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Outstanding Acoustic Artist/Group

Emily Rose


Outstanding Folk Artist/Group

Jill Jack


Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Instrumentalist

Scott Dailey - Guitar


Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Recording

Carolyn Striho - " Word Attack"


Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Songwriter

Jill Jack


Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Vocalist

Tosha Owens



Outstanding Blues Artist/Group

Bobby Murray


Outstanding Blues/R&B Instrumentalist

Howard Glazer - Guitar


Outstanding Blues/R&B Recording

The Infatuations "Yesterday Morning"


Outstanding Blues/R&B Songwriter

Tino Gross


Outstanding Blues/R&B Vocalist

Thornetta Davis


Outstanding R&B Artist/Group

The Infatuations



Outstanding Classical Composer

Carolyn Striho


Outstanding Classical Instrumentalist

John Rutherford - trombone


Outstanding Classical Small Ensemble

Il Segreto String Quartet


Outstanding Classical Vocalist

Eva Marie Evola


Outstanding Community Orchestra

Warren Symphony Orchestra


Outstanding Classical Recording

Minuet-Carolyn Striho & Bonnie Kaye



Outstanding Country Artist/Group

Julianne Ankley & The Rogues

The Orbitsuns


Outstanding Country Instrumentalist

Joey Spina - Guitar and Bass


Outstanding Country Recording

"Those Tears I've Cried" - Steve Scott Country


Outstanding Country Songwriter

Julianne Ankley


Outstanding Country Vocalist

Maggie McCabe



Outstanding Electronic/Dance Artist/Group



Outstanding Electronic/Dance DJ

Linda Lexy


Outstanding Electronic/Dance Recording

"If I Stay I Die" Eprom Colony featuring Meridith Lorde


Outstanding Electronic/Dance Writer/Producer

Sean Mooer



Outstanding Anthology/Compilation/Reissue

Four Tops, "50th Anniversary: Singles Collection 1962-1972" (Motown/UMe)


Outstanding Live Performance

The Infatuations


Outstanding Live Sound Technician

Peter Jay


Outstanding Local Record Label

Funky D Records


Outstanding National Major Label / Distribution Album

Eminem, "The Marshal Mathers LP 2" (Shady/Aftermath/Interscope)


Outstanding National Single

Sponge "Come in From The Rain"


Outstanding National Small / Independent Label Distribution Album

Iggy & the Stooges, "Ready to Die" (Fat Possum)


Outstanding Record Producer

Al Sutton


Outstanding Recording Studio

Rustbelt Studios


Outstanding Video / Independent Budget (Under $10,000)

The Infatuations "Yesterday Morning"


Outstanding Video / Major Budget (Over $10,000)

Eminem - "Berzerk"


Outstanding Tribute Band

Fifty Amp Fuse "Your Generation"



Outstanding Gospel/Christian Act

David Winans pi


Outstanding Gospel/Christian Musician

Marq Andrew Speck (keyboards)


Outstanding Gospel/Christian Recording

"Troubled Waters" - David Winans' pi


Outstanding Gospel/Christian Songwriter

Marq Andrew Speck


Outstanding Gospel/Christian Vocalist

Marq Andrew Speck



Outstanding Jazz Composer

Alexander Zonjic


Outstanding Jazz Instrumentalist

Skeeto Valdez-drums


Outstanding Jazz Recording

Planet D Nonet "SwinginThe D"


Outstanding Jazz Vocalist

Sky Covington


Outstanding Modern Jazz Artist/Group

Skeeto's Funhouse


Outstanding Traditional Jazz Artist/Group

Metro Jazz Voices



Outstanding Rock/Pop Instrumentalist

Johnny Bee Badanjek - drums


Outstanding Rock/Pop Recording

Howling Diablos "Return of the Funk Hand"


Outstanding Rock/Pop Songwriter

The Infatuations


Outstanding Rock/Pop Vocalist

Bootsey X


Metal/Hard Rock Artist/Group



Industrial Artist/Group



Rock/Pop Artist/Group

The Muggs


National Indie Label Rock Artist/Group

Critical Bill



Outstanding Hip-Hop Artist/Group

Critical Bill


Outstanding Hip-Hop DJ

DJ Psycho


Outstanding Hip-Hop MC




Outstanding Urban/Funk Artist/Group

Howling Diablos


Outstanding Urban/Funk Musician

Skeeto Valdez-drums


Outstanding Urban/Funk Songwriter

Tino Gross


Outstanding Urban/Funk Vocalist

Tosha Owens


Outstanding Urban/Funk/Hip-Hop Recording

"Return of the Funk Hand" Howling Diablos



Outstanding Reggae/Ska Artist/Group



Outstanding World Artist/Group

The Corktown Popes


Outstanding World/Reggae/Ska Instrumentalist

Muruga Booker - Drums & Percussion


Outstanding World/Reggae/Ska Recording

"Joty Drums" by Muruga Booker, Pandit Samar Saha, & John Churchville


Outstanding World/Reggae/Ska Songwriter

Joe Kidd & Sheila Burke


Outstanding World/Reggae/Ska Vocalist

Harper (Peter D. Harper)