Preliminary Ballot was released in the middle of September 2011
Note: Changed again – This is List Going Out as of 9-30-2011
Take a Look at the current ballot. If you are a member of the CBMA, you will be getting your ballot the first week of October.
The winners will be announced during the CBMA weekend in November.
Good Luck to those that were nominated.


Female Vocalist
Christina Cooper
Karen Clayton
Lesa Hudson
Molly Askins
Rhonda McDaniel
Susan Trexler

Male Vocalist
Bo Schronce
Chuck French
Craig Woolard
Jim Quick
Steve Craig
Tim Morris

Favorite New Artist
Blackwater Rhythm & Blues
Carolina Breakers
Danny Woods & The BOD
Lesa Hudson
Shag Attack Band

Song of the Year
“I Can’t Think” Band Of Oz
“I Still Do” Fantastic Shakers
“My Knees Are Getting Sore” Shag Attack Band
“Rewind” Jim Quick
“When You Look At Me” Lesa Hudson & Rick Strickland
“Your Love Is Amazing” Craig Woolard Band

National Dance/Shag Song
“Down South” Jim Quick
“Forget You” Cee Lo Green
“Let’s Walk” Austin Delone
“Rock Bottom Blues” Kid Rock
“The Bop” Ms. Jody

Group Album of the Year
“Back To The Beach” Danny Woods & BOD KHP Music
“Cover To Cover” Mark Roberts Band Shanty’s Records
“Don’t Say No” Carolina Breakers KHP Music
“Ocean Drive-By” Hip Pocket Band Musicmania
“Sweet Love” Holiday Band Green Dot Disc

Group Of The Year
Band Of Oz
Craig Woolard Band
Fantastic Shakers
Holiday Band
Jim Quick & Coastline
Out Of Towners Band

Solo Album of the Year
“Down South” Jim Quick isuwanee
“Lulu’s Chicken Shack” Ron Moody Aron Music
“Nasty Man” Rickey Godfrey Serenity Hill
“Seven” Rick Strickland Sisbro
“Sweet Wonderful You” Lesa Hudson KHP Music

Internet Radio Show
“Beach Music Café” Willie C
“Joey Warren Show” Joey Warren
“Large Time Network” Pat Patterson
“On The Beach” DJ Ray Ray Melton
“Southern Soul.com” Jay Jenkins
“Way Down South” Neal “Soul Dog” Furr

Entertainer
Bo Schronce w/ Fantastic Shakers
Craig Woolard w/ Craig Woolard Band
Jim Quick w/ Coastline
Scott Fine w/ Band Of Oz
Steve Craig w/ Out Of Towners Band

Smoothie
“I Love You The Way You Are” Danny Woods & BOD
“Justify” Out Of Towners Band
“Main Street People” Craig Woolard Band
“No Good Place To Cry” Jim Quick
“When You Look At Me” Lesa Hudson & Rick Strickland

Compilation Album of the Year
“Deep Fried Southern Style” Shanty’s Records
“Gospel Train” Sisbro
“Lil’ House Big Party” KHP Music
“Something About The Music” Patman & Robin
“You Bug Me” KHP

Blues Song
“Down South” Jim Quick
“I’m A Dog” Jim Quick
“I Still Do” Fantastic Shakers
“Let’s Walk” Austin DeLone
“Nasty Man” Rickey Godfrey

FM Radio DJ (Larry Crockett Award)
Big John Ruth WKIX 102.9 FM
Mike Brooks WLUS 98.3 FM
John Barkley WSGE 91.7FM
Pat Patterson WZSN 103.5FM
Ted Bell WVCO 94.9 FM

AM Radio DJ
Andy Lucy 860 AM WEVA
Byron Tucker 920 AM WPCM
Gailes Stuckey 1150 AM WBAG
Gary Smith 770 AM WLWL
Randy Davis 1050 AM WLON

Syndicated Radio Show
“Carolina Sounds Beach Show” Butch Halpin
“Gospel Train” Joey Warren
“Joey Warren Show” Joey Warren
“On The Beach” Charlie Brown
“R & B Top 40 Countdown” John Hook

Blues Album
“Down South” Jim Quick
“Lulu’s Chicken Shack” Ron Moody
“Ms. Jody’s In The Streets Again” Ms. Jody
“Nasty Man” Rickey Godfrey
“Who’s Rockin’ You” Donnie Ray

Club (Bill Griffin Award)
Fat Harold’s North Myrtle Beach, SC
Lynn’s Dance Club Charlotte, NC
Memories Atlantic Beach, NC
OD Pavilion N. Myrtle Beach, SC
Thoroughbred’s Lounge Charlotte, NC

Show Club (Cecil Corbett Award)
2001 Nightclub Myrtle Beach, SC
Boom Boom’s N. Myrtle Beach, SC
Duck’s Beach Club N. Myrtle Beach, SC
Spanish Galleon N. Myrtle Beach, SC
Thirsty’s 2 Greensboro, N.C.

Event Of The Year
Jekyll Island Beach Festival 2010 Jekyll Island, GA
Lost In Paradise Festival Whiteville, NC.
Making Waves Cruise 2011 Tampa, Fla
Patti’s Kids Greenville, SC
Triangle Beach Festival Garner, NC

Club/Mobile DJ (Richard Nixon)
Butch Halpin
Jay Jenkins
Joey Warren
Johnny B ( John Barkley)
Pat Patterson

Live Production
Alan Wentz Craig Woolard Band
Buddy Strong Shag Attack
John Brady Band Of Oz
John Gailes Blackwater Rhythm & Blues
Preston Honeycutt Fantastic Shakers

Shag Club Event
Shag-A-Ganza 21 Golden Isles Shag Club Jekyll Island,GA
Shaggin’ Into Summer Chatham Area Shag Club Pittsboro,NC
Sparkle City Celebration R & B Shag Club Spartanburg,SC
Summerville Shag Party Summerville Shag Club Summerville,SC
Twisters Fall Cyclone Twisters Shag Club Mooresville,NC

FM Radio Station
91.7 WSGE Gastonia, NC
96.7 WKRX Roxboro, NC
98.3 WLUS Oxford, NC
103.5 WZSN Greenwood, SC
105.3 WODR Cool Fair Bluff, NC

AM Radio Station
770 WLWL Rockingham, NC
860 WEVA Emporia, VA
900 WNMB N. Myrtle Beach, SC
920 WPCM Burlington, NC
1150 WBAG Burlington, NC

Radio Show Of The Year
Carolina Ocean Drive Mike Brooks & Big Alan D
Gospel Train Joey Warren
Shaggin’ On The Beach Jay Jenkins
Sunny Beach Party Pat Patterson
Surf Top 20 Countdown Ted Bell

Concert Series of The Year
Hoto’s Summer Deck Party N. Myrtle Beach, SC
Larkin’s Rhythm on The River Greenville, SC
Lumberton Alive After Five Lumberton, NC
North Hills Concert Series Raleigh, NC
Sunny 103.5 FM Concert Series Greenwood, SC
Thursdays In Old Towne Petersburg, VA

Engineer
Buddy Strong “My Knees Are Getting Sore” Shag Attack
David Z “Down South CD” Jim Quick
Keith Houston “Lil’ House Big Party” Various Artist
Keith Houston “Back By Popular Demand” Queens of Southern Soul
Mark Stallings “Sweet Love CD” Holiday Band

Producer
Bobby Simmons “My Knees Are Getting Sore” Shag Attack
Guy Brooks & Hubert Deans “I’m Just Sayin’” Castaways
Gary Nicholson “Down South CD” Jim Quick
Keith Houston “Lil House Big Party” Various
Tim Eaton & Bo Schronce “I Still Do” Fantastic Shakers

Collaboration or Duo
“Back By Popular Demand” Queens Of Southern Soul
“I’m A Dog” Jim Quick & Delbert McClinton
“Kind Man” Rickey & Ronnie Godfrey
“When You Look At Me” Lesa Hudson & Rick Strickland
“You Bug Me Baby” Mike Taylor & Rhonda McDaniel

Song Writer(s)
Danny Woods “I Love You The Way You Are” Danny Woods & Board Of Directors
Gary Nicholson & Gary Nichols “Down South” Jim Quick
Gary Nicholson & Seth Walker “Rewind” Jim Quick
Lesa Hudson “When You Look At Me” Lesa Hudson & Rick Strickland
Rickey Godfrey “My Knees Are Getting Sore” Shag Attack
Ron Moody “Lulu’s Chicken Shack” Ron Moody

Michael Branch Award
Andy Smith Green Dot Music
Bo Gilbert Beach Music Online
Brian Crews QuickWarren Entertainment
Craig Fleming Beach Music45.com
Julian Fowler Tobacco Road/KHP Records
Ray Scott Ray Scott

Instrumentalist
Bruce Caldwell (Sax) Out Of Towners Band
Casey Meyer (Guitar) Jim Quick & Coastline
David Hicks (Drums) Band Of Oz
Doug Winstead (Bass) Fantastic Shakers
Keith Houston (Bass) Band Of Oz