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The 2020 W.A.M. Awards Announce Official Nominations

Updated: Sep 22, 2020

The 2020 W.A.M. Awards Announce Nominations in 27 Categories for "Best Song" and "Best Album"

(Boston, MA) The W.A.M. Awards are proud to announce the 2020 W.A.M. Awards Nominees in 27 catergories. The W.A M. Awards celebrate the year’s most outstanding independent artists from around the world in multiple genres and categories. "Best Song" and "Best Album" nominations were based on Artistry, Musicianship, Originality, Professionalism, Diversity, and Excellence. W.A.M. stands for "We Are the Music Makers'

"We are the Music Makers and We are the Dreamers of Dreams."

2020 W.A.M. Awards Nominees for "Best Song"

Adult Contemporary  Nominees: Beatrice Betley - Lullaby Jon Bentley - Carmel-by-the-Sea Feat. Anne Edwards Pauline Frechette - My Father's Song Kate Magdalena - The Waking Art Tawanghar -  She Is Everything ft. Élan Noelle

Country  Nominees: Todd Barrow - Country's Just Cooler Michael Coleman - I Will Tell Jesus You Said Hello Harrison Country - Men in the House KC Johns -Whiskey Break Richard Lynch - Cathead Biscuits Caitlin Rushing- Mexico

Roots / Americana / Bluegrass / Blues  Nominees: Happy Curmudgeons- 2nd Chances Money Pain - Annemarie Picerno and Bob McGilpin

Straw Dogs - All the Glory Amanda Lynn - Without Sunshine  Kate Magdalena - The Waking The Mullin Sisters- Yesterday's Gone

Dance/Electronica Nominees: Natalis & Doc Ice - Runway (The du'jour Remix) Jessa le Carre (dJESSa) - Break My Heart Therése Neaimé - Dance Love Jenny Vinatieri - Counting Sheep

Gospel / Christian / Inspirational Nominees: Bible Belt Blues - We Worship the King of Kings Katy Crawford - Dwell Billy Deiz - Keep the Faith Belle Lundon - My Soul To Keep Ida Maree - Stronger Iryne Rock - Repentance Prayer Peter Unger - Heaven Only Knows Yahs - No Regrets

HerSong Music Blog's Female Artist of the Year Nominees: Emily Cole - Ain't My Vibe Deanna DeMola - Next Generation Goddress Cre - I Am Woman  Kay Soul - Blood in My Veins Natalie Jean - I Am Nina Lee - Lift Up

Holiday Song Nominees: Pauline Frechette - Winter Wonderland 308 Ghost Train - Santa Bought A Yacht Joey Stuckey - Santa That Plays Guitar Vargen - To Stockholm from L.A Nadia Vaeh - Holidazed & Confused

Instrumental Nominees: Pauline Frechette - Jewel Box  Pauline Frechette - Song For Michael Jason Tonioli - Prayer for the Children Palmer - Warm Bars Peter Xifaras -  The Encounter

Latin Nominees: Intelligent Diva - Lo Que Me Gusta Labán - Acércate Orchestra Fuego​ - Vengan Todos a Bailar​ Precious Perez - Aqua De Valencia Therése Neaimé - Dance Love Wito Rodriquez - Negra Baila Conmigo

Love Song Nominees: 308 Ghost Train - Bleed Over Me Annemarie Picerno - Thank You Hunter and the Wick'd - I Don’t Wanna Talk Right Now Izzie's Caravan - Zephyrs

Metal / Hardcore Nominees: 3Mind Blight - Breaking Down Fools Brew - The Parade Gürschach - Undead Empire  Hexed Automata - Everyday Warriors Kissing Candice - Magic Show​

Pop Nominees: Deanna DeMola - All About You Deanna DeMola - Letting You Go Deanna DeMola - Worst In Me Emily Cole - Ain't My Vibe Mariia - Real Anymore The Antipøp Mvmt - Love Me R & B / Soul Nominees: Coast 2 Coast Feat. The Fantastic Gems- Live Your Life Goddess Cre - Blues Belle Lundon - My Everything Eye'z - Still A Rainbow Gabriele Saro, Yves Agbessi, Francesco Siliotto  - Skippin' Mind Body & Soul - Just a Matter of Time

Rap / Hip Hop Nominees: 8rooklyn 8atman - Chitty Bang D-Cypher - GXKU BLVK Dyverse - She's a Roamer Falcon - ZOOM Nune Aka Mr. Propane - Black Man Thouroughbred Taz - JAWZ

Singer-Songwriter / Folk Nominees: Leslie Craig  - Far Side of River Jordan The Krickets - These Games Life Like Water - Looks Like Rain Simone Nicole - Tangerine Willow & Wood - Kindling For A Fire

Rock / Indie Rock / Alternative Nominees: 308 Ghost Train - 21 Guns and a Million Tears Mad Fox - Anna Andrea Plamondon and Terblelos - Dreams Marty Ray Project - Haunted Sonic Summer Pudding - Letter From A Friend The Songs of Songwriter Glenn Shayne Featuring Songcat - All Tied Up

Social Justice Nominees: Tiffany Thompson - Human Life Natalie Jean - I Am Nina Lee - Lift Up Kate Magdalena - Back Story Brooke Reuss - Stand Up

World / Reggae Nominees: Tosi Brooks - Jambo Hello Russ Gustaffe - Tired Ras Minano & The Hope of Africa Band - Africa Oseeyeii Roots - Judgement Day Russell Thomas - Stay Indoors Danny Reigns - Would You Love Me


2020 W.A.M. Awards Nominees for "Best Album"

Adult Contemporary Nominees: Kate Magdalena - The Water is Wide Monica Pasqual - You Can't Kill Light Phaze II - No Cover Charge Art Tawanghar -  963 Country Nominees: Harrison Country - Climate Change Richard Lynch - Think I'll Carry On Concept /International Nominees: Epikus - Voice of Thunder Kay Martin Band - Four Sweets Les Fradkin - The Les Fradkin News Muriel Anderson - Acoustic Chef Pauline Frechette - An Intimate Story Roots / Americana / Bluegrass / Blues  Nominees: Bill Abernathy - Crossing Willow Creek Happy Curmudgeons - Meant 2 Be Izzie's Caravan - On The Pull Jennifer Porter - These Years Peter Roland - I Don't Like What's Going On The Mullins Sisters - Yesterday's Gone Pop Nominees: Emmrose - Hopeless Romantics Deanna DeMola - Under Construction Justin Geraci -Bet Against Me Nina Lee - Live at Rockwood R & B / Soul Nominees: Jane Q. Public – People and Places Jason Ivy - Compliments Kay Soul – Hiding in Plain Sight Mind Body & Soul - Love Is Rap / Hip Hop Nominees: Chase Chaplin - The Currency of Love FSG Rell - Ambition Over Fear Nune Aka Mr. Propane - Intervention Lyriqs - The Backpack Theory Singer-Songwriter / Folk Nominees: Happy Curmudgeons - Meant 2 Be Amanda Lynn - Rocket Eric Nauman - The Living and Dreaming Skipping Stone Tatyana Kalko - Yellow and Blue Rock / Alt Rock / Metal Nominees: The Unfortunates - The Unfortunates Lakotah - The Maker All Fom Nothing - Second Chances Terrorists of Romance - After You Left Water From Fire - Water from Fire Second Wind - Vital


World National Indie Radio (WNIR) to Host 2020 W.A.M. Awards Radio Ceremony

World National Indie Radio (WNIR) will announce the 2020 W.A.M. Awards Winners on Friday, October 2, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. [Eastern Time].

Tune in to hear the best independent artists in the world in multiple categories. The 2020 W.A.M. Awards Nominees will be recognized and the 2020 W.A.M. Awards Winners will be announced.  Winners' songs will be played!  If you miss the Radio Ceremony, the 2020 W.A.M. Awards Winners will be posted to the W.A.M. Awards Website on October 3rd.

How to tune-in to the 2020 W.A.M. Awards Radio Ceremony: Listen online or on your phone:

Contact: Bryon William Harris "BWH" BWH Music Group, President,

Executive Director, W.A.M. Awards



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