Great Weekend at the 2011 CBMA in North Myrtle Beach – Thanks to the Carpenter Family for putting on another great event. I am honored to receive this year’s Michael Branch award and thank everyone in the industry that nominated and voted for me. Looking at the winners..I see a lot that I had the pleasure to work with on Internet Promotions. Congrats to all, but especially those that support me in the beach music Internet world of marketing, link and video sharing.

Here are the 2011 recipients….

Female Vocalist – Rhonda McDaniel

Male Vocalist – Craig Woolard

Favorite New Artist – Carolina Breakers

Song of the Year – “I Still Do” – Fantastic Shakers

Group Album of the Year – “Sweet Love” – Holiday Band

Solo Album of the Year – “Down South” – Jim Quick

Entertainer of The Year – Jim Quick

Smoothie of the Year – “When You Look At Me” Lesa Hudson & Rick Strickland

Compilation Album of the Year – “Lil’ House Big Party” – KHP Music

Blues Song – “I Still Do” – Fantastic Shakers

FM Radio DJ (Larry Crockett Award) – Ted Bell WVCO 94.9FM The Surf

AM Radio DJ – Gary Smith – 770 AM WLWL

Syndicated Radio Show – “On The Beach” – Charlie Brown

Blues Album – “Down South” – Jim Quick

Club (Bill Griffin Award) – Fat Harold’s – North Myrtle Beach, SC

Show Club (Cecil Corbett Award) – Boom Boom’s – North Myrtle Beach, SC

Event of the Year – Triangle Beach Festival 2011 – Garner, NC

Group of the Year – Band of Oz

National Dance Song – “Down South” – Jim Quick

FM Radio Station – 91.7FM WSGE – Gastonia, NC

AM Radio Station – 920AM WPCM – Burlington, NC

Club/Mobile DJ – Joey Warren

Producer – Tim Eaton & Bo Schronce – “I Still Do”

Engineer – Keith Houston – “Lil’ House Big Party CD”

Collaboration or Duo – “Back By Popular Demand” – Queens of Southern Soul

Song Writer(s) – Lesa Hudson – “When You Look At Me”

Michael Branch Award – “Bo Gilbert”

Instrumentalist – Casey Meyer – Guitar – Jim Quick & Coastline

Live Production Award – John Brady – Band of Oz

Internet Radio Show Award – “Southern Soul” – Jay Jenkins

Shag Club Event – Twisters Fall Cyclone 2010 – Twisters Shag Club

Radio Show Of The Year – “Surf Top 20 Countdown” – Ted Bell

Concert Series Of The Year – Hoto’s Summer Deck Party

Shad Alberty – Lisa Melton Jennings & Sam West

Industry Appreciation Awards went to
Rickie Lipscombe Photography
Beach Music Weekend & City of Virginia Beach, Va