PAST RESULTS

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LOCAL GENRE BASED CATEGORIES

Best indie bands from the Philadelphia, Central PA, NY, NJ, DE, MD, and DC area on a local/regional touring level. (Not yet emerging towards a national spotlight)

 

INDIE SINGER / VOCALIST OF THE YEAR - JOY IKE
INDIE ELECTRO/DANCE BAND OF THE YEAR - NIGHT PANTHER
INDIE ACOUSTIC ARTIST/BAND OF THE YEAR – MIKE MCMONAGLE
INDIE SOUL R&B BAND/ARTIST OF THE YEAR – AARON & THE SPELL
INDIE INDIE ROCK BAND OF THE YEAR- THE DISTRICTS
INDIE PUNK BAND OF THE YEAR- THE SHACKELTONS
INDIE POP BAND OF THE YEAR – COMMONWEALTH CHOIR
INDIE JAZZ/BLUES ARTIST/BAND OF THE YEAR – LAURA CHEADLE
INDIE JAM BAND OF THE YEAR – OUT OF THE BEARDSPACE
INDIE HIP HOP ARTIST/BAND OF THE YEAR – CHILL MOODY
INDIE FUNK BAND OF THE YEAR – DR. SLOTHCLAW
INDIE FOLK / AMERICAN ROOTS BAND OF THE YEAR - KALOB GRIFFIN BAND

 

EMERGING CATEGORIES

Best indie bands from the PHILLY, CENTRAL PA, NY, NJ, DE, MD, DC, area on a emerging/touring level. Must be independent/unsigned or signed to an indie label. Each Nominee is headed towards the national spotlight and have made the leap past a local/regional following.

 

EMERGING INDIE JAZZ ARTIST/BAND OF THE YEAR – SNARKY PUPPY
EMERGING INDIE FUNK BAND OF THE YEAR – THE BUDOS BAND
EMERGING INDIE SINGER / VOCALIST OF THE YEARMATT DUKE
EMERGING INDIE HIP HOP ARTIST/BAND OF THE YEARWHITNEY PEYTON
EMERGING INDIE JAM BAND OF THE YEARRUBBLEBUCKET
EMERGING INDIE ELECTRO/DANCE BAND OF THE YEARWORK DRUGS
EMERGING INDIE ACOUSTIC BAND/ARTIST OF THE YEAR – KURT VILE
EMERGING INDIE PUNK BAND OF THE YEARMODERN BASEBALL
EMERGING INDIE POP BAND OF THE YEARTHE FRONT BOTTOMS
EMERGING INDIE ROCK BAND OF THE YEAR - MAN MAN
EMERGING INDIE FOLK BAND OF THE YEAR- STRAY BIRDS

 

REGIONAL CATEGORIES

Best indie bands from the Philadelphia, Central PA, NY, NJ, DE, MD, and DC area on a local/regional touring level. NOT GENRE SPECIFIC (Not yet emerging towards a national spotlight)

 

DELAWARE INDIE BAND OF THE YEARNEW SWEDEN
CENTRAL PA INDIE BAND OF THE YEAR- THE DISTRICTS
PHILLY INDIE BAND OF THE YEARTOY SOLDIERS
NYC INDIE BAND OF THE YEAR- CULTFEVER
NJ INDIE BAND OF THE YEARQUINCY MUMFORD & THE REASON WHY
MD/DC INDIE BAND OF THE YEARSWEET LEDA

 

INDUSTRY CATEGORIES

Recognizing the best of the best professionals and brands in the industry.

 

BEST INDIE RECORDING STUDIO - MILKBOY
BEST PR FIRM – BIG PICTURE MEDIA
BEST ENGINEER/PRODUCER – WILL YIP
BEST MANAGEMENT FIRM -  RED LIGHT
BEST INDIE RECORD LABEL – SUB POP

 

FESTIVAL & VENUE CATEGORIES

Best Festival and Venues that are located within the region (PA, NJ, NY, DE, MD, DC).

 

REGIONAL INDIE FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR – XPONENTIAL
MEGA INDIE FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR - FIREFLY
LOCAL INDIE FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR - DEWEY BEACH MUSIC CONFERENCE

VENUE OF THE YEAR 2000+ CAPACITY – ELECTRIC FACTORY
VENUE OF THE YEAR 500-2000 CAPACITY – WCL PHIILY
VENUE OF THE YEAR UNDER 500 CAPACITY – JOHNNY BRENDAS
NEW VENUE OF THE YEAR - TELLUS 360

 

NATIONAL CATEGORIES

Best ‘indie’ bands from anywhere in the world and are nationally known. These bands/artists headline large venues and festivals but still considered to be independent/unsigned with management, or signed to indie/ subsidiary labels.

 

NATIONAL INDIE RECORD OF THE YEAR – LORDE “ROYALS”
NATIONAL INDIE PERFORMER OF THE YEAR – EDWARD SHARPE & MAGNETIC ZEROS
NATIONAL INDIE ALBUM OF THE YEAR- DR. DOG – B ROOM
NATIONAL INDIE OVERALL BAND OF THE YEAR – THE AVETT BROTHERS