2012 WAMI Award Winners

 

 

WAMI WOULD LIKE TO CONGRATULATE ALL OF THE 2012 AWARD WINNERS!

 

Artist of the Year: Bon Iver

Album of the Year: Bon Iver, “Bon Iver”

Song of the Year: Trapper Schoepp and the Shades, “I-94″

Female Vocalist: Naima Adedapo

Male Vocalist: Mike Wendland

New Artist: Great Lake Drifters

Rising Star: Nora Collins

Alternative Artist: The Delta Routine

Roots/Americana Artist: Copper Box

Blues Artist: Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo

Christian/Gospel artist: The Burrie Family

Country Artist: Bella Cain

Cover Band: Rabid Aardvarks

Rock Artist: Annex

Hard Rock/Metal Band: Beyond Fate

Jazz Artist: The Erotic Adventures of the Static Chicken

Polka Artist: The Squeezettes

Pop Artist: The Lucas Cates Band

Hip-Hop/Rap Artist: Prophetic

R&B/Soul Artist: Tweed Funk

Reggae/World/Ska Artist: De La Buena

Club DJ Artist: DJ Bizzon

Swing/Big Band: The Jimmys

Tribute Band: Separate Ways

Bass Player: Eric Hervey

Drummer: Rob Harvey

Guitarist: Ryan Elliott

Keyboard Player: Paul Kneevers

Reeds/Brass Player: Woody Mankowski

Specialty Instrumentalist: Raven

Strings Player: Peter Thomas

Producer of the Year: Justin Vernon

Recording Studio: Rock Garden

Music Venue: Cactus Club

Radio Station: WMSE-FM (91.7)

Print/Electronic Media: OnMilwaukee.com

President’s Award: Steve Tomczyk and Lance Shellman

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS:

NORTHEAST

Artist: Half Empty

Radio Station: WAPL-FM (105.7)

Print/Electronic Media: The Scene

NORTHWEST

Artist: Meantooth Grin

Radio Station: WCOW-FM (97.1)

Print/Electronic Media: Wausau City Pages

SOUTHEAST

Artist: Dirt Road Law

Radio Station: WYMS-FM (88.9)

Print/Electronic Media: Shepherd Express

SOUTHWEST

Artist: Pat Watters Band

Radio Station: 105.5 WMMM-FM (105.5)

Print/Electronic Media: Isthmus