CBMA Nominations Announced

The 2015 Nominations were announced on September

Female Vocalist
Allie Privette
Karen Clayton
Lesa Hudson
Marsha Morgan
Rhonda McDaniel

Male Vocalist
Craig Woolard
Earl Dawkins
Gary Lowder
Rick Strickland
Steve Owens

Rising Star
Blackwater Rhythm & Blues
Christina Cooper Black
Dustin York (Hip Pocket)
Nichol Andrews
Swashtones

Group Of The Year
Band Of Oz
Embers feat Craig Woolard
Entertainers
Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot
Jim Quick & Coastline

Entertainer
Craig Woolard w/ Embers feat. Craig Woolard
Earl Dawkins w/ Entertainers
Gary Lowder w/ Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot
Jim Quick w/ Jim Quick & Coastline
Karen Clayton w/ Castaways Band
Lesa Hudson w/ Rick Strickland Band

Instrumentalist
Art Benton Keyboards Rick Strickland Band
Camron Dudley Drums Jim Quick & Coastline
Glen Tippett Keyboards, Sax Guitar Jim Quick & Coastline
Jerry West Guitar Band Of Oz
John Arthurs Guitar Castaways
Keith Stone Trumpet Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot

Song of the Year Artist/Group
“Dance Tonight” Blackwater Rhythm & Blues
“Extra Careful” Band Of Oz
“Fell In Love Too Late” Carolina Breakers
“Get Your Feet On The Floor” Lesa Hudson
“I Want It All Back” Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot
“Maybe We Can Still Be Friends” Entertainers

Smoothie Artist/Group
“A Long Time Ago” Rick Strickland Band
“Baby It*s You” Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot
“Cool Change” Fantastic Shakers
“Extra Careful” Band Of Oz
“Sugar Sugar” Albert Rogers

Group Album of the Year
Title Group
2MS Too Much Sylvia
Movin’ On Castaways Band
Playin’ With Fire Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot
Summer Love Entertainers
Disco Wrecking Ball Hip Pocket

Solo Album of the Year
Title Artist
Cold Beer, Hot Women Clifford Curry
Feeturing Tim Cashion
The Heart and Soul of Danny Woods Danny Woods
Lookin’ for Sugar Rhonda McDaniel
Lucky Rick Strickland

Collaboration or Duo
Title Group/Artist
“Bring It On Back” Tim Clark & Too Much Sylvia
“Love Power” Terri Gore & Tim Cashion
“No More Pain” Grayson Hugh & Jim Quick
“Pretend We Never Met” Karen Clayton & Jim Quick
“Too Many Tears” Gary Lowder & Marsha Morgan

National Dance Song Artist/Group
“Dance With Me Tonight” Olly Murs
“I’ll Know (When The Right One Comes Along)” Sonja Grier
“Love Never Felt So Good” Michael Jackson
“Marvin Gaye” Charlie Puth ft. Meghan Trainor
“Swing It” Lomax
“Uptown Funk” Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars

Compilation Album of the Year
Album Label
Carolina Shag VI Sisbro
Carolina Shag VII Sisbro
Dancing With My Baby KHP Music
Movin’ & Groovin KHP Music
We’re Building An Island Patman & Robin

Song Writer(s)
Name(s) Song Group/Artist
Gerald Robinson  – Dance Tonight  – Blackwater Rhythm & Blues
Jim McDonald  – Turn Down The Lights  – Holiday Band
Rick Strickland  – A Long Time Ago  – Rick Strickland Band
Tim Cashion  – Love Again  – Tim Cashion
Tommy Black  – Beautiful Day In North Myrtle Beach  – Tommy Black Band

Engineer(s)
Name Project Artist
Guy Brooks Movin’ On Castaways Band
J.K. Loftin I Want It All Gary Lowder & Smokin’ Hot
Keith Houston Dancing With My Baby CD Various Artists
Keith Houston Movin’ & Groovin’ CD Various Artist
Pat Carpenter Fell In Love Too Late Carolina Breakers

Producer(s)
Name Project Artist
J.K. Loftin I Want It All Gary Lowder & SH
Jerry Shooter Fell In Love Too Late Carolina Breakers
Keith Houston Dancing With My Baby CD Various Artists
Keith Houston Movin’ & Groovin’ CD Various Artist
Rick Strickland Get Your Feet On The Floor Lesa Hudson

Michael Branch Award
Bo Gilbert Buy Beach Music
Dan Summit OD Mafia
Julian B. Fowler Little Peddler
Keith Houston KHP Music
Pat Gwinn Pat Gwinn At The Beach
Pat Patterson Beach Music 45

Live Production
Chris Boyette Hip Pocket Band
Grant Leggett Steve Owens and Summertime
Guy Mitchell Gary Lowder & Smokin* Hot
John Brady Band Of Oz
Tom Stanley (T3) Jim Quick & Coastline

FM Radio Station
91.7 WSGE Dallas, NC
97.9 WTRG Gaston , NC
98.3 WLUS Oxford, NC
99.1 WDZD Monroe, NC
105.3 WODR Fairbluff, NC
107.9 WNCT Greenville, NC

AM Radio Station
1150 WBAG Burlington, NC
860 WEVA Emporia, VA
1090 WKTE King, NC
1070 WNCT Greenville, NC
1300 WLNC Laurinburg, NC
1410 WPCC Clinton, SC

FM Radio DJ (Larry Crockett Award)
Eric Bowman WDZD / 99.1 FM Monroe, NC
Jason Justice WVCO / 94.9 FM Loris , SC
John Barkley WSGE / 91.7 FM Dallas, NC
Mike Brooks WLUS / 98.3 FM Oxford, NC
Ted Bell WVCO / 94.9 FM Loris, SC
Tom Stanley WODR / 105.3 FM Fairbluff, NC

AM Radio DJ (John R Award)
Andy Lucy 860 AM / WEVA Emporia, VA
Barry Hayes 1570 AM / WNCA Siler City, NC
Fred Rouse 1070 AM / WNCT Greenville, NC
Gary Smith 770 AM / WLWL Rockingham, NC
Justin Rouse 1070 AM / WNCT Greenville, NC
Pat Patterson 1410 AM / WPCC Clinton, SC

Radio Show Of The Year Producer(s)
At The Beach With Pat Gwinn Pat Gwinn
Carolina Beach Party Johnny B & Tiny
Carolina Ocean Drive Mike Brooks & Big Alan D
Shaggin’ On The Beach Jay Jenkins
Surf Top 20 Countdown Ted Bell

Syndicated Radio Show Producer(s)
At The Beach with Pat Gwinn Pat Gwinn
Beach Music Top 40 Countdown John Hook
Coast To Coast Favorites Fred Rouse
On The Beach w/ Charlie Brown Charlie Brown & Chris Beachley
The Big Kahuna Beach Show Clay McCauley

Internet Radio Show
Show Name Producer
Morning Mess Around Joey Warren
On The Beach w/ Ray Ray Ray Melton
Ray Scott Live Ray Scott
The Cat Scratching Show Steve Baker
Where It All Began H. Lee Brown

Internet Radio Station
Station Name Producer(s)
Beach Shag Rhythm & Blues Radio Gary King & Karen Cress
Mitch Harb’s Beach Party Radio Mitch Harb
ShagCityUSA.com Jeff Gilder, Bo Gilbert & Keith Houston
Yourbeachmusic.com Ray Scott, Joey Warren, Freddy Priest, Rickey Dennis
TheCarolinaBreeze.com Buck Crumpton & Jeff Foster

Club (Bill Griffin Award)
Lynn’s Dance Club Charlotte, NC
OD Arcade N. Myrtle Beach, SC
OD Pavilion N. Myrtle Beach, SC
J B Pivots Charleston, SC
The Loft Belmont, NC
Swillies Hideaway N. Myrtle Beach, SC

Show Club (Cecil Corbett Award)
2001 Nightclub Myrtle Beach, SC
Deckerz N. Myrtle Beach, SC
Duck’s Beach Club N. Myrtle Beach, SC
Spanish Galleon N. Myrtle Beach, SC
Thirsty’s II Greensboro, NC

Internet Radio DJ
H. Lee Brown Where It All Began
Joey Warren Morning Mess Around
Mitch Harb Mitch Harb’s Beach Party
Ray Melton On The Beach with Ray Ray
Ray Scott Ray Scott Live

Concert Series of The Year
Friday Night Live Belmont Belmont, NC
Hoto’s Summer Deck Party Cherry Grove, SC
Music On Main (Horseshoe) N. Myrtle Beach, SC
North Hills Beach Music Series Raleigh, NC
Shoe Center Appreciation Days N. Myrtle Beach, SC

Event Of The Year
Cabin Fever Throwdown 2015 TJ’s Raleigh, NC
Fun Monday 2014 N. Myrtle Beach, SC
Making Waves Cruise 2015 Charleston, SC
Salt Air Jam N. Myrtle Beach, SC
The Big Fish Schtick Wilmington, NC

Shag Club Event
Cabin Fever Throwdown Raleigh Shag Club Raleigh, NC
Capital City Extravaganza VI Capital City Shag Club Columbia, SC
Meals On Wheels 20 Burlington Shag Club Burlington, NC
Sandkicker Megafest IV Sandy Beach Shag Club Morganton, NC
Sparkle City Celebration 2015 R&B Shag Club Spartanburg, SC
Twisters Fall Cyclone 24 Twisters Shag Club Cornelius, NC

Club / Mobile DJ (Richard Nixon)
Eric Bowman
Fred Rouse
Joey Warren
Johnny B (John Barkley)
Pat Patterson

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