2017 Finalists & Voting

CONGRATULATIONS 2017 FINALISTS!!

VOTING IS NOW CLOSED

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AMERICANA ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Ben Sollee and Kentucky Native

Bendigo Fletcher

Joann + The Dakota

Stuart Wicke

Tyler Lance Walker Gill

 

BLUEGRASS ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Aaron Bibelhauser

Mama Said String Band

Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper

Misty Mountain String Band

Relic

 

BLUES ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Big Poppa Stampley

Da Mudcats

Laurie Jane and The 45’s

Mississippi Adam Riggle

Tyrone Cotton

 

COVER BAND OF THE YEAR

Louisville Crashers

The Sheryl Rouse Band

The Winger Brothers

Thunderstruck

Tony and the Tanlines

Unlimited Show Band

 

HIP HOP ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Jack Harlow

James Lindsey

Metez Trice

RMLLW2LLZ

Villebillies

 

JAZZ/AVANT GARDE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Curio Key Club

Future Killer

Jaye Jayle

Phourist and the Photons

Sara Soltau

Small Time Napoleon

Soft Self Portraits

 

METAL/HARDCORE ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Anagnorisis

Anwar Sadat

Savage Master

Stonecutters

Tropical Trash

Wombo

 

POP/ROCK ARTIST OF THE YEAR

Cat Casual

Cereal Glyphs

Frederick the Younger

Jaxon Lee Swain

Maximon

Quiet Hollers

White Reaper

 

R&B ARTIST OF THE YEAR

BRXTN

Carly Johnson

Free Soul Effect

Jenna Dean

Kori Black

Otis Jr & Dr. Dundiff

 

SINGER/SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Aaron Bibelhauser

Alex Wright

Andrea Davidson

Delafaye

Joan Shelley

 

SONG OF THE YEAR

“Big Sur”  The Deloreans

“Funny Ways”  Quiet Hollers

“Judy French”  White Reaper

“Louisville”  Tyrant ft. Kori Black

“Pusher”  Wax Fang

“Wanna Shine?”  James Lindsey

“Where I’ll Find You”  Joan Shelley

 

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Amen Breaks  Quiet Hollers

Ben Sollee and Kentucky Native  Self-Titled

Of Random Unison  Free Soul Effect

Joan Shelley  Self-Titled

Perpeteia  Anagnorisis

Same Sky  James Lindsey

World’s Best American Band  White Reaper