WAMA, BMI, Fillmore Silver Spring, State Theatre, and the City of Falls Church present


26th Annual WammiesTM Nominations and Winners
2011 Washington Area Music Awards


indicates winner

* A CAPPELLA

A CAPPELLA GROUP - emeritus Sweet Honey in the Rock

Afro Blue  www.afrobluehu.com
Brethren  www.brethrengroup.com
Cartoon Johnny  www.cartoonjohnny.com
Da Capo  www.dcsingers.com
Euphonism  www.euphonism.com
Suspicious Cheese Lords  www.suspiciouscheeselords.com
The Tone Rangers  www.tonerangers.com

A CAPPELLA RECORDING

Prayers and Praises / Brethren  www.brethrengroup.com
The More the Merrier / Cartoon Johnny &     others  www.cartoonjohnny.com
Smooth Criminal / Euphonism  www.euphonism.com

* BIG BAND/SWING

BIG BAND/SWING VOCALIST

Andre Enceneat  www.tomcunningham.com
Big Joe Maher  www.bigjoem.com
Billy Coulter  www.nattybeaux.com
Mike Sottong  www.kingteddy.com
Robin Cunningham  www.tomcunningham.com

BIG BAND/SWING GROUP

Afro Bop Alliance  www.afrobop.com
Airmen Of Note  www.usafband.af.mil
Atomic Swing Club  
Bohemian Caverns Jazz     Orchestra  www.bohemiancavernsjazzorchestra.com
King Teddy  www.kingteddy.com
Natty Beaux  www.nattybeaux.com
Tom Cunningham Orchestra    www.tomcunningham.com

BIG BAND/SWING RECORDING

I've Been Around / Dale Corn Orchestra  www.dalecorn.com
Moonwalk / Howard University Jazz     Ensemble  www.www.coas.howard.edu/music/huje
Una Mas / Afro Bop Alliance  www.www.afrobop.com

* BLUEGRASS

BLUEGRASS VOCALIST

Bob Perilla   www.bighillbillybluegrass.com
Dede Wyland  www.dedewyland.com
Frank Solivan  www.dirtykitchenband.com
Randy Barrett  www.fallingmountain.com/our-artists/randy-barrett

BLUEGRASS DUO/GROUP - emeritus Seldom Scene

Big Chimney    www.bigchimneyband.com
Bob Perilla and Big Hillbilly Bluegrass     www.bighillbillybluegrass.com
Dead Men's Hollow  www.deadmenshollow.com
Dede Wyland, Randy Barrett and Mama Tried     www.dedewyland.com
Frank Solivan &Dirty Kitchen  www.dirtykitchenband.com

BLUEGRASS INSTRUMENTALIST

Avril Smith  www.bigchimneyband.com
Danny Knicely  www.dannyknicely.com
Frank Solivan  www.dirtykitchenband.com
Ira Gitlin   www.iragitlin.com
Jimmy Gaudreau  www.jimmygaudreau.com
Mike Auldridge  www.mikeauldridge.com
Mike Munford  www.dirtykitchenband.com
BLUEGRASS RECORDING

Big Chimney / Big Chimney  www.www.bigchimneyband.com
Eclipse / Bill Emerson  www.gotech.com/BillEmerson
It's About Time / Dave Giegerich  www.davegiegerich.com
It's Gonna Be A Beautiful Day / Wayne Taylor &     Appaloosa  www.waynetaylorandappaloosa.com
Radio Favorites & Sacred Songs / Tom Mindte & Jeremy     Stevens  www.pxrec.com/Patuxent_Bluegrass-jeremy_tom
Tim & Savannah Finch with the Eastman String Band / Tim     & Savannah Finch  www.eastmanstringband.com

* BLUES/TRADITIONAL R&B

BLUES/TRADITIONAL R&B FEMALE VOCALIST

Deanna Bogart  www.deannabogart.com
Eleanor Ellis  www.eleanorellis.com
Mary Ann Redmond  www.marb.com
Mary Shaver  www.maryshaverband.com
Nadine Rae  www.nadinerae.com
Stacy Brooks  www.stacysmusic.org

BLUES/TRADITIONAL R&B MALE VOCALIST

Anthony Swamp Dog Clark  www.anthonyswampdogclark.com
Big Joe Maher  www.bigjoem.com
Daryl Davis  www.daryldavis.com
Memphis Gold  www.memphisgoldprod.net
Tom Clifford  www.kingsoulband.com
Tommy Lepson  www.tommylepson.com
Warner Williams  www.pxrec.com/Patuxent_Blues-williams

BLUES/TRADITIONAL R&B DUO/GROUP

Bad Influence Band  www.badinfluenceband.com
Big Joe & the Dynaflows   www.bigjoem.com
Daryl Davis Band   www.daryldavis.com
King Soul   www.kingsoulband.com
Memphis Gold Band   www.memphisgoldprod.net
The Nighthawks   www.thenighthawks.com
Tommy Lepson Band   www.tommylepson.com

BLUES/TRADITIONAL R&B INSTRUMENTALIST

Arif Durrani   www.kingsoulband.com
Daryl Davis  www.daryldavis.com
John Bell  www.tommylepson.com
J.P. Reali   www.jpreali.com
Mark Wenner   www.thenighthawks.com
Nate Foley   www.natefoley.com
Paul Bell   www.thenighthawks.com
Tom Principato   www.tomprincipato.com

BLUES/TRADITIONAL R&B RECORDING

Beam Me Up Elvis / Texas Chainsaw Horns     www.texaschainsawhorns.com
Crawstickers / Scott Ramminger   www.crawstickers.com
In the Remains / Cathy Jean   www.cathyjean.com
Love, Peace & the Blues / Stacy Brooks  www.stacysmusic.org
Raw / Anthony Swamp Dog Clark     www.anthonyswampdogclark.com
Under The Influence / Bad Influence     Band  www.badinfluenceband.com

* CHILDREN'S MUSIC

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

Barry Louis Polisar  www.barrylou.com
Don Bridges   www.donbridgesongs.com
The Grandsons Jr   www.grandsonsjr.com
Milkshake   www.milkshakemusic.com
Rocknoceros   www.rocknoceros.com
The RTTs  www.facebook.com/The-Rhodes-Tavern-Troubadours

CHILDREN'S MUSIC RECORDING

Colonel Purple Turtle / Rocknoceros  www.rocknoceros.com
Gilly Good Morning / Sherri Holdridge  www.musikids.com
Goodie Bag / The RTTs 
     www.facebook.com/The-Rhodes-Tavern-Troubadours
One Big Orooni / The Grandsons Jr  www.grandsonsjr.com
Sing To Your Baby / Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer      www.cathymarcy.com

* CHORAL

CHORAL GROUP

Cantate Chamber Singers   www.cantate.org
Chantry   www.chantrydc.com
Children's Chorus of Washington  www.cchorus.homestead.com
The Choral Arts Society of Washington   www.choralarts.org
Congressional Chorus   www.congressionalchorus.org
Coral Cantigas   www.cantigas.org
DC Labor Chorus  www.laborheritage.org
Washington Bach Consort  www.bachconsort.org

* CLASSICAL

CLASSICAL INSTRUMENTALIST

Audrey Andrist    www.audreyandrist.com
Berta Rojas    www.bertarojas.com
Brian Ganz   www.brianganz.com
Bruno Nasta    www.gypsystrings.com
Charlie Young        www.coas.howard.edu/music/academics/faculty/charlieyoung
Noah Getz  www.noahgetz.com
Phil Mathieu    www.mathieumusic.com
Rob Patterson    www.robwpatterson.com
Santiago Rodriguez    www.santiagorodriguez.net

CLASSICAL VOCAL SOLOIST

Jason Stearns   www.funkhouserartists.com/jason_stearns
Linda Priebe   www.LindaPriebe.com
Linda Teasley   www.lindateasley.com
Rosa Lamoreaux   www.rosasings.com
William Sharp    www.bach-cantatas.com/bio/Sharp-William.htm

CLASSICAL CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

21st Century Consort   www.21stcenturyconsort.org
The Bach Sinfonia      www.bachsinfonia.org
The Folger Consort    www.folger.edu
Georgetown Quintet    www.georgetownquintet.com
Great Noise Ensemble   www.greatnoiseensemble.com
Left Bank Concert Society   www.leftbankconcertsociety.org
Mendelssohn Piano Trio   www.mendelssohnpianotrio.com
VERGE Ensemble   www.vergeensemble.com

CLASSICAL ORCHESTRAL ENSEMBLE
- emeritus National Symphony

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra    www.alexsym.org
CounterPoint    www.experiencecounterpoint.org
Eclipse Chamber Orchestra    www.eclipseco.com
Fairfax Symphony Orchestra    www.fairfaxsymphony.org
National Philharmonic    www.nationalphilharmonic.org
Post Classical Ensemble    www.postclassical.com

CLASSICAL CONDUCTOR/DIRECTOR

Angel Gil Ordonez   www.postclassical.com
Antony Walker   www.concertopera.org
Daniel Abraham   www.bachsinfonia.org
Emil de Cou   www.kennedy-center.org/nso/
Ken Lam   www.gbyomusic.org

CLASSICAL RECORDING

The Art of Vivaldi's Lute / The Bach Sinfonia      www.bachsinfonia.org
Brass On Fire / Bay Street Brassworks          www.baystreetbrassworks.com
Florian Leopold Gassmann Opera Overtures / Eclipse     Orchestra  www.eclipseco.org
Gumbo / Rob Patterson  www.robwpatterson.com
JS Bach: Motets / The Bach Sinfonia   www.bachsinfonia.org
Schumann: Carnaval, Op. 9, Phantasie, Op. 17 / Audrey     Andrist  www.audreyandrist.com
Still Life / Noah Getz     www.noahgetz.com

* COUNTRY

COUNTRY VOCALIST

Andy Budd   www.andybudd-usa.com
Arty Hill   www.artyhill.com
Diana Quinn   www.honkytonkconfidential.com
George Welling  www.oktwisters.com
J.P. McDermott   www.westernbop.com
Karen Collins   www.karencollins.net
Mike Woods   www.honkytonkconfidential.com
Ruthie Logsdon   www.ruthieandthewranglers.com

COUNTRY DUO/GROUP

Amy Sullivan and The Whiskey Darlings     www.reverbnation.com/amysullivanandthewhiskeydarlings
Honky Tonk Confidential   www.honkytonkconfidential.com
J.P. McDermott & Western Bop   www.westernbop.com
Karen Collins & Backroads Band   www.backroads.karencollins.net
The Oklahoma Twisters   www.oktwisters.com
Ruthie and the Wranglers   www.ruthieandthewranglers.com

COUNTRY INSTRUMENTALIST

Andy Rutherford   www.thethrillbillys.com
Bill Starks  www.ruthieandthewranglers.com
Chick Hall Jr  www.pxrec.com/p2_Patuxent_Rock_Chick_Hall
Ira Gitlin   www.iragitlin.com
Lynn Kasdorf  www.onehorsetownband.com
Mike Woods   www.honkytonkconfidential.com

COUNTRY RECORDING

Another Lost Highway / Arty Hill  www.artyhill.com
Live at Goose Creek / Ruthie and the     Wranglers  www.ruthieandthewranglers.com
Ragtop Monterey / Andy Budd   www.andybudd-usa.com

* ELECTRONICA

ELECTRONICA ARTIST

Bluebrain  www.bluebrainmusic.blogspot.com
Fort Knox Five   www.FortKnoxRecordings.com
Kicksville  www.kicksville.com
Mike Surratt  www.mikesurratt.com
Thievery Corporation   www.thieverycorporation.com
Yoko K.  www.aphrodizia.com

ELECTRONICA DJ

The Blowoff  www.theblowoff.com
DJ Dave Nada   www.moombahton.tumblr.com
DJ Enferno   www.www.djenferno.com
DJ Jackie O   www.djjackieo.com
DJ Neekola  www.djneekola.com
Jesse Tittsworth   www.tittsworth.com
Thomas Blondet  www.myspace.com/djtomb
Will Eastman  www.soundcloud.com/willeastman

ELECTRONICA RECORDING

Culture of Fear / Thievery     Corporation  www.thieverycorporation.com
Dave Nada Presents Moombahton / Dave     Nada  www.moombahton.tumblr.com
Heaven's Library / Yoko K.    www.aphrodizia.com
The National Mall / Bluebrain  www.bluebrainmusic.blogspot.com
One World Sovereignty / Nappy     Riddem  www.fortknoxrecordings.com/artists/nappy-riddem
Results of a Higher Mission / Kicksville    www.kicksville.com
Soundtrack ISO Movie / Mike Surratt  www.mikesurratt.com
That Day / Mustafa Akbar  www.www.mustafaakbar.com
Two Strokes Raw / Tittsworth & Alvin     Risk  www.soundcloud.com/tittsworth/sets/tittsworth-alvin-risk-two

* FOLK - CONTEMPORARY

FOLK - CONTEMPORARY VOCALIST

Carey Creed   www.careycreed.com
Cletus Kennelly   www.cletuskennelly.com
Lori Kelley   www.lorikelley.com
Lynn Hollyfield  www.lynnhollyfield.com
Maureen Andary  www.thesweaterset.com
Renee McCullough  www.reneemccullough.com
Sara Curtin   www.thesweaterset.com
Steven Gellman   www.hiddenpoet.com
Victoria Vox   www.victoriavox.com

FOLK - CONTEMPORARY DUO/GROUP

Chatham Street  www.chathamstreetmusic.com
Cletus Kennelly & Lori Kelley   www.cletusandlori.com
Eddie From Ohio   www.eddiefromohio.com
emma's revolution   www.emmasrevolution.com
ilyAIMY  www.ilyAIMY.com
Naked Blue  www.nakedblue.com
Scythian   www.scythianmusic.com
The Sweater Set   www.thesweaterset.com

FOLK - CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTALIST

Avril Smith  www.tinsmith.ne
David Glaser   www.davidglaser.com
Fred Lieder   www.redskyaudio.com/artists.html
John Jennings   www.johnjenningsmusic.com
Les Hatley  www.secondchairles.com
Mark Sylvester  www.marksylvester.net

FOLK - CONTEMPORARY RECORDING

All That Mattered / Chatham     Street  www.chathamstreetmusic.com
Breathing Out / Molly Hagen  www.mollyhagen.com
Desiderium / Kindlewood   www.kindlewood.co
Everybody Sing! / John Jennings    www.johnjenningsmusic.com
Goldmine / The Sweater Set    www.thesweaterset.com
Here And Now Is Home / René Moffatt  www.renemoffatt.com
Hotel Songs / Rhianna LaRocque  www.rhiannalarocque.com
Vox Ukulele Cello / Victoria Vox  www.victoriavox.com
Way Big Sky / Cindi Slaughter  www.cindislaughter.com

* FOLK - TRADITIONAL

FOLK - TRADITIONAL VOCALIST

Barbara Ryan   www.ionamusic.com
David LaFleur  www.davidlafleurmusic.com
Grace Griffith   www.seamaid.org
Lisa Moscatiello   www.oceanorchestra.com
Loralyn Coles   www.loralyn.net
Pat Egan  www.myspace.com/patrickeganmusic

FOLK - TRADITIONAL DUO/GROUP

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer   www.cathymarcy.com
Dirty Pints   www.thedirtypints.com
IONA   www.ionamusic.com
Jennifer Cutting's OCEAN   www.oceanorchestra.com
Lilt  www.liltirishmusic.com

FOLK - TRADITIONAL INSTRUMENTALIST

Bonnie Rideout   www.bonnierideout.com
Bruce Molsky   www.brucemolsky.com
Jennifer Cutting  www.oceanorchestra.com
Jim Queen  www.ionamusic.com
Jody Marshall  www.jodymarshall.net
Maggie Sansone   www.maggiesmusic.com
Marcy Marxer   www.cathymarcy.com
Zan McLeod  www.zanmcleod.com

FOLK - TRADITIONAL RECORDING

Caledonian Shadows / Jim & Holly     Lawrence  www.jimandholly.com
The Great American Folk Song / Children's Chorus of     Washington  www.cchorus.homestead.com
Harlaw Scotland 1411 / Bonnie     Rideout  www.bonnierideout.com
Onward / Lilt  www.liltirishmusic.com
Silver / IONA  www.ionamusic.com
Song of Solstice / Jennifer Cutting's     OCEAN  www.oceanorchestra.com
Them Bones / David LaFleur  www.davidlafleurmusic.com

* GO GO

GO GO TALKER
- emeritus Chuck Brown

Anwan “Big G” Glover   www.myspace.com/anwangloverweekend
Steven “Buggs” Herron   www.facebook.com/THE-JUNKYARD-BAND
Chi Ali   www.myspace.com/suttlethoughtsband
Rappa   www.facebook.com/pages/WHAT-Band
Gregory “Sugar Bear” Elliott  www.reverbnation.com/sugarbeareu

GO GO DUO/GROUP - emeritus Chuck Brown Group

Backyard Band   www.facebook.com/pages/Backyard-Band
Be'la Dona  www.beladonaband.com
Faycez U Know  https://www.facebook.com/DLeeProductions
Rare Essence  www.rareessence.com
Sugar Bear and EU  www.reverbnation.com/sugarbeareu
Suttle Thoughts    www.myspace.com/suttlethoughtsband

GO GO INSTRUMENTALIST - emeritus Chuck Brown

Brad Clements   www.bradclements.com
Cherie "Sweet Cherie" Mitchell  www.beladonaband.com
Dwayne Lee  www.facebook.com/DLeeProductions
Jacques Johnson Jr  www.myspace.com/dcvybe
Stanley Cooper  www.myspace.com/strumfunky

* GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL

GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL VOCALIST - emeritus Richard Smallwood

Carey Creed  www.careycreed.com
Earnest Pugh   www.earnestpugh.com
KC Armstrong  www.brethrengroup.com
Keith Elgin   www.keithelgin.com
Kurtis Parks  www.kurtisparks.com
Mahbood Len Seligman   www.mahbood.com
Tony Addison  www.tonyaddisondrummer.com

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

The Braeded Chord   www.thebraededchord.com
Brandon Camphor & OneWay        www.http://www.reverbnation.com/brandoncamphor
The Heritage Signature Chorale       www.heritagesignaturechorale.org
Seneca   
WPAS Men & Women of the Gospel  www.wpas.org/aboutchoir

GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL RECORDING

Around the World, Across the Street /The Braeded     Chord  www.thebraededchord.com
Earnestly Yours / Earnest Pugh  www.earnestpugh.com
He Is Love / Tony Addison  www.tonyaddisondrummer.com
Head Over Heels / Mahbood Len Seligman  www.mahbood.com
Lord You Have My Heart / KC Armstrong       www.brethrengroup.com
That's All I Want To Do / Tom Houck       www.digstation.com/albumdetails
The Light Will Shine / Kurtis Parks  www.kurtisparks.com

* JAZZ

JAZZ VOCALIST

Esther Haynes   www.estherhaynesmusic.com
Felicia Carter  www.feliciacarter.com
Lena Seikaly   www.lenaseikaly.com
Lynn Veronneau  www.veronneaumusic.com
Sandra Y. Johnson  www.sandrayjohnson.com

JAZZ DUO/GROUP - emeritus Ron Holloway Band

Bay Jazz Project   www.bayjazzproject.com
Bruce Swaim Quartet   www.bruceswaim.com/quartet
The Eric Byrd Trio    www.ericbyrd.com
The Funk Ark  www.thefunkark.com
Hot Club of DC  www.hcofdc.com
La Rue Boogaloo  www.larueboogaloo.bandcamp.com
Larry Brown Quintet  www.larrybrownjazz.com
Veronneau   www.veronneaumusic.com

JAZZ INSTRUMENTALIST - emeritus Ron Holloway

Bruce Swaim   www.bruceswaim.com
Larry Brown   www.larrybrownjazz.com
Lyle Link  www.myspace.com/saxlink
Seth Kibel   www.sethkibel.com
Tim Ford  www.jstreetjumpers.com
Tom Williams       www.washingtondcjazznetwork.ning.com/profile/TomWilliams

JAZZ RECORDING

Come On If You're Comin' / Blue Rhythm     Boys  www.bluerhythmboys.com
Joie De Vivre / Veronneau   www.veronneaumusic.com
Life In Hand / Tony Martucci  www.dcjazz.com/tonymartucci
Lovely Changes / Lena Seikaly    www.lenaseikaly.com
Love's Sweet Song / Richard Harris  www.RichardHarrisLive.com
Memoirs Between Brothers / Jolley Brothers     www.natejolley.com
Mood Ebony / Marty Nau   www.jazzconnect.com/martynau
My Heart Stood Still / Bruce Swaim  www.bruceswaim.com
Nothing To Do / Felicia Carter & Amy Shook    www.feliciacarter.com/
Phonin' It In / Bay Jazz Project  www.bayjazzproject.com

* LATIN

LATIN VOCALIST

Alfredo Mojica   www.sinmiedo.us
Deborah Benner  www.triocaliente.com
Lilo Gonzalez   www.nayasmusic.com
Luis Torrealva  www.nayasmusic.com
Steven Falcon   www.sinmiedo.us

LATIN DUO/GROUP

Bio Ritmo   www.bioritmo.com
Bossalingo  www.bossalingo.com
Mariachi Los Amigos   www.mariachilosamigos.com
Nayas   www.nayasmusic.com
Orquesta La Leyenda  www.orqlaleyenda.com
Rumba Club   www.rumbaclub.com
Sin Miedo   www.sinmiedo.us
Trio Caliente  www.triocaliente.com
Zenizia All Star  www.zeniza.com

LATIN INSTRUMENTALIST

Didier Prossaird   www.sinmiedo.us
Marlysse Simmons   www.bioritmo.com
Pepe Gonzalez  www.zanganomusic.com/pepe/
Sam "Seguito" Turner   www.rumbaclub.com
Steve Sachse   www.sinmiedo.us

LATIN RECORDING

Estoy Enamorado / Sin Miedo  www.sinmiedo.us
La Verdad / Bio Ritmo  www.bioritmo.com
Oye Chica / Trio Caliente  www.triocaliente.com
Sabor Tropical / Empresarios  www.empresariosmusic.com

* RAP/HIP HOP

RAPPER

Christylez Bacon   www.christylez.com
Dumi Right   
    www.www.facebook.com/pages/Doom-E-RIGHT-Dumi-Right
Fat Trel  www.dmvlife.com/fattrel
Kokayi  www.kokayi.tumblr.com
Logic  www.mindoflogic.com
Oddisee   www.mellomusicgroup.com/oddisee
Phil Adé   www.368musicgroup.com/tag/phil-ade
RAtheMC  www.rathemc.net
Tabi Bonney   www.bonneyrunway.com
Wale   www.walemusic.com

RAP/HIP HOP DUO/GROUP

Diamond District   www.diamonddistrictdmv.com
GODISHEUS   www.godisheus.com
Gods'illa  www.godsilla.bandcamp.com
Slutty Boyz  www.myspace.com/sluttyboyz

RAP/HIP HOP RECORDING

A Different World / Phil Adé  
    www.368musicgroup.com/tag/phil-ade
CPR: The Blend Tape / Gods'illa  www.godsilla.bandcamp.com
The Eleven One Eleven Theory / Wale  www.walemusic.com
Latino Hip Hop / Cristopolis   www.cristopolis.com
Pacific Coast Highway / Kokayi  www.kokayi.tumblr.com
Parachute / Tabi Bonney   www.bonneyrunway.com
Rock Creek Park / Oddisee     www.www.mellomusicgroup.com/oddisee

* REGGAE

REGGAE VOCALIST

Gordan Daniels   www.LuckyDub.com
Jacob Hemphill   www.soja..com
Lenny Kourlou  www.reverbnation.com/kurloureggaeallstars
N3  www.reverbnation.com/n3majorlinksgmailcom
Tony Roy  www.reverbnation.com/tonyroyja
Tweeta Bird  www.myspace.com/fsingab1
Ziah   www.proverbsreggaeband.com
Zulan O'Brien  www.facebook.com/zulanobrien

REGGAE DUO/GROUP

Carl Malcolm & Positive Vibration Reggae Band     www.ariousentertainment.us/Carl_Malcolm
Jah Works   www.jahworks.com
JohnStone   www.johnstonemusic.com
Lionize   www.lionizemusic.com
Lucky Dub   www.luckydub.com
Oasis Band   www.oasisbanddc.com
Proverbs   www.proverbsreggaeband.com
S.T.O.R.M.   www.stormreggae.com
SOJA  www.sojamusic.com

REGGAE RECORDING

Mindset / Lucky Dub   www.www.luckydub.com
See-I / See-I   www.reverbnation.com/seei
Signs & Wonder/ Carl Malcolm & Positive     Vibration    www.ariousentertainment.us/Carl_Malcolm

* Modern ROCK

MODERN ROCK VOCALIST

Justin Trawick   www.justintrawick.com
Margot MacDonald   www.margotmacdonald.com
Nate Ihara  www.reverbnation.com/wewerekingsmusic
Niki Barr  www.nikibarr.com
Shane Gamble  www.shanegamble.com
Todd Wright  www.orangepopsongs.com

MODERN ROCK GROUP

More Humans  www.facebook.com/pages/More-Humans
The Niki Barr Band  www.nikibarr.com
Office of Future Plans   www.officeoffutureplans.com
Periphery   www.facebook.com/PeripheryBand
SUPER bob  www.superbobmusic.com
US Royalty  www.usroyaltymusic.com
We Were Kings   www.reverbnation.com/wewerekingsmusic

MODERN ROCK INSTRUMENTALIST

Anthony Pirog   www.myspace.com/anthonypirog
Gyom Amphoux  
    www.facebook.com/people/Gyom-Amphoux/697698022
Matt Halpern  www.facebook.com/PeripheryBand
Paul Garisto   www.paulgaristo.com

MODERN ROCK RECORDING

Demon Station / More Humans     www.facebook.com/pages/More-Humans
Ghost / We Were Kings   www.reverbnation.com/wewerekingsmusic
Last Rites / Pentagram   www.metalblade.com/pentagram
Mirrors / US Royalty    www.usroyaltymusic.com
Radar Radio / Niki Barr Band   www.nikibarr.com
SUPER bob / SUPER bob  www.superbobmusic.com

* POP ROCK

POP ROCK VOCALIST

David Kitchen   www.davidkitchen.net
Flo Anito  www.floanito.com
Jason Steinhauer  www.facebook.com/thegreyareadc
Jon Carroll  www.joncarroll.org
Laura Tsaggaris   www.lauratsaggaris.com
Levi Stephens  www.levistephens.com
Owen Danoff   www.owendanoff.com
Ted Garber  www.tedgarber.com

POP ROCK DUO/GROUP

The Caribbean  www.myspace.com/thecaribbean
Cravin' Dogs  www.cravindogs.com
David Kitchen Band  www.davidkitchen.net
Deleted Scenes  www.deletedscenesmusic.blogspot.com
Edie Sedgwick  www.myspace.com/ediesedgwick
Honor by August  www.honorbyaugust.com
Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds       www.kidcongopowers.blogspot.com
Vegas With Randolph       www.cagedgiantrecords.com/vegaswithrandolph

POP ROCK INSTRUMENTALIST

Bill Williams  www.jellyrollmortals.com
John Penovich   www.cravindogs.com
Jon Carroll   www.joncarroll.org
Ted Garber   www.tedgarber.com
Todd Baker  www.cravindogs.com

POP ROCK RECORDING

Above The Blue / Vegas With Randolph       www.cagedgiantrecords.com/vegaswithrandolph
Gorilla Rose / Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds       www.kidcongopowers.blogspot.com
I Can / Stephanie Stack  www.stephaniestack.com
Icarus / Owen Danoff   www.owendanoff.com
Live at Strathmore / Ted Garber  www.tedgarber.com
Love Gets Lovelier Every Day / Edie Sedgwick       www.myspace.com/ediesedgwick
Sounds Like A Wiener / Cravin' Dogs  www.cravindogs.com
Stupid Head / Paper Umbrella       www.facebook.com/pages/Paper-Umbrella
Tribute to the British Invasion / Bandhouse Gigs       www.bandhousegigs.com
Young People's Church of the Air / Deleted Scenes       www.deletedscenesmusic.blogspot.com

* ROOTS ROCK

ROOTS ROCK FEMALE VOCALIST

Becky Warren  www.thesixtyone.com/greatunknowns
Diana Quinn  www.fabulettes.com
Janine Wilson   www.janinewilsonband.com
Mary Battiata  www.littlepinktheband.com
Patty Reese   www.pattyreese.com

ROOTS ROCK MALE VOCALIST

Alan MacEwen   www.grandsons.com
Billy Coulter   www.billycoulter.com
Brian Simms  www.junkyardsaints.com
Jake Flack  
    www.facebook.com/pages/The-Rhodes-Tavern-Troubadours
Kirk Phillips  www.radiocarolineband.com

ROOTS ROCK DUO/GROUP

Billy Coulter Band   www.billycoulter.com
The Fabulettes  www.fabulettes.com
The Grandsons   www.grandsons.com
Junkyard Saints   www.junkyardsaints.com
Patty Reese Band   www.pattyreese.com
Radio Caroline   www.radiocarolineband.com
Sir Alan and the Calypso Ponzi Schemers       www.samhillbands.com/bands/sir-alan-and-the-calypso-ponzi-schemers
Squeeze Bayou  www.squeezebayou.com
The Thrillbillys  www.myspace.com/thrillbillys
The U-Liners   www.uliners.com

ROOTS ROCK INSTRUMENTALIST

Andy Rutherford  www.myspace.com/thrillbillys
Brian Simms  www.junkyardsaints.com
Chris Watling  www.grandsons.com
Dan Hovey  www.danhovey.com
Dave Chappell  www.guitardavechappell.com
Max Evans  www.janinewilsonband.com

ROOTS ROCK RECORDING

A Part Of Me / Tom Principato   www.tomprincipato.com
The Best of Ripsaw Records-Vol 1 / Various       www.ripsawrecords.com
Open A Window, Let In the Sun / Patty Reese       www.pattyreese.com
Say Go / Jim Stephanson  www.jimstephanson.com
Sign Here / Sir Alan and the Calypso Ponzi Schemers       www.samhillbands.com/bands/sir-alan-and-the-calypso-ponzi-schemers
Where There's a Thrill, There's A Way / The Thrillbillys     www.myspace.com/thrillbillys

* URBAN CONTEMPORARY

URBAN FEMALE CONTEMPORARY VOCALIST

Carolyn Malachi   www.carolynmalachi.com
Halima Peru   www.reverbnation.com/halimaperu
Green Tea    www.wix.com
Julia Nixon    www.myspace.com/julianixon
Maimouna Youssef  www.mumufresh.com
Maya Azucena   www.mayaazucena.com
Wayna   www.wayna.net

URBAN MALE CONTEMPORARY VOCALIST

Eric Scott   www.ericscottmusic.com
Jay Hayden  www.jworldrecords.com
Kenny Wesley  www.kennywesley.com
Kyonté  www.www.kyonte.com
Raheem Devaughn   www.theloveexperience.com

URBAN CONTEMPORARY DUO/GROUP

Black Alley   www.blackalleyband.com
Bryan Mills & Secret Society   www.secretsocietylive.com
guiltypleasures  www.guiltypleasuresband.net
Ndelible   www.ndelible.net

URBAN CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTALIST

Eric Scott   www.ericscottmusic.com
Frédéric Yonnet   www.fredyonnet.com
Joe Edwards   www.ndelible.net
Marcus Johnson   www.myspace.com/marcusjohnsonproject
Roy Battle   www.rareessence.com

URBAN CONTEMPORARY RECORDING

alisonWonderland / Alison Carney
    alisoncarney.bandcamp.com/
Beautiful Dreamer / Carolyn Malachi
    www.www.carolynmalachi.com
The Blooming / Maimouna Youssef   www.mumufresh.com
Mommoth Mixtape / Ndelible    www.ndelible.net
Reed My Lips / Frédéric Yonnet    www.fredyonnet.com

* WORLD MUSIC

WORLD MUSIC VOCALIST

Cheick Hamala Diabate   www.cheickhamala.com
Flory Jagoda  www.hrmusic.com/artists/jagoda
Huda Asfour   www.hudaasfour.com
Isaac Ho'opi'i   www.alohaboys.net
Massama Dogo   www.elikeh.com
Michael Shereikis   www.chopteeth.com
Mike Surratt   www.mikesurratt.com

WORLD MUSIC DUO GROUP

The Alexandria Kleztet   www.kleztet.com
Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band  www.chopteeth.com
Elikeh   www.elikeh.com
Lyuti Chushki  www.lyutichushki.com
Robyn Helzner Trio  www.helzner.com
Sahel  www.sahel.us
Slaveya   www.slaveya.org

WORLD MUSIC INSTRUMENTALIST

Cheick Hamala Diabate   www.cheickhamala.com
Gabin Assouramou   www.elikeh.com
Mark Gilbert   www.chopteeth.com
Mike Surratt   www.mikesurratt.com
Seth Kibel   www.kleztet.com
Tosin Aribisala   www.tosinmusik.com

* GENERAL AWARDS

* MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Brian Simms   www.junkyardsaints
Chris Watling   www.chriswatling.com
Dan Hovey  www.danhovey.com
David Kitchen  www.davidkitchen.net
Frank Solivan  www.dirtykitchenband.com
John Kadlecik  www.johnkmusic.net
Jon Carroll   www.joncarroll.org
Marcy Marxer  www.cathymarcy.com
Robert Spates  www.ccepotomac.org/www/ArtistBio
Seth Kibel  www.sethkibel.com
Tom Principato  www.tomprincipato.com

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

Afro Blue  www.afrobluehu.com
Be'la Dona  www.beladonaband.com
Carolyn Malachi   www.carolynmalachi.com
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen  www.dirtykitchenband.com
Lena Seikaly   www.lenaseikaly.com
Margot MacDonald   www.margotmacdonald.com
Veronneau   www.veronneaumusic.com
Wale   www.walemusic.com
Warner Williams  www.pxrec.com/Patuxent_Blues-williams

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

Bethany and The Guitar   www.bethanyandtheguitar.com
Big Chimney  www.bigchimneyband.com
CounterPoint   www.experiencecounterpoint.org
Ketura   www.weareketura.com
La Rue Boogaloo'  www.larueboogaloo.bandcamp.com
Lilt   www.liltirishmusic.com
Nate Foley  www.natefoley.com
Paul Pfau and the Dimestore Band  www.paulpfaumusic.com
The Grey Area  www.facebook.com/thegreyareadc

* ALBUM OF THE YEAR

A Part Of Me / Tom Principato   www.tomprincipato.com
The Eleven One Eleven Theory / Wale   www.walemusic.com
It's About Time / Dave Giegerich  www.davegiegerich.com
Joie de Vivre / Veronneau   www.veronneaumusic.com
Mirrors / US Royalty    www.usroyaltymusic.com
The More the Merrier / Cartoon Johnny & others       www.cartoonjohnny.com
One Big Orooni / The Grandsons Jr.    www.grandsonsjr.com
Sound Like a Weiner / Cravin Dogs    www.cravindogs.com

* DEBUT RECORDING

Crawstickers / Scott Ramminger   www.crawstickers.com
Ghost / We Were Kings   www.reverbnation.com/wewerekingsmusic
Gumbo / Rob Patterson   www.robwpatterson.com
Introducing Nathan Foley / Nate Foley   www.natefoley.com
Joie de Vivre / Veronneau   www.veronneaumusic.com
Lovely Changes / Lena Seikaly   www.lenaseikaly.com
Mirrors / US Royalty   www.usroyaltymusic.com
One World Sovereignty / Nappy Riddem        fortknoxrecordings.com/artists/nappy-riddem/
Short & Sweet / La Rue Boogaloo        www.larueboogaloo.bandcamp.com

* SONG OF THE YEAR

16 Years Down / Katherine Thorsey & Todd Wright     www.myspace.com/katherinethorsey
300 Miles From Memphis / Bill Starks     www.ruthieandthewranglers.com
Beautiful Dreamer / Carolyn Malachi    www.carolynmalachi.com
Can't Afford Not To / Jon Carroll    www.joncarroll.org
I Care For You / Rhianna LaRocque    www.rhiannalarocque.com
Juice Box Rhythm / Alan MacEwen    www.grandsonsjr.com
Little Tornado / Jack O'Dell    www.myspace.com/thrillbillys
Parachute / Tabi Bonney    www.bonneyrunway.com
Runnin / Eric Scott    www.ericscottmusic.com
Sirens / Tom Rothman    www.myspace.com/tommyrothman

* WAMA/SAW SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Billy Coulter   www.billycoulter.com
John Ratts & Eric Kern        www.cagedgiantrecords.com/vegaswithrandolph
Jon Carroll   www.joncarroll.org
Karl Straub   www.karlstraubmusic.com
Lori Kelley   www.lorikelley.com
Margot MacDonald   www.margotmacdonald.com
Mary Batiatta  www.littlepinktheband.com
Scott Ramminger   www.crawstickers.com
Todd Wright   www.orangepopsongs.com

* VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Around the World, Across the Street / The Braeded Chord     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1d4H1hQ5uk
Beautiful Dreamer / Carolyn Malachi          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWaqdZENlVY
Nature Boy / Afro Blue
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzX0-05KHG4
Neon Magazine / Bosley
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNtNkPh5fJ8
Ordinary / Sherell Rowe
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rezy95vKPEg&feature=related
Ourselves / The Grey Area
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_9K4TtoL2B8
That Way / Wale feat. Jeremih & Rick Ross
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_0PnbdDhTQ
Uh-oh / Flo Anito
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awUicWUKqeg
Universal Singularity / The Huge
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVPNcUaHk9k

* RECORD DESIGN

A Part Of Me / Tom Principato / Emily Elgin        www.tomprincipato.com
The Blooming / Maimouna Youssef / Alex “Lexx” Grigoryan        www.mumufresh.com
One Big Orooni / The Grandsons Jr./ Chris Watling,
    Matt Brown, Alan MacEwen    www.grandsonsjr.com
Radar Radio / Niki Barr Band / Niki Barr   www.nikibarr.com
Song of Solstice / Jennifer Cutting's OCEAN / William L. Brown    www.oceanorchestra.com
Still Life / Noah Getz / Deborah Kahn    www.noahgetz.com
Stupid Head / Paper Umbrella / Mark Walston        www.facebook.com/pages/Paper-Umbrella
Watch You / The Fordists / George Weissgerber & Ben White        thefordists.bandcamp.com

*MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Amber-Therese Foster
Maggie Coulter
Mike Marucci
Tom Carrico
Tom Goldfogle

* WASHINGTON AREA RECORD COMPANY

Azalea City Recordings   www.azaleacityrecordings.com
Dischord Records   www.dischord.com
ESL Music   www.eslmusic.com
Fort Knox Recordings   www.fortknoxrecordings.com
Goose Creek Music   www.goosecreekmusic.com
Mello Music Group   www.mellomusicgroup.com
Patuxent Music   www.pxrec.com
Smithsonian Folkways   www.folkways.si.edu
Socket Records   www.socketsrecords.com

* PRODUCER OF THE YEAR - emeritus Marco Delmar

Bob Dawson   www.biasstudios.com
James McKinney   www.myspace.com/jamesmckinney
Jim Robeson  www.biasstudios.com
Oddisee   www.oddiseemusic.blogspot.com
Scott Spelbring   www.spelbring.com

* LIVE SOUND ENGINEER

Andrew Roberts
Art Isaacs
Chris Murphy
Danny Schwartz
Frank Marchand
J.P. Reali
Trevor Higgins

* STUDIO ENGINEER

Bill Wolf   www.wolfproductionsinc.com
Bob Dawson   www.biasstudios.com
Charlie Pilzer   www.airshowmastering.com
Jim Ebert   www.ebertaudio.com
Jim Robeson   www.biasstudios.com
Marco Delmar   www.recordarts.com

* RECORDING STUDIO

Airshow   www.airshowmastering.com
Bias Studios   www.biasstudios.com
Cue Recording   www.cuerecording.com
Recording Arts   www.recordarts.com

* EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR

David Eisner / Founder /
    Institute of Musical Traditions   www.imtfolk.org
Fred Cannon / SR VP / BMI   www.bmi.com
Jean Bayou / President / Songwriters' Assoc. of Washington     www.saw.org
Jeff Campbell / Executive / Hungry For Music         www.hungryformusic.com
Mike Pugh / President / Goose Creek Music     www.goosecreekmusic.com

* MOST SUPPORTIVE OF WASHINGTON MUSIC

David Eisner
Ken & Chris Harnage
Lorraine Campbell
Mary Cliff
Ron Goad
Ronnie Newmeyer

* SPECIAL AWARDS

FAN FAVORITE
emma's revolution

HALL OF FAME
Hazel Dickens
Johnny Gill

SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT
Warner Williams & Jay Summerour
Norman Orville Scribner

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
Fallen Angels
TNT Tribble

SPOTLIGHT AWARD
Afro Blue