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KAXE Grand Rapids MN Music Director Maddi Frick is leaving effective Dec. 13. Taking over for Maddi temporarily will be Kari Hedlund until a new hire is announced, possibly in Jan......Nielsen Audio PPM Ratings for November show WXRT Chicago robust at 3.7 (up from 3.4), Minneapolis' Cities 97 strong at 5.0 with The Current rising at 2.6, Austin split by KGSR at 3.7 (up from 1.2) and KUTX at 1.9, KEXP Seattle climbs from .5-1.0 and KBCO Denver endures at 4.6 (up from 4.3)......Former KXXR (93X) Minneapolis night rocker Stevi (aka Sloan Rox) has joined WMMM (105.5 TripleM) Madison to host middays. Stevi replaces longtime PD and midday host Pat Gallagher who exited in late September......KRSH (95.9 The Krush) Santa Rosa celebrated their 20th Anniversary (11/22) with a concert party featuring Doyle Bramhall II, Charlie Musslewhite, and Ray Wylie Hubbard. Bramhall attended the event with his girlfriend actress Renee Zellweger. The pair were escorted around wine country later by their pal Bill Bowker longtime KRSH afternoon host and local promoter.
WXPK NEW YORK MORNING HOST CAROLINE CORLEY UNEXPECTEDLY DIES
(11/26/13) WXPK (107.1 The Peak) White Plains NY morning host Caroline Corley has died (11/25) suddenly and unexpectedly of unknown causes. She was 52. Caroline had just finished her daily 5:30am-11am show on The Peak and had returned home when she began to feel dizzy and collapsed. Paramedics were called but were unable to revive her.
"Caroline was part of The Peak from its very first hours some 9 1/2 years ago. A brilliant broadcaster and seeker of truth, Caroline had the biggest personality of anybody I've ever met," said WXPK PD Chris Herrmann. "The Peak will never be the same without her. Rest In Peace my friend."
A veteran of three decades of broadcasting, her radio background included on-air stints at Z-93 Atlanta, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, WLIR Long Island, WYNY New York, and WCBS-FM New York. Caroline began her career at Georgia State University at WRAS in her hometown of Atlanta back when it was the largest entirely student-run radio station in the country.
MARK KEEFE EXITS PD POST AT RADIO MILWAUKEE
Station search underway for his replacement
(11/19/13) In a surprise move, veteran AAA programmer and host Mark Keefe has resigned his PD position at WYMS (88Nine) Radio Milwaukee after over three years at the helm. Prior to joining the adventurous non-comm start-up, the Louisville native was PD at KTHX (The X) Reno, WUIN (The Carolina Penguin) Wilmington, and WNCW Spindale-Asheville.
Radio Milwaukee Imaging Director/afternoon host Stephen Kallao and APD/MD/morning co-host Jordan Lee will serve as co-Interim PD's. A search is underway for a new PD.
Executive Director Mary Louise Mussoline said the station would retain its current format, an eclectic Indie Rock blend that includes hourly spins of Milwaukee music and short-form community stories. Mary said, "Mark was responsible for significantly improving our programming and format, bringing more energetic, professional and appealing elements to the station's sound. We greatly appreciate Mark's work to make Radio Milwaukee a stronger station and wish him the best." To request an application for the PD position, contact Mary Louise via email.
Mark added, "After helping get the station into a new, state-of-the-art studio complex and instituting a number of successful programming changes, I look forward to bringing my experiences here to new challenges." Contact Mark via email.
TRIPLE A/AMERICANA CONFERENCE DATES SET FOR 2014
(11/18/13) The dates have been locked in for the various upcoming key annual industry conferences for the new year, including the NON-COMMvention, the Boulder Triple A conference, and the Americana convention.
First off, Michele Clark presents her annual 17th Triple A Sunset Sessions February 20-22 in Carlsbad, CA (near San Diego) at the Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront.
WXPN Philadelphia has set the dates for our favorite event and Triple A's most affordable conference, the 14th Annual NON-COMMvention May 14-16 at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.
The Public Media Development & Marketing Conference (PMDMC), public radio's "money conference" is July 9-11 in Denver at the Hyatt Regency Downtown.
The venerable annual Boulder Triple A Conference, sponsored by FMQB, is August 8-9 in Boulder, CO returning to the St. Julien Hotel & Spa.
Look for the growing Public Radio PD Conference (PRPD) in Portland, OR at the Hilton Portland September 9-11.
And last but not least, next year's Americana Festival & Conference in Nashville is slated for September 17-21 at a new host hotel, the Hutton Hotel.
WMVY TO RETURN TO MARTHA'S VINEYARD TERRESTRIAL AIRWAVES
New non-profit WMVY to acquire local 88.7 FM signal
(11/7/13) Friends of mvyradio, which provides the online service for heritage Triple A WMVY, has announced plans to acquire a local 88.7 FM signal from Vineyard Public Radio, Inc. The purchase is expected to be finalized in the first quarter of 2014, after customary FCC approvals. The station will once again serve Martha's Vineyard and the nearby communities on Cape Cod. WMVY/mvyradio will also continue to be heard online at mvyradio.com, on 96.5 FM in Newport, RI and on Rhode Island Public Radio's HD2 FM 102.7.
Friends of mvyradio is now launching a major initiative to establish a sustainable future for WMVY. Listeners responded overwhelmingly earlier this year and saved WMVY/mvyradio when its 92.7 frequency was sold. A local board has been established, consisting of local supporters and passionate listeners. Friends of mvyradio board member DiAnn Ray said, "When the listening community stepped up to save WMVY, we realized how important the station was to all of us. We also recognized that returning WMVY to the FM band was critical, and we've been working to restore the FM signal for close to a year. We will again have to call on our community of supporters, both on the Vineyard and beyond, to help fund this important acquisition."
According to WMVY PD P.J. Finn, "Our internet streaming reaches over 30,000 unique listeners every month. With the re-establishment of a local signal, combined with our internet growth and enthusiastic support of our listeners, WMVY will be able to deliver its unique programming to a broader audience, and become an even greater resource for our community."
As a non-commercial, non-profit public radio station, WMVY/mvyradio now depends completely on listener support and underwriting. Friends of mvyradio is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, committed to securing philanthropic and underwriting support for WMVY/mvyradio to preserve its unique brand and Island connection. Find more information about Friends of mvyradio at friendsofmvyradio.org.
WFUV NEW YORK ANNOUNCES TWO HIRES IN UNDERWRITING AND SPORTS
(11/5/13) WFUV (90.7) New York GM Chuck Singleton has announced the hiring of two new employees: Charley Brandt as a full-time corporate underwriting sales rep and Bobby Ciafardini as Assistant Sports Director.
Prior to joining WFUV, Charley was a Senior Account Director in the National Audio Group at Active International and has an extensive network radio sales background as National Account Director at DialGlobal (now Westwood One) and Premiere Radio Networks. He also has experience on the programming side overseeing the national affiliation of syndicated programs such as the King Biscuit Flower Hour, UpClose, the rock music and interview show, and The David Sanborn Show among others.
In the new position, Bobby will work with Executive Sports Producer Bob Ahrens to help train Fordham University students and supervise their work in all facets of the sports department: live coverage of Fordham football and basketball games, reporting on New York’s professional sports teams, producing content on Saturday afternoons for One on One, New York's longest-running sports call-in show, and contributing content to WFUV's sports website.
UNDERCURRENTS RADIO QUIETLY EMERGES AS A LEADING DAILY PUBLIC TRIPLE A MUSIC SHOW
(10/30/13) If you find yourself on a roadtrip cruising through through Iowa City, Ann Arbor, or the wilds of Northern Arizona, and you've happened upon some really cool, eclectic roots music on the radio, maybe late in the evening, chances are you've stumbled upon UnderCurrents, the low-key but steady growing syndicated Triple A public radio music service.
Veteran radio host and producer Gregg McVicar (Earthsongs) hosts the show on over 130 stations, including multiple hours of programming each day on KXT Dallas, KUTX Austin, WNKU Cincinnati, WUKY Lexington, KHSU Eureka, KNBA Anchorage, WSGE Dallas-Charlotte, KSER Everett WA, statewide on Iowa Public Radio, statewide on Wyoming Public Radio, and via networks and translators that covers large swaths of Texas, Alaska, Oregon, Southern Colorado, Northern Arizona, and Northern New Mexico.
Now in its seventh year, UnderCurrents airs as a daily program five hours a day and 35 hours a week or as a shorter specialty show. Spinning a daily mix called "American Music With A Passport," Gregg's easygoing free-form presentation of new, older and mostly acoustic rock, blues, folk, native, americana, funk, reggae, and world music has quietly become some of public radio's most listened to music programming. Although UnderCurrents, the second biggest Triple A platform in the country - next to NPR's World Café from WXPN Philadelphia - is largely off the industry radar, listeners have discovered the show and responded.
UnderCurrents head of station affiliate relations Mark Taylor credits the show's success to Gregg's comfortable presence, listener engagement, and meticulous song selection; "He really seems to connect with people like an old fashioned curator."
UnderCurrents is distributed nationally by Native Voice One, the Native American Radio Service. Local listener support is matched by major funding from CPB.
Stations, contact: Mark Taylor 1-888-441-7440 or via email
Labels, please send music to:
P.O. Box 187
Walnut Creek, CA.
Reach Gregg via email
For more info, visit: UnderCurrentsRadio.net
UnderCurrents Sample Hour:
7 HORSE - I Don't Have A Mind Of My Own
BRETT DENNEN - Wild Child
SHOW OF HANDS - If I Needed Someone
PURA FE TRIO - Intro to Mahk Jchi Pura Fe Trio Live!
PURA FE TRIO - Mahk Jchi Pura Fe Trio Pura Fe Trio Live!
POLYPHONIC SPREE - You Don't Know Me (Radio Edit)
THE ROLLING STONES - Loving Cup (Alternate Take)
SIHASIN - Mean Things
TINARIWEN - Asuf D Alwa Tinariwen
PAUL SIMON - Crazy Love, Vol. II Paul Simon
ELEPHANT REVIVAL - Spinning
LILY & MADELEINE - Goodbye to Anyone
ROBERT EARL KEEN - Goodbye New Orleans
BETH McKEE - Next To Nowhere
RAM - Love Is The Answer
TROMBONE SHORTY - Say That To Say This
CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY ON NEW KVMR NEVADA CITY STUDIOS, SIGNAL ADDED FOR S.E. SACRAMENTO
(10/21/13) KVMR (89.5/88.3/105.1/104.7) Nevada City-Sacramento-Truckee-Tahoe is busy celebrating its 35th anniversary this fall while just across the street, ground has broken for the community station's new studios and live performance venue.
KVMR and the historic Nevada Theatre have partnered to construct an 8,000 square foot building that will provide KVMR with live performance space and additional backstage space for the theater. The new digs on Bridge Street will physically "bridge" the station, theater and nearby buildings to create an official performing arts district for the downtown area. The station has set a series of fundraiser events in support of the "Bridge Project".
KVMR recently launched a new signal that covers S.E. Sacramento and Eldorado County/Placerville from 88.3 (Camino). Earlier this year, the station added a new transmitter at 104.7 to serve Woodland, Davis and the S.W. Sacramento area. KVMR also covers Truckee and North Lake Tahoe at 105.1.
Listen to the station stream live at KVMR.
HOWARD FRANK PROMOTED, KAREN DURKOT JOINS CONCORD MUSIC GROUP; DAVE EINSTEIN AND PAUL LANGTON EXIT
(9/30/13) Concord Music Group has announced a new promotions team in place as former ADA Music Dir. of Promo and label vet (Rykodisc, C05, Def American, Geffen, Hollywood, Elektra) Karen Durkot joins CMG Sr. VP Radio and Video Promotion Jill Weindorf as VP Promotion. The Brooklyn-based Karen joins CMG effective Oct. 3. Meanwhile, label veteran Nashville-based Howard Frank (Sony/Red Ent, WMG) is upped to Sr. Dir. Director National Promotion.
Exiting the label is records (RCA, Mercury, Rykodisc/Palm Pictures) and radio exec (WRNR Annapolis, WHFS DC) Dave Einstein after three years as CMG Sr. Dir. National Promotion. Longtime Rounder Records VP/Promotion and label vet (Island, Rykodisc/Palm Pictures) Paul Langton is also leaving after 11 years to launch his own independent radio promo company as Rounder moves to Nashville. Reach Paul via email.
Earlier this year, Concord Music Group was purchased from Village Roadshow Entertainment Group by Wood Creek Capital Management.
VETERAN WMMM MADISON PD PAT GALLAGHER EXITS, MIDDAY SLOT OPENS
(9/30/13) WMMM (105.5 Triple M) Madison PD/midday host Pat Gallagher has left the building after over two decades. The PD position has been eliminated due to budget cuts.
In his 21 years at the station - the past 15 as PD - Pat played a major role in developing some of the station's key initiatives in the community, environment, music, and online. Pat was also inducted into the first class of the Madison Radio and Music Hall of Fame. As a cyclist, he has raised thousands of dollars for various charitable causes throughout the years at marathons, bike rides, and triathlons.
WMMM Ops Manager David Moore assumes programming duties. MD Gabby Parsons remains. WMMM morning co-host Jonathan Suttin is bumped up to APD.
Looking back Pat said, "It's a lot more than a job. It's a great connection to a great community. I love Madison. It's been fun being such an integral part of what Madison is all about." Pat thanked listeners on his Facebook page and said he was not sure what his next move will be.
The Entercom Communications station is currently looking for a midday host to replace Pat. Contact David Moore via email.
TRIPLEARADIO.COM WELCOMES JEFF PENFIELD FOR NEW COLUMN, "TRACKING TRIPLE A"
(9/19/13) Former WSGE Dallas-Charlotte APD/MD and Emerson College (WERS) graduate Jeff Penfield - who recently moved out West to join KCSN Northridge-Los Angeles as a programming assistant to PD Sky Daniels - has also joined up with TripleARadio.com to write a new weekly series titled, Tracking Triple A. Jeff will interview PD's, MD's, and Content Directors as he tracks the evolution of the format's fastest growing genre, non-comm music radio.
TripleARadio.com editor Dave Chaney said, "Count Jeff among the savvy new up and comers in our world; He is passionate about Triple A radio and fully understands new media. We're excited to have him as a contributor!"
Check out Jeff's interview this week with WJCU Cleveland MD Karoline Kramer-Gould - Visit Programming.
FORMER WTMD BALTIMORE MD TYLER LAPORTE SEGUES TO MUSIC PROMO AT CO-SIGN
(9/6/13) Former WTMD Baltimore MD/afternoon host Tyler Laporte has surfaced at co-sign, the Brooklyn/Chicago based independent marketing, licensing, and radio promotion collective. co-sign's roster of artists includes Valerie June, Goldspot, Pretty Lights, Diego Garcia, RJD2, and Basia Bulat.
Tyler told TripleARadio.com that he will help bolster the Triple A promotion team at co-sign and added, "I'm so happy that I get to stay close to the world of Triple A radio where I have felt truly at home for the past seven years. I have made so many great friends and connections and I can't wait to continue those relationships at co-sign."
Contact Tyler at co-sign at 443.326.0632 or via email.
Visit co-sign.com for more info.
FORMER KFOG SF PD DENNIS CONSTANTINE CONSULTS LIVE365.COM
Portal will soon launch its own music discovery service
(9/5/13) Former KFOG (104.5/97.7) San Francisco-San Jose PD/Cumulus Dir. Programming Dennis Constantine has signed on to consult Bay Area based internet broadcaster Live365.com. The veteran Triple A programmer was an early pioneer in the format beginning at KBCO Boulder-Denver for 16 years starting in 1977. Prior to KFOG, Dennis was PD at KINK Portland, OR and was a consultant for various Triple A stations.
Dennis told TripleARadio.com, "My role here is to find new sources of revenue by growing the brand, to improve the overall listening experience for listeners, and to help make the job of creating radio stations an easy process for broadcasters. It's something I'm very passionate about; I'm excited to be part of the future of broadcasting." Dennis added that Live365.com will soon launch a music discovery service.
Contact Dennis at Live365.com via email or at 650.450.4636.
Labels, send music to:
950 Tower Lane, Suite 1550
Foster City, CA 94404
Live365.com is a portal where users can create their own online radio stations or choose to listen to thousands of human curated stations created by people from around the globe. Instead of computer-generated playlists using algorithms, the stations are programmed by individuals.
NEW TRIPLE A FOR FLORENCE-MUSCLE SHOALS AL
(9/2/13) WMSR (Star 94) Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL switched from CHR to a mainstream broad-based Triple A format over the Labor Day holiday weekend. WMSR hangs on to its moniker, "Star 94" and has rebranded the station "The New Star 94." The station stunted for several days prior to the format flip, stirring up the local news media with reports of alien UFO abductions. WMSR is owned by URBan Radio Broadcasting. PD/MD is Brian Rickman. Contact info will be forthcoming.
WMSR/Star94 has been added to our extensive TripleARadio.com Panel of stations.
Hear the station streaming live at Star94fm.net.
17TH ANNUAL TRIPLE A "SUNSET SESSIONS" ANNOUNCED FOR FEB. 20-22
(8/29/13) Michele Clark has announced the 17th Annual Triple A Sunset Sessions on February 20-22, 2014 at the Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort and Spa in Carlsbad, CA (just north of San Diego). The main stage shows are set for the Belly Up Tavern in nearby Solana Beach.
Veteran radio exec Erik Logan, former VP at XM Satellite Radio, Cumulus, CBS/Infinity, and current Pres. of Oprah Winfrey's OWN network and Harpo Productions is the Keynote Speaker for the upcoming Sessions.
The gathering of labels/management/agents, TV/film music supervisors, and radio programmers has become the premier annual industry event for Triple A on the West Coast.
Very early registration at a discount expires on Tuesday, September 3.
For additional info, visit SunsetSessions.org.
NON-COMM WERS BOSTON INCREASES TRIPLE A MUSIC PROGRAMMING
Beau Raines guides station in more "consistent" AAA direction
(8/27/13) WERS (88.9) Boston has made a substantial commitment to the format, increasing their total Triple A music programming hours by trimming other specialty shows and block programming. The move is part an overall effort to reposition the Emerson College student-run station as a more mainstream Triple A. WERS now airs Triple A music - including Americana/roots, blues, reggae, and folk - all day and evening on weekdays from 2am-10pm (followed by the late night classic soul/R&B/slow jams show Secret Spot) and on weekends from 4pm-10pm.
Market veteran Beau Raines (WXRV), recently hired in June, oversees programming and marketing, the station website, and mentors students. Bullish on the station's potential for the left side of the dial, Beau told TripleARadio.com that the changes were all about "consistency and sustainability for better underwriting possibilities." WERS also recently added another market vet, George Knight (WBOS) to mornings and a mentoring role. GM is Jack Casey. Bond Collard is PD. Howard D. Simpson is OM.
WERS MD is Anthony Cantone Heinze. Reach Anthony via email or during his regular music call times on Wednesdays from noon-2pm at 617.824.8084. Labels, please send music to:
Anthony Cantone Heinze
120 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116
RADIO MILWAUKEE MOVES, NEW CONTACT INFO
(8/23/13) 88 Nine Radio Milwaukee has moved into new facilities in Walker's Point that include studios, offices, a large performance space, and even a "green roof" (pictured above). Completion of the station's Stone Creek Coffee Cafe (housed in the same building) is set for mid-September.
Radio Milwaukee recently completed a special fund drive for the new building. In just 55 hours from last Monday through Friday 7am-6pm, more than 1000 listeners donated a total of over $850, 000. and counting. In total, Radio Milwaukee has raised 2.2 million toward its 2.8 million goal to date.
The new physical/mailing address for Radio Milwaukee is:
220 E. Pittsburgh Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Effective Friday, 8/26 at 5:00pm, reach MD/APD Jordan Lee on his new direct line (414) 892-7915. Reach PD Mark Keefe on his new direct line (414) 892-7973. Meanwhile, the new main Radio Milwaukee main business number is (414) 892-7989 while the new Radio Milwaukee business fax number is (414) 755-0802. The main studio line remains (414) 475-8890. Staff email's remain the same.
LAUREN MACLEASH EXITS KTCZ (CITIES 97) MINNEAPOLIS AFTER NEARLY TWO DECADES
(8/19/13) KTCZ (Cities 97) Minneapolis PD Lauren MacLeash has exited her position with Clear Channel after 19 years at Cities 97.
Clear Channel Minneapolis cluster PD Rick Davis adds Cities 97 programming duties.
2013 TRIPLE A CONFERENCE WRAPS IN BOULDER
Annual Triple A Awards winners presented: KINK Portland's Chris Mays, The Current Minneapolis' Jim McGuinn major market PD's of the Year
(8/12/13) FMQB's annual Triple A Conference in Boulder was held Wednesday through Saturday at the St. Julien Hotel & Spa. Under panoramic Colorado blue skies - mixed in with a little rain - a solid showing from the music biz and mostly commercial Triple A radio world. WXRT Chicago PD/CBS VP and head of Rock Programming Norm Winer chatted with ATO Records co-founder Michael McDonald for the opening Keynote Interview and hosted another session on arranging day-to-day priorities, while KXT Dallas PD Mark Abuzzahab hosted the annual Music Meeting.
Announced at the closing Triple A Awards Brunch on Saturday, KINK Portland's Chris Mays won major market PD of the Year while KCMP/The Current Minneapolis' Jim McGuinn was feted non-comm PD of the Year. WXRT Chicago won major market Station of the Year while KCMP/The Current Minneapolis was awarded non-comm Station of the Year. (See below for full list of winners.)
Consensus was that Phoenix was one of the best live showcases. The lineup featured tons of music at the hotel and at the Fox: Andrew Ripp, Aoife O’ Donovan, Arthur Lee Land, Blake Morgan, Bobby Long, Brett Dennen, City And Colour, Court Yard Hounds, Delta Rae, Diego Garcia, Dominque Pruitt, Frank Turner, Gooding, HAERTS, Houndmouth, Jamie N Commons, John Butler, Kopecky Family Band, Little Green Cars, Lorde, Lucy Schwartz, Marie Miller, Neko Case, Over The Rhine, Ozomatli, Phoenix, Saints Of Valory, Satellite, Shannon LaBrie, The Airborne Toxic Event, The Head And The Heart, The Lone Bellow, The Secret Sisters, The Wheeler Brothers, The Wild Feathers, Tom Odell, Tora, Truth And Salvage Co. and Valerie June.
The fifth annual FMQB Boulder Triple A Conference, in its 21st year, was produced by FMQB Triple A editor Jack Barton in association with KBCO Boulder-Denver and Z2 Entertainment.
2013 Triple A Awards Winners
PD of the Year
Brad Holtz (WTTS/Indianapolis)
Chris Mays (KINK/Portland)
Dennis Constantine (KFOG/San Francisco)
Norm Winer (WXRT/Chicago)
Scott Arbough (KBCO/Denver-Boulder)
Brad Savage (WCNR/Charlottesville)
Diane Michaels (KPND/Sandpoint-Spokane)
Ethan Minton (WCLZ/Portland, ME)
Tim Johnstone (KRVB/Boise)
Zeb Norris (WNCS/Burlington)
MD of the Year
Brad Dolbeer (KINK/Portland)
Ginger Havlat (KBCO/Denver-Boulder)
John Farneda (WXRT/Chicago)
Kristen Kurtis (KGSR/Austin)
Laura Duncan (WTTS/Indianapolis)
Carmel Holt (WDST/Woodstock)
Dave Herold (KTHX/Reno)
Gabby Parsons (WMMM/Madison)
Jeff Sweatman (WCNR/Charlottesville)
Mike Luoma (WNCS/Burlington)
Station of the Year
Non-Comm Station of the year
Non-Comm PD of the Year
Bruce Warren (WXPN/Philadelphia)
Jim McGuinn (KCMP/Minneapolis-St. Paul)
Mark Abuzzahab (KXT/Dallas)
Rita Houston (WFUV/New York)
Sky Daniels (KCSN/Los Angeles)
Non-Comm MD of the year
Dan Reed (WXPN/Philadelphia)
David Safar (KCMP/Minneapolis-St. Paul)
Jeff McCord (KUT/Austin)
Kyle Meredith (WFPK/Louisville)
Russ Borris (WFUV/New York)
Promotion Person of the Year - Major Labels
Brian Corona (Atlantic)
Dan Connelly (Capitol)
Julie Muncy (Warner Bros./Reprise)
Lisa Sonkin (Columbia)
Trina Tombrink (Republic)
Promotion Person of the Year - Independent Labels
Ayappa Biddanda (Vanguard)
Jill Weindorf (Concord Music Group)
Lori Kampa (Dualtone)
Nick Petropoulos (Glassnote)
Scott Perlewitz (Sub Pop)
Label of the Year - Major Labels
Capitol Music Group
Label of the Year - Independent Labels
Concord Music Group
Sub Pop Records
Independent Promotion Company
Bitter Little Dutchboy
Right Arm Resource
Song of the Year
Mumford & Sons "I Will Wait" (Glassnote)
Muse “Madness” (Warner Bros.)
Serena Ryder “Stompa” (Capitol)
The Black Keys “Gold On The Ceiling” (Nonesuch)
The Lumineers “Ho Hey” (Dualtone)
Album of the Year
Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls (ATO)
Imagine Dragons Night Visions (Interscope)
Jack White Blunderbuss (Third Man/Columbia)
Mumford & Sons Babel (Glassnote)
The Lumineers The Lumineers (Dualtone)
Artist of the Year
Alabama Shakes (ATO)
David Bowie (Columbia)
Imagine Dragons (Interscope)
Mumford & Sons (Glassnote)
The Black Keys (Nonesuch)
New Artist of the Year
Family Of The Year (Nettwerk)
Father John Misty (Sub Pop)
Michael Kiwanuka (Interscope)
Polica (Mom + Pop)