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Carolina Music Awards

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The Carolina Music Awards returns to the Duke Energy Center For The Performing Arts on August 6th and the nominations have just been revealed. The CM Awards takes place annually and honors the best and brightest talent across multiple genres throughout the Carolinas.

Many of this year’s nominees are #919Radio artists, including SoFree Wisdom, J. Safina, Rome Jeterr, OC From NC, Jackie Spade, and Ashley Marshell. Also, K97.5’s very own Wade Banner, and Brian Dawson‘s son, Chase Dawson were nominated for DJ of the Year, which Wade won last year.

Take a look at the R&B and Hip-Hop nominations below, and cast your vote and see all the nominees here.

Hip Hop Male

  • Dreel Cayenne
  • The Lion King
  • Big Greg
  • Jackie Spade
  • Ricco Ratchett
  • Defacto Thezpian
  • Rome Jeter
  • Gmack The Bandman

Hip Hop Female

  • Rita Rabbit
  • Zen So Fly
  • Tikki Famouz
  • Ivy Monae
  • Coota Blaque
  • Dahlia
  • Tiny T
  • Mosca Flux
  • BNA HH
    Mic Breeze
  • T Solid
  • Carolina Kang G
  • Yamazawa
  • Bobby Dollaz OC from NC
  • Showtyme Bonez Matt Mob

Hip Hop Band/Group

  • Wiked Wood
  • Ski Mask
  • League World Of Da Young Ones (WODYO)
  • Free The Optimist
  • Future Assholes of America
  • ScaleGang

R&B Male

  • Mr. Chenier
  • Evin Gibson
  • Pooh Bear
  • Akevius
  • Khyre Jamaal
  • Cardye KaSaunJ
  • Quentin Rashad

R&B Female

  • Jennifer Claude
  • Nadiva Jas
  • NaTasha
  • Ashley Marshell
  • Denicia Hamilton
  • SoFree Wisdom
  • Amanda Pollard
  • J Safina


  • DJ Chase Murda
  • DJ Twenty
  • DJ Jet
  • DJ Wade Banner
  • DeRon Juan
  • DJ RNB
  • DJ Sweet T
  • DJ P.Nominal
  • DJ Chase Dawson
  • DJ Dellmatic

Rock / Country VOY

  • The Only Guy
  • Tiffany Ashton Timebomb
  • Lauren Light I Never Wanted
  • Season and Snare Outside The Lines
  • Nikol No Going Home
  • The Fifth Osara
  • The Devil’s Daughter

Hip Hop / R&B VOY

  • Good Girl Gone – Sa’mone TRILL LOVE – WYNEFYNE Love is a Lie – Cody Quiero Mi Dinero – Lumi Powerball – Rome Jeterr Big Bank Roll – Slicc Da Kidd Freek You On The Low – Erica Henderson Struggle Song – Matt Mob
  • Model
    Tae McKenzie Camellia Provost Lisa Leesa Yesse Rodriguez Sheridan Wilcox Miss Bliss Floccare Tanya Barner Domonique Brooks Janetlys Rodriguez Shannon Bubb
  • Youth
    Landon Wall Caroline Dare Small Talks Kennedy James Taylyn Reine Delaney Meadows Marye Amanda Jackson Honeycutt Ariyanna Annalyce Abby Stephens
  • Youth Video
    Blue Christmas – Delaney Meadows Best Day Ever – Abby Stephens I’m A Fighter – Kennedy James Game On – Caroline Dare
  • Producer
    Millie Vaughn Wes DeLoach Jamie King Dox Kingdom Raymond Maxwell Carter Fourqurean Tramunity Krazyfigz