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The 2014 Houston Press Music Award Winners

The 2014 Houston Press Music Award Winners
Graphics by Monica Fuentes

Note: this article has been amended to include the Best Drummer winner. Our apologies to Nick and the Suffers for the omission.

We know it's early/late -- as a matter of fact, brand-new HPMA winners the Tontons are rocking out at Warehouse Live at this very moment, but we just couldn't wait another minute to share the results of this year's Houston Press Music Awards with you. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees, and check back in a few yours for a full recap of Thursday's festivities.

BEST LOCAL RECORDING

The Tontons, Make-Out King & Other Stories of Love

BEST LOCAL SONG

"I'm From Texas," Doughbeezy

BEST LOCAL MUSIC VIDEO

"I'm Alive," Z-Ro

LOCAL MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR

Kam Franklin, the Suffers

The 2014 Houston Press Music Award Winners

BEST NEW ACT

BLSHS

READER'S CHOICE AWARD

New York City Queens

BEST SONGWRITER

Nick & Alex Zamora, the Suffers

BEST PRODUCER

Trakksounds

More winners on the next page.

 

The 2014 Houston Press Music Award Winners

BEST MALE VOCALS

Sergio Trevino, Buxton

BEST FEMALE VOCALS

Kam Franklin, the Suffers

BEST GUITARIST

Adam Martinez, the Tontons

BEST BASSIST

Nick Gaitan, the Umbrella Man

BEST DRUMMER

Nick Zamora, the Suffers

BEST KEYBOARDIST

Nick Greer, Nick Greer & the G's

BEST MISC./OTHER INSTRUMENT

Two Star Symphony (strings)

BEST SOLO RAPPER

Devin the Dude

BEST RAP GROUP

The Outfit, TX

BEST RAP DJ

DJ Mr. Rogers

BEST CLUB DJ/DJ NIGHT

A Fistful of Soul

BEST POP

The Tontons

BEST LATIN

Los Skarnales

BEST JAZZ

Free Radicals

BEST BLUES

Little Joe Washington

More winners on the next page.

 

The 2014 Houston Press Music Award Winners

BEST SOUL/FUNK/R&B

The Suffers

BEST REGGAE/SKA/DUB

Cassette Tape

BEST ZYDECO

Zydeco Dots

BEST COUNTRY

Mike Stinson

BEST FOLK/AMERICANA

Buxton

BEST TRADITIONAL ROCK

Young Mammals

BEST MODERN/ALTERNATIVE ROCK

Another Run

BEST GARAGE/PUNK/HARDCORE

Mikey & the Drags

BEST METAL

Venomous Maximus

BEST EXPERIMENTAL/NOISE

B L A C K I E

BEST ELECTRONIC ACT

BLSHS

BEST COVER/TRIBUTE ACT

The Fab 5

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