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[jump]
BEST LOCAL MUSIC VIDEO
"I'm Alive," Z-Ro
LOCAL MUSICIAN OF THE YEAR
Kam Franklin, the Suffers
BEST NEW ACT
READER'S CHOICE AWARD
New York City Queens
Nick & Alex Zamora, the Suffers
More winners on the next page.