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The Houston Press Music Awards

Each year Houston Press celebrates the wealth of musical talent in Houston.Below is a list of winners for the 2015 Houston Press MusicAwards. 

Houston Press 2015

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
 
BEST LIVE ACT
The Suffers
BEST NEW ACT
Fiddle Witch and the Demons of Doom
 
READER'S CHOICE AWARD
DJ Mik One
BEST PRODUCER
Dan Workman
 
BEST SONGWRITER
the Suffers
BEST FEMALE VOCALS
Kam Franklin, the Suffers
 
BEST MALE VOCALS
Ricky Dee, Ganesha
BEST HORNS
The Suffers
 
BEST GUITARIST
Andrew Lee, The Tontons/Wild Moccasins
BEST BASSIST
Nick Gaitan, The Umbrella Man
 
BEST DRUMMER
Nick Zamora, the Suffers
BEST KEYBOARDIST
Patrick Kelly, The Suffers
 
BEST MISC./OTHER INSTRUMENT
Two Star Symphony (strings)
BEST RAP ALBUM/MIXTAPE
BeatKing & Gangsta Boo, 
Underground Cassette Tape
 
BEST RAP GROUP
DeLorean
BEST RAP SONG
D-Boss feat. Slim Thug, J-Dawg, 
Paul Wall & M.U.G., "Big Ballin' 2K14"
 
BEST CLUB DJ/DJ NIGHT
A Fistful of Soul
BEST RAP VIDEO
"Doughbeezy," I'm From Texas"
 
BEST LATIN
Los Skarnales
BEST JAZZ
Free Radicals
 
BEST BLUES
The Mighty Orq
BEST SOUL/FUNK/R&B
The Suffers
 
BEST REGGAE/SKA/DUB
The Suspects
BEST ZYDECO
Zydeco Dots
 
BEST COUNTRY
Mike Stinson
BEST POP
Wild Moccasins
 
BEST TRADITIONAL ROCK
Ganesha
BEST ALTERNATIVE ROCK ACT
Say Girl Say
 
BEST GARAGE/PUNK/HARDCORE
Days N Daze
BEST METAL
Oceans of Slumber
 
BEST EXPERIMENTAL/NOISE
B L A C K I E
BEST ROOTS ACT
Nick Gaitan & The Umbrella Man
 
BEST COVER/TRIBUTE ACT
The Fab 5
BEST DANCE MUSIC ACT
GIO Chamba
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