City Slang: DMA Winners

No huge surprises from the DMA’s this year, although there were some great performances from Amy Gore & Her Valentines / Gorevette, Savage Grace, and thePleasure Seekers / Cradle. The winners in full were:

Outstanding Folk Artist/Group
Jill Jack Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Instrumentalist
Billy Brandt ( guitar/ mandolin ) Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Recording
Billy Brandt “Way Down the Hole” Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Songwriter
Jill Jack Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Vocalist
Jill Jack Outstanding Blues Artist/Group
Thornetta Davis Outstanding Blues/R&B Instrumentalist
Jim McCarty (guitar) Outstanding Blues/R&B Recording
Jim McCarty & Friends “Live at Callahan’s” Outstanding Blues/R&B Songwriter
Eliza Neals Outstanding Blues/R&B Vocalist
Thornetta Davis Outstanding R&B Artist/Group
The Howling Diablos Outstanding Classical Composer
Scott Gwinnell Outstanding Classical Instrumentalist
bugs Beddow (trombone) Outstanding Classical Recording
Sarana VerLin “Rivers of Fire” Outstanding Classical Small Ensemble
The Motor City Brass Quintet Outstanding Classical Vocalist
Trish Shandor Outstanding Community Orchestra
Michigan Philharmonic Outstanding Country Artist/Group
Ty Stone & the Truth Outstanding Country Instrumentalist
Brian “Roscoe“ White (guitar) Outstanding Country Recording
TIE: Julianne Ankley “Vivid”
The Orbitsuns “Give the Orbitsuns What They Want” Outstanding Country Songwriter
Ty Stone Outstanding Country Vocalist
Ty Stone Outstanding Electronic/Dance Artist/Group
Cybertrybe Outstanding Electronic/Dance DJ
DJ Pleasure Kitten Outstanding Electronic/Dance Recording
Cybertrybe “White Rabbit Viagra Mix“ Outstanding Electronic/Dance Writer/Producer
Gabe Gonzalez Outstanding Anthology/Compilation/Reissue
Bob Seger “Live Bullet“ ( Capital ) Outstanding Live Performance
Satori Circus Outstanding Live Sound Technician
Neil “T’ Sever Outstanding Local Record Label
Mack Avenue Records Outstanding National Major Label Album
Bad Meets Evil (Eminem & Royce da 5’9” “Hell: The Sequel“ ( Shady/Innerscope) Outstanding National Single
Mayer Hawthorne “The Walk“ Outstanding National Small/Independent Label Album
Dennis Coffey “Dennis Coffey (Strut) Outstanding Record Producer
Tino Gross Outstanding Recording Studio
Harmonie Park Outstanding Video / Independent Budget (Under $10,000)
Howling Diablos “Mr. Right Now“ Outstanding Video / Major Budget (Over $10,000)
Kid Rock “Care“ Outstanding Tribute Band
Danny D & the Vagabonds (Rod Stewart tribute) Outstanding Gospel/Christian Act
Sweet Crystal Outstanding Gospel/Christian Musician
Demetrius Krayon Nabors (keyboards)
Marq Speck (keyboards) Outstanding Gospel/Christian Recording
David Winans ll “Find the Water“ Outstanding Gospel/Christian Songwriter
God’s Army Outstanding Gospel/Christian Vocalist
Sonnie Day Outstanding Jazz Composer
Scott Gwinnell Outstanding Jazz Instrumentalist
TIE: Phil Hale (keyboards)
Damon Warmack (bass) Outstanding Jazz Recording
Patrick Prouty “New American Daydream“ Outstanding Jazz Vocalist
Sky Covington Outstanding Modern Jazz Artist/Group
Brothers Groove Outstanding Traditional Jazz Artist/Group
Hot Club of Detroit Outstanding Hip-Hop Artist/Group
Hush Outstanding Hip-Hop DJ
DJ Psycho Outstanding Hip-Hop MC
Hush Outstanding Urban/Funk Artist/Group
Howling Diablos Outstanding Urban/Funk Musician
Skeeto Valdez (drums) Outstanding Urban/Funk Songwriter
Tino Gross Outstanding Urban/Funk Vocalist
Nadir Outstanding Urban/Funk/Hip-Hop Recording
Howling Diablos “Ultra Sonic Gas Can” Outstanding Rock/Pop Instrumentalist
Skeeto Valdez (drums) Outstanding Rock/Pop Recording
Howling Diablos “Ultra Sonic Gas Can“ Outstanding Rock/Pop Songwriter
Tino Gross Outstanding Rock/Pop Vocalist
Rachel May Metal/Hard Rock Artist/Group
60 Second Crush Industrial Artist/Group
Crud Rock/Pop Artist/Group
The Hard Lessons National Indie Label Rock Artist/Group
Carolyn Striho Outstanding Reggae/Ska Artist/Group
Roots Vibration Outstanding World Artist/Group
Luis Resto Outstanding World/Reggae/Ska Instrumentalist
Muruga Booker (drums/percussion) Outstanding World/Reggae/Ska Recording
Sarana VerLin “Kyrie“ (world mix) Outstanding World/Reggae/Ska Songwriter
Luis Resto Outstanding World/Reggae/Ska Vocalist
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