WYCE Jammie Awards

Jammies XVIII at LocalSpins.com

Date: Friday, February 10, 2017

Location: The Intersection

Album of the Year (The Big Jammie): The Accidentals – Parking Lot EP
Best Album by a New Artist: FLUSHED – Care Less
Song of the Year: The Accidentals – Michigan and Again

LocalSpins.com Local Spin of the Year: Red Tail Ring – Fall Away Blues

Best Alternative Album: Seth Bernard – Eggtones for Peace
Best Americana Album: Greensky Bluegrass – Shouted, Written Down & Quoted
Best Soul/Blues Album: Thornetta Davis – Honest Woman
Best Contemporary Folk Album (tie): Channing & Quinn – Up North; The Muteflutes – Hideaway Love
Best Electronic Album: Norty – We Were Nearly There
Best Hip-Hop Album: Rick Chyme & Nixon – Bald Since Birth
Best Jazz Album (tie): Dante Cope – Jasmine in the Brave New World; The MacPodz – Underwater Encounter
Best Rock or Pop Album: The Crane Wives – Foxlore
Best Roots/Revival Album (tie): The Bootstrap Boys – All Boots Aboard; Jesse Ray & The Carolina Catfish – Angry
The ‘Traditions!’ Award: Billy Strings – Billy Strings EP

Critics’ Choice Album of the Year (tie): Heaters – Baptistina; The Go Rounds – I Promise I Won’t Get Hurt
Critics’ Choice Song of the Year: PARTS – Pieces
Critics’ Choice Best Album by a New Artist: FLUSHED – Care Less

Listeners’ Choice Album of the Year: Emma Loo – Ancient
Listeners’ Choice Best Album by a New Artist: Emma Loo - Ancient

WYCE Legacy Award Honors
WYCE Programmer Hall of Fame: Oscar Zuniga, Dick Destiny, Nanette O’Connell, Capt’n Kurt

  • How It Works

    Who is nominated?

    Regional bands who submit an album to WYCE and who are added to the WYCE library are considered for Jammie nominations. For album submission information, click here.

    What is the submission period?

    Albums added to the WYCE library between December 1st through November 30th will be in consideration for the following February awards show.

    Who votes?

    WYCE programmers vote for their favorites.

    Can Listeners Vote?

    Yes. In January, listeners may vote for the Listener Choice Awards, currently presented in two categories: Best New Artist and Album of the Year.

  • History

    Founded in 2000, WYCE Jammie Awards is an annual celebration of the year’s best Michigan music. WYCE’s programming staff votes to determine the winners of Best Album of the Year, Best New Artist, and a number of genre categories. The Jammies ceremony brings together performances by more than 20 local bands on two stages for a night of music, fun, and charity.