The 18th Annual WYCE Jammie Awards
Date: Friday, February 10, 2017

Where: The Intersection, 235 Grandville SW
Grand Rapids, MI

photos by Katy Batdorff

Jammies XVIII

Jammies XVIII at

Date: Friday, February 10, 2017

Location: The Intersection

Traverse City's The Accidentals continued their meteoric rise and the inaugural class of WYCE's Programmer Hall of Fame was inducted.

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 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