The 2015 Houston Press Music Award Winners

Houston is the Suffers' town. The rest of us just live here.
Houston is the Suffers' town. The rest of us just live here.
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BEST LOCAL RECORDING: The Suffers, Make Some Room

BEST LOCAL SONG: The Suffers, “Gwan”

BEST LOCAL MUSIC VIDEO: The Suffers, “Make Some Room”

LOCAL MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR: Kam Franklin, The Suffers

READER'S CHOICE AWARD: DJ Mik One

BEST NEW ACT: Fiddle Witch and the Demons of Doom

BEST LIVE ACT: The Suffers

BEST SONGWRITER: The Suffers

BEST PRODUCER: Dan Workman

BEST MALE VOCALS: Ricky Dee, Ganesha

BEST FEMALE VOCALS: Kam Franklin, The Suffers

BEST GUITARIST: Andrew Lee, The Tontons/Wild Moccasins

BEST BASSIST: Nick Gaitan, The Umbrella Man

BEST DRUMMER: Nick Zamora, The Suffers

BEST KEYBOARDS: Patrick Kelly, The Suffers

BEST HORNS: The Suffers

BEST OTHER INSTRUMENT: Two Star Symphony (strings)

BEST RAP ACT: DeLorean

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BEST RAP ALBUM/MIXTAPE: BeatKing & Gangsta Boo, Underground Cassette Tape

BEST RAP SONG: D-Boss feat. Slim Thug, J-Dawg, Paul Wall & M.U.G., “Big Ballin' 2K14”

BEST RAP VIDEO: “Doughbeezy,” I'm From Texas”

BEST DANCE MUSIC ACT: GIO Chamba

BEST DJ NIGHT: A Fistful of Soul

BEST POP ACT: Wild Moccasins

BEST JAZZ ACT: Free Radicals

BEST BLUES ACT: The Mighty Orq

BEST SOUL/FUNK/R&B ACT: The Suffers

BEST REGGAE/SKA ACT: The Suspects

BEST LATIN ACT: Los Skarnales

BEST ROOTS ACT: Nick Gaitan & The Umbrella Man

BEST ZYDECO ACT: Zydeco Dots

BEST COUNTRY ACT: Mike Stinson

BEST ROCK ACT: Ganesha

BEST ALTERNATIVE ACT: Say Girl Say

BEST PUNK ACT: Days N Daze

BEST METAL ACT: Oceans of Slumber

BEST EXPERIMENTAL/NOISE ACT: B L A C K I E

BEST COVER/TRIBUTE ACT: The Fab 5

Congratulations to all the winners!


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