11TH ANNUAL NASHVILLE INDUSTRY MUSIC AWARDS

AND THE WINNERS ARE…

BEST R&B/SOUL ARTIST:
Nicole Boggs


BEST COUNTRY SOLO ARTIST FEMALE:
Karen Waldrup
Sponsored by Scotty Bevilacqua Guitar & Bass. www.BevilacquaGuitars.com


BEST COUNTRY SOLO ARTIST MALE:
Keith Walker


BEST JAZZ VOCALIST:
Dara Tucker
Sponsored by Rudy’s Jazz Room. www.rudysjazzroom.com


BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTALIST:
Rahsaan Barber
Sponsored by Rudy’s Jazz Room. www.rudysjazzroom.com


BEST JAZZ GROUP:
Nashville Jazz Orchestra
Sponsored by Rudy’s Jazz Room. www.rudysjazzroom.com


BEST COUNTRY DUO OR GROUP:
The Morrison Brothers


BEST HIP-HOP/RAP ARTIST OR GROUP:
Rashad Tha Poet
Sponsored by CA$HVILLE Hip Hop MOVEMENT Est. 2004


BEST BLUES BAND:
Eight O’Five Jive


BEST FUNK/REGGAE/FUSION BAND:
Muddy Magnolias


BEST HARD ROCK/METAL BAND:
Killing Grace


BEST ALTernative ROCK BAND:
Wooly Mamas


BEST POP/PUNK BAND:
Lonesome Town Drifters


BEST URBAN ALBUM:
Virghost – “No Sleep Under The Circumstances”


BEST JAZZ ALBUM:
Dara Tucker – “Oklahoma Rain”
Sponsored by Rudy’s Jazz Room. www.rudysjazzroom.com


BEST ROCK ALBUM:
Killing Grace – “Speak with a Fist”


BEST LIVE ROCK PERFORMER(S):
Jasmine Cain
Sponsored by @TheRealCORMAT. CORMAT.bandcamp.com


BEST LIVE R&B/SOUL PERFORMER(S):
Jess Nolan
Sponsored by @igonashville


BEST LIVE HIP-HOP/RAP PERFORMER(S):
Rashad Tha Poet


BEST LIVE BLUES PERFORMER(S):
Tim Gonzalez


BEST LIVE COUNTRY PERFORMER(S):
Karen Waldrup
Sponsored by 
www.EntirelyYounique.com


BEST LIVE MUSIC VENUE:
3rd & Lindsley


BEST VISUAL ART:
Lyn Stevens Photography
Sponsored by www.FlyerChic.com


BEST STUDIO:
SweetSong Nashville


BEST PRODUCER:
Chris Wright


BEST VIDEO:
Karen Waldrup – “I’ve Got That Kind Of Time” Directed by Billy Brown
Sponsored by Walker & Walker Attorneys At Law


RAWLOW B GRINDER OF THE YEAR:
Capo


PROMOTER OF THE YEAR:
Jay Gregory of Sad Spaceman Promotions


ALBUM OF THE YEAR:
Eight O’ Five Jive – “Swing Set”


SONG OF THE YEAR:
Dara Tucker – “Radio”
Sponsored by The MICC (Music Industry Crash Course). www.MoneyUnitedWithGame.com


ARTIST OF THE YEAR:
Amanda Colleen Williams
Sponsored by SAE Institute Of Technology-Nashville
usa.sae.edu/campuses/nashville


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NIMA Week Events

2017 NIMA week will begin on Saturday Aug. 19th! Below is the schedule of events taking place during the 7 day span. Click any of them to be taken to the information page. Also follow NIMA on social media to get the latest news & updates on these events and the 2017 Nashville Industry Music Awards!

NIMA Indie Music Summit

Saturday Aug. 19th

  • SAE Institute
    12:00-4:00PM
    FREE Event
    RSVP at: NIMA@NIMAdigital.com
Event Info

Backpack Rebellion (Hip Hop Showcase)

Sat. Aug. 19th

  • Spring Water
    115 27th Ave North Nashville, TN
    8:00PM
    $7.00
Event Info

NIMA Nominee Greet and Eat

Sunday Aug. 20th

  • Location: TBA
    3:00PM - 5:00PM
Event Info

Beautiful Soul

Monday Aug. 21st

  • Featuring Best Live R&B/Soul Performer nominees Morgan Bosman, CoJo Ko, & Del-Amina.
    8:00PM / $5 / 21+
    Cobra Nashville
    2511 Gallatin ave., Nashville, TN
Event Info

NIMA Rock 'n' Bowl Bowling Tournament

Tuesday Aug. 22nd

  • Donelson Strike and Spare
    2710 Old Lebanon Rd. Nashville, TN
    7:00PM
    $1.00 Per Game To Bowl.
    RSVP your team at: NIMA@NIMAdigital.com
Event Info

NIMA Cancer Benefit Concert

Wednesday Aug. 23rd

  • Country Music Council Songwriter Series Benefiting Karen Edwards
    7 to 10 PM
    All Ages
    Soulshine Pizza Factory
    1907 Division St, Nashville, TN
    $10.00
Event Info

Under The Covers Musical Tribute

Thurday Aug. 24th

  • A NIMA Musical Tribute To Pink Floyd, Talking Heads, & Nirvana
    Doors - 7:00PM Showtime - 8:00PM
    ALL AGES EVENT!!
    The Country
    110 28th Ave North Nashville, TN
    $7.00
Event Info