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The 2021 W.A.M. Awards Announce Nominations

Updated: Sep 27, 2021

The 2021 W.A.M. Awards Announce Nominations for "Best Song" in 18 Categories

(Austin, Texas)

The W.A.M. Awards ("We Are the Music Makers Awards") are proud to announce the 2021 W.A.M. Awards Nominees. The W.A M. Awards celebrate the year’s most outstanding independent artists from around the world in multiple genres and categories.

"Best Song" nominations were based on Artistry, Musicianship, Originality, Professionalism, Diversity, and Excellence. Over 5,000 artists entered The W.A.M. Awards this year making the 2021 Nominees a showcase of extraordinary talent.

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

2021 W.A.M. Awards Nominees for "Best Song" Adult Contemporary  Nominees:

Amber Rae Dunn - Ryan's Song

baby chemist - Ride In

Sarah Christine (Ft. Taylor Tuke) -Vices

Cynthia Basinet - Eventually

Pauline Frechette - Love in the Afternoon Jennifer Porter - Bitter New York Night

Kate Magdalena - A Larger Dance

Americana / Bluegrass / Blues / Roots Nominees:

baby chemist - I'll Still Be Here

Clear the Benches - Somewhere Beautiful Now

Happy Curmudgeons - I Know How You Feel

Jennifer Porter - Sun Come and Shine

Jeremy Parsons - Masquerade

Kate Magdalena - Canyonlands

Tar & Flowers - Rumor

Wild Horses - Little Black Dress

Country  Nominees:

JC Andersen - I Go Out

BigTime Grain Company - Sunday Morning Brei Carter - Gave Him A Girl

Harrison Country - Ain't the Beer Cold!

Sean Holcomb - American Dream

Brandon Lee - If You Get Any Closer Jennifer Morgan - Pissed Off Southern Girl

Matt Westin - The Thin Blue Line

Cover Song Nominees:

baby chemist - What's Up?

Bible Belt Blues - House of the Rising Sun

Coast 2 Coast Ft. The Fantastic Gems - What's Going on 2021? Cole Quest and The City Pickers - Way Over Yonder in the Minor Key Ida Maree - How Can You Mend a Broken Heart

Kate Magdalena - Take Me to Church

KC Johns - Black Dog

Natalie Jean and Danilo Gossain - Come Together

Dance/Electronica Nominees: Dantes Alexander - So Below

Derrick T. Lewis - Every Second (Make It Count)

Don Castor -Redemption (Radio Edit)

Guy Renardeau - Dance Feel

Kendra Erika - Rapture

Mrs. X - Criminals For Dancers

Gospel / Christian / Inspirational Nominees:

Bible Belt Blues - Unstoppable

Iryne Rock - Let It Rise To You

Ida Maree - All Glory and Honour

Katy Crawford - You Are Holy

PreacherMan - Ain't Going Nowhere

Richard Lynch - He'll Make Everything Alright

Shallon Tore'- Glow

Sounds of Imani - Come Praise the Lord

HerSong Music Blog's Female Artist of the Year Nominees:

Jennifer Porter - Sun Come and Shine

I Ya Toyah - Pray

Kate Magdalena - A Larger Dance Nicki Kris Ft. Kitt Wakeley - Is This Love Natalie Jean - We Rise

Latasha Lee - What Happened to Us

Holiday Song Nominees: Annemarie Picerno - Mr. Santa

Juice TheBlackBeethoven - I Wanna See You Smile This Christmas

Nadia Vaeh - Christmas Cards

Pauline Frechette - Winter's Tale

Instrumental Nominees:

Adam & Adam - Great Castle Wall

George Ko - Nectarines

Hasani Arthur Innovative Soundz - Brooklyn Night

Pauline Frechette - A Quiet Walk in the Snow

Perry Michael Allen - Club House Jam Latin Nominees:

Doble De - Que Sientes Tu

Chris Milo - Amor Venenoso Madu - Dengo (Spanish Version)

Ceda Gaz Musique Banafrik - Minha Mente Orchestra Fuego - Piensa Con El Corazon

Love Song Nominees:

Nicki Kris Ft. Kitt Wakeley - Is This Love

Kylie Rothfield - Ghost

Caitlin Rushing - Everything I Can't Be

The Watters - Let Me Know

Undecided Future - Condensation

Metal / Hardcore Nominees:

For We Are Many - Seraphim

I Miss My Death - Господар

Malxolm Brixhouse - Mama

Modernwelfare - Walls

Steele Cross- Embrace The Violence

Pandemic Song Nominees:

Leo Ganza - Pandemic

I Ya Toyah - Pray

Izzy Burns - Life Behind the Glass

Robert Jude Romero - Earth Bound Angels

Sydney Cope - The Sounds

Pop Nominees:

Logan Alexandra - Comfort in the Pain

Coia - Til' the Stars Come Down Sam Cary - Bitter

Emily Cole - Dumb

Mothé - Summers Almost Gone Nadia Veah - Spellbinding

Pippo Beats - She Bad R & B / Soul Nominees:

Agape Soul - Nobody But You Ft. Maysa Leak

Nyasia Chane'l - Good Good

Jennifer Porter - Show Me Your Love

Jay "Blue Jay" Jourden - Don't Do It

Latasha Lee - What Happened to Us

Lori Williams - Our Love Is Real

Rap / Hip Hop Nominees:

222 Unique - Party

DICI - Vector

Fluid - Right There

FM Benji - Up

Fluid - Right There

The Infamous Joov - F.W.Y.

Don Staxks - Brooklyn

Singer-Songwriter / Folk Nominees: Katie Angie - Fond of You

Brooke Hatala - Feeling My Way

Natalie Jean - We Rise

Kate Magdalena - Lake Isle of Innisfree

Kiera Lyons - It Goes

Caitlin Rushing - Mexico

Phoenix - Stone in my Shoe

Maureen Toth - Running While Standing Still Rock / Indie Rock / Alternative Nominees: Abby K - I Thought That I Loved You

Mothé - Wrong Places

Echo 2 Locate- Corkscrew

Melted Vinyl - Beyond

Glass House Point - All to Rest

Samsara - Filthy Habit

Social Justice / Peace Nominees: Copus - We All Bleed Red (Steady for Justice)

Deanna DeMola - Next Generation

Minister Michael Norman - Can't Breathe Nolen & Friends - Sea Level Stomp

Jackie Gibson - My Eyes Are Open

Kate Magdalena - Streets of Any Town

Terence Blade - Forward (Live)

The CooLots - BLK GLD

World / Reggae Nominees:

Tende Kasha - Shining Star

VANCE - Room For That


World National Indie Radio (WNIR) to Host The 2021 W.A.M. Awards Radio Ceremony

World National Indie Radio (WNIR) will announce the 2021 W.A.M. Awards Winners on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. [Eastern Time].

Tune in to hear the best independent artists in the world in multiple categories. The 2021 W.A.M. Awards Nominees will be recognized and the 2021 W.A.M. Awards Winners will be announced.  Gold Award Winners' songs will be played!  At the end of the evening, one artist will be chosen for the Grand Prize of an extensive PR Package from Indie Spoonful, Please Pass the Indie, Behind the Song, and 10 Questions and a Studio prize from BWH Studio. If you miss the W.A.M. Awards Radio Ceremony, the 2021 W.A.M. Awards Winners will be posted to the W.A.M. Awards Website on October 3rd. In addition, the Ceremony will be hosted on WNIR for two weeks for fans who missed the show.

How To Tune-In To The 2021 W.A.M. Awards Radio Ceremony: Listen online or on your phone:


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

Executive Director, W.A.M. Awards



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