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We Are The Music Makers (W.A.M. Awards) Announces 2023 Award Recipients

Updated: Nov 30, 2023


(Austin, Texas)

The W.A M. Awards celebrate the year’s most outstanding independent artists from around the world in multiple genres and categories. We Are The Music Makers proudly announces the winners of the 2023 W.A.M. Awards, honoring independent artists who embody excellence, originality, and diversity in the world of music. The awards ceremony can be experienced through the Indie Talk Podcast at www.indie-talk.com or on various podcast platforms.


We congratulate all the winners and nominees for their remarkable achievements, and we look forward to another year of celebrating the extraordinary talent within the independent music scene.


For more information visit www.wam-awards.com or tune in to Indie Talk your preferred podcast platform.

 

"Best Song" awards were based on Artistry, Musicianship, Originality, Professionalism, Diversity, and Excellence. Thousands of artists entered The W.A.M. Awards this year, and we are excited to showcase the talent and passion of these independent artists! The Grand Prize Winner was chosen from the field of GOLD Award Winners. This year's Grand Prize went to Andie Mackenzie for "Steps of Her Brownstone"


GRAND PRIZE WINNER!

Andie Mackenzie - "Steps of Her Brownstone"


 

2023 W.A.M. Award Winners for "Best Song" GRAND PRIZE WINNER!

Andie Mackenzie - "Steps of Her Brownstone"


Adult Contemporary

Bronze Award

  • Katie Ainge - "Moving In Reverse"

  • Elizabeth South - "Dare to Go"

Silver Award

  • The Sparks Sisters - "Flower"

Gold Award

  • Pauline Frechette - "One Wish"

Americana/Folk

Bronze Award

  • Justine Blazer (feat. Natalie Jean, Kitt Wakeley) - "Never Get Away"

  • Sara Rodenburg - "Worlds Collide"

Silver Award

  • Rosco Johnny - "Drive"

  • Happy Curmudgeons - "All On You"

Gold Award

  • Cody Summer - "Way Down The River"

Country

Bronze Award

  • Brooke Hatala - "Single Girls"

  • Donnie Lee Strickland - "Warm Tears And Cold Beers"

Silver Award

  • Sam Cary - "When I Meet Myself Again"

Gold Award

  • Amber Rae Dunn - "Memphis Tennessee"

Cover Song

Bronze Award

  • Rosco Johnny - "The Boys Of The Summer"

  • Carrie Marshall - "Jolene"

Silver Award

  • Sara Gordon - "I Want To Hold Your Hand"

  • Coast to Coast Featuring the Fantastic Gems - "Save the Children"

Gold Award

  • Cynthia Basinet - "You Belong To Me"

Gospel/Christian/Inspirational

Bronze Award

  • Casttro - "Promise"

  • Katy Crawford - "One Step Closer"

Silver Award

  • The Licata Brothers - "Repair for Refuge"

Gold Award

  • Elizabeth Shepherd - "Three Things"

Holiday Song

Bronze Award

  • RVKAH - "Christmas Love"

  • Allan Corby - "Fifth on the Fourth"

Silver Award

  • JuiceThaBlackBeethoven - "Dancin With Dracula"

Gold Award

  • Raquel Aurilia - "Can't Wait For Christmas"

Instrumental

Bronze Award

  • Bonnie Milne - "Perception"

  • Karen Jamali - "Angel Adnachiel (The Angel of Adventure)"

Silver Award

  • Cecil V Abhishek - "Bloodruch"

  • Chasm - "Mountains"

  • Pauline Frechette - "Spring Awakening"

Gold Award

  • Peter Xifaris - "While My Guitar Weeps For Mehdi Rajabian"

Love Song

Bronze Award

  • Kama Tala - "Inside Out"

  • RVKAH - "LOVE"

Silver Award

  • Amber Rae Dunn - "My Ryan"

Gold Award

  • Katie Ainge - "Fond of You"

Pop/EDM

Bronze Award

  • Taydem Shoesmith - "Are You Clapping"

  • Daniel de Boer - "Fly Away"

Silver Award

  • Jordan Massey - "Holding My Breath"

Gold Award

  • Andie Mackenzie - "Steps of Her Brownstone"

R&B/Soul

Bronze Award

  • Shana Gourdine - "Not Anymore"

Silver Award

  • Fat Cat Affair - "I Wonder"

Gold Award

  • Mama There Goes That Band - "Heart Speak"

Rap/Hip Hop

Bronze Award

  • Ace Jones - "Pray For My Enemies"

Silver Award

  • ClipKingz - "Float"

  • OGUgly - "Hate This"

Gold Award

  • Rice Feat. Sean Kingston - "Next 2 Paradice"

Rock/Indie Rock/Alternative/Metal

Bronze Award

  • The Union of Sinners and Saints - "One More Shot"

  • E.I.D. - "Fire Your Guns"

Silver Award

  • dogbeach ft. Livi Helper - "Shame"

  • Mary Ann - "Wake Up Call"

Gold Award

  • The Reverent - "Visions"

Singer-Songwriter/Folk

Bronze Award

  • Fat Cat Affair - "Up At Dawn"

Silver Award

  • Andie Mackenzie - "Do Your Worst"

  • Helena Kletch - "Otherside"

Gold Award

  • Olivia Frances - "Breathing Room"

Social Justice/Peace

Bronze Award

  • Jay "Blue Jay" Jourden - "It's All About We"

Silver Award

  • Peter Xifaris - "While My Guitar Weeps For Mehdi Rajabian"

Gold Award

  • Darla Z - "To All The Gabby's in the World"

World/Reggae

Bronze Award

  • Orchestra Fuego - "Con Ella Quiero Bailar Ft. Jose Alberto"

  • Reggae Force - "The Game is Over"

Silver Award

  • Palmer - "At First Light"

Gold Award

  • S.J. Jananiy - "Kelunga Kelunga"

Impact Award


Winner

  • Marko Farion

Nominees

  • Jimmie Bratcher

  • Shana Gourdine

  • Peter Xifarias

 

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

Executive Director, W.A.M. Awards bwhmusicgroupllc@gmail.com

 

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