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NEW MUSIC WEEKLY ANNOUNCES NOMINATIONS

NEW MUSIC WEEKLY ANNOUNCES NOMINATIONS

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January 31st, 2017

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New Music Weekly magazine has announced the nominations for the 2017 New Music Awards (NMAs). The leading radio publication has honored recording artists, radio stations. Programmers and industry professionals. Music fans has a hand in the nominations via their votes and can now assist in the final outcome through their vote participation on the magazine’s website. New Music Weekly is now in pre-production for their annual Country Radio Seminar and NMA issue and will be on-sight at the event as well. Nominees are encouraged to rally subscribers and fans to turn nominations into wins by casting their votes at the New Music Weekly’s website at www.newmusicweekly.com Contact New Music Weekly for special CRS and NMA advertising rates.
(Photo: Alessia Cara)

The 2017 NMA Nominees are . . .

TOP40 Single of the Year
“24K” Bruno Mars
“Dangerous Woman” Ariana Grande
“Here” Alessia Cara
“Hotline Bling” Drake
“Same Old Love” Selena Gomez
“Stitches” Shawn Mendes
“What Do You Mean” Justin Bieber

TOP40 Male Artist of the Year
Bruno Mars
Ed Sherran
Justin Bieber
Lukas Graham
Shawn Mendes
Zayn

TOP40 Female Artist of the Year
Adele
Ariana Grande
Beyoncc
Kelly Clarkson
Selena Gomez
Sia

TOP40 Group/Duo of the Year
5 Seconds Of Summer
Chainsmokers
DNCE
Fall Out Boy
Fifth Harmony
Maroon 5
Rihanna w/Drake
Sia w/Sean Paul
Twenty One Pilots

TOP40 New Artist of the Year
Alessia Cara
Erick Blu
Israel Stone
Nial Horan
Zayn
Zara Larsson
Chance The Rapper

TOP40 New Group of the Year
Chainsmokers
Echosmith
Gnash w/Olivia O’Brien
Kungs Vs Cookin’ On 3 Burners
We The Kings
TOP 40 Breakthrough Artist of the Year
Brandy Moss Scott
Charlie Puth
Chuck Murphy
Echosmith

TOP40 Radio Station of the Year
KSPI – Stillwater, OK
WAKQ – Paris, TN
WEDB – Dublin, GA
WKNY – Kingston, NY
WMQT – Marquette, MI
KKCK – Marshall, MN
KLZY – Salina, KS
KPLT – Paris, TX

TOP40 Program Director of the Year
Bobby Dee/WEDB
Dustin Williams/KMJY
Jay McRae/KSPI
Jim Koski/WMQT
Lee Taylor/WJDQ
Michael Garcia/KDUC
Steven Mills/WLVY

TOP40 Music Director of the Year
Russ Berreth/KKCK
Warren Lawrence/WKNY
Monnie Dodd/KPLT

TOP40 Promotion of the Year
All Access
KLM
Protocol Entertainment
Team Clermont Promotions

TOP40 Record Label of the Year
Capitol
Def Jam/IDJMG
Epic/Sony
Interscope
RCA/RLG
Universal Republic

AC Single of the Year
“Happy Hour” Renee Zawawi
“Hello” Adele
“Here” Alessia Cara
“Love Yourself” Justin Bieber
“Oh How It Hurts” Brandy Moss Scott
“Stitches” Shawn Mendes
“Ten Thousand More” Dianne Meinke

AC Male Artist of the Year
Andy Grammer
Jimmy White
Justin Bieber
Shawn Mendes
Zayn

AC Female Artist of the Year
Adele
Alessia Cara
Ariana Grande
Brandy Moss Scott
Dianne Meinke
Eileen Carey

AC Group/Duo of the Year
American Nomads
Chainsmokers
Maroon 5
Mirage Box
Train
Twenty-One Pilots
Uptown Band w/Erich Cawalla & Jennifer Kinder

AC New Artist of the Year
Dan Thompson
John Ratliff
Jon Bellion
Justine Dorsey
Leslie Becker
Michael Stosic
Nial Horan
Renee Zawawi
Tony Clarke
Zayn

AC New Group/Duo of the Year
American Authors
John Ratliff & Receptacle
Mirage Box
Savage w/Mandy S

AC Breakthrough Artist of the Year
Brandy Moss Scott
Chuck Murphy
Dianne Meinke
Jimmy White
Rachel Woznow
Renee Zawawi
Zayn

AC Radio Station of the Year
KQCR – Hampton, IA
WATD- Marshfield, MA
WBHC- Hampton, SC
WDNH- Honesdale, PA
WJER- Dover, OH
WWRR- Scanton, PA
WVIN- Bath, NY

AC Program Director of the Year
Billy Bezoni/KCHE
George Schmitt/WDNH
Kevin Coan/WBHC
Paul Ciliberto/WWRR
Russ Davidson/KEHK
Stan Barnett/WQXQ

AC Music Director of the Year
Ed Lang/WRRW
Eric St. John/WJER
John Shea/ WATD
Mike Betten/KQCR
Steve Wiley/KTDY

AC Record Label of the Year
Capitol
Columbia/Sony
Jive/Zomba
RCA/RLG
Reprise/WEA

Country Single of the Year
“A Guy With A Girl” Blake Shelton
“Castaway” Zac Brown Band
“Cowgirls” Chuck Murphy
“How I’ll Always Be” Tim McGraw
“H.O.L.Y.” Florida Georgia Line
“Looking Back To See” Kim McAbee & Ty Herndon
“My Church” Maren Morris
“Saturday Night” Sam Austin
“Setting the World On Fire” Kenny Chesney & Pink
“Sleep Without You” Brett Young

Country Male Artist of the Year
Blake Shelton
Buddy Jewel
Jason Aldean
Joey Canyon
Justin Moore
Kenny Chesney
Luke Bryan
Thomas Rhett
Tim McGraw

Country Female Artist of the Year
Carrie Underwood
Julie Ingram
Kelsea Ballerini
Mila Mason
Miranda Lambert
Morgan Riley

Country Group/Duo of the Year
Brothers Osborne
Chris Young & Vince Gill
Florida Georgia Line
Hicks w/Steve Wariner & Ryan Wariner
High Valley
Kim McAbee & Ty Herndon
Leverton Brothers
Little Big Town
Old Dominion
Rebel Hearts

Country New Artist of the Year
Brian James
Brian Lee Bender
Juliana Lawerence
Maren Morris
Matt Austin
Raelynn
Sam Austin
Shari Rowe
Troy Anderson

Country New Group/Duo of the Year
A Thousand Horses
Jim Libby Band
Kim McAbee w/Ty Herndon
Parmalee
Tyler Creek Road
Country Breakthrough Artist of the Year
Chuck Murphy
Eileen Carey
Joey Canyon

Country Radio Station of the Year
KFGE – Lincoln, NE
KGKL – San Angelo, TX
KLMJ – Hampton, IA
KQBA – Sante Fe, NM
KTNN – Window Rock, AZ
WAGS – Bishopville, SC
WIFE – Connersville, IN
WPPL – Blue Ridge, GA

Country Program Director of the Year
Ed Carter/WLLX
Ken Bass/ KALH
Lee Moffitt/KTNN
Mike Thomas/KFAV
Steve Albertsen/KFGE
Ted Cramer/WIFE
Thurston Clary/WISK

Country Music Director of the Year
Alex Hart/KKCN
Beau Garrison/WKUL
Cliff Beach/WYTI
Mike Betten/KLMJ
Mike James/KWWR
Nate Chester/KTNN
Steve Nichols/WPPL

Country Promotion of the Year
Alan Young Promotions
HMG Nashville
James Williams Promotions
Jan Woods Promotions
Jerry Duncan Promotions
Grassroots Promotion
Lamon Records
The Spacek Company
Tom McBee and Associates

Country Record Label of the Year
Big Machine/Universal
EMI
RCA/RLG
Republic Nashville
SSM Nashville
WB/WEA

CROSSOVER ARTIST OF THE YEAR
American Nomads
Brandy Moss Scott
Chuck Murphy
Eileen Carey
Joey Canyon

College Artist of the Year
Bon Iver
David Bowie
Iggy Pop
Mike Posner
Slash
College Band of the Year
Cage The Elephant
Neighbourhood
Pretty Reckless
Wilco
Theory Of A Deadman

College New Band of the Year
Animal Collective
Charm City Devils
Hinds
Mouth Of The South
Oh, Sleeper
Radiohead

College Breakthrough Artist of the Year
Andrew Bird
Angel Olsen
Charles Bradley
Femi Kuti
Mikal Cronin

College Station of the Year
Classic Artists Today
KCLC
WMWX

College Program Director of the Year
Naomi Soule/KCLC
Ray White/ Classic Artists Today

College Promotion of the Year
AAM
Break Thru Promotions
Bryan Farrish Marketing
Howard Rosen Promotion
Planetary Group
Powderfinger Promotions
Team Clermont
Tinderbox Music

College Record Label of the Year
Anti
Astralwerks
ATO
Domino
Republic
Sub Pop
XL

Record Pool of the Year
Next Music Group
Pacific Coast DJ Association
Soundworks
Starfleet

Publicity & PR of the Year
Kore PR
Hot Schatz PR
Green Room PR
Music City Media
Rogers & Cowans
So Much Moore Media
Sweet Talk PR
Webster & Associates

Internet Radio Station of the Year
Breeze
Country Bear
Country Blast
MPAK Radio
Real Country
Sound Machine Country
Texas Country
W&C
Wide

3 Comments

  1. Zoe Zuckerman says:

    Happy to see Chuck Murphy getting recognized for his talent. His songs are so special.

    Zoe Zuckerman
    Pittsburgh, PA

  2. Nicole Gray says:

    Interesting list. Hope Renee ZaWawi walks away with an award. One of the best new artists of 2016 in my opinion.

    Nicole Gray
    New York, NY

  3. Ronald Barbuto says:

    Tyler Creek Road has my ear.

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