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Outstanding Acoustic Artist/Group
Jill Jack

Outstanding Folk Artist/Group
Billy Brandt & Sarana VerLin

Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Instrumentalist
Carolyn Striho ( piano / guitar )

Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Recording
Jill Jack " Songwriter Sessions "

Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Songwriter
Emily Rose

Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Vocalist
Jill Jack

Outstanding Blues Artist/Group
Johnnie Bassett

Outstanding Blues/R&B Instrumentalist
Johnnie Bassett ( guitar )

Outstanding Blues/R&B Recording
Motor City Josh " Forty Four: A Tribute to Howlin' Wolf "

Outstanding Blues/R&B Songwriter
Chris Codish

Outstanding Blues/R&B Vocalist
Thornetta Davis

Outstanding R&B Artist/Group
Howling Diablos

Outstanding Classical Composer
Michael Daugherty

Outstanding Classical Instrumentalist
Robert Tye ( guitar )

Outstanding Classical Recording
The Motor City Brass Quintet " Christmas Vespers"

Outstanding Classical Small Ensemble
The Motor City Brass Quintet

Outstanding Classical Vocalist
Trish Shandor

Outstanding Community Orchestra
Michigan Opera Theatre Orchestra

Outstanding Country Artist/Group
The Orbitsuns

Outstanding Country Instrumentalist
Drew Howard ( guitar, pedal steel )

Outstanding Country Recording
Doop & the Inside Outlaws " Everett Belcher "

Outstanding Country Songwriter
Billy Brandt

Outstanding Country Vocalist
Vinnie Dombroski

Outstanding Electronic/Dance Artist/Group
Detroit Techno Militia

Outstanding Electronic/Dance DJ
DJ Linda Lexy

Outstanding Electronic/Dance Recording
Carolyn Striho " Promised Land - Techno "

Outstanding Electronic/Dance Writer/Producer
Liz Larin

Outstanding Anthology/Compilation/Reissue
Bob Seger, " Early Seger, Volume 1 " ( Hideout )

Outstanding Live Performance
Hot Club of Detroit

Outstanding Live Sound Technician
Neil " T " Sever ( Memphis Smoke / Various )

Outstanding Local Record Label
Mack Avenue Records

Outstanding National Major Label Recording
Iggy Pop " Preliminaries " ( Astrel Works / Virgin )

Outstanding National Single
Uncle Kracker " Smile "

Outstanding National Small/Independent Label Recording
Johnnie Bassett " The Gentleman is Back " ( Mack Avenue )

Outstanding Record Producer
Al Sutton

Outstanding Recording Studio
Rustbelt Studios

Harmonie Park Studio

Outstanding Video / Independent Budget (Under $10,000)
Paul Miles " Motown Still Our Town "

Outstanding Video / Major Budget (Over $10,000)
The Motor City Horns and The Brothers Groove featuring Thornetta Davis " Kissing My Love "

Outstanding Gospel/Christian Act
God's Army

Outstanding Gospel/Christian Musician
bugs Beddow - ( flute )

Outstanding Gospel/Christian Recording
Danny Cox " In All Things " 

Outstanding Gospel/Christian Songwriter
Danny Cox

Outstanding Gospel/Christian Vocalist
Karen Newman

Outstanding Jazz Composer
Chris Codish

Outstanding Jazz Instrumentalist
Keith Kaminski - ( saxophone )

Outstanding Jazz Recording
Scott Gwinnell Jazz Orchestra " Brush Fire "

Outstanding Jazz Vocalist
Chris Codish

Outstanding Modern Jazz Artist/Group
Scott Gwinnell Jazz Orchestra

Outstanding Traditional Jazz Artist/Group
Hot Club of Detroit

Outstanding Rock/Pop Instrumentalist
Larry Fratangelo ( percussion )

Outstanding Rock/Pop Recording
Carolyn Striho " Honesty "

Outstanding Rock/Pop Songwriter
Vinnie Dombroski

Outstanding Rock/Pop Vocalist
Ty Stone

Metal/Hard Rock Artist/Group
Critical Bill

Industrial Artist/Group

Rock/Pop Artist/Group
Ty Stone & The Truth

National Indie Label Rock Artist/Group
Electric Six

Outstanding Hip-Hop Artist/Group
Insane Clown Posse

Outstanding Hip-Hop DJ
DJ Invisible

Outstanding Hip-Hop MC

Outstanding Urban/Funk Artist/Group
The Brothers Groove

Outstanding Urban/Funk Musician
Skeeto Valdez ( drums )

Outstanding Urban/Funk Songwriter
Chris Codish

Outstanding Urban/Funk Vocalist

Outstanding Urban/Funk/Hip-Hop Recording
The Howling Diablos " Divine Trash Highway "

Outstanding Reggae/Ska Artist/Group
Roots Vibration

Outstanding World Artist/Group
Lola Morales

Outstanding World/Reggae/Ska Instrumentalist
Liz Larin - ( guitar )

Outstanding World/Reggae/Ska Vocalist
Lola Morales

Outstanding World/Reggae/Ska Recording
1592 - " That's It "

Outstanding World/Reggae/Ska Songwriter
Lola Morales