2016 WAMI Award Winners

2016 HOF Inductees

Dave Steffen

Pee Wee King

Lyle Mays


Global "Honorary" Hall of Fame Inductee:   STYX

President's Award:  Len Nelson (WAPL)


Alternative Rock / Rock Artist   The Lately**

Bluegrass/Americana    The Ditchrunners**

Blues Artist   The Blues Disciples**

Christian/Gospel   Koine**

Country Artist    Rebel Grace**

Cover Artist   Boogie & The Yo-yo’z**

Folk/Celtic   Whiskey of the Damned**

Hard Rock / Metal Red Light Saints ** Evoked**

Jazz Artist   Roxi Copland **

Polka     Rhythm Playboys **

Pop Rock Artist   Vinyl Theatre **

Hip Hop/Rap Artist  Webster X **

R&B / Soul Artist  Shonn Hinton & Shotgun **

World / Reggae / Ska    Max & The Invaders **

Club DJ/Dance/Electronic       Kiings**

Horn/Big Band     The Jimmys**

Tribute Band     Metal Men**

Bass Player    Timm Buechler **

Drummer     Mark Marsh **

Guitar Player     Brad Warning **

Keyboard Player    Jamie Lynn Fletcher **

Reeds/Brass Player    Stephen Cooper **

Strings Player Stephanie Tschech **

Studio of the Year Makin’ Sausage Music**

Studio Engineer of the Year     Sam Farrell **

Live Engineer Sound/Lights Mike Freeland **

Live Club / Venue     Headliner’s Bar and Grill**

Rising Star     Jonah Roth **

Singer/Songwriter    Jason Moon **

New Artist    IshDARR**

Male Vocalist   Rich Hoffman **

Female Vocalist    Amileigha Blue **

Song of the Year      Kiings (feat. Rae Cassidy)- “Feel” **

Album of the Year      Midnight Reruns - “Force of Nurture” **

Artist of the Year        WebsterX **