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Tennessee Music Awards 2018

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Monday, October 8, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (CDT)

Tennessee Music Awards 2018

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VIP PLATINUM + Press Meet (Limited)   more info Oct 15, 2018 $100.00 $7.72
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The Big Event

The annual Tennessee Music Awards event will be held at the University of Memphis, Lambuth in Jackson, Tennessee. This red carpet event is focused on all major music genres in Tennessee and aims to spotlight bands, vocalists, radio personalities and stations, magazines, venues, and more. 

  • Awards will be presented during the event when recipients are revealed. 
  • Experience performances by nominees and past award recipients (performers subject to change).
  • Sponsorship opportunities: award sponsors, presenters, program, booth space, etc.

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Official 2018 Nominees

1. Americana Artist of the Year

•Leather & Lace

•Nathan Belt & The Buckles

•Troy Breslow

•Farewell Mourning

•Patrick O'Connor


2. Blues Artist of the Year 

•Tyler Goodson

•Ghost Town Blues Band

•The Doublewides

•Little Boys Blue

•Eric Hughes Band


3. Bluegrass Artist of the Year

•Billy Strings

•No Time Flatt

•Sierra Hull

•Lacie Carpenter 

•The Copperheads


4. Choir of the Year

•Munford High School Choir

•Lee University Campus Choir

•Englewood Baptist Choir

•Bethel Renaissance Choir 

•Bellevue Baptist Choir


5. Country Artist of the Year

•Will Burton 

•Bryan Moffitt

•Rev. Jessie & the Holy Smokes

•Derrick Brantley 

•Skyelor Anderson


6. Hip Hop / Rap Artist of the Year


•Tin Tenn

•Ice Mic 360

•Runaway Rocketship 

•Ethan Nicholas


7. Inspirational Artist of the Year

•Rob Carona


•Travis Cotrell

•Lizzy Cox Mulcahy 

•Bobby O'Neal


8. Indie / Rockabilly Artist of the Year

•The Skeleton Krew

•FM Silence

•The Kernal

•Cotton Clifton & the Pickers

•St. John Band 

9. Marching Band of the Year

•Gibson County High School

•Lexington High School

•Bartlett High School

•Peabody High School

•Haywood High School 

10. Metal Band of the Year

•Insect to Monarch

•Sons of Orion

•Roses Unread


•American Vyral


11. Rock Artist of the Year



•Jupiter Stone

•Where Moth and Rust Destroy 

•To Write With Embers


12. Female Vocalist of the Year

•Kimberlie Helton

•Blair Simpson

•Alexis Taylor

•Amber Rae Dunn 

•Christina Warren


13. Male Vocalist of the Year

•Skyelor Anderson

•Brandon Clifton

•Bryan Moffitt

•Garrett Pittman 

•Josh Smith


14. Bassist of the Year

•Justin Coffman

•Cameron Briley

•Andy Dixon

•Don McKnight 

•Colton Parker


15. Drummer of the Year

•Josh Weaver

•Matt Barncastle

•Will Kwasigroh

•Kris Dickerson 

•Ryan Armstrong


16. Guitarist of the Year

•Chris Mitchell

•Wes Henley

•Jessie Joyner

•Evan Dodd 

•Hunter Cross


17. Keys Player of the Year

•David Gaines

•Dave Thomas

•Steve Short

•Shane Perry 

•Newt Hall


18. Producer of the Year

•Wes Henley

•Wood Newton

•John Purifoy

•Jonathan King

•Chris Love


19. Video of the Year

•Making Wishes on a Black Dandelion by The Skeleton Krew

•Rebels by Coopertheband

•Tethered by 5 Stories

•Jackson Is Still My Home by Josh Smith/Dave Thomas 

•Crazy Cat Lady by Mira Goto


20. Songwriter of the Year

•Will Burton

•Tamanie Dove

•Mira Goto

•Bryan Moffitt 

•Josh Smith


21. Song of the Year

•Hell Raizer by Herz

•New Needle by The Old Spirits

•Hard Blue Space by Little Boys Blue

•Rebels by Coopertheban 

•Running Back to You by Skyelor Anderson


22. Album of the Year

•Kingdoms by Coopertheband

•Seed by Where Moth and Rust Destroy

•Light Country by The Kernal

•Live & Uncut by The Old Spirit 

•Hard Blue Space by Little Boys Blue


23. Radio Station of the Year

•WZDQ 102.3 FM "The Rocket"

•WOGY 104.1 FM "Froggy"

•WXNA 101.5 FM "Low Power, High Voltage"

•WYNU 92.3 FM "U92 

•WWYN 106.9 FM "WYN" 


24. Radio DJ of the Year

•Kevin Baird

•Buzz Blackburn

•Keith Shirley

•Shane Connor 

•Greg Rivers


25. Magazine of the Year

•VIP Jackson

•The Tennessee Magazine

•Our Jackson Home

•Nashville Music Guide 

•Music Row Magazine


26. Venue of the Year

•Exit Inn - Nashville

•The Amp - Jackson

•Boyd's Jig & Reel - Knoxville

•The Downtown Tavern - Jackson

•Redbones - Jackson


27. Entertainer of the Year

•The Skeleton Krew

•The Kernal

•Bryan Moffitt

•Amber Rae Dunn



28. The Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented during the award ceremony.


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University of Memphis, Lambuth (HPAC Building)
705 Lambuth Blvd.
Jackson, TN 38301

Monday, October 8, 2018 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (CDT)

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