empresariosmusic.com
Laura Sosa   www.laurasosa.com
Rafael Alvarez   www.orqlaleyenda.com
Verny Varela   vernymusic.com
Non Vote

LATIN DUO/GROUP

Afrobop Alliance   afrobop.com
Alma Tropicalia   www.facebook.com/AlmaTropicalia
Empresarios   www.empresariosmusic.com
Lazaro   www.lazaroband.com
Origem   www.facebook.com/OrigemBand
Orquesta La Leyenda  www.orqlaleyenda.com
QuinTango  www.quintango.com
Trio Caliente  www.triocaliente.com
Non Vote

LATIN INSTRUMENTALIST

Albert Sanchez   www.lclmusic.com
Alfredo Mojica, Jr   sinmiedomusic.com
Amilcar Cruz   www.triocaliente.com
Berta Rojas   bertarojas.com
Dani Cortaza   danicortaza.com
Joan Singer   www.quintango.com
Joe McCarthy  afrobop.com
Paul Chaconas   www.empresariosmusic.com
Non Vote

LATIN RECORDING

Angel Eyes \ Afro Bop Alliance  afrobop.com
Miel Venenosa \ Elena & Los Fulanos  elenalosfulanos.com
The New Alternative \ Verny Varela  www.vernymusic.com
Salsa Rojas \ Berta Rojas  bertarojas.com
Tango Lovers \ QuinTango  www.quintango.com
Together/Oñondivé \ Dani Cortaza  danicortaza.com
Non Vote

* RAP/HIP HOP

RAPPER

Christylez Bacon   www.christylez.com
Logic   www.mindoflogic.com
Oddisee   oddiseemusic.blogspot.com
Shy Glizzy   www.dmvlife.com/shyglizzy.html
Wale   www.walemusic.com
Yung Gleesh  www.facebook.com/YungGleesh
Non Vote

RAP/HIP HOP DUO/GROUP

The 1978ers   diamond-district.musicnewshq.com
Arteless   artelesslive.com
Diamond District  diamond-district.musicnewshq.com
GODISHEUS   www.godisheus.com
RdGldGrn  rdgldgrn.com
Non Vote

RAP/HIP HOP RECORDING

Cleansides Finest 3 / Yung Gleesh   www.facebook.com/YungGleesh
The God Complex / GoldLink  www.themusicninja.com
Hip-Hop Unplugged \ Christylez Bacon   www.christylez.com
Young Jefe / Shy Glizzy
    2dopeboyz.com/2014/02/17/shy-glizzy-young-jefe-mixtape
Non Vote

* REGGAE

REGGAE VOCALIST

Da Real Storm   www.reverbnation.com/darealstorm
Gordon Daniels   luckydub.bandcamp.com
Jacob Hemphill  sojamusic.com
Kenny Kurlou  www.reverbnation.com/kurloureggaeallstars
Ras Slick  www.facebook.com/ras.slick
Tony Roy  www.cdbaby.com/cd/tonyroy
Tweeta Bird  www.myspace.com/fsingab1
Ziah   www.proverbsreggaeband.com
Non Vote

REGGAE DUO/GROUP

Dale & The Zdubs   daleandthezdubs.com
The Fisherman Band   thefishermenband.com
I & I Riddim   www.reverbnation.com/iiriddim
Johnstone   www.johnstonemusic.com
Lenny Kurlou All Stars  www.reverbnation.com/kurloureggaeallstars
Lucky Dub   luckydub.bandcamp.com
Proverbs Reggae Band   www.proverbsreggaeband.com
SOJA  www.sojamusic.com
Non Vote

REGGAE RECORDING

Amid the Noise and Haste / SOJA   sojamusic.com
Clear the Smoke / Dale and the ZDubs   daleandthezdubs.com
Someday / The Fishermen Band   thefishermenband.com
Non Vote

* MODERN ROCK

MODERN ROCK VOCALIST

Aaron Crawford  aaroncrawfordmusic.com
Jay Burden  www.dedwax.com
Justin Jones   justin-jones.com
Margot MacDonald   www.margotmacdonald.com
Nate Ihara  therazor421.wix.com/nateihara#!
Tommy Rothman  westmainmusic.com
Non Vote

MODERN ROCK GROUP

Aaron Crawford and the Badcards  aaroncrawfordmusic.com
dedWAX  www.dedwax.com
Ex Hex   www.exhexband.com
Periphery   www.periphery.net
Priests   priests.bandcamp.com
Rites of Ash   www.ritesofash.com
Two Inch Astronaut  twoinchastronaut.bandcamp.com
Westmain  westmainmusic.com
Non Vote

MODERN ROCK INSTRUMENTALIST

David Wells   www.trufax.com
Ken Barnum   http://aaroncrawfordmusic.com/
Lisa Lim   www.lisalimmusic.com
Mark Reiter    daycareswindlers.bandcamp.com
Matt Halpern    www.drummerworld.com/drummers/Matt_Halpern.html
Non Vote

MODERN ROCK RECORDING

5 New Songs \ Tru Fax and the Insaniacs     www.trufax.com
Battles \ Charm City Devils     charmcitydevils.com
Bodies and Control and Money and Power / Priests   charmcitydevils.com
Canvas \ Margot MacDonald   www.margotmacdonald.com
Rock Your Face Off / Kix  http://www.kixband.com/
Non Vote

* POP ROCK

POP ROCK VOCALIST

Dan Fisk   www.danfisk.com
David Kitchen   www.davidkitchen.net
ellen cherry   ellencherry.com
Jason Masi   www.jasonmasi.com
Laura Tsaggaris   www.lauratsaggaris.com
Owen Danoff   www.owendanoff.com
Paul Pfau   www.paulpfaumusic.com
Todd Wright  www.facebook.com/orangepopsongs
Young Summer  youngsummermusic.com
Non Vote

POP ROCK DUO/GROUP

Art Sorority for Girls  artsorority.com
David Kitchen Band   www.davidkitchen.net
emmet swimming   www.emmetswimming.com
Furniteur  furniteur.com
Vegas With Randolph   vegaswithrandolph.com
The Walking Sticks   thewalkingsticksband.com
Non Vote

POP ROCK INSTRUMENTALIST

Eric Wenberg  www.emmetswimming.com
Kid Congokidcongopowers.blogspot.com
Ian Svenoniuschainandthegang.bandcamp.com
Owen Danoff   www.owendanoff.com
Paul Pfau   www.paulpfaumusic.com
Todd Wright   www.facebook.com/orangepopsongs
Non Vote

POP ROCK RECORDING

Bangin' \ Flo Anito  www.reverbnation.com/floanito
Drifting \ Dan Fisk   danfisk.com
Pop Dreams \ The Walking Sticks  thewalkingsticks.bandcamp.com
Power of a Woman / Jason Masi   www.jasonmasi.com
Siren / Young Summer    youngsummermusic.com
Twelve Stories \ Owen Danoff    www.owendanoff.com
Vanishing Act \ Edward O'Connell  www.cdbaby.com/cd/edwardoconnell2
Non Vote

* ROOTS ROCK

ROOTS ROCK VOCALIST

Alan MacEwen  www.grandsons.com
Billy Coulter  billycoulter.com
Brian Simms  www.junkyardsaints.com
Diana Quinn  www.fabulettes.com
Janine Wilson   www.janinewilsonband.com
Mary Battiata  www.littlepinktheband.com/index2.htm
Patty Reese   www.pattyreese.com
Non Vote

ROOTS ROCK DUO/GROUP

Billy Coulter Band   www.billycoulter.com
The Fabulettes  www.fabulettes.com
The Grandsons   www.grandsons.com
Joy B Band   joybband.com
Little Pink   www.littlepinktheband.com
The Patty Reese Band   pattyreese.com
Scott Kurt and Memphis 59  www.scottkurt.com
South Rail   www.southrailband.com
The Thrillbillys   thethrillbillys.com
Non Vote

ROOTS ROCK INSTRUMENTALIST
NEW -Emeritus Dave Chappell

Andy Rutherford  thethrillbillys.com
Brian Simms  www.junkyardsaints.com
Chris Watling  www.grandsons.com
Dan Hovey  www.danhovey.com
John Penovich  cravindogs.com
Max Evans  www.janinewilsonband.com
Mike Woods  www.fabulettes.com
Non Vote

ROOTS ROCK RECORDING

Back and Fourth \ Billy Coulter     www.billycoulter.com
Broken Heart Tattoo \ Cousin John band    www.cousinjohnband.com
Just Livin' \ Joy B Band      joybband.com
Photograph \ Eugene Benjamin  eugenebenjamin.com
Stars / South Rail    www.southrailband.com
Who's Foolin Who \ Domenic Cicala    domeniccicala.com
Non Vote

* URBAN CONTEMPORARY

URBAN CONTEMPORARY VOCALIST

Carolyn Malachi   www.carolynmalachi.com
Deborah Bond   www.deborahbond.com
Kacey Williams    www.blackalleyband.com
Kenny Wesley  www.kennywesley.com
Kokayi   kokayi202.com
Marguerite Bruce   margueritesings.net
Mycah Chevalier    www.reverbnation.com/mycahchevalier
Raheem Devaughn   raheemdevaughn.com
Non Vote

URBAN CONTEMPORARY DUO/GROUP

Black Alley   www.blackalleyband.com
Eric Scott Band   www.ericscottmusic.com
The Red Session Band   www.redfootz.com
Secret Society   secretsocietylive.com
Non Vote

URBAN CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTALIST

Bryan Mills   www.secretsocietylive.com
Derek 'Redfootz' Freeman   www.redfootz.com
Eric Scott   www.ericscottmusic.com
Frédéric Yonnet   www.fredyonnet.com
Marcus Johnson   www.threekeys.com
Robbie McDonald   www.rdmmusic.com/Site_2
Stan Cooper   facebook.com/strumfunky
Non Vote

URBAN CONTEMPORARY RECORDING

Bey Bright Presents Nu Indie Soul Vol. 1, Bey Bright & Various         www.beybrightinc.com
Eiffel Tower / Juris (Marcus Johnson & Young Pulse)        www.threekeys.com/
Redfootz Presents the Red Sessons Live at Half Note Lounge /
     Derek 'Redfootz' Freeman   redfootz.com
Turning Toxic \ Marguerite  margueritesings.net
When I Give My Love To You \ Mycah Chevalier
   Featuring Kenny Wesley   www.reverbnation.com/mycahchevalier
Non Vote

* WORLD MUSIC

WORLD MUSIC VOCALIST

Amadou Kouyate   www.amadoukouyate.com
Flory Jagoda  www.hrmusic.com/artists/jagoda
Kristen Long   blackmasala.bandcamp.com/
Massama Dogo   www.elikeh.com
Michael Shereikis   www.chopteeth.com
Mike Surratt   www.mikesurratt.com
Vladimir Fridman   www.vfridman.com
Non Vote

WORLD MUSIC DUO GROUP

The Alexandria Kleztet   www.kleztet.com
Black Masala  www.reverbnation.com/blackmasala
Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band  www.chopteeth.com
Elikeh   www.elikeh.com
Feedel Band   www.feedelband.com
The Harry Bells   theharrybells.com
Mike Surratt & The Continentals Polka Band   www.mikesurratt.com/bandmain.htm
Slaveya Women's Balkan Ensemble   slaveya.org
Non Vote

WORLD MUSIC INSTRUMENTALIST - Emeritus Seth Kibel

Broto Roy   brotoroy.com
Carol Arthur   www.littleredrenegades.com
Cheick Hamala Diabate   www.cheickhamala.com
Hallu Mergia   www.npr.org
Loretta Kelley   http://www.fanitull.org/
Mike Surratt   www.mikesurratt.com
Raman Kalyan   ramankalyan.com
Tom Teasley   tomteasley.com
Victor Provost   www.victorprovost.com
Non Vote

WORLD RECORDING

50 Shades of Red / Dawn Avery    www.cdbaby.com/cd/dawnavery6
Black Masala \ Black Masala   blackmasala.bandcamp.com/
Fearless \ Mike Surratt & The Continentals Polka Band
       www.mikesurratt.com/bandmain.htm
The Love Of The Nightingale \ Tom Teasley    tomteasley.com
Novella / Mosno Al-Moseeki    www.mosno.net
Non Vote

* GENERAL AWARDS

* MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Allyn Johnson   www.allynjohnsondivineorder.com
Anthony Pirog   www.anthonypirog.com
Bobby Thompson   www.bobbytmusic.net
Brian Simms   www.junkyardsaints.com
Frank Solivan  dirtykitchenband.com
Mark G Meadows  markgmeadows.com
Mary Timony  www.exhexband.com
Reginald Cyntje  www.reginaldcyntje.com
Non Vote

* ARTIST OF THE YEAR (Solo/Duo/Group)

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen  dirtykitchenband.com
Lynn Hollyfield  lynnhollyfield.com
Margo MacDonald   www.margotmacdonald.com
Oddisee   oddiseemusic.blogspot.com
Priests   priests.bandcamp.com
Shy Glizzy   www.dmvlife.com/shyglizzy.html
SOJA   sojamusic.com
Wale   www.walemusic.com
Non Vote

* NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR (Solo/Duo/Group)

Hummingbyrds   www.thehummingbyrds.com
Kipyn Martin  kipynmartin.com
Lulu's Fate   lulusfate.com
Marguerite   www.cdbaby.com/cd/marguerite2
Olayimika Cole  www.olayimikacole.com
Trio Pardessus   www.cdbaby.com/Artist/TrioPardessus
Young Summer  youngsummermusic.com
Non Vote

* ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Amid the Noise and Haste / SOJA   sojamusic.com
Bodies and Control and Money and Power / Priests
     priests.bandcamp.com
Canvas \ Margot MacDonald  www.margotmacdonald.com
Cold Spell / Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen   dirtykitchenband.com
Heart of the Great Unknown \ Laura Baron     laurabaronmusic.com
Looking Back \ Lena Seikaly      www.lenaseikaly.com
Salsa Rojas / Berta Rojas    bertarojas.com
Three Bells / Mike Auldridge, Jerry Douglas and Rob Ickes
     robickes.com
Young Jefe / Shy Glizzy    glizzygang.com/
Non Vote

* DEBUT RECORDING

The Blackest Crow \ Lulu's Fate   www.lulusfate.com
The God Complex \ GoldLink   www.themusicninja.com
L'Ife \ Olayimika Cole   www.olayimikacole.com
Rips / Ex Hex   www.exhexband.com
Somethin' Good \ Mark G. Meadows   markgmeadows.com
Sonates En Trio, Opus 7 - Joseph Bodin De Boismortier /
      Trio Pardessus   www.cdbaby.com/cd/triopardessus
Turning Toxic \ Marguerite   margueriteturnintoxic.bandcamp.com
Non Vote

* SONG OF THE YEAR

TIE
A Little Note \ Laura Baron/Paula Monks     www.laurabaronmusic.com
Afterthoughts / Oddisee   www.last.fm/music/Oddisee
Awwsome / Shy Glizzy  en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shy_Glizzy
Cold Spell / Frank Solivan   dirtykitchenband.com/
Tear it Down / SOJA   sojamusic.com
Non Vote

* WAMA/SAW SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Billy Coulter   billycoulter.com
Frank Solivan    www.dirtykitchenband.com
Karl Straub  karlstraubmusic.com
Kevin Dudley   kdudleymusic.com
Laura Baron  www.laurabaronmusic.com
Lynn Hollyfield   lynnhollyfield.com
Mark G Meadows  markgmeadows.com
Michelle Lockey  michellelockey.com
Sara Curtin   saracurtin.com
Non Vote

* VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Awwsome / Shy Glizzy     Awwsome (Video)
Beautiful Life / Chuck Brown       Beautiful Life (Video)
Coffee Shop / Olayimika Cole / Stefan Immler
    Coffee Shop (Video)
Corina Corina / Bumper Jacksons
    Corina Corina (Video)
Dig / Laura Tsaggaris     Dig (Video)
Is This A Wrecking Ball / The Cowards Choir
    Is This A Wrecking Ball (Video)
Non Vote

* RECORD DESIGN

Again / the Bitter Liberals / April Claggett  thebitterliberals.com

Canvas / Margot MacDonald / Margot MacDonald       www.margotmacdonald.com

In The Balance / Lynn Hollyfield / Noah Urban   lynnhollyfield.com

Lawn Maintenance / Ehoff, Gano, Knepp / Michael Stewart www.cdbaby.com

L'Ife / Olayimika Cole / Pahel Brunis, Greg Berger, Olayimika Cole www.olayimikacole.com

Sweet Mama, Sweet Daddy, Come In / Bumper Jacksons        www.bumperjacksons.com
Non Vote


* WASHINGTON AREA RECORD COMPANY

Azalea City Recordings   www.azaleacityrecordings.com
Cricket Cemetery   cricketcemetery.storenvy.com
Cuneiform Records   cuneiformrecords.com
Dischord Records   www.dischord.com
Lovitt Records   www.lovitt.com
Maggie's Music   www.maggiesmusic.com
Mello Music   www.mellomusicgroup.com
Smithsonian Folkways   www.folkways.si.edu
Windian Records   windianrecords.com
Non Vote

* PRODUCER OF THE YEAR - emeritus Marco Delmar

Bob Dawson   www.biasstudios.com
Jim Ebert   www.ebertaudio.com
Jim Robeson  www.biasstudios.com
Oddisee   oddisee.bandcamp.com
Todd Wright   www.bandmine.com/orangepopsongs
Non Vote

* LIVE SOUND ENGINEER

Andrew Roberts
Art Isaacs
Bob Grimes
Charlie Pilzer
Danny Schwartz
John Penovich
Mike Monseur
Scott Spellbring
Trevor Higgins
Non Vote

* STUDIO ENGINEER

Bob Dawson   www.biasstudios.com
Charlie Pilzer   www.airshowmastering.com
Gantt Kushner   gizmorecording.com
Jim Robeson   www.biasstudios.com
Marco Delmar   www.recordarts.com
Mike Monseur   www.biasstudios.com
Sean Russell   www.cuerecording.com
Stephanie Milne   www.recordarts.com
Steve Carr   hitandrunrecording.com
Non Vote

* RECORDING STUDIO

Airshow   www.airshowmastering.com
Asparagus Media   www.asparagusmediastudios.com
Bias Studios   www.biasstudios.com
Cue Recording   www.cuerecording.com
Hit and Run   hitandrunrecording.com
Inner Ear   innerearstudio.com
Recording Arts   www.recordarts.com

* MOST SUPPORTIVE OF WASHINGTON MUSIC

Betty Scott
Danny Schwartz
David Eisner
Loralyn Coles
Lorraine Campbell
Mary Cliff
Ron Goad
Ronnie Newmyer
Tom Koerner & Debra Sternberg
Non Vote

* FAN FAVORITE

Phaze II phaze2jazz.com