Monthly Archives: March 2014

Kate Perry, Pink and Bruno Mars among 2014 New Music Awards Winners says New Weekly Music Magazine


magazine cover

(Courtesy New Music Weekly Awards)

New Music Weekly has announced its winners for their annual New Music Awards. Katy Perry, Lorde and Imagine Dragons are among the top winners in the major label artist category with awards also going to many independent artists, radio stations, music programmers and industry professionals. The magazine will feature the winners in its upcoming Spring Music Preview issue that is now in pre-production. Fans and friends, industry & radio programmers all had a hand in choosing the winners with their votes.  New artists and bands and the current winners are encouraged to participate in this next NMW issue.

Robin Thicke and actress wife, Paul Patton on the red carpet (Courtesy Contact Music)

Top 40 Single of the Year:
Blurred Lines” Robin Thicke w/Pharrel & TI

Top 40 Male Artist of the Year: Bruno Mars

Top 40 Female Artist of the Year: Katy Perry

Top 40 Group/Duo of the Year: Imagine Dragons

Best New Top 40 Artist of the Year: Lorde

Best New Top 40 Group/Duo of the Year:
Capital Cities

Top 40 Breakthrough Artist of the Year:
Matt Backer

Top 40 Radio Station of the Year:
KMGC/Camden, AR

Top 40 PD of the Year:
Russ Berreth/KKCK

Top 40 Promotion of the Year:
All Access

Top 40 Record Label of the Year:
Columbia/Sony

AC Single of the Year:
“Just Give Me One Reason” Pink

AC Male Artist of the Year:
Bruno Mars

AC Female Artist of the Year:
Pink

AC Group/Duo of the Year:
Maroon 5

Best New AC Artist:
Allen D

Best New AC Group/Duo of the Year:
Capital Cities

AC Breakthrough Artist of the Year:
Marsha Jewell

AC Radio Station of the Year:
WBHC/Hampton, SC

AC PD of the Year:
Kevin Coan/WBHC

AC MD of the Year:
John Shea/WATD

AC Record Label of the Year:
Captiol/EMI

Country Single of the Year:
“Boys Round Here” Blake Shelton

Country Male Artist of the Year:
Luke Bryan

Country Female Artist of the Year:
Maranda Lambert

Country Group/Duo of the Year:
Band Perry

Best New Country Artist of the Year:
Dennis Ledbetter

Best New Country Group/Duo of the Year:
Florida Georgia Line

Country Breakthrough Artist of the Year:
Tobi Gordon

Country Radio Station of the Year:
KFAV/Warrenton, MO

Country PD of the Year:
Mike Thomas/KFAV

Country MD of the Year:
Dan Hollander/WLLX

Country Promotion of the Year:
James Williams/James Williams Promotion

Country Record Label of the Year:
Big Machine

Crossover Artist of the Year:
MacLear & Quinn

College Artist of the Year:
Lawrence Preston

College Band of the Year:
Mumford & Sons

Best New Band of the Year:
Portugal The Man

College Breakthrough Artist of the Year:
Mikal Cronin

College Radio Station of the Year:
KCLC

College PD of the Year:
Bill Spry/WMWX

College Promotion of the Year:
Tinderbox Music

College Record Label of the Year:
Hear Music

Publicity/PR of the Year:
Rogers & Cowan

Internet Station of the Year:
WIDE