Around Town: Congrats to the 2021 Wammie Award Winners

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Karen Jonas one the 2021 Wammie Award for Best Country/Americana Artist/Group. (Photo by Jim Williams)

The MusicianShip recognized winners of the 2021 Washington Area Music Awards, or Wammies in a virtual awards ceremony on Sunday.

Parklife DC salutes the 2021 Wammie Award winners!

Here is a complete list of winners.

2020 Wammie Award Winners

Best A Cappella Artist/Group
Faux Paz
Best Bluegrass Album
Wicked Sycamore – In More Ways Than One

Best Bluegrass Artist/Group
Wicked Sycamore

Best Blues Album
B.E. Farrow – Unsent Letters

Best Blues Artist/Group
Carly Harvey

Best Children’s Music Artist/Group
Rocknoceros

Best Choral Album
Lux – My Lord Has Come

Best Choral Group
Lux

Best Classical Album
Deborah Sternberg – Birds of Love and Prey

Best Classical Artist/Group
The String Queens

Best Country/Americana Album
Scott Kurt – Long Road Home

Best Country/Americana Artist/Group
Karen Jonas
Best Electronic/Techno Artist/Group
Nitemoves

Best Folk Album
Stripmall Ballads – Distant

Best Folk Artist/Group
The Sweater Set

Best Funk Album
Summer Dennis – Somethings Gotta Change

Best Funk Artist/Group
Summer Dennis

Best Funk Song
Eric Scott – Something Good

Best Go-Go Album
Still Familiar – Autumn

Best Go-Go Artist/Group
Backyard Band

Best Go-Go Song
Rare Essence ft. Snoop Dogg – Hit The Floor

Best Gospel/Inspirational Album
Kimberly Williams – The Gift

Best Gospel/Inspirational Artist/Group
DRK 2 LGHT

Best Gospel/Inspirational Song
Shacara Rogers – His Will

Best Hard Rock Album
Cursor – Pharos

Best Hard Rock Artist/Group
Fellowcraft

Best Hard Rock Song
Elizabeth II – Bite My Neck

Best Hip Hop Album
Uptown XO – Culture Over Corporate

Best Hip Hop Artist/Group
Dior Ashley Brown

Best Hip Hop Song
DuPont Brass – Let’s Go

Best Jazz Album
Bobby Jasinski – Spectrum ft. The Hot Lanes

Best Jazz Artist/Group
Bobby Jasinski

Best Jazz Song
Marc Capponi – This Stupid Year

Best Latin Album
Perro Sombra – Perro Sombra

Best Latin Artist/Group
Desanguashington

Best Pop Album
Brandon Showell – Scripted

Best Pop Artist/Group
Eli Lev

Best Pop Song
Jarreau Williams – The Way I Feel (Symfonikz Remix)

Best Punk Album
Light Beams – Self Help

Best Punk Artist/Group
Time Is Fire

Best Punk Song
Weatherworn – Head in Hands

Best R&B Album
DuPont Brass – Music Education

Best R&B Artist Group
Kevin Ross

Best R&B Song
Jarreau Williams – The Way I Feel (Symfonikz Remix)

Best Rap Album
Night Train 357 – The Nightlife

Best Rap Artist/Group
DuPont Brass

Best Rap Song
DuPont Brass – Round Midnight

Best Reggae Album
The Archives – Carry Me Home: A Reggae Tribute To Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson

Best Reggae Artist/Group
Shamans of Sound

Best Rock Album
Flowerbomb – pretty dark

Best Rock Artist/Group
Elizabeth II

Best Rock Song
Flowerbomb – II

Best Soul Album
Cheakaity – Grown Man

Best Soul Artist/Group
Jarreau Williams

Best Soul Song
Cecily – Spirit Tell Me

Best World Music Album
Hailu Mergia – Yene Mircha

Best World Music Artist/Group
Black Masala

General Interest Categories

Advocacy Award Aaron Myers

Do Good Award DC MUSIC SUMMIT

Educator Award Randi Levy

Music Media Award DC Music Review

Best Music Studio Award BIAS Studios

Best Music Venue Award Pearl Street Warehouse

Visit The Wammies online for more information!

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