PREMIER PLAYER NOMINATIONS 

PREMIER PLAYER NOMINATIONS

The local chapter of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences announced nominations last week for the 16th Annual Premier Player Awards. Awards are voted on by NARAS members and will be presented on April 5th at The Pyramid. This year’s Premier Player Awards will salute New Orleans and will present the organization’s Governor’s Award to Crescent City legends The Meters. The North Mississippi Allstars and the University of Mississippi Gospel Choir are among those scheduled to join the Meters as performers. A complete list of nominees follows: Band: Big Ass Truck, FreeWorld, Lucero, North Mississippi Allstars, Kevin Paige Band, Preston Shannon Band. Female Vocalist: Joyce Cobb, Jackie Johnson, Susan Marshall Powell, Reba Russell, Ruby Wilson. Male Vocalist: Jimmy Davis, James Govan, Gary Johns, Kevin Paige, Preston Producer: Paul Ebersold, Jim Gaines, Jeff Powell, Norbert Putnam, Ross Rice. Engineer: William Brown, Posey Hedges, Dawn Hopkins, Kevin Houston, Jeff Powell. Award for Outstanding Achievement: Paul Ebersold, Jim Gaines, North Mississippi Allstars, Sounds Unreel Studio, Three 6 Mafia. Drums/Percussion: Jim Britt, Cody Dickinson, Harry Peel, Steve Potts, David Skypeck. Bass: Jackie Clark, Tim Goodwin, Sam Shoupe, Dave Smith, John Williams. Guitar: Tommy Burroughs, Luther Dickinson, Jack Holder, Preston Shannon, Harold Smith, Brian Overstreet. Keyboards: Al Gamble, Ross Rice, Rick Steff, Tony Thomas, Charlie Wood. Brass: Tom Clary, Steve Dolan, Mark Franklin, David Spencer, Scott Thompson. Woodwinds: Art Edmaiston, Tom Link, Lannie McMillan, Jim Spake, Kirk Smothers. Strings: Roy Brewer, David Cho, Richard Ford, Susanna Perry Gilmore, Eric Lewis. Harmonica: Billy Gibson, Lyn Jones, Blind Mississippi Morris, Mark Sallings, Robert “Nighthawk” Tooms. Choir: Kevin Davidson and the Voices, O’Landa Draper’s Associates, Orange Mound Choir, Billy Rivers & Angelic Voices of Faith, Tennessee Mass Choir, University of Mississippi Gospel Choir. Songwriter: Nancy Apple, Cory Branan, Jimmy Davis, John Kilzer, Kevin Paige, Ross Rice. Live DJ/Turntable Artist: Michael “Boogaloo” Boyer, DJ Aramis, DJ Slice, Devin Steele. Rapper: Al Kapone, Gangsta Boo, Lois Lane, Playa Fly, Project Pat, Three 6 Mafia. Premier Newcomer Award: Cory Branan, Dust for Life, Katrice, Richard Johnston, Kirk Smithart. Premier Music Teacher Award: Jonah Ellis, Tom Link, Ricky Richardson, David Spencer, Jackie Thomas. Award for Community Service: George Klein, Memphis & Shelby County Music Commission’s Musicians Health Care Plan, Deanie Parker, Rock N’ Soul Museum, WEVL-FM 90.

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
    • Unapologetic

      IMAKEMADBEATS aims to break the Memphis hip hop mold
    • Support Local Music

      Music Editor Chris Shaw says farewell.
    • P.A. Presents ...

      Fides and Katrina Coleman headline a night of music and comedy at the New Daisy.

Blogs

Tiger Blue

Houston 72, Tigers 71

Politics Beat Blog

Surprises Galore at Local GOP's Lincoln Day Dinner

Film/TV/Etc. Blog

Sun Records Episode 1: A Positive Note

Exhibit M

Art Stuff To Do this Weekend

Hungry Memphis

The Beer Bracket Challenge heads to the Round of 8

News Blog

Bike, Pedestrian Projects Win $2.2M in Grants

The BruceV Blog

Your Weekly Danziger

Tiger Blue

#15 Cincinnati 87, Tigers 74

Fly On The Wall Blog

Conservatives Have an Identity Problem. It's Called Their Identity

ADVERTISEMENT

More by Chris Herrington

  • Last Words

    In "Enough Said," James Gandolfini makes his last lead film role his best.
    • Sep 26, 2013
  • Masters of Sound

    New albums from two of Memphis’ most distinctive stylists.
    • Sep 19, 2013
  • Hayes Carll at the Hi-Tone

    • Sep 19, 2013
  • More »

Readers also liked…

ADVERTISEMENT
© 1996-2017

Contemporary Media
460 Tennessee Street, 2nd Floor | Memphis, TN 38103
Visit our other sites: Memphis Magazine | Memphis Parent | Inside Memphis Business
Powered by Foundation